Technical Business Analyst

Woodrow Mercer Group LLP
London (Greater)
08 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am currently looking for a Technology Business Analyst to take a pivotal role in coordinating and supporting client and internal software development. You will work with the technology team to plan and manage upgrades of existing applications and client bespoke solutions that complement the core solution.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with an awesome team of accomplished developers who've created a highly successful SaaS application.

This role has 3 core functions:

Analyse business requirements and design solutions:

  • work with customers and internal project sponsors to define their requirements and design solutions that meet those needs
  • write user stories to illustrate how the proposed solution will work
  • understand how the proposed solution fits with the existing platform and with other proposed solutions to maximise the scope of the new/enhanced application and the efficiency of the tech team
  • understand how the proposed solution will integrate with other client systems and define the what is required from those systems
  • write specifications for proposed solutions that can be used to form SOWs

Manage the software development lifecycle:

  • write specifications for solutions that provide sufficient detail for the developers who will write the code for the new/enhanced application
  • create test plans for the new/enhanced application
  • work with the tech team to identify the resources required to produce the new/enhanced application and create a project plan
  • interface with the customer/internal project sponsor throughout the development and testing phases
  • manage UAT testing and ensure any exceptions are resolved
  • identify and manage scope changes, creating change orders when necessary
  • assist customers/internal project sponsors in writing support/maintenance plans

Manage the release process:

  • assist customers/internal project sponsors in writing help guides
  • help customers/internal project sponsors to create a release plan for the new/enhanced application
  • assist customers/internal project sponsors with internal communications related to the new/enhanced application

Must have experience

  • Minimum three years experience in a similar role
  • Technical specification planning and design experience
  • Proven project management

The below covers the technical environment you will be working in, so any exposure to this would be seen as a benefit but is by no means an essential requirement to the role:

  • HTML 5 / CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Mobile responsive design
  • Application testing and bug fixing
  • JavaScript frameworks (JQuery / React / Bootstrap / Angular)
  • Experience with UI design
  • Second/third line technical support
  • ColdFusion application server or similar (PHP / Node / LAMP / Java / ASP.NET)
  • MS SQL Server or similar
  • Version control (git / SVN)

This role is urgent so please apply ASAP should you be interested.

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