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Technical Business Analyst

£250 to £300

London / Contract / Ref: FP/0122/ETBA

Alexander Ash are working with a consulting firm who are seeking an experienced Technical Business Analyst to join their growing practice on a contractor basis for an initial 6 month period with possible extension.

You will provide Business Analyst support on a metadata capture system which is integrated to other internal systems via system integration interfaces. This role will work closely with the Technical Product Owner as part of an agile delivery team. The individual will provide business analysis, create user stories for the development team to build from and provide documentation of current and new application capabilities.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the business need and related business processes
  • Work with the product owner and other subject matter experts to define the requirements (user stories) to build new functionality using, amongst others, BDD/Gherkin style acceptance criteria
  • Perform detailed analysis & scoping of activities required to develop a new application capability
  • Perform kick-offs with the developers and answer questions and resolve ambiguities for the developers during development.
  • Work with the QA and the project team to validate the acceptance criteria and modify and split requirements as appropriate and participate in estimation and iteration planning sessions
  • Receive demos from the developer working on each story to ensure the requirement has been met
  • Work with other BAs and teams to understand and define end to end or integration requirements across more than one project team and systems as well as other systems within the client as required
  • Ownership of requirements to be built by the team, presentation of the stories and journeys and facilitation of requirements workshops
  • Create application documentation for end-users and technical staff as needed
  • Relationship management with the client - POs, SMEs
  • Support the PO, Dev Leads and Project Manager as necessary
  • Assist with user acceptance testing as necessary and appropriate
  • Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible

Experience

  • Commercial experience in delivering enterprise solutions
  • Have been involved with most aspects of software delivery and life cycle, including gathering and developing detailed functional requirement, breaking down complex requirements into independent user stories, capturing detailed acceptance criteria, building a release plan with user stories in collaboration with the customer, managing the backlog, running showcases and incorporating user feedback and documenting system capabilities, business processes and support handover documentation
  • Experience of systems integration and migration delivery
  • Familiarity with the technical aspects of software development, including understanding the capabilities and limitations of programming languages, and a knowledge of testing (System, Unit, Integration, Interface)
  • An understanding of business process modelling, data modelling, object modelling, and OO design principles
  • Opinions about how to build great software and be prepared to defend them
  • Successfully applied Agile/XP/Scrum practices
  • May have introduced Agile techniques and have coached teams to apply them effectively, thanks to their Agile expertise and outstanding communication skills
  • Flexible in working practices
  • Good technical skills in SQL
  • Experience of designing API's

Desirable

  • Ideally (although not essentially) experience of running distributed teams and distributed agile development
  • Music industry royalty/copyright or other entertainment industry participation experience



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