Business Analyst/Data Analyst

Location: Melbourne, Victoria AU


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 204599

Position Title: PS Sr Consultant (II)

External Description:

Teradata Professional Services Role Description:  Business Analyst

 Location: Canberra and Melbourne

Type: Permanent or Contract


The Role

The Teradata Business Analyst role is a multi-faceted role active as part of end-to-end project delivery as well as in pre-sales cycles for business exploration.

Teradata Business Analysts are responsible for the delivery of the business analytics workstream for Teradata services delivery and must have a deep understanding of the business domain as well as the fine points of the data arena: data warehousing, big data, data usage, tools and analytics, to extract the correct requirements from our clients.

Key responsibilities / accountabilities:

You must have high levels of self-motivation, excellent relationship management and the ability to communicate with both technical and business stakeholders in industry-appropriate terminology.

On engagement, you will be responsible for the full business analytics workstream using Teradata methodologies and processes, including but not limited to -

  • Workstream scoping, planning and execution
  • Requirements management and associated documentation management
  • Communications and stakeholder management.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience: Demonstrate how you fulfil these requirements and provide examples where relevant/possible.

M = Must have

S = Should have


Personal qualities:

  • Detail focussed, resourceful, decisive, problem-solver, flexible and adaptable (M)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (M)
  • Strong skills in stakeholder management and customer service; able to manage complex relationships and organisations (M)
  • Organisational competence and the ability to communicate at all levels, experience with large and high-profile organisations (S)
  • Strong influencing skills to manage key decision-makers in highly political environments (M)
  • Working effectively in multi-disciplinary and cross-organisational teams (M)
  • Fast learner, able to quickly learn and understand new technical and business concepts (M)

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience using data with advanced analytics, business intelligence, data warehouse applications, and big data analytics.
  • Data analysis including data transformation rules specification (M)
  • Familiarity with both traditional and agile IT project delivery and development cycles (M)
  • Excellent written and oral English, with experience preparing and managing documentation of senior level client deliverables (M)
  • Information gathering techniques such as workshops, meeting facilitation and interviewing experience (M)
  • Requirements documentation techniques; Epics, User Stories, Use Cases, Functional, Non-functional. (M)
  • Experience in prototyping techniques. (S)
  • Experience using diagramming techniques to visualise data flows, current and future state process diagrams. (M)
  • Industry experience from one or more core industries (finance, insurance, retail, government) (S)
  • Business organisation change implementation and management (S)
  • Experience or knowledge of testing methodologies and supporting business users with UAT testing (S)


Technical Competencies- Understanding and/or experience in the following:

  • Experience with and understanding of data architectures (staging, integration and semantic layers) (M)
  • Ability to understand relational and dimensional data models. (M)
  • Knowledge of analytic/programming languages e.g. SQL, Python or R (S)
  • Understanding of BI toolset spectrum and relevant usage, such as with data visualization and reporting (S)
  • Understanding of advanced analytics and data science (S)
  • Requirements management tools: (e.g. JIRA, Quality Centre) (S)


Benefits: By joining us you will have the opportunity for personal growth.   You will be part of the Asia Pacific Business Analysis Practice within Teradata.  The Practice provides access to training and career path progression.



  • 3+ years in Business analysis or data analysis experience (M).
  • Qualifications in IT related domain (S).
  • Must have a current security clearance, preferably NV1, for Canberra based applicants (M).
  • Must be an Australian citizen (M). 

Application Process:

Please apply with a 3-4 page (maximum) CV, 1-page (maximum) covering letter and your response to the selection criteria below. 

All documents should be titled: lastname_firstname_(name of document).

We short-list candidates based upon the CV, cover letter and responses to the selection criteria. Ensure that these documents cover the points mentioned in the job description.


Selection Criteria - Business Analyst Role

Please provide a brief response to the selection criteria below.  Please keep your response to 500 words or less.

Criteria 1

Describe your experience and role with any of the following types of projects:

·        advanced analytics,

·        business intelligence,

·        data warehouse applications,

·        big data analytics.






Criteria 2

Describe your data analysis experience including:

·        data mapping and transformation rules specification.

·        understanding of data architectures (staging, integration and semantic layers)

·        Ability to understand relational and dimensional data models.





Criteria 3

Describe the information gathering and requirements elicitation techniques you have used for the analytic projects you have worked on.





Criteria 4

Describe experience and techniques used to communicate complex business requirements to technical team members and complex technical solutions to business team members. Include any challenges faced and how these were overcome.





City: Melbourne

State: Victoria

Community / Marketing Title: Business Analyst/Data Analyst

Job Category: Consulting

Company Profile:

With all the investments made in analytics, it’s time to stop buying into partial solutions that overpromise and underdeliver. It’s time to invest in answers. Only Teradata leverages all of the data, all of the time, so that customers can analyze anything, deploy anywhere, and deliver analytics that matter most to them. And we do it at scale, on-premises, in the Cloud, or anywhere in between.

We call this Pervasive Data Intelligence. It’s the answer to the complexity, cost, and inadequacy of today’s analytics. And it's the way Teradata transforms how businesses work and people live through the power of data throughout the world. Join us and help create the era of Pervasive Data Intelligence.

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