Business Analyst

£55,000 | Manchester | Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

IQ Talent Solutions

Business Analyst

Our client are seeking a proven Perm Business Analyst to provide major transformation programme which includes huge change to the3 clients technology platformand organisation structure.

We are looking for a technically minded business analyst to join us as we build out our new tech hub in the heart of Manchester. This strategic Manchester-focused initiative was set up with a mission to digitise our investment process and is critical to our technology transformation.

It's an exciting opportunity to join as we continue to grow the office. Our continued growth will enable us to keep up with the demand for innovative technical solutions to meet the needs of our growing business.

The development team are responsible for analysing and developing solutions for front office applications mainly involving .NET services and web services, SQL Server Databases, Cadis (ETL tool), and Control-M (Scheduler). As a technical analyst you will be comfortable working closely with data and be able to locate and pull together data from around the business.

As a Business Analyst you will:

· Carry out data analysis to identify data requirements, detailing the requirements and mapping them back to a valid source.

· Work with the product owner and the business to develop and detail the team's product backlog in the form of Epics, Features and Stories.

· Help the business owners and development teams prioritise work.

· Lead the data and systems analysis activities within the project, identifying the requirements, potential solutions and resulting impacts.

· Formalise the results of data and systems analysis into structured documentation and obtain approval from the key stakeholders.

· Work with IT colleagues to create specifications including data definitions & mappings.

· Engage with key stakeholders, users and user representatives to establish business drivers and derive functional requirements.

· Lead the data, system and integration testing activities for assigned changes using the functional specifications as the basis for test scripts and execution.

· Facilitate UAT testing and the release of solutions and ensure adequate handover of developed solutions to the business and support teams using the internal change and release management procedures.

Be able to travel to the London head office on an ad-hoc basis to meet stakeholders and build effective relationships within and across teams.

· Experience of working in regulated environments & quality governance skills

· Experience of working in Agile delivery teams using Scrum or Kanban.

· Jira / Confluence.

· Azure / cloud experience.

We are looking for a technically minded business analyst to join us as we build out our new tech hub in the heart of Manchester. This strategic Manchester-focused initiative was set up with a mission to digitise our investment process and is critical to our technology transformation.

InterQuest Group is acting as an employment agency for this vacancy. InterQuest Group is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, religion/belief, race, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, sex or sexual orientation. Please make us aware if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process.

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