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Technical Business Analyst

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 31/01/2018
  • Job reference: J380921A

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Role: Business Analyst

Location: Leeds

Duration: 6 months

The Company

At Sky Betting & Gaming we don't have Teams we have Tribes. Each Tribe is made up of small, agile and autonomous squads who work collaboratively with a shared purpose.

The Infrastructure & Security Tribe are the Tribe who provide essential structure, security and strength to the whole of the business. We solve problems, fix software, and obsess about delivering innovative tech solutions for the platform that runs our core systems.

Whether it's heading up incidents, investigations and changes, we make tech decisions to keep everything working smoothly, 24/7. And, we make sure we keep all our colleagues up and running all day too. All 1000 of them. Join our tribe and you'll do the same.

It all means that we've created the kind of workplace that wins awards such as a place on the prestigious list of Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.

The Role

We are currently looking for an innovative and pragmatic Business Analyst with a "can-do" attitude to join our expert team. This role will require the individual to take responsibility for the effective ownership of end-to-end business analysis and requirements management within our digital delivery programme. Initially focusing on GDPR remediation, the successful candidate will have experience of GDPR and PCI regulation, be comfortable working with technical teams, possess proactivity, great attention to detail and the have ability to multi-task.

Must Have Essential Key Skills & Background

  • You will be an exceptional communicator, comfortable facilitating workshops to gather and communicate requirements from a variety of stakeholders
  • You will have a mix of strong technical skills and solid business acumen
  • You have a passion for Agile ways of working, and have experience of delivering high quality software to pre-defined deadlines within Agile framework(s)
  • Although you are not expected to be a solutionising SME you will be expected to grasp the fundamentals of our technology platforms and be able to communicate proposed technical solutions to senior stakeholders from across the business.
  • A background in traditional Business Analysis techniques is desirable, particularly with regards to requirements gathering and gap analysis.
  • You will be comfortable driving very compliance-led projects, and in particular an understanding of GDPR is desirable.
  • Can work proactively to resolve project issues and mitigate project risks.
  • Demonstrable experience of using relevant documenting and diagramming techniques, such as Process Flow, Use Cases, User Stories, User Journeys, Acceptance Criteria.

What you'll do:

  • Reporting into the Head of Infrastructure Programme, and working with Agile Delivery Managers (ADMs), you will help to define and deliver technology led projects within the Infrastructure and Security Tribe.
  • As an Agile Business Analyst you will capture complex, compliance-orientated business requirements and translate them into concise, precise and actionable pieces of work for our Squads.
  • Work closely with the ADM to gather, understand and prioritise new requirements and run requirements gathering/definition workshops
  • Facilitate workshops and elaborate work items to ensure a common understanding of the success criteria/goals.
  • Be able to translate/analyse system to system interactions in order to produce user stories and acceptance criteria for iterative delivery.
  • Collaborate and interact with multi-disciplined development teams, ensuring that there is a clear understanding of what is being delivered.

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