Business Analyst - London - Permanent up to £55k

Posted 12 March by Technet IT Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ending soon

Role:

As a Business (BA) you will be responsible for assessing the impact of change to various systems, identifying and documenting business requirements, producing functional specifications, user stories, executing implementation plans and managing development tasks supporting the product innovation owners. The BA is responsible for analysing and modelling existing and future business processes through understanding and documenting current business procedures, identifying areas for improvement and connecting business people to information technology groups in the organization.

The BA works closely with the product innovation owners, business and technical teams and is a major contributor to the requirements specification deliverable, which includes writing the business and functional requirements. The BA should perform feasibility analysis and work closely with the product innovation owner to prioritize deliverables and negotiate product functionalities, ensuring that there is integration between business and technology. Collaboration is essential part of innovation build, the individual will be exposed to various stakeholders in the business, technical and non-technical to gather existing information for our systems and adapt accordingly.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the product innovation owners with:
    • Determining the requirements strategy (both functional and non-functional), including defining the business problem and primary objectives of new solutions
    • Gathering, writing, splitting and updating Jira with user stories and use cases
    • Creating detailed Business Requirement Document (BRD) as required and translating them into functional specifications and process models that portray specific business needs
    • Offer on-going support by organizing the backlog, determining functionality per release and make sure that each sprint delivers the value to the business
    • Analyze and model the business domain to create a complete picture of work-flows mapped across all the relevant audiences and scenarios fulfilled by existing and proposed innovation solution
    • Work with solution architects to ensure new builds meet the business demand. Bridge business to technical communications in analysis and planning stages of software development
    • Providing analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various databases and data interpretation as required
    • Contributing to project plans, support defining project requirements by identifying project milestones and phases
    • Monitoring project progress by tracking activity; resolving problems; publishing progress reports and documenting recommending actions
    • Estimating costs, benefit and time requirements of innovation projects including risks, predicting potential problems and return on investment for shareholders
    • Supporting implementation and participate in Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing with comprehensive E2E test cases (created by BA) at the application and multi-application levels
  • Understand system capabilities. Create and maintain technical user cards in JIRA to support innovation build as required
  • Identify business trends utilizing real data, compile analysis reports that are delivered to product innovation owners and then follow-up on all results
  • Work on multiple concurrent projects and change requests
  • Work in an AGILE manner and have an understanding of the various methodologies
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices and participating in professional societies

Key skills and experiences:

  • 3+ years of experience working as a Functional, Data or Business Analyst with a solid background and experience
  • in business analysis, system design, configuration and user stories and testing. Ability to produce functional/non-functional designs
  • 3+ years of experience in Access, Excel(Advanced), Visio, MS Project and JIRA
  • 3+ years of customer interfacing and application integration projects experience
  • Experience of software development methodologies and industry best practice
  • Understanding of development processes - SDLC, must be very analytical with problem-solving and conflict
  • resolution skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues
  • Have the ability to interpret requirements with proven practice in process modeling techniques underpinned by detailed analytical abilities with a view for future change
  • Be a strong communicator (verbal and written), be tactful and diplomatic with the ability to present at all levels
  • Be an excellent listener with a methodical approach to work
  • Be proficient in organisation and time management skills
  • Self-starter with a can do attitude

Required skills

  • Business Analyst
  • SDL
  • Software Development

Reference: 34656907

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