Business Analyst Birmingham
Published: 29th July 2022
Location
Manchester
Job Type
Consultant
Birmingham
Salary
£450 - 500 per day

Description

Role: Business Analyst

Location: Hybrid (40-60% on site – either Manchester, Sheffield or Leeds)

IR35: Inside

Rate: £500/day (Umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

Description:

Business Analysts are embedded into multi-disciplinary Agile teams working to iteratively develop products or services, through applying a structured approach to identify, investigate, analyse and communicate complex business problems and opportunities, for all or part of a business, to enable effective strategic and tactical decision making. This includes analysis of business goals, objectives, functions and processes, the information used and its underlying data.

Summary of the Role and key responsibilities

  • As a Business Analyst you will be a key part of the team in delivering change within the department.
  • You will work across the product delivery lifecycle to bring together business needs with technical capabilities, with the goal of defining solutions that deliver value.
  • You will be experienced in a variety of business analysis tools and techniques in an Agile environment.
  • You will be experienced in detailing requirements using industry best standard approaches, whilst being familiar with the process of detailing and communicating user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • You will be given the opportunity to continue to grow your capabilities through working with Senior/ Lead BAs and continually growing your skills and knowledge through the support of the wider community of practice, additionally you will be, at times, responsible for managing Associate BAs to develop your management and coaching skills.

Technical Skills:

  • Collaboratively supports the prioritisation of the backlog.
  • Facilitates workshops, interviews and document analysis, as well as working closely with User Researchers in order elicit needs and develop a shared understanding of current processes.
  • Undertakes investigative work to identify gaps, potential waste and suggest improvements. Applies and monitors appropriate use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards required.
  • Able to build strong relationships with stakeholders, taking into account individual views and ideas and tailoring the approach.
  • Works with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available.

Behaviours:

  • A proactive, self-starter with the initiative to add value in ambiguous situations without close guidance.
  • Highly adaptable to change in response to a range of stakeholders inputs.

Knowledge and Experience required:

  • Can confidently elicit and define epics, user stories & acceptance criteria following best practice principles. This includes articulating the vertical and horizontal relationships between outcomes, epics and user stories.
  • Can take high-level outcomes and collaboratively work with stakeholders to break them down into epics and user stories, detailing the least amount of work required to achieve the outcome.
  • Can identify, elicit and define non-functional requirements using NFR catalogues or similar.

Desirable:

  • Can demonstrate an understanding of AWS and Azure services.
  • Experience of IT automation, preferable experience of Ansible Tower.
  • Experience of infrastructure as code.

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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