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Business Analyst

  • Location: Andover (initially) and remotely
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
  • Salary:  Competitive, dependant upon experience

We are looking for experienced Business Analysts (BA) to provide initial and ongoing engagement with customers, in order to understand and collate their business requirements in a manner consistent with Agile software development.

The candidate must be able to display integrity, and be a deliverer of high-quality consultancy, design and efficient workflows. They will be able to optimise the user journey, and reduce costs where appropriate, adapting seamlessly to new processes and change within a fast-paced work environment. In addition, they will need to be analytical, adaptable, and have the motivation and drive to motivate and mentor those around them.

The ideal candidate will have demonstratable experience of:

  • Working in the Defence sector
  • Working in Agile environments and utilising their appropriate methodologies
  • Working with Scrum methodologies, and employing their appropriate methods and processes
  • Requirements gathering, analysis and management
  • Feasibilities studies and Impact Assessments
  • Benefits definition and management, definition and agreement of benefits measures and Management Information
  • Presentation and justification of conclusions from analysis to project colleagues and wider stakeholders
  • Effective engagement with stakeholders and Subject Matter Experts
  • Responding to Management Information and ad-hoc requests as required

Core skills:

  • Minimum of SC clearance
  • A thorough understanding and hands-on experience of working with SAFe and Agile frameworks.
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders to gather business requirements
  • Ability to convert high-level requirements into User Stories
  • Ability to co-ordinate with Developers, Solution Architects, and the wider business to ensure each User Story has sufficient detail to be worked on by a Developer
  • Ability to define the acceptance criteria for each User Story

Desirables:

Awareness of the following technical areas:

  • DevOps practice of continuous integration, delivery and deployment, peer programming, lean practice
  • Development technologies such as Java, Go, Python and Node JS
  • SQL Server, SSRS/Power BI, EF Core and applicable ORMs and the CheckMarx security console
  • PL/SQL, Oracle Database 11g/12c, BI Publisher and WebLogic server, Oracle RESTful Data Services (ORDS), ApexSec Security Console
  • Automated unit testing using tools and frameworks including utPLSQL version 3, SQL Developer, MSTest, NUnit and XUnit
  • Using Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) using tools such as Selenium Javascript, Mocha, Chai and Cypress
  • Building and management of applications using container technologies in the form of Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Integrating systems via APIs, including on-premise and other cloud-based services, including Azure and Amazon AWS
  • Building secure web applications that collect/manage personal and/or sensitive information with appropriate controls and protection in-line with MoD JSP440 or similar regulations from other sectors
  • Developing RESTful web services across different technologies and securing those services via OAuth2
  • Using Static Code scanning tools to diagnose security issues within applications
  • Windows 2012 R2/2016, 2019, Red Hat Linux 6.x and 7.x operating systems

Benefits:

  • Healthcare
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays (increasing by a day every year you are with the company – rising to a maximum of 30 days + bank holidays)
  • 5% company pension contribution
  • Company quarterly events and social events throughout the year
  • Company life insurance

Interested?

Take a look at our company to find out more about who we are, what we do, and how we operate. If you feel you have the skills, personality and drive to add to our team, then we'd like to hear from you.

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