Systems Analyst - Financial Services - Blackpool

Michael Page Technology
20000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Analyst - Financial Services - Blackpool - Systems Support and Testing, Sharepoint, Visual Studio, MS Office

Join this thriving FS business in Blackpool. With a great opportunity to progress your career and learn new skills in an evolving and complex technical environment, this role would suit an enthusiastic Systems Analyst with around 3 years of relevant experience.

Client Details

The client are a fast-growing Financial Services business, and this role is located out of their Blackpool office. They offer real career development opportunities and support your professional growth by offering online courses, their bespoke Training Academy and they will pay for subscriptions to relevant professional bodies. They retain a family-run feel despite significant growth in headcount in the past two years, and they run numerous social events as well as proving comfortable break out areas for you to relax in during breaks.


This is a varied role in a fast paced environment, and the company are looking for someone who can take initiative and work well with technical and non-technical audiences.

Your day to day responsibilities would include:

  • Work with Business Analysts to understand business requirements that will deliver the desired efficiency gains
  • Convert high level requirements into technical specifications and supplier delivered RFCs
  • Liaise with 3rd party software developers to effectively deliver software that meets business needs
  • System test delivered software
  • Resolve issues identified through UAT Test process to ensure that the solution delivers the required outcomes
  • Be responsible for the creation of all technical documentation
  • Act as 2nd Line Support for all LIVE software
  • Develop internal software solutions using Share Point, Visual Studio and other available technologies


The successful candidate will be a capable and enthusiastic Systems Analyst, with at least 3 years' experience in a similar role.

We are looking for someone with a background in:

  • Software implementation experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience of understanding complex business processes, data and requirements
  • Be IT literate and proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Understanding of Project Management methodologies and the full development life cycle
  • Systems testing (UAT) experience

It would be a real advantage if you had the following:

  • Sharepoint or Visual Studio experience
  • A background in a financial services industry

Job Offer

Systems Analyst - Financial Services - Blackpool

  • Competitive salary
  • Dress down Fridays
  • 22 days holiday, plus 1 day per year of service
  • Pension scheme
  • Paid subscription to professional body memberships
  • Training academy and online courses for career development
  • Perkbox - a range of discounts and benefits for all employees

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