Agile Business Analyst at Fractal Systems Ltd, Central London, £450-£550 per day

£450 - £550 per day
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  • 223 Regent St, Mayfair, London W1B 2QD, UK
  • Nov 19, 2020
Duration not stated

Contract Description

We are looking for an experienced agile business analyst to join our transformation team, supporting a range of application, digital and business change projects. 

You will work to gather requirements, produce specifications and liaise with all stakeholders across Finance, Legal, Marketing and IT. We are looking for someone who has previously worked as a Business Analyst on a range of projects covering Web Portals and digital delivery in IT. You will be involved in requirements gathering and analysis, business process analysis and re-engineering, stakeholder management, functional analysis and testing. You will be involved in working with various teams within the organisation to deliver transformation change projects.

You will be joining our client at the start of their transformation journey, so we are interested in candidates who are self-starters and are used to working in small, yet highly efficient teams.

We are particularly interested in candidates who have multi sector experience.

If you feel you have the right experience, then please send your CV in the first instance.

What we need you to do

  • Be an outstanding Agile Business Analyst for your teams

    • Be delivery focused. Balance delivery commitment vs increment excellence.

    • Excel in the application of Empiricism. Be data driven and adaptive.

    • Proactively Collaborate with the Product leads and cross-programme technical experts and non-technical teams. Bring them together to deliver new features and functionality, toward the delivery vision.

    • Guide/lead/coach your teams towards greater agility whilst driving continuous improvement through techniques, tooling and tasks. 

    • Active team player, contributing and engaging in the various Scrum events in person and remotely

  • Be a true delivery agent of the larger programme that serves the organisation as a whole

    • Work with the Product Owner and Scrum Master in the creation and maintenance of the programme/team delivery roadmap. Including milestones, priorities, Dependencies and resources.

    • Own the quality of the end product, not just the quality of your teams element. Ensure operational excellence within your team and the organisation as whole

    • Control risks. Work with the team to identify and mitigate issues and risks, and maintain maximum transparency throughout the organisation

What You'll Bring

  • Strong IT/Technical Business Analysis experience within the financial services industry is essential for this role.

  • Strong experience of writing both business and functional requirements.

  • Effective stakeholder and management in a financial services environment.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Ability to establish credibility and build strong, confident, collaborative relationships with business and technology stakeholders including external parties, at all levels.

  • In-depth working experience with Agile and Scrum, with solid, proven experience of performing business analysis activities in a scalable Agile environment.

  • Extensive Business Analyst experience in an agile environment (5 years)

  • Previous experience of working with distributed teams and third party organisations

  • Timeliness and delivery are critical, you’ll need to be happy to meet the client where they are as we move towards greater agility.

  • Outstanding organizational, interpersonal and social skills

  • The ability to support and educate business owners to build and maintain a prioritized backlog

  • The ability to facilitate discussions and decision-making 

  • Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context with teams and stakeholders.

  • Solid understanding of software development processes and procedures

  • Solid understanding of continuous delivery & integration, iterative development, incremental delivery and the value of metrics

  • Experience growing and facilitating highly motivated and capable teams to deliver innovative software products.

  • Skills that demonstrate the agile values and principles in every thought and action.