Technical Analyst

Job description Technical Analyst

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Related job descriptions: Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Functional Analyst 

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What does a Technical Analyst do?

A Technical Analyst interprets functional analyses (as designed by a functional analyst) and translates them into technical requirements ready for implementation by developers. They then follow up on the implemented solutions by gathering feedback and manage the systems as they are being used.

As a Technical Analyst, you might get a job in:

  • Health care
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Other corporate structures

What job skills does a Technical Analyst need?

Technical Analysts need a wide array of analytic, strategic and soft skills to cater to all aspects of the job.


Analytic skills

  • Expert knowledge of technical requirements & implementation
  • Project management: planning, monitoring, testing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical data analysis, database management, system security and troubleshooting

Strategic skills

  • Expert knowledge of technical optimisation in line with company objectives
  • Organisational & planning skills

Soft skills

  • Management of interdisciplinary teams
  • Project management & communication skills
  • Translating requirements for different profiles
  • Communicating status reports to higher management

Degrees & certificates

  • BA/MA in IT Science, IT Engineering or a related field
  • BA/MA in an unrelated field supplemented with relevant experience and certifications

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