Business Analyst, (SDLC, Agile, Stakeholder Management)
Business Analyst Needed! My client, based in the centre of Manchester, are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst. You will be a Business Analyst from a strong SDLC background, ideally a Business Analyst who has experience of working with development / test teams and someone who has Agile experience or understanding. You also need to have greenfield projects experience, not off the shelf products, so someone who has made enhancements or changes to systems won't be right for this role. Working as a Business Analyst on projects where projects started from scratch is the kind of experience they are also looking for. These could be new developments added onto existing products or systems. Agile background / Agile projects experience helps but it is not essential. An awareness / research of Agile (as well as being happy in an Agile way or working) is enough. Strong client facing / interaction is also a must, you will be dealing with senior stakeholders and high level decision makers, so you need to be very good in a client facing role / environment. Must haves ·Demonstrable operation as a hands-on BA and worked on large scale software delivery projects - at least one of which will have been a complex, enterprise project or programme ·A proven track record of delivering software, ideally using agile methodologies ·Strong stakeholder management ·The knowledge of and practical experience in the various techniques to elicit, analyse and communicate requirements ·An in-depth understanding of the software delivery lifecycle, ideally within an agile environment ·SDLC Experience oContribution to inception and elaboration project activities e.g. the preparation of pre-sales proposals oSupporting development and testing activities, ideally as part of agile, iteration driven delivery oSupporting the definition and execution of user acceptance testing oSupporting "go-live” transition activities Salaries are varied, basic can be from £35,000 - £55,000 (DOE) plus benefits. Please apply immediately to be considered.