Business Analyst - Consultant

Closing date
9 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Analyst - Consultant

Sogeti UK, Part of the Capgemini Group

Join a world-leading IT consultancy and thought leader within the software testing field

Base Location - Any UK Base (We have multiple base locations all over the UK)

About Sogeti and the Capgemini Group

Sogeti UK is a leading provider of technology and software testing, specialising in Application, Infrastructure, and Engineering Services. We offer cutting-edge solutions around Testing, Business Intelligence & Analytics, PLM, Mobile, Cloud, and Cyber Security, combining world class methodologies and our global delivery model, Rightshore. Our roots and the bedrock of our success lie in the provision of local professional services - teams of highly skilled IT professionals working closely with local clients. The group has been recognised as a Leader in the 'NelsonHall NEAT evaluation for Quality Engineering Services' report, for demonstrating multiple strengths including User Experience (UX) Testing, Artificial Intelligence (AI) for automating testing services & deploying Robotic Process Automation (RPA) for testing purposes. Sogeti UK also has an excellent Glassdoor rating!

Globally, Sogeti is part of the Capgemini Group, Sogeti operates in more than 100 locations globally. Working closely with clients and partners to take full advantage of the opportunities of technology, Sogeti combines agility and speed of implementation to tailor innovative future-focused solutions in Digital Assurance and Testing, Cloud and Cybersecurity, all fuelled by AI and automation.

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology, and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year+ heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organisations to realise their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. Today, it is a multicultural company of 270,000 team members in 50 countries. With Altran, the Group reported 2019 combined revenues of €17billion.

Our Inclusive Culture

Sogeti positively encourages applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us. Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

Capgemini won the 'Best Tech Employer' at the Women in Tech Employer Awards 2020. Capgemini is also ranked in the Top 100 employers in the latest Stonewall Workplace Equality Index, and we are recognised as one of the Top 75 employers in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2020.

Our Application & Cloud Technologies Practice

Sogeti are a leading provider of technology and engineering services, partnering with our clients to make cutting-edge solutions thanks to our valuable world-class expertise in existing and emerging technologies. At the heart of our team is a passion for technology and people. Armed with our comprehensive, standard-defining portfolio of solutions, and hyper-focused, client-centric model, we leverage cutting-edge technology to deliver innovative results and best-in-class service to our clients.

We are growing our Applications and Cloud Technology team; this is an emerging service line for Sogeti in the UK but draws on our technology heritage and global market leading solutions. This is an excellent opportunity to join our global team of experts in Application Development, Data Development and Engineering and Cloud. We want business focused, passionate technologists to help use develop game changing business solutions for our customers.

We will be looking for the most interesting challenges from our clients. Big technology projects, with big teams, in which you can grow and learn and deliver complex programs of work. Or Leading-Edge technology projects in which you can work with the latest technology to solve new challenges with new interesting technology. And everything in-between.

We want to hear from you if you have a passion or experience of delivering similar types of projects or if you have a passion to learn.

The Role

Sogeti are looking to grow their new Apps and Cloud practice and require a Business Analyst. As a Business Analyst you will be a key part of the team in delivering change within the department. You will work across the product delivery lifecycle to bring together business needs with technical capabilities, with the goal of defining solutions that deliver value.

You will be skilled in a variety of business analysis tools and techniques in an Agile environment. You will have the ability to detail requirements using industry best standard approaches, whilst being familiar with the process of detailing and communicating user stories and acceptance criteria.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead workshops, interviews, focus groups and other techniques to effectively understand the business problems and user needs
  • Understand business processes and activities that impact and that are impacted by the product or service. Selecting the appropriate best practice techniques to model business processes, existing and new, in order to achieve consensus. As part of the modelling process, work to identify potential process improvements, considering risks, issues, and benefits
  • Manage stakeholder relationships, ensuring alignment across business and technical stakeholders. Ensure issues and risks raised are resolved in an appropriate manner
  • Translate the business problem and user needs into a set of detailed requirements for the solution that align to best practice methodology, with the appropriate use of epics, features, user stories and defined acceptance criteria
  • Document and consult on requirements in a layout and format that can be easily understood by all stakeholders, capturing all the user needs
  • Be responsible for improving your own knowledge of Business Analysis and Agile principles, methods and tools
  • Bring your experience, knowledge, and creativity, collaborating with delivery teams with migrating complex, multi-tier applications, or building new capabilities using APIs and cloud integration technologies
    What we'll offer you
    • Professional development and accelerated career progression.
    • An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.
    • Gain experience within a market leader in Next-Generation Software Testing Services.
    • We encourage continuous learning and development by providing you the tools and support to drive your own career in the direction you want!
      As a Business Analyst - Consultant, we are looking for: -
      • Experience as a Business Analyst turning requirements into User Stories
      • Experience of working on user-driven digital / software products
      • Good stakeholder management skills
      • Demonstrable experience of business change methodologies including e.g. persona definition, agile user stories
      • Can demonstrate experience of applying Agile principles to iteratively deliver increments of value
      • Collaboratively supports the prioritisation of the backlog
      • Undertakes investigative work to identify gaps, potential waste and suggest improvements
      • Applies and monitors appropriate use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards required
      • Experience being part of a successful agile transformation
      • Good communication skills
        Desirable Experience
        • Ability to engage with different stakeholders
        • Ability to guide the business and the team members with the best practices on their area of expertise
        • Understanding of DevOps transformation process and tool implementations
        • Business improvement process
        • Requirement definition and management
        • Release management experience

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