Business Analyst/Architect

  • Location

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    rachel.eccles@experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH127449_1601553637

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-09

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Role: Business Architect/Analyst

Start Date: ASAP

Location: Remote/Osterley

Duration: 3 months

Fancy working with the Europe's leading Entertainment Company? The client excite and inspire customers with leading innovations and technologies in the entertainment industry. They strive to be the best for customers and the people working for them. They are always looking for ways to improve. That spirit has made us what we are today, and it will drive us to become what we want to be tomorrow.

In the newly shaped architecture team we are looking for commercially and technically minded individuals to lead the business architecture mission which aims to deliver high quality data solutions for the business. The business architect will lead the responsibility in translating the business needs into clear, value driven business and data requirements to be signed off by the business and then turned into user stories for our engineering teams.

This is a great opportunity to build key relationships and engage with business stakeholders to join dots across the business to enable the engineering teams to deliver brilliant solutions that transform the way business leaders are able measure, make decisions and grow their business areas.

You will:

  • Be restless in the pursuit of great data products and their continuous evolution
  • Elicit and clearly document functional business requirements and rank according to MoSCoW model.
  • Elicits and clearly documented non-functional requirements to deliver against business needs. Ensures technical team requirements are considered during business conversations. E.g. data mapping, latency needs
  • Help to align business roadmaps against technical roadmaps (Architecture, Engineering, OPs)
  • Work with the product owner / Portfolio Lead to prioritise and refine the backlog - be a point of contact for the squads and stakeholders throughout the delivery lifecycle.
  • Be relentlessly focused on delivering DTA KPIs
  • Be confident working in an agile environment and be a champion for increased agility

You'll have:

  • Around 3 years Business Analysis experience
  • Must have fast moving data heavy transformation programme experience which runs in Agile
  • Have worked closely with other Architects and Engineers.
  • Knowledge and understanding of GCP data products / must have worked on large scale programmes.
  • A proven track record of stakeholder management, evidencing the ability to effectively communicate important messages and build a greater understanding of the business's needs.
  • Candidates are expected to have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience running requirements elicitation workshops and running demos and signoffs
  • Analytical and logical mindset to translate business needs into business requirements to be signed off by the business and agile user stories that are easily understood by delivery teams
  • Commercially savvy to ensure the highest customer and commercial impact achieved
  • Proven experience of working on an end to end process from ideation to production, into BAU, in a matrixed environment.
  • Experience challenging requirements using influencing and negotiating skills whilst demonstrating a data driven understanding to solutions
  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit. Enthusiasm, commitment to navigate challenging and often complex situations. Experience working for a start-up or in a start-up environment or has led an innovative initiative by themselves without needing assistance
  • Ability to understand, explain and simplify complex business processes
  • Demonstrated experience working with technical teams to collaborate on High Level Designs

Desirable:

  • 1 years Product owner experience delivering innovative data products
  • Media/Telco experience
  • One of the following, SAFe trained or certified, Agile BA certified or ISEB BA foundation certified
  • Experience of large and complex transformation programmes
  • Familiarity with the TOGAF framework
  • Experience with cloud technology and data products in the cloud
  • Basic knowledge of SQL and database design, data warehousing and data modelling
  • Experience of working with a wide range of data sets (customer, sales, interactions, campaigns, upgrades/downgrades, churn etc), with the ability to trace data lineage

Please submit CVs today!