Technical & Data Analyst

Employer
CMS
Location
Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
6 Oct 2021

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Vacancy Type
Business Development, Business analysis, IT, Systems / Infrastructure management
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details


CMS are recruiting for a Technical Analyst to support design, test and build stages of projects.


About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role
The Technical Analyst will be responsible for investigating and analysing technical need, defining objectives and technical/data requirements, supporting design, build, and test stages on projects. They will help to document and maintain the enterprise architecture details and data mappings, and departmental technical roadmaps.


Your responsibilities will include:


* Leading the technical discovery, analysis and requirements gathering
* Interacting with the business stakeholders and subject matter to understand their business and technical issues and problems for continuous improvements
* Analyse system process, data workflows, applications, integration
* Data mapping
* Work closely with stakeholders, suppliers, and application owners to define solution and product roadmaps
* Monitor and report on supplier technical and functional releases and changes to applications and products to the business
* Perform impact analysis on enterprise environments from recommended improvements
* Ensure traceability of technical requirements from requirement capture through to implementation including Change Management.
* Production of technical analysis reports and recommendations
* Work with the Lead Solutions Architect and project managers to capture and document changes to our enterprise environments, including integrations, data flows and integrations
* Analysing and documenting requirements relating to the technology environment and design
* Collaborating with technical personnel to ensure streamlined application implementation of the solution
* communicating design overviews to executive and technical management
* participating in governance acceptance into service gates and sign offs
* Support PMO Project Delivery Managers on projects


About You
Skills & Knowledge

* A solid track record as a technical analyst with strong analysis skills and keen attention to detail
* Experience of technical requirements gathering and documentation in a structured fashion
* Experience of different analysis tools and techniques
* Experience in writing documentation - specifications, use cases, business requirements
* Experience of producing business technical roadmaps
* Proven experience of managing complexity and change
* Evidence of flexibility and commitment
* Adept at building relationships both internally and externally
* Ability to communicate at all levels in the business
* Excellent influencing and negotiating skills
* Stakeholder Relationship Management
* Tact, discretion, and diplomacy
* Ability to analyse problems and recommend/implement solutions
* Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
* Excellent organisational skills
* Ability to multi-task, prioritise work, and deliver to deadlines
* Experience working in multicultural organisations/teams
* Experience of working in the Legal Sector and/or Professional Services
* A solid understanding of the software development life cycle
* Understanding of IT components
* Troubleshooting, problem analysis and risk assessment
* Skills in data management
* Skills and knowledge of enterprise and solutions architecture
* Experience of project management, tools and techniques
* Skills in RPA and AI


Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.


For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.


Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.


Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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