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Graduate Technical Business Analyst - Birmingham (2023/2024)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Data
  • Birmingham

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Technical Business Analyst position in Birmingham (2023/2024) should have a 2:1 or 1st in any STEM subject, excellent A-levels, strong problem-solving skills, be well-organized and logical, eager to take on responsibility and learn new skills quickly, able to work well in a team, have computer literacy, and possess strong communication and relationship-building skills if required for client-focused roles.
  • The Graduate Technical Business Analyst will work in a team focused on Acturis System development, implement software solutions, gather client requirements, manage complex implementations, and continuously improve the Acturis System. They may also support the sales team and have opportunities for career progression in management or technical directions. Training is provided through a mix of internal and external resources.

Requirements

  • You will be a self-starter who thrives when collaborating in a team full of brilliant and motivated people, with diverse interests and backgrounds. Everyone at Acturis has an outstanding academic background and we share a common passion for innovation. Successful applicants will also have the following attributes:
  • Achieved a 2:1 or a 1st in any STEM subject
  • Excellent A-levels (or equivalent) and ideally including an A in Maths
  • First-rate problem-solving skills.
  • Logical, well organised, and practical.
  • Confident and eager to take on responsibility and the ability to learn new skills quickly.
  • The ability to work well as part of a team, seamlessly collaborating with others.
  • Computer literate (e.g. Word, Outlook, Excel) and able to pick up new concepts
  • Some roles are more client focused where an ability to build relationships with customers and strong communication skills are essential.

Responsibilities

  • Work in one of five teams focused on core Acturis System development and implementation, web solution development for customers or insurance product implementations
  • Help clients understand the options and possibilities for how they can use the highly configurable and complex Acturis System
  • Design and implement top quality new software solutions
  • Solve challenging technical problems using a structured and logical approach
  • Gather client requirements and turn these into detailed, unambiguous and accurate specifications
  • Manage the build of sometimes complex implementations, and ensure this is done to specification
  • Continuously monitor and improve all aspects of the Acturis System
  • Support the sales team by contributing to client proposals including presenting and demonstrating technical solutions to clients
  • Technical Business Analyst roles exist in teams across the business at Acturis. The roles differ in technical focus, more technical roles include those responsible for developing the code and processes for solutions such as Acturis’ reporting solutions. Roles also differ in the amount of client-facing time, some roles involve a lot of interaction with our broker and insurer clients while others involve working closely with internal teams. At interview we will review your skill set and take into account any preferences you may have to identify the best fit role for you.
  • You will receive detailed and tailored targets on a regular basis, as well as feedback on progress so far, and areas to focus on in the future. We will work with you to drive your progression.
  • As you progress, your career path will be tailored to you based on your experience at the company, your strengths and your interests. As a Senior or Lead Technical Business Analyst you will have the opportunity to take on more advanced responsibilities that align with your preferred direction:
  • Management direction – managing junior colleagues, managing project deliveries, creating training content etc.
  • Technical direction – researching new technologies, creating technical training resources, driving infrastructure improvements etc.
  • Hybrid direction – taking on aspects of both the management and technical directions
  • Training:
  • Acturis believes that a mix of internal and external training allows colleagues to develop rounded skills:
  • New joiners receive concentrated initial training and close mentoring
  • Colleagues are encouraged to complete industry standard training in relevant topics
  • More senior colleagues can choose courses with time set aside and the course paid for
  • The Acturis management team run training sessions to pass on experience and best practic

FAQs

What kind of training and support can I expect as a Graduate Technical Business Analyst at this company?

As a Graduate Technical Business Analyst, you can expect structured training and coaching from experienced colleagues to help you develop your skills and knowledge. You will also receive written constructive performance feedback and encouragement every third so that you know how to improve.

How much responsibility will I have as a Graduate Technical Business Analyst?

You will be given real responsibility for your own projects as soon as you are ready. This will allow you to apply your skills and knowledge in a practical setting and contribute to the success of the team.

Is there room for growth and advancement in this position?

Yes, there is plenty of room for growth and advancement in this position. You will have the opportunity to work with a talented, motivated and friendly group of like-minded colleagues, and be supported and encouraged to further develop your skills and progress in your career.

Can I work from home as a Graduate Technical Business Analyst?

Yes, you can work from home up to 3 days per week as a Graduate Technical Business Analyst. This flexibility allows you to have a better work-life balance and be more productive in your role.

The leading Software-as-a-Service provider to the general insurance industry

Technology
Industry
501-1000
Employees
2000
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

At Acturis we don't talk about digital transformation, we deliver it. This ability to meet the transformational demands of our clients has been the key to our success. From an ambitious idea in 2000, Acturis has become the tech provider of choice for brokers, insurers and MGAs throughout the UK and internationally. Supporting 95,000 users in over 40 countries, Acturis has built a leading position in every market it operates in. This hasn’t come about by chance – since day one our goal has been to be the best and, in that respect, nothing has changed. But with our unique approach to software, we have helped drive much of the change the insurance industry has seen over the last 20 years. Because at Acturis, we don’t just connect markets – we create them.

Benefits

  • Annual Salary Review and Performance-Based Bonus

  • Flexible and Remote Working

  • Employee Share Option Scheme

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Life Insurance Cover

  • Private Health Cover

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Income Protection

  • Competitive Holiday Entitlement

  • Enhanced Parental Leave

  • Cycle to Work Scheme