Job: Senior Business Analyst

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £400 - £425 per day
Start Date: 2017-08-20
REF: Business+Analyst+
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Monarch are working with a global financial services organisation based in Edinburgh that are recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst with technical experience on a 12 month contract.

The Technical Skills Required:
  • Please note that this a more technical business analyst role, basic competencies are required in SQL/querying writing and understanding xml/APIs, and a familiarisation with working within the detail of interface specifications & doing related data mapping would be advantageous. 
  • Writing user stories and have a technical ability
  • Senior role, 5+ years’ experience as a minimum.
  • Need to be used to able to coach and mentor other people in the team – lead large programs, complex pieces of work
  • High level of communication skills (English language) and numeracy.
  • Related business or technical qualification (degree or diploma).
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite including MS Project.
  • Familiarity with MS Visio or similar a benefit. 
  • Agile experience 
Role requirements:
  • Liaise with stakeholders to understand current business processes, documents and priorities, and interpret these needs in order to identify requirements across all affected areas and translate these into operational and application requirements.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered and develop complete and accurate business models including process, data and organisation models to identify optimal solutions in consultation with relevant parties. Distinguishing user requests from the underlying true need.
  • Work closely with the Agile team, through backlog creation/grooming sessions and elaboration activity, to define users stories that capture the business and functional requirements identified. 
  • Perform initial impact assessments on new project work, identifying the key points of new functionality or complexity, and presenting to development for estimation
  • Responsible for defining detailed solution proposals to projects that are more complex by nature, or encompassing multiple system interactions. 
  • Produce supporting documents documentation such as the project estimation/scoping documents, solution proposal documents, system documentation, release documentation using standard templates and natural language.
  • Highlight risks and issues where appropriate.
  • Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute plans.
  • Prioritise business requirements.
  • Build and maintain relationships with both internal and external clients.
If you have the skills and experienced listed above, can start a new position within the next two weeks and want to work for one of the largest organisations in the world then I look forward to receiving your application.