Business Analyst - Contract - Accuity

Reed Business Information Limited
East Grinstead
03 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
Business Analyst - Contract - Accuity Based in East Grinstead, West Sussex - Day rate: £400 to £500 - Duration: 6 months with possible extensions - For Accuity, part of Reed Business Information, a FTSE100 business ) The Company Accuity provides solutions to banks and businesses worldwide. Its unmatched data and services set the global standard for optimal payment efficiency, compliant transactions, bank counterparty insight and anti-money-laundering screening success Job Summary This position will work with business units in the UK and the U.S., supporting multiple assigned projects aimed at delivering IT solutions and services that meet company cost, quality and strategic targets. The role will predominately focus on gathering and analyzing internal work group data, defining current processes and requirements, researching best practices and identifying and documenting process improvements and functional specifications. Experience and Education - BS/BA degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience required; ISEB-qualified Business Analyst preferred - Previous experience of working in an agile environment and using recognized development methodology; e.g., Agile, Scrum and Kanban Key Responsibilities - Analyze, define and document requirements and business processes across multiple - Develop systems specifications, process flow and conversion strategies. - Create technical and functional user documentation. - Contribute to the development of new tools, processes and solutions to meet desired product needs. - Follow established business processes, protocols and quality standards in the development and deployment of complex solutions. - Gather business requirements and translate them into user stories/functional specifications. - Identifies and documents process improvements and functional specifications based on research of best practices and analysis of work group data. - Perform analysis on existing systems; identifying options for potential solutions and assess for both technical and business suitability. - Work between remote development teams, internal IT and business to ensure requirements are being met. - All other duties as assigned. Technical Skills - Proficient in documenting As-Is and To-Be processes - Broad understanding of software development methodologies - Experience using a recognized development methodology e.g., Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN - Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) - Proficient in Microsoft Office products - Strong facilitation skills - Strong communication skills that allow for effective communication across all levels of the organization - Written communication skills including process documentation - Proven project management skills - Business requirements gathering - Knowledge and prior use of UML modelling language. - Broad technical understanding across various methodologies, platforms, tools and languages. - Basic oral and written communication skills - Previous experience of working in an agile environment and using recognized development methodology e.g., Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN.