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Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -072018-174392
Contact Name: Kash Mehta
Contact Email: kmehta@argyllscott.com
Job Published: August 28, 2018 09:58

Job Description

Business Analyst

A Business analyst is required for an initial 6-month contract with a major Retail Client. The Agile Business Analyst's role is to support the delivery of a key retail platform.

Typical day-to-day accountabilities will be:

· Documenting requirements

· Managing stakeholders

· Project planning

· Implementation and Release planning

· Supporting the Project Manager when required in a technical BA capacity, in stand ups and supporting developers, devops and data engineers in their delivery.

· User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Candidates should have a broad experience as a Business Analyst in an Agile environment, and a strong understanding of the full software development life cycle and a very commercially aware mindset.

Essential soft-skills include:

· Retail experience and a proven ability to participate and/or lead in Agile software development projects and ensure business objectives, goals, and commitments are met.

· Ability to work confidently with senior stakeholders and challenge established working practices.

· Strong interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building.

· Making decisions.

· Creative approach to problem-solving, with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the "big picture" view.

· Ability to on-board quickly and independently as well as being a fast learner and astute stakeholder manager

Essential technical skills include:

Microsoft Office (Excel, Visio, PowerPoint)

Jira

Visio

Confluence

SWOT, PESTLE

UAT

Microsoft Azure

Desirable technical skills - any level of experience

Angular/TypeScript

SQL

Micro-services architecture

Rate: £350 - £400 per day

Location: London

Contract duration: 6 months initially