Business Analyst

Recruiter
Holland and Barrett International Limited
Location
Nuneaton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Job Type
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent

The IT team have a vacancy for a Business Analyst. This role will act as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working with IT project teams and business clients to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed. The Business Analyst is an active thought partner and application visionary that shapes the technology demand among the business community.

The Role

  • Work with executive and senor leaders to creating and maintain an operating plan to achieve the strategic vision and operating platform that defines the people, processes, tools, and technology
  • Partner with business and technology partners to elicit, analyse, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements
  • Analyse, document and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications
  • Partner with business partners to conduct user acceptance testing
  • Document user manuals to describe application installation and operating procedures
  • Coordinate the project resources to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget

The Person

  • Strong analytical skills applied to understanding business functionality and translating them into application requirements
  • Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas
  • Ideal candidate will have retail experience
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and changing business requirements
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products
  • Ability to partner with software engineers quality analysts to identify course of resolutions
  • Strong understanding of basic system engineering, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards
  • An understanding of BMPN and UML (e.g. Use Cases, Activity Diagrams) would be an advantage.
  • In depth understanding of the various software development lifecycles (e.g. Agile, RUP, and Waterfall)
  • Demonstrated experience in writing software requirements and test specifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field

The IT team have a vacancy for a Business Analyst. This role will act as an intermediary between the business community and the technical community working with IT project teams and business clients to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed. The Business Analyst is an active thought partner and application visionary that shapes the technology demand among the business community.

The Role

??Work with executive and senor leaders to creating and maintain an operating plan to achieve the strategic vision and operating platform that defines the people, processes, tools, and technology

??Partner with business and technology partners to elicit, analyse, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements

??Analyse, document and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications

??Partner with business partners to conduct user acceptance testing

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