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Business Analyst - Development (Agile / Scrum) - Permanent

--Edinburgh

Posted on10th September 2019

Salary/Rate15% pension and annual bonus scheme

Job typePermanent

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Business Analyst - Development (Agile / Scrum) - Permanent - Central Edinburgh

Head Resourcing is currently recruiting for an experienced Business Analyst to work with one of the leading lights in the Scottish financial services industry. Our client utilised technology to it's fullest and is keen to recruit a Business Analyst with a demonstrable background in delivering solutions working alongside business users, product owners, developers and UX designers - working collaboratively to gather, challenge, agree and document requirements, and work through potential solutions and driving delivery. You will be working within the client service and marketing workstream to support the work on their inhouse built CRM; the team works with agile methodology and uses Microsoft TFS for documenting user stories - any experience in either of these would be advantageous. This is a great opportunity to work end-to-end within the application development lifecycle, from project initiation through to delivery of applications and technical solutions - working closely with business stakeholders / end users / product owners to analyse business processes and requirements to assist in creating robust software applications and enhancing existing applications. Our client has a customer focused culture where they value quality and excellence; their success is underpinned by technology using a wide range of IT products and services to drive their business. You will gain great exposure across our client's organisation - if you are not currently working in the investment industry this is a fantastic opportunity to learn a wide range of new business skills.

Responsibilities:
- Work closely with business users and stakeholders to elicit and document business needs; this will include process mapping, gap analysis, business requirements, and other analysis artefacts
- Work collaboratively with technical teams including UX / UI design and development to investigate how requirements can be met
- Represent business stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle and ensure business requirements are being met
- Build strong working relationships to ensure effective communication across technical teams and business users / stakeholders
- Help facilitate development and testing and provide support throughout
- Share knowledge of analysis techniques and experience with other staff within the department

Essential:
- Strong background in working as a Business Analyst and liaising with internal development teams
- Strong requirements gathering and use case modelling experience
- Awareness of the software development lifecycle
- Experience in workshops, interviewing, and meeting facilitation
- Development methodologies such as Agile, Scrum, Kanban

Desirable:
- Any accreditation in Agile methodologies
- Microsoft TFS
- Experience working within development teams
- Any experience within financial services or investments industry

Benefits:
- Excellent salary and outstanding benefits package (including 15% pension contribution, guaranteed bonus, and additional annual bonus scheme)
- Central Edinburgh location and excellent transport links

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