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Business Analyst

  • Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Business Intelligence
  • Date posted: 08/08/2018
  • Job reference: J391499A

Agile Business Analyst

We have an opportunity for an Agile Business Analyst to join Experis on a permanent basis. You will be working as part of our Employed Consultant team, on site with a multi-national technology company. This is a chance to be part of an award-winning organisation whose key priority is investing in its people.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to work with internal teams and advise them on how best to improve and/or fully adopt the Agile methodology.

You will be effective, familiar across a range of digital/web services and solutions. You will ideally have supported projects where open source and cloud technologies have applied agile development methodologies.

As a skilled Agile BA you be a natural communicator have the ability rationalise complex information allowing for it to be user friendly and understandable for others to work with.

To ensure your success in this role you will possess the ability to work independently, proactively and with versatility in responding to changing circumstances. Have an excellent eye for detail teamed with the ability to interrogate reported information and challenge sources as and when inconsistencies arise.

Responsibilities include

  • Proficient in Systems Analysis Techniques, able to impact proposals and perform System and High Level Design Analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people who have differing levels of IT knowledge/skill
  • Able to document requirements clearly and concisely
  • Escalation of any potential issues, risks or defects uncovered as appropriate
  • Gain required project knowledge by reading documentation and attending meetings and workshops
  • Setting up and participation/facilitation in Workshops to identify and document requirements issues
  • Self-motivated
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Works well under pressure

Essential skills/Knowledge

  • Self-managing
  • Competence with range of analytical models/diagrams
  • Agile concepts
  • Communication (written and spoken)
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Ability to abstract to levels of detail
  • Attention to detail

Technologies & Technical Skills

  • Skill with and knowledge of requirements capture methods and techniques, business systems and analysis, front end process, software development life cycles and associated processes
  • Methodology, proficient in the use of Agile requirements capturing methodology.
  • Able to use Data modelling techniques
  • Experience with the Windows Suite and MS Office applications
  • Strong experience in Requirements & Analysis on large scale and/or multi project environments, Data Capture, Data Analysis Skill
  • Jira, Confluence

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