Our company is under the wings of the French BNP Paribas. The star logo is familiar to most people thanks to the sponsorship of the biggest tennis tournaments.
And our mission is also stellar to protect our clients in the event of sudden life events, such as a loss of income due to loss of employment or long-term illness.
In the Czech Republic, we have two divisions Cardif Pojišťovna and Cardif Services, which primarily focuses on the development of key software for insurance companies within continental Europe.
Other services such as development and valuation of insurance products, HR, optimization and unification of processes or management accounting are an integral part.
Insurance business charging hundreds to be able to pay one to whom something bad happensWhat is it about?
Participation on project activities, releases, testing of functionalities
Delivering specifications for small changes to target solution that countries require
Configuring instance of target solution to suit business needs of country
Creating rules for production data transfer between systems
Debugging of PROD incidents or other bugs
When necessary, coordinate with other projects / new legal requirements / maintenance activities
Participation on project activities, releases, testing of functionalitiesWhat we use?
Target solution is a set of two client-server, back-office applications (with some peripherals) bulit mainly with Microsoft technologies (MSSQL, C#, .NET)
Confluence as knowledge base
Azure DevOps for tracking user stories and issues
Office 365 suiteHow we work?
If it makes sense, we go for it our methodology is neither Waterfall, nor Agile, but the best from both
Roles are defined and respected as an analyst, you’re not to be merging source code, deploying bug-fixes, preparing test scenarios or programming automated tests, there are developers and testers to do that instead
Matrix organization structure you report to either to project manager or to team leader based on current assignment; there are both project and analytical meetings
Entire SDLC is run in-house there are analytical, development, testing, operations, maintenance, and supporting teams (mix of internal and external employees)
As elsewhere, we’ve realized need of documentation just recently, so some system parts are pretty opened to be explored
But now we’re focused on all aspects of deliverables it’s OK to spend longer on tasks if it is because of creating more pieces of documentation
Currently communication within the region is done remotely and most likely is going to stay that wayWhat we expect?
Ability to gain knowledge about our system and pass it to countries (business) representatives
Asking questions to understand end-user needs
Creativity in finding alternative solutions (change current processes to what system already allows)
Spoken and written English (B2) and Czech / Slovak
Decent technical background (SQL, UML)Your daily routine
Support daily run activities and incidents in CEE region (CZ,SK,AT,HU,RO) from our Shared Service Centre in Prague
Deliver analysis outputs from assigned project tasks or business requirements from standard business as usual demands or,
Cooperation with other teams and participation in other projects, based on current allocation
Participation in the whole development cycle in IT Business Analyst role
Describe, analyze and validate the company’s business processes to implement change requests for application development
Follow given methodology of the development, system integration and implementation of new applications and changes
Propose changes in Information Systems in reactive and proactive mode
End user support and cooperation with Business Analyst L1
Daily interaction with Developers L3
Analyze the data / data errors and test new features
Provide support to testing, development and business users with listed system issuesWhat we offer?
Team of young enthusiasts helping each other
Especially, there’s always someone, lead analyst or coordinator or team leader, always at your disposal
We’ll build on areas where you’re strong and give you opportunity to grow in others
Regular in- and out-of-office activities (birthday parties, let’s go for a beer )
Flexible working hours## Benefits- Bonuses- Flexible start / end of working hours- Meal tickets / catering allowance- Holidays 5 weeks- Educational courses, training- Cafeteria- Refreshments on workplace- Contribution to sport / culture / leisure- Education allowance- Sick days- Occasional work from home