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Business Analyst - Agile / SaaS / SDLC

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Product & Project Management, Business Analysis

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% Bonus

  • Contact:

    Finley Hutchinson

  • Contact email:

    Finley.Hutchinson@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/030549_1665041193

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-10-23

  • Consultant:

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Business Analyst - Agile / SaaS / SDLC

Oscar Technology are working with a market-leading technology firm, supporting their search for a Business Analyst that will own one of their market-leading Enterprise-scale products.

The role would own a Cloud hosted B2B platform, delivering a technical roadmap, whilst working with a Business Analyst, who will support a lot of discovery work, cross-functional engineering teams and also working with a UX function.

Their Customer Products division are about 2.5 years into a journey to scale their Product function, that is maturing both their approach to Scrum, but also UX. As such, the Business Analyst plays a key role looking after a combination of requirements gathering, writing User Stories, supporting Product Owners with backlog grooming, all working with a mixture of users, technology partners, internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to deliver.

The company

One of Europe's leading Telecoms technology companies, over the last few years, that have been developing a range of customer products that are aiding their rapid transition into a product-led business.

Our client are making massive in-roads by selling increasing into the European markets, alongside an already impressive UK client list, ranging from FTSE 100's to SME's. In addition to the communications products that they have developed, they have also acquired other business that develop products that compliment the platforms that they provide, and also are aligned in terms of providing User & Customer-focused products, which continues to be a rarity in the B2B product space!

They have performed extremely well over the last 2 years, in spite of the challenges of Covid, Brexit & a looming recession.

You will joined a chapter of 11 other Business Analysts, that then organised into Squads made up of Product Owners, QA and Software Engineers. You'll also work closely with UX Research & Design functions.

About you

You will have previous experience as a technology-focused Business Analyst, with a good knowledge of producing requirements & User Stories for software development teams. You will be have experience of working with software engineers, the patience to understand that delivering a UX-led strategy takes time to mature and the personal skills to influence & inspire others.

Good knowledge of Scrum, what constitutes a good User Story and what defines 'done' when agreeing acceptance criteria with differing technical team members are important requirements. Excellent communication & problem solving skills are equally key.

What they can offer you

  • Flexible working - most people tend to visit their Salford Quays offices 2-4 times a month, so you can largely work from home.
  • Scope for progression - there have been several recent promotions in to the product team!
  • Challenging & rewarding work - you're owning Enterprise scale, complex software products!

Requirements

  • 2+ years of Technical Business Analyst experience.
  • Knowledge of the SDLC.
  • Knowledge of Scrum, writing User Stores and defining acceptance criteria.

Benefits

  • Mostly remote work, only 2-4 days in office per month.
  • 10% annual bonus.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Holiday trading scheme for up to 5 days PA.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Sharesave scheme.
  • Access to Share Incentive Plan.
  • Health Cash Plan (after 6 months).
  • Access Training.

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