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Business Analyst - Agile, SCRUM - URGENT

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
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Job Description

Business Analyst - Agile, SCRUM - URGENT - Media City - Salary up to £46,000 plus competitive benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working hours, bonus scheme, pension scheme and several other incentives.

The Role

A brand new innovative opportunity has arisen for a experienced and motivated Business Analyst (Agile, SCRUM) to join a rapidly expanding technology focused business based in Media City. As the Business Analyst you will have a integral role to collaborate with key stakeholders to define the goals and objectives of projects within the business. You will draw out and communicate requirements and help devise effective solutions that are in line with the strategic aims of the business. The Business Analyst will work with Product Owners and Development teams using agile principles and processes.

The role will involve a lot of variation including the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies all impacted stakeholders and builds good relationships to understand and manage their needs
  • Facilitates collaboration between various stakeholders to understand their needs and influence decisions
  • Drives a shared understanding of all stakeholders and team
  • Gather detailed functional requirements and collaborate with product owners, business stakeholders, developers, UI designers and testers to specify and document them, usually as agile user stories
  • Facilitation of workshops to gather requirement, identify issues etc
  • Synthesizes complex sets of information to provide clarity and understanding
  • Mapping business processes as the basis for gathering requirements
  • Ensuring functional specification matches business intent and goals
  • Creating functional and non-functional specification documents as required
  • Assess customer interaction/UI use cases

The Business Analyst role requirements

Certification including BCS, Scrum Master or Product Owner highly desirable

  • Proven experience of agile development methodologies and user stories in particular (knowledge of Scrum essential).
  • Experienced / Knowledgeable of the following deliverables and practices: user story writing, product vision and objective user journeys, stakeholder analysis, competitor analysis, business process modelling, story map development, story backlog management
  • Must be able to demonstrate practical experience in an analytical role.
  • Broad overall knowledge and awareness of IT and IT systems.
  • Understanding and experience of the full project life-cycle and structured development processes.
  • Experience communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels within the organisation, including oral and written presentations, proposals, specifications and reports.
  • An understanding of relevant web-application technologies - HTML/CSS/JS/XML etc.
  • Proven ability to work cross functionally to drive the requirements and solutions as well as resolve lower level operational issues with experience translating between business and technology
  • Experience of large scale projects and/or teams
  • Ability to creatively solve challenging business/technology problems
  • Experience with other industry standard development methodologies such as RUP and project management systems such as PRINCE (desirable).

The Company

This is an established and innovative business who are at the cutting edge of technology. With several offices UK wide this is a exciting company to be apart who offer a extensive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working hours, bonus scheme, pension scheme, cycle to work scheme and several other incentives.

Apply Now!

Interviews for this role will be commencing shortly. To register your interest in time, please send your CV using the "Apply" button now!

Business Analyst - Agile, SCRUM - Media City - Salary up to £46,000 plus competitive benefits including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, flexible working hours, bonus scheme, pension scheme and several other incentives.

Oscar Technology Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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