Business Analyst in Brighton

Recruiter
JE Consulting
Location
Brighton
Salary
From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are an information technology start-up with offices in Central Brighton and in Riga, Latvia, servicing International clients in financial services (reinsurance / Lloyds market), training will be provided (possible travel).

We are looking for a business analyst to join our new tech team. You will work closely with various stake holders Project Managers, QA and IT development teams to produce Agile ‘user stories’ to articulate requirements. You will also conduct user acceptance testing to ensure deliverables meet the initial requirements.

Salary: £24-32k, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities

·Understanding the needs of users and priorities of local teams

·Defining and prioritising new features, enhancements and fixes

·Ensuring an excellent and intuitive user experience

·Producing and managing functional documentation, wireframes and acceptance criteria

·Testing and acceptance of new features (or coordinating with external testing consultants)

·Managing the prioritised product backlog, helping to plan development sprints

·Helping to define and evolve the long-term term product vision and strategy

·Monitoring and evaluating competitors’ services and the competitive landscape to ensure we are the market leader

Person Specification

Essential

·Graduate with Business or IT degree

·Communicate effectively with stakeholders both internally and externally to understand their needs and translate these into a workable models.

·Ability to analyse and document user requirements and create functional documentation

·Excellent organisational skills

·Ability to think innovatively and strategically

Being presentable and able to function independently at client sites

Desired

·Understanding of user-centred design concepts

·Experience working in an Agile environment and managing product backlogs

·Proactive attitude & ability to build relationships quickly.

·Front-end / UI testing experience

·Be able to hold your own in technical conversations, working directly with IT.