Agile Business Analyst
Inside IR35
Hybrid working
Job Overview: The Bank is seeking a skilled and motivated Business Analyst to join our Data Asset Team. This team is responsible for managing and optimizing data storage solutions in the cloud. As a Business Analyst, you will play a crucial role in analyzing and improving how records are stored, accessed, and managed in our cloud-based infrastructure. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for enhancing data storage efficiency, security, and accessibility.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Data Storage Analysis:
  • Collaborate with technical teams to understand existing data storage structures and systems within the cloud environment.
  • Analyze data storage patterns, access frequency, and usage trends to identify areas for improvement.
  • Assess the scalability, performance, and security of data storage solutions and propose enhancements.
  • Requirements Gathering:
  • Engage with stakeholders from various business units to gather requirements related to data storage and access.
  • Translate business needs into technical requirements for optimizing data storage strategies.
  • Identify gaps or inefficiencies in current data storage practices and propose solutions.
  • Solution Design:
  • Work closely with architects and engineers to design efficient and scalable data storage solutions that align with business requirements.
  • Participate in the selection of appropriate cloud storage technologies and tools to optimize data management processes.
  • Create detailed design documentation and diagrams for proposed storage enhancements.
  • Data Governance and Compliance:
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy regulations and industry standards when designing or implementing data storage solutions.
  • Collaborate with compliance and legal teams to define data retention policies and access controls.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including IT, operations, and business units, to understand their needs and incorporate feedback into storage strategies.
  • Facilitate communication between technical teams and non-technical stakeholders to ensure alignment and understanding.
  • Performance Monitoring and Optimization:
  • Monitor the performance of data storage solutions and proactively identify bottlenecks or issues.
  • Implement data storage optimization techniques to enhance performance and reduce costs.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of data storage solutions, configurations, and changes.
  • Generate regular reports on storage utilization, access patterns, and performance metrics for management review.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Business Analyst or similar role, preferably within the financial industry.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts and technologies, especially related to data storage (e.g., AWS S3, Azure Blob Storage, Google Cloud Storage).
  • Familiarity with data governance, security, and compliance principles.
  • Proficiency in data analysis, requirements gathering, and solution design.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to effectively interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CBAP, AWS Certified Solutions Architect) are a plus.