Sr. Business Data Analyst

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sr. Business Data Analyst

Category: Business Analysis (functional and technical)

Main location: United States, Florida, Fort Lauderdale

Position ID: J0524-1388

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We are seeking to hire a seasoned Senior Business/Data Analyst to join our team. The Business/Data Analyst who joins CGI will work closely with business users to capture data and analytics requirements and then translate them to functional /technical requirements. This role is a key contributor by collaborating with business & IT to deliver solutions to strategic business needs and roadmaps. The successful candidate will ideally have hands-on experience with the Azure Cloud platform and Synapse as well as Power BI from an analytics perspective.

This opportunity requires that the candidate be on-site in our Ft Lauderdale, FL site in a hybrid manner, 3 days per week.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Act as a bridge between the technology domain and the business domain to address and help define solutions for data and analytics needs for an organization.

• Work with the business to learn about the type of information needed, the types of business decisions that needs to be made, available vs. required Data assets, degree of data Literacy, to help identify the right data for the right business decision.

• Help develop and maintain Canonical models to represent information needs. Analyze source systems to correlate available information to the required information defined by the Canonical models. Develop source-to-target data mapping.

• Help formularize and formulate the information and analytics requirements in a functional design form and help build an abstract business oriented semantic layer for analytics for BI tools.

• Research best practices and supports developing the solutions and recommendations for the current business operations.

• Provide Business Intelligence analysis and interpretation

• Work with data engineers to develop appropriate data pipelines to populate data into the Canonicals

• Help develop required operational processes to productionalize developed analytical solutions.

• Produce guidance and assistance to accommodate/assist with self-service analytics

• As needed, help business users to build/enhance ad dashboards and reports

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• More than 5 years of experience as a Business/Data Analyst with a strong background with data analysis (prior experience as a Data Analyst is a plus)

• Hands-on experience using SQL for performing data profiling & ad-hoc data analysis, leveraging advance SQL querying knowledge

• Ideally you should have hands-on experience with Azure and Synapse as well as Power BI from an analytics perspective

• Experience with the elicitation of requirements and utilizing the requirements to create business documentation (BRD’s/ FRD’s)

• Experience doing data mapping and building data models (Canonical, Normalized, Dimensional) and dashboards

• Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills as well as Interpersonal and consultative skills

• Excellent Analytical thinking and problem solving

• Knowledge of the business and technology structure

• Can express business requirements as well-formed user stories and acceptance criteria

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $68,700 - $190,100.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through July 15, 2024


At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Business Analysis

  • Data Analysis

  • SQL

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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