Technology Business Analyst for RBI/RELX Group - Norwich

Reed Business Information Limited
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
•Technology Business Analyst to be based in Hethersett, Norwich

•ProAgrica are a fast-growth technology brand within Reed Business Information and the FTSE100 RELX Group

•Salary to £40,000 + 29 days holiday + 2 paid charity days + Share Options Scheme + Pension + more

Join us at this exciting time as we expand our team to take on the challenge of rolling out our crop recording and data solutions globally. Working in newly renovated offices with plenty of on-site parking on the edge of Norwich, you will play a key role in the continued and growing success of our product.

We have a relaxed small-company vibe in our local office yet we are part of a FTSE100 global company with a great reputation for looking after its employees - we are ranked inside the top 100 by Forbes in their latest Top-2000 Global Employees list!

Our core benefits include:

·29 days holiday

·2 paid charity days (as a business we do a lot of charity work)

·Pension and life assurance scheme

·SAYE Share Options Scheme

The role:

As a business analyst you will work in the Software team on a new farm management system.

The team delivers online tools to arable farmers to manage their farms, crops and inventory.

The role will predominately focus on gathering and analysing requirements, identifying and documenting process improvements and writing functional specifications.

Role and Responsibilities:

·Gather and analyse business requirements and business processes and translate them into user stories and functional specifications.

·Facilitate workshops and produce gap analyses and process documentation.

·Communicate with business users, Software team members and other stakeholders.

·Produce wireframes to communicate user journeys and processes.

·Follow established business processes, protocols, and quality standards in the development and deployment of solutions.

·Maintain stakeholder expectations and raise appropriate issues to management as necessary.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

·Strong written and oral communication.

·Good facilitation and workshop skills.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

·Experience of wireframing tools such as Moqups or Balsamiq.

·Understanding and experience of agile software development methodologies.

·Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC).

·Some knowledge of arable farming practices preferred but not essential.

So who are RBI and Proagrica?

Reed Business information (RBI) use leading edge technology to deliver market leading information and online data services to business professionals worldwide. Customers have access to our high-value industry data, analytics, information and tools. Our strong global brands hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day.

RBI people are driven by an environment focussed on innovation, passion for our products, and collaboration, where working in an agile manner is par for the course. RBI is part of RELX, a FTSE100 global provider of data, information and solutions for professional customers; RELX has recently been ranked by Forbes as #53 in their Top-2000 Global Employers.

As one of the fastest growing brands within RBI, Proagrica is a leading multi-media and data & analytics service for farmers and agriculture businesses online, in print and face-to-face. It provides analytics, news, market data, technical advice, opinion and vital interactive services for farm businesses.

What’s it like to work here?

Outstanding - you’ve probably already got a feel for what we do and the technology we’re involved with but what’s really stands us out from the crowd is our culture. We’re an agile, dynamic and forward thinking organisation who understands the importance of looking after our staff. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality products, providing our employees with interesting challenges for their personal and career development whilst also striking the right balance between work and family life.

RBI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.#

Women in technology:

RBI is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 24% of our Technology workforce are women which is much higher than the UK average of 17%. We have the following initiatives in place to support women in technology:

·Mentoring scheme for women in technology

·Women’s network forum

·Regularly run events for schools girl about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.

RBI proudly support the Tech Talent Charter. Click on the link to find out more.

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