Business Analyst

Posted 28 September 2021
Salary£500 - £520 per day
LocationHounslow
Job type Contract
DisciplineTelecoms Recruitment
Reference20259
Contact NameSam Fullman

Job description

Summary:
The main function of an IT Business Analyst is to perform the analysis, design, implementation, modification, and daily functional support of all applications.

Job Responsibilities:
* Works with key stakeholders within all business functions to align technology solutions with business strategies
* Gathers requirements from business units and translate those to programmers and developers
* Prepares cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in decisions on system implementation
* Demonstrates an informed knowledge of business functions to resolve problems and capitalize on improvement opportunities
* Supports one or more highly complex business processes
* Works on multiple projects as a project team member
* Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs

1. Stakeholder management and forming solid relationships
2. Organising and conducting workshops
3. Planning skills
4. Facilitation skills
5. Working with (solution/e2e) architects and PMs
6. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
7. Project delivery methods i.e. waterfall, agile.
8. Scoping work to be delivered in the project - Scope Summary
9. Capturing and documenting requirements (business, functional and they can be technical requirements), validation and approved with the Business stakeholders.
10. Use of UML would be useful but not mandatory
11. Support to delivery teams i.e. build and test teams

Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred
* Basic knowledge of programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and basic functions
* Ability to create business solutions that increase competitive advantage
* Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
* Project management skills in order to handle diverse projects, often times simultaneously, and meet aggressive deadlines
* Ability to solve technical problems/ processes and understand complex details
* Ability to increase operating efficiency with produce high quality technical solutions
* A high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills necessary to relate to other people at their systems knowledge level
* Ability to analyse complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions