Job Description

Given the continued spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), all interviews will be conducted by phone or virtual connection to protect our candidates and employees.


HR Data Business Analyst (BA)

Location: Bangalore


Interested in leveraging technology to solve complex business problems, support data management strategy development, and implement firmwide projects? So are we! Client’s HR Data team is  looking for a seasoned Data Business Analyst to join the Human Resources Data Distribution function. The team is accountable for the project delivery of a strategic, multi-year initiative to transform our data distribution platforms, in which the BA will play a key role of onboarding and offboarding major data assets.


As a member of the Data team, you will apply your extensive knowledge as a Data Business Analyst to assess the business-driven requirements to integrate Data platform to other internal systems or applications to meet the data requirements for the downstream systems. You will also manage quality and accuracy of data pushed into the Data Platform. The role focuses on delivering data-oriented projects/deliverables and assist in executing testing frameworks, end to end test strategy etc.


We offer:

  • An endless amount of interesting, complex business challenges
  • A chance to influence a talent agenda that impacts over 70K employees
  • A collegial atmosphere to deliver innovative solutions supported by a world-class team
  • An opportunity to drive true, global business change
  • Contingent/Leased assignment working onsite at Client
  • Contract via 3rd party agency


You will:

  • Partner with HR and Technology teams to create functional specifications for ongoing changes made to the data ecosystem
  • Work closely with peers and stakeholders to access, pull, clean and analyze data from a variety of systems 
  • Document business processes for data entry/updates made in various systems and consult with technical developers to design the integration solutions between systems
  • Write user/sprint stories that will be relied upon by workstream to understand how the data is processed and transformed 
  • Conduct fit-gap analysis for existing data consumers and vendor reporting products against requirements to drive change management processes
  • Partner with Technology and HR testers to help design their functional and system testing strategy and develop test cases for new system functionality
  • Maintain and communicate project plan progress, issues, and risks. Report status and escalate issues to leadership.
  • Conduct verification and investigation activities to research data issues and work closely with IT towards remediation
  • Function as Relationship Manager and engage stakeholders to ensure delivery timelines are met
  • Build excellent work relationships with different teams Globally
  • Effectively develop communication channels, set up meeting agenda and document outcomes. Proactively communicate project updates, issues and challenges to Leadership
  • Testing and analysis on large data sets
  • Understand downstream consumer’s data requirements, perform analysis, impact assessment, and mitigate any impediments
  • Have a good understanding of HR Data, Data warehousing concepts and Data structures from a functional standpoint


You have:

  • 5+ years of business analysis experience, with strong process, data, and systems understanding
  • Familiarity with HR data and systems
  • Strong knowledge of business analyst standards including documentation and technical specifications to design workflows and requirements
  • The ability to work with both business (non-technical) and technology (technical) professionals to translate and communicate requirements effectively between all parties
  • Inquisitive technical and business skills to understand, test, or challenge the status quo while working harmoniously with the business and technology owners
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities; proven ability to work in a team environment with the ability to operate independently
  • Confident communication skills (strong written and verbal English) and ability to engage with stakeholders at various levels of the organization
  • Aptitude for learning new systems and technologies
  • Advanced Excel skills (proficient in functions, macros, pivot tables) and PowerPoint. 
  • Functional knowledge of Workday, PeopleSoft, or other HR, HRIS, HCM systems
  • Should have worked on system migration/transformation projects


You might have:

  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Experience with tracking and monitoring tools (Jira preferred)
  • General knowledge of end-to-end project management lifecycle
  • Experience working with manual Web API tools such as Postman and Fiddler


Team profile:

Candidates join a team of energized staff eager to solve complex problems with a charge to experiment and innovate. HR Data and Analytics has been raised as one of Client's Top Strategic People Initiatives, with a long list of clients hungry to engage.


About us:

Client is a global financial services firm and a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services.

Client provides a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. You will be exposed to a truly international and multi-cultural environment that appreciates and respects individuality.

There are various employee offers such as discount theatre tickets, dry cleaning service and many more.

Interested in flexible working opportunities? Client empowers employees to have greater freedom of choice through flexible working arrangements. Speak to our recruitment team to find out more.

Client is an equal opportunities employer. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. Our skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the global communities in which we operate and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.