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Business Analyst (Agile, Mobile applications)

  • Salary: £400 - £440 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 28/02/2017
  • Job reference: J362665A

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Business Analyst - Sky Digital Trading team.

Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 21 million customers across five countries. We offer the best and broadest range of content, deliver market-leading customer service and use innovative technology to give customers a better TV experience.

Without the skills of our brilliant in-house Technology team, these game-changing innovations wouldn't be possible. They develop pioneering products and services to give every one of our customer's experiences they'll love - when and wherever they want. As Sky grows, we're seeking a talented Business Analyst to enable the rapid delivery of high quality, customer focused services to which meet and exceed customer experience and usability requirements.

You'll be working as the Business Analyst (BA, Business Analyst):

Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and work.

Our new teams have a real 'start up' feel and there's loads of room for development. You'll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment.

As part of the Digital Trading Technology team you'll work to deliver and support the technologies to enable customers to purchase Sky products and services.

Key responsibilities and requirements:

As a Business Analyst you will be primarily responsible for working with the product owner(s) to clearly break down and define their project vision in the form of agile requirements. Once agreed it is the BA's role to ensure that functionality is developed in line with the vision and to an agreed high standard.

As a BA within Sky you will be confident with Just in Time (JIT) analysis on projects to promote lean methodologies and eliminate waste. You will have experience of working in an Agile development cycle and be confident with how analysis fits within an empowered, self-managed team.

You should have a firm grounding in standard BA techniques such as requirements elicitation and stakeholder management and your communication skills must be excellent as you may need to document business processes, and systems which are clear and easy to understand for all project stakeholders.

Essential skills

  • Strong Agile experience
  • Proven stakeholder management experience
  • previous experience of leading or managing teams
  • ability to think outside the box
  • previous experience working on large scale, high profile projects within IT
  • Telecoms or media background preferred
  • previous experience working on multiple systems
  • any experience within mobile applications or digital experience
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