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Poole   |  14 January 2020
Business Analyst – Poole – £35k – £50K
Poole - £35k - £50K

Are you a proactive & driven professional? Are you passionate about product innovation & solutions? This exciting & RARE opportunity to work within Software/Systems engineering is not to be missed……

Working in a positive & dynamic team of approx. 15 you will be responsible for identifying, researching & evaluating possible software products/enhancements for new & existing clients. Using various tools available to you such has, existing customers, software & hardware developers and system test teams, you will identify & coordinate requirements for the development backlog.

The Business Analyst will be working with a Product Owner, UX team and on-site and off-shore software development teams, in an Agile Environment and will be responsible for defining/refining user stories aligned to a delivery roadmap, to ensure the “user story pipeline” is sufficient to maintain several parallel software development streams

If you want to work with Modern Development Environments, in a highly successful company, then this could be the role for you with a salary of up to £50K, free parking & excellent benefits – based in Poole.

Responsibilities of the Business Analyst: 

  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to understand and investigate requirements
  • Communicate with internal colleagues to understand the needs of stakeholders and the organisation as a whole
  • Use data modelling practices to analyse your findings and work with a product owner to create user stories with acceptance criteria in the backlog
  • Communicate the functional goal of the user stories across teams and help to address any uncertainty and/or concerns
  • Work with UX and software engineering teams to refine the user stories with associated data requirements & business rules and work through any questions and rework as required
  • Consider opportunities and potential risks attached to suggestions you make
  • Produce written documentation to support your work, report on your findings and to present to stakeholders when necessary
  • Develop and maintain requirements traceability matrices
  • Assist in the preparation of project functional and technical documents to support handover to Customer Support teams. Support Knowledge Transfer to Customer Support teams

Skills & Characteristics of the Business Analyst: 

  • Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or other engineering or scientific field (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience of liaising with internal and external stakeholders to detail user stories
  • Experience of working in an Agile Environment to detail user stories
  • Experience of liaising with customers on complex technical projects
  • Experience of deconstructing complex functional requirements into epics and user stories for delivery in parallel by multiple software development teams
  • Experience of defining user stories and supporting acceptance criteria in conjunction with UX team
  • Experience of backlog creation using Jira and TFS tools
  • Experience of working alongside software development teams supporting Agile ceremonies such as Sprint Planning
  • Experience of working with software teams developing integrated Cloud, Back-Office and Embedded solutions
  • Experience of working with development teams that utilise CI/Test Automation 

What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent salary of £35k – £50K depending on experience
  • Free parking
  • Pension Contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Friendly/sociable working environment
  • Hours are 09:00 till 17:30 Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)
  • Permanent Position
  • Free tea & coffee AND Fresh Fruit

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