Senior Business Analyst (Digital)

Ping IT Recruitment ltd
London (South)
From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
As a Business Analyst you will be acting as a conduit between the delivery and business teams. To be an effective Agile BA you will be familiar with a range of digital / web services and solutions being applied using agile development methodologies. You will be an excellent communicator and be able to rationalise complex information to make it understandable for others to work with. The ability to work independently, proactively and with versatility in responding to changing circumstances is essential. You will need an eye for detail, excellent communication skills and be able to interrogate reported information and challenge sources where inconsistencies are found. Essential skills • Good analytical and structured thinking skills. • An aptitude and deep curiosity towards analysis. • Experienced in analysing digital / web services in a fast paced environment. • A strong understanding of Agile and Waterfall Project Management delivery methodologies. • A willingness to challenge the status quo based on well-founded views and experience • Comfortable dealing with internal, external (third-party) and client stakeholders at all levels of seniority • Ideally you will have worked for another consultancy in the past Desirable skills • Recognised certification in Business Analysis (e.g. BCS-ISEB certification) • Experience of open source and cloud technologies and their sourcing. • Experience of Information Management projects including (but not limited to): enterprise integration; data quality; content management; data warehousing & analytics • Experience in using business analysis tools (for example Casewise, ArchiMate or iServer) • Building Capability - Identify and address team or individual capability requirements and gaps to deliver current and future work • Enabling best-practice – experience of creating and implementing templates, models, methods and processes; including knowledge transfer to other team members Key responsibilities Understanding the big picture - Seek to understand how the services, activities and strategies in the area work together to create value for the customer/end user. • Agile BA - Understand the role of a BA working with Agile methodologies. • Achieving Commercial Outcomes - Work with commercial experts in engaging effectively and intelligently with delivery partners in order to define and/or improve service delivery. • Develop strong relationships with the business, translating user requirements into solutions across a range of industries. • Helping to establishing the clients BA community as a leading force in the enablement of effective business change • Supporting our clients’ digital transformation strategies by capturing accurate ‘as-is’ and progressive ‘to-be’ designs • Thinking innovatively to enable the increased exploitation of mobile, cloud, SaaS-based applications and Big Data solutions within our clients • Delivering Value for Money - Work confidently with performance management and financial data to prepare forecasts and manage and monitor budget against agreed plans. Recommend actions to achieve value for money and efficiency. This job was originally posted as