IT Business Analyst - Emerging Technology (AI & VR)

Recruiter
Clearwater People Solutions
Location
Guildford, Surrey
Salary
£50000 - £55000/annum
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a dedicated and driven IT Business Analyst or Business Systems
Analyst, with a keen interest in new and emerging technology? ***

Our client, based in Guildford, Surrey, is currently recruiting for an IT Business Systems Analyst to join them on a permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for researching and accelerating the adoption of emerging technology across the business. You will use your skills as a Business Analyst and enthusiasm for technology to actively seek out new and emerging trends, with a particular focus on cognitive computing and artificial intelligence liaising with external stakeholders and monitoring both competitor and company activities in the tech space.

Key responsibilities for the Business Analyst:

• Demonstrate to the business and key stakeholders the value and benefits of new technologies and gain buy in from them around this
• Use your extensive business analysis skills to capture and document detailed business requirements around existing and new technologies
• Lead proof of concept activity and pilots to assess and validate technology viability
• Constantly research new ideas for technology within the workplace. See this through from idea to proof of concept to implementing the solution
• Work on large projects / programmes that include new and innovative technologies

Key skills and experience:

• Business Analyst or Business Systems Analyst experience is essential
• A Technical background would be highly advantageous including sound knowledge of IT Infrastructure
• A keen interest in new and rising technologies and the ability to keep an eye on emerging technologies is essential
• Excellent written and verbal communication, with the ability to communicate and present proposals effectively at different levels of the organisation
• Strong requirement gathering and documentation skills
• Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders across the business
• Previous experience in a R&D (research and development) or innovation role would be advantageous

For more information, please contact Georgia Harris at Clearwater People Solutions or apply as directed.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.

Keywords: Business Analyst / Business Systems Analyst / Technical Analyst / Guildford / Surrey / Woking / Leatherhead / Farnborough