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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £80000 per annum

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    Stephen Sutton

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    5 months ago

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Business Analyst - Cloud Focus - Enhanced Security Clearance Required - UP TO £80k - 2 Stage Interview Process - Manchester - Cheltenham - DV only

Only Applicants with active clearance will be considered,

Yolk Recruitment are working with a Global Defence Company looking to grow their National Security division in the UK. They're looking for an experienced Business analyst to join their Manchester office.

As a DV cleared Business Analyst you will work closely with stakeholders (internal & external) particularly during the initial phase of projects to gather requirements & assist the technical leadership in formulating workable technical solutions. To be successful you will need Strong experience working as a Business Analyst within a secure environment as well as strong understanding of Agile / Scrum process.

This role is based at their Manchester location & they offer flexible hybrid working dependent on the project needs. Active security clearance is essential for the role.

As a Business Analyst, you will;

  • Be deployed to work alongside delivery teams working in an agile manner to act as the key interface between the delivery teams and the core customers business.
  • Be responsible for building a mature understanding of the customer's organisation to capture, manage, and facilitate sign off of business requirements for your core delivery area, developing an agile backlog of requirements.
  • To be achieved through leading / facilitation of key workshops, meetings, and interviews with a range of stakeholders from business users through to engineering leads capturing these requirements at both the business and technical levels.
  • Ensure these requirements are correctly translated into structured form such as use cases, functional requirements, and interface designs etc for delivery to be effectively undertaken.
  • Support the incremental delivery of the defined capability in accordance with the Agile methodology including using SAFe.
  • Work with the customer business to build a short term roadmap for the products you are supporting, articulating all associated risks and dependencies in order to drive the correct prioritisation of the captured requirements.
  • Support the Customer through the lifecycle of a product, understand product dependencies, and be able to adapted to the ever changing prioritises, analyse the impact of these changes on the current development roadmap.
  • Act as a proxy product owner where necessary to plan and prioritise work on behalf of the Customer.

Essential / experience

  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and methodologies to define business problems;
  • Experience of requirements capture and management
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies
  • An ability to understand how IT supports our customers' requirements
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting priorities between different specialist groups within a fast paced Agile environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation, including senior management, operations personnel and customers
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