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Agile Business Analyst

Job Title: Agile Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading
Salary: To £55K plus extesive benefits package
REF: ABA - Reading
Contact Name: Claire Hallet-Walsh
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 4 years ago

Job Description

Agile Business Analyst

Leatherhead, Reading & London

To £55k with extensive benefits package

The role will involve some travel to other offices and also client sites as required.

Travel away from base office will be expensed.

You must be eligible for UK Security Clearance to SC level.

If you do not hold currently this level of clearance we will support you through this process.

Your future duties and responsibilities

We are looking for Agile Business Analysts experienced working as part of multi disciplinary teams using Agile methodologies to deliver citizen and employee facing digital services. You will support manage Jira backlogs and perform analysis to enable development of digital services. As an Agile Business Analyst you will also work with other members, contributing to a knowledge sharing culture within the Business Analyst Community and the wider team. We work with key UK Government clients to develop their interfaces to their stakeholders. We also help them to manage the information received through these channels. You could be working on projects helping our clients develop everything from public/government website interfaces through to mobile applications or even voice controlled personal assistant applications for devices such as Google Home or Alexa.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role In order to be successful in the role of Agile Business Analyst, you will need to have demonstrable experience of providing business analysis capability within a multi-functional agile team, working in a structured agile approach to product development. You’ll also have experience of producing and managing a backlog of clearly defined user stories, NFRs and acceptance criteria using BDD in an agile tool (such as Jira) through all stages of agile development.

You should have a track record of playing a leading role in discovery/inception and ensuring effective collaboration between business experts, user researchers, user experience designers and technical team members. You will have good experience of using a range of analysis and modelling techniques, for example: modelling current and desired future scenarios, business functions and processes, logic and rules, information flows and data structures. We need our Agile Business Analysts to be curious and creative, and have excellent communication and strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills, with excellent attention to detail.

If you have the skills outlined above we will be very interested in talking to you. If you have any or all of the following experience as well that would be an advantage;

• Experience of investigating operational issues, problems and new opportunities, and seeking effective business solutions through improvements in automation or new or changed processes/procedures, organisation and equipment

• Proven experience of working with Domain Driven Design

• Significant experience of delivery of business transformation enabled by digital services

• Proven experience working in the Public Sector and with the Digital by Default service standard

• Demonstrable evidence of prototyping (wireframes, storyboards or other appropriate methods), process mapping, writing user stories, scenarios and personas • Knowledge of tools, eg: JIRA, Confluence, Axure, MS Visio, Trello, Balsamiq, Enterprise Architect

• Formal certification in Business Analysis (BCS/IIBA)

Position Description

Be part of something exciting. Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting sectors? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world who will give you a direct stake in its success? We are evolving a new digital team of agile service design specialists, building and delivering user centred services and solutions in partnership with our clients based in the South East of England.

We are looking for talented business analysts with a keen eye for the latest technological trends and open source technologies, to join our agile team and to help us build one of the greatest digital hubs in the London area. Being part of a new start-up business in the London area with the financial backing of a multinational organisation, our team offers the best of both worlds. You could be based in either our London or Reading offices.

We offer a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development Flexible hours and remote working possibilities are offered as part of this role as well as other excellent benefits including pension and share purchase matching schemes.

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, we are at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Agile Business Analyst