Technical Business Analyst (Fixed term contract 6-9 months)

Competitive, DOE
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Technical Business Analyst (Fixed term contract 6-9 months) Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Salary: Competitive, DOE Contract: Fixed term contract 6-9 months Abcam are recruiting for a Technical BA to join us for a fixed term contract of approximately 6-9 months during a journey of multi-year investment in our core IT systems. You will be responsible for full project lifecycle responsibilities, and have experience in web and software implementations in an Agile environment. Technical Business Analyst - About the role We're looking for a Technical BA to join us for a fixed term contract of approximately 6-9 months during a journey of multi-year investment in our core IT systems. In this role we`re looking for someone to carry out a variety of tasks including: supporting the Project Manager during the Inception of the projects, collecting the requirements from the Business and the IT teams through workshops, meetings and documentation, writing user stories and business acceptance criteria for Developers and QA Analysts, planning the iterations, working with the whole project team for the completion of the stories and organising the UAT and supporting the systems developed by the project for a finite time after completion. About the Team It's an exciting time at Abcam, with a big focus on the IT Department as we are currently the key enabler for a Business Transformation project and implementing a new ERP system. This is a fast moving programme and we are implementing the right technologies, processes and decisions for the future growth of Abcam. Within IT, we follow the Agile methodology predominantly, and also TDD and Continuous Integration; alongside other methodologies such as Waterfall. There are diverse set of skills, knowledge and experience within the Programme Team, focussing on Project Management, Business Analysis and Project Analysis, which help support the IT function in delivering key projects to Abcam. Technical Business Analyst - About You You will have worked within an Agile environment and within a business with a web application development focus and software product implementation. You have a strong understanding of the longer term delivery of business projects end to end. You will be able to influence and engage stakeholders and team members to reach common goals and develop strong working relationships throughout the business. Multi-tasking must be a strong point as must prioritisation, as you will be working on multiple projects simultaneously. As you`ll be joining a fast paced environment you must be comfortable with hitting the ground running. About Us Ever since 1998, when our founder, Jonathan Milner, started selling antibodies from the back of his bike, Abcam has aimed to help scientific researchers make breakthroughs faster. We now have offices and labs in the UK, the US, China and Japan, and as we continue to grow, we remain ambitious, driven by our customers` success and their research needs. It`s our goal to provide a world-standard in protein research tools, technical support and delivery. When you join Abcam, you`ll join a global business with the passion and the vision to become the most influential company, and, best-loved brand in life sciences. Our culture is our key differentiator. We believe in empowering individuals, with responsibility given at an early stage. The working environment is fun and fast-paced, collaborative and outcome focused, with a strong customer focus. In addition to competitive salaries, we can offer an attractive flexible benefits package which includes share options, a culture focussed on wellbeing and opportunities for growth and development. If this sounds like you and you`d like to join a growing business that is really making a difference, then click on APPLY now Keywords: Business analyst, Systems analyst, Business Processes, Business Projects, Project Management, Software implementation, Business analysis, Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, Web applications, Application development TDD, Continuous Integration, architectural decision log, Architecture debt log, Transition state diagrams, Oracle Cloud, ERP This job was originally posted as