Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Dublin City



Ref: E7524SD

Job Description

My Dublin City based client is seeking an experienced Business Analyst for a 6 month contract role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Gathering, analysing and documenting solution requirements using Business Analysis techniques to capture both functional and technical requirements
  • Using appropriate techniques and tools to capture ‘as is’ processes and working with the business and IT stakeholders to define and document ‘to be’ processes
  • Working effectively with developers and test teams to ensure requirements are interpreted correctly
  • Facilitating requirements gathering workshops and managing follow-up activities
  • Working with client stakeholders to ensure that captured requirements are measurable, traceable, testable and have an associated business benefit
  • Be able to respond effectively in a dynamic project environment working to tight and sometimes challenging deadlines.
  • Utilising efficient and effective processes and standards in order to continuously improve quality
  • Excellent communication skills with stakeholders of all levels and with fellow project team members
  • Excellent attention to detail and document creation skills.
  • Providing support during development and test execution.
  • Managing change control related tasks, for example analysis of new defects or requests from the client and assessing whether they are in or out of scope of the agreed remit of the project
  • Operating in alignment with the companies PMO methodology and standards
  • On occasion there may be a need for this role to run small projects using the PMO methodology, with support from the PMO.


Experience Required

  • Hands-on experience of the Software Development Lifecycle  either within analysis, dev or test and previous experience of the responsibilities outlined above
  • Experience capturing and documenting requirements and use cases, business rules, requirements traceability, UML modelling, user stories, storyboards
  • Excellent communication skills with client stakeholders of all levels
  • Experience using appropriate tools for business process modelling and requirements management/traceability.
  • Solution Fit/Gap analysis

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Ability to contribute to the creation of an environment that motivates individuals to work collaboratively as a team
  • Proactive “can do” attitude with excellent interpersonal skills, making naturally good first impressions
  • Have a strong focus on delivery (scope, deadlines, budget, quality)
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with client stakeholders of all levels
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with both technical and non-technical members of the team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent time management, organising and planning skills with a keen attention to detail
  • You must possess a good quantitative/technology/computer science degree from a recognised 3rd level institute, or have equivalent experience
  • Proven track record (min 3 yrs) in Business Analysis, across a variety of projects, that involved all of the above accountabilities, knowledge and skills.
  • Must have prior experience of working within the SDLC (Agile methodology is a plus)

Educational Requirements

  • 3rd level degree qualification

Working Hours & Benefits

  • Standard working week

How to Apply

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