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Business Analyst - Agile

Business Analyst - Agile

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Trotter

  • Contact email:

    ttrotter@venquis.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8590_1544200758

  • Published:

    seit 8 Tagen

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-06

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, a well established financial services company are seeking to hire a Business analyst with experience working with Agile methodologies within the financial services industry to help as they continue to innovate, develop and launch new products and services to help their clients make the most of their savings and investments.

You will provide the vital link between the business owners across the company and IT, working in partnership to deliver change of real value to the company and their clients.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Helping to enable the launch of exciting new products and services
  • Collaborating with all parties to facilitate the gathering of requirements
  • Where appropriate, defining features, epics and user stories with relevant acceptance criteria
  • Engaging with stakeholders at all levels of seniority to define and document high level and detailed requirements for a project.
  • Analysing existing processes to understand the impact of a change on current business operations
  • Acting as the interface between business stakeholders and delivery teams
  • Maintaining traceability of business requirements throughout all phases of a project
  • Challenging and controlling changes to business requirements throughout the software development lifecycle to help keep projects on track for delivery
  • Training staff to use new systems when required
  • Helping to set and adhere to deadlines, prioritising workload to manage expectations


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working with stakeholders at various levels of seniority
  • Understanding of different requirement gathering techniques
  • Excellent understanding of the software delivery lifecycle and project management methodologies
  • Experience in the use of MS products, in particular PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Excel
  • Experience of working in an Agile Software Development Environment
  • Open-minded and flexible to working with a range of different delivery methodologies across the Agile-Waterfall spectrum


Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Hold or working towards a recognised business Analysis qualification (e.g. BCS Diploma)
  • Agile certification
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Proficiency in other requirements gathering tools
  • Use of requirements management and collaboration tools, in particular JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience of working in an agile project environment (ideally but not limited to Scrum)
  • Experience of the agile Product Owner role


Please send CV in first instance to ttrotter@venquis.com