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Business Analyst - Development (Agile / Scrum)

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    15% pension and annual bonus scheme

  • Contact:

    Kevin Feely

  • Contact email:

    Kfeely@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH34959_1622800012

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

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

Head Resourcing is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to work with one of the leading lights in the Scottish financial services industry, a client with an exceptional employer / employee reputation. Our client 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. 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 collaboration and communication, you will gain great exposure across our client's organisation and will get the opportunity to learn new skills such as investments knowledge - if you are not currently working in the investment industry this is a fantastic opportunity to learn new business skills in a renowned organisation.

Responsibilities:
- Provide high quality analysis across a number of projects, with autonomy to plan and conduct your own analysis within a support framework.
- Work with end users, business stakeholders, and product owners to establish business needs
- Work with UX Designers, Technical Leads / Solution Designers to facilitate application development
- Support developers and testers during build phase to ensure the integrity of requirements
- Collaborate with other analysts on projects and programmes of work
- Assess analysis requests and project works and provide high level estimates
- Produce documentation of high quality analysis deliverables, such as process maps, user stories, and acceptance criteria

Essential:
- Strong background in working as a Business Analyst and liaising with internal development teams
- Strong requirements gathering experience
- Documentation experience utilising process maps, user stories, and acceptance criteria
- 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
- Experience working within development teams
- Industry relevant experience or knowledge, specific to asset management
- Operating as the primary analyst and supporting other BA's during projects
- Coaching of less experienced BA's

Benefits:
- Superb salary and benefits package including pension contribution of 15% and private health cover for you and your family
- Excellent annual bonus scheme (guaranteed 10% bonus, up to 25% additional annual bonus)
- Excellent training options
- Excellent long term career opportunities within a leading financial services organisation
- City centre location with excellent transport links (currently remote)