The Indirect Tax Strategic ETL-Warehouse development team is working to modernize IBM’s Indirect Tax compliance processes. We are currently seeking a Business Analyst to become part of a team supporting the IBM Indirect Tax compliance business processes and help build, enhance and maintain our strategic data warehouse and compliance processes. The focus of the role is on data analysis, data mapping, code testing, ETL design and operational support. In addition, you will be looked upon to lead other analysts, assist in other areas such as coordination of dependencies and test schedules and management of standards/controls compliance.
**Your Role and Responsibilities**
+ Work closely with business stakeholders to understand the underlying business process, the preferred design for the IT solution and gather prioritized requirements for the IT development team
+ Convey requirements to the developers and help translate business needs to IT solutions contributing in requirements breakdown. Coordinate and actively participate in testing through defining test cases and control totals
+ Develop and maintain a strong working relationship with business and technical members of the team
+ Actively participate in the Agile and Design Thinking processes
+ Relentless focus on quality and continuous improvement
+ Perform root cause analysis of process issues
+ Provide education as required to business and IT stakeholders as appropriate
**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ Strong SQL skills and experience working with proprietary database ( Oracle, SQL Server)
+ 3+ years relevant experience
+ Familiarity with Extract, Transform and Load ( ETL) on a high level at least preferably some experience with an ETL tool
+ Experience describing and finding Data Patterns
+ Moderate skills in Excel (pivots, data matching, formatting)
+ Experience with Agile
+ Scripting skills preferred- DOS and/or Unix and/or typical installations
+ Above-average written skills in English – able to present data, requirements in a clear manner
+ Gathering and analyzing requirements.
+ Creating, developing and running Test cases
+ Perform Root Cause Analysis(RCA)
+ Ability to deal with ambiguity in requirements and “moving targets”
+ Above-average verbal skills in English: A particularly good listener and able to summarize calls, keep minutes with clarity and understanding
**Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**
+ More advanced scripting skills: VB Script, Powershell, Python, or similar
+ Experience with indirect tax business processes in general
+ Experience with DevOps ( Code promotion)
**About Business Unit**
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