Non Functional Analyst - 12-18 month fixed term contract
This is a 12-18 month fixed term contract position with a salary of up to GBP 52,000 per annum.
We are looking to appoint a Non-functional Business Analyst to help NEST develop its Solution Archictecture and Data Staging requirements.
The Solution Architecture workstream is responsible for defining a a blueprint for our 'to-be' solution. NEST needs to decide how much of the solution architecture it wants to impose on its future suppliers, as well as the necessary level of detail needed to ensure it has a properly flexible technical platform that operates at low cost.
The Requirements team is made up of three workstreams teams, each responsible for a broad set of requirements:
Non-functional- Solution architecture; Data staging & migration requirements
Functional - Business requirements
Service Management- SLAs
Key skills and experience
The employee will be able to demonstrate the following experience and technical skills:
Practical experience of solution design
Practical experience of using cloud based technology and PaaS
Experience of defining requirements for service based contracts.
Some experience of embedding security requirements into infrastructure and applications
Using various design tools.
Excellent analytical skills with a proven ability to critically analyse issues, consider options and develop recommendations based on solid reasoning
Demonstrable evidence of delivering creative solutions to complex problems
Familiarity and confidence in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
Personal attributes required
The role will require someone with the following personal attributes:
Will be precise, meticulous and thorough.
Will be able to work collaboratively with other members
Willingness to work with others, good teamwork, and good communication skills
The ability to cope with multiple tasks/projects
Strong people-management and supplier-management skills
Strong relationship skills and the ability to effectively harness a mixture of resources in NEST and at vendors.
An ability to thrive in a demanding project environment and a commitment to provide an excellent service
Comfortable working under their own initiative to develop ideas, influence stakeholder and drive out results
A highly motivated, adaptable, completer/finisher who can flex to meet the needs of the situation
Comfortable working with senior stakeholders
Attention to detail to ensure that work is of a consistently high standard
The application closing date is Friday 30 March2018 at 5pm