Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Location
Leeds
Salary
45000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits + Bonus
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
14 Mar 2017
Category
IT, Internet
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Business Analyst

My client are a large financial organisation who are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join their already successful organisation.

The Senior Business Analyst you will have the opportunity to build strong relationships with key business stakeholders and break down barriers to accurate and timely requirements gathering and analysis/requirements document production. Using your business analysis experience you will collect, understand, challenging and translate the business requirements for the project, creating appropriate functional and non-functional specifications and updating the traceability matrices as required.

This is a great opportunity for someone with extensive business analysis experience gained within a financial services environment.

Experience required for the Senior Business Analyst is as follows:

Essential:

Commercial experience as a Business Analyst within the Financial Services sector

Demonstrable evidence of analysing and documenting complex business processes

Demonstrable experience of writing requirement specifications for Information Systems

End to end experience of the project life cycle

Proven experience interacting directly with end users

Results orientated with good communication and interpersonal skills

Prior experience coaching/mentoring a team of Business Analysts

Desire to be involved in continuously improving Change Delivery governance processes

Desirable:

Broad understanding of project management Prince 2 methodologies and when they are appropriate

Experience in/appreciation of an Agile/SCRUM environment

Experience of working with Microsoft Team Foundation Server

The key responsibilities for the Senior Business Analyst are:

Collecting, understanding, challenging and translating the business requirements for the project, creating appropriate functional and non-functional specifications and updating the traceability matrices as required

Capture and formulation of User Stories and Acceptance Criteria

Analyse and document business processes

Document workflows and results of business analysis and obtain sign-off from internal clients on the specifications

To provide the link between the internal customer, development team and any third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development life cycle

Provide data analysis to support the solution design of the projects

Lead by example and support the Business Analysis and Design Manager

Skills and competencies

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to look at problems logically and work them through to a successful conclusion

Strong communication skills including the ability to break down barriers between stakeholders and developers

Ability to plan and facilitate workshops and meetings to deliver an agreed outcome

Strong attention to detail

Inquisitive - desire and ability to explore processes in depth

Coaching/mentoring

Ability to work on own initiative or as a part of a team

Ability to adapt quickly to change and be flexible

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Business Analyst to join an excellent team and work on a number of large and interesting projects.

Immediate interviews/start available.

Senior Business Analyst

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