Business Analyst




Business Analyst - Bristol - Agile - Software Focussed


Walking distance from Temple Meads train station
Flexible Working
29 days holidays
Great pension
Life assurance
Health Insurance
And much more

A leading international professional services firm who are specialists in their field

Job Description
The core role of the BA is to support the development team by eliciting, defining and testing of business requirements to further evolve the firms IT systems

The BA will work alongside the development team as part of an Agile delivery team ensuring that all work carried out is properly defined and ready for the team to work on, right through from inception to delivery and acceptance from the users.

The role will be client facing so the BA should be adept at forming and maintaining good relationships with key stakeholders throughout the firm.

At a high level you will be responsible for:
Eliciting and defining high quality requirements for the development team to deliver user stories
Testing the outputs from the development team, to ensure they meet the requirements and quality criteria specified
Engaging with end users and subject matter experts to identify, develop, document, validate and endorse the requirements
Working within an Agile development team and being proactive in evolving the teams agile processes

Day to day activities will include:
Working alongside the developers to support the delivery of user stories - answering questions and unblocking impediments
Looking ahead at future sprints to ensure all stories confirm to the definition of ready before the development team start work on them
3rd line support for issues reported via helpdesk
Speaking with key business stakeholders (Partners through to System Users) to build a strong understanding of the future pipeline of work

Essential experience for the role is:
Three years or more of demonstrated ability as a Business Analyst
Strong and demonstrable understanding of project delivery frameworks
Playing an integral part in the delivery of software projects from inception to post go live
Delivery of complex projects working in cross functional teams
Working with teams that use Agile project delivery methods

Key Words
Agile - Scrum - Kanban - Software Development - Testing - Test - Requirements Gathering - User Stories - Developers - Business Analyst - Systems Analyst - Business Systems Analyst - BA - process - project management - delivery - Stakeholder Management - Agile Delivery - Agile Development - Agile Processes - Business Requirements

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