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Principal Business Analyst

LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
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10 Apr 2021

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Role Title: Principal Business Analyst

Reports To: Director of Sales Systems

Location: Sutton, Surrey, UK

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Group is a portfolio of brands that span multiple industries providing customers with innovative technologies, information-based analytics and decision tools and data services that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit and .

Purpose of Role:

This role is in our Commercial Business Systems (CBS) department, providing best in class applications to our internal workforce. You will be working as part of the Lead to Invoice Tribe, primarily focussed on enhancing our extensive Salesforce platform to deliver business value to multiple business units across the organisation.

As a Principal Business Analyst, you will play a vital role in connecting our technology team with our internal customers, ensuring we fully understand the challenges and opportunities of each business unit, and that the solutions we design and build meet the businesses strategic goals.

In addition to performing complex analysis to a high standard for the squad you are working within, you will also have line management responsibility for a team of BAs. You will be responsible for developing and coaching your direct reports to deliver Business Analysis professional excellence.

This role will work collaboratively within the Lead to Invoice Tribe and the broad stroke of your responsibilities as the BA in this tribe will be:

Eliciting requirements from multiple stakeholders across the business
Translating business requirements into well-crafted, detailed user stories and acceptance criteria for the development and testing teams to work from
Updating Jira with user stories, epics, themes
Ensuring solution design meets requirements
Working with testers to define test cases
Defining & documenting non-functional requirementsIn addition to individual squad contribution, the Principal BA will also have the following responsibilities:

Line management of a team of BAs
Ensuring professional excellence across the department in terms of Business Analysis through effective coaching, support and engagement with the BA chapter
Working collaboratively with Product Owners and Delivery Managers to help plan utilisation of BA resources across key projects and initiativesExperience/knowledge/skills/behaviours:


Extensive experience as a BA working with technical development team(s) across the full SDLC, translating complex business requirements from a broad range of stakeholders into themes, epics and user stories
Extensive experience working in Agile development with a proven track record of delivery
Experience coaching or mentoring other BAsDesirable:

Experience with JIRA, Salesforce, Apttus CPQ or Apttus BillingType of person that would suit this role:

Self-starter, proactive, an explorer
Inquisitive and keen to develop and implement new techniques and technologies to provide increased business benefits
A kind guru who shares knowledge and loves to help others
Strong collaborator, focused on the customer and business outcomes
Flexible and comfortable using a range of tools and techniques
Able to engage others, and can flex communication style for the audienceWhat is it like to work here?

Outstanding - you have 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.

Women in technology:

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Group (RSG) is very supportive of women in Technology and has been a founding signature for the Tech Talent Charter. Currently 26.2% 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 schoolgirls about careers in technology to inspire the next generation of girls in tech.RSG proudly support the Tech Talent Charter
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