Senior Business Analyst

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Senior Business Analyst



€60,000 - €70,000

Ref: E4406NL

Job Description

My client is looking for a Senior Business Analyst for a Financial Services Company based in Dublin City Centre

My Client has a vacancy for a Senior Business / Systems Analyst to work within the Project Management / BA Team, which is the key client-facing interface between business and IT. The team comprises three permanent BAs and has responsibility for the analysis of new applications as well as enhancements to and support of existing systems.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating workshops: Consults in business sessions with Senior Management and other team members to improve business processes.
  • Business Requirements Development: Develops/evaluates business specifications and understands system/business to redefine business process when necessary. Assists in the development of technical specifications. Participates or leads in the scoping, requirements gathering & solution design phases of assignments or small/medium projects. Ensuring continuous improvements in the project lifecycle and application lifecycle for the BA processes.
  • Change Management: Facilitates and communicates change management and business processes to address complex business issues in a cost-effective manner.
  • Client Interface: Serves as a liaison between development across the organisation for process and business improvement, processes and systems integration. Resolves conflict and removes barriers to ensure successful resolution of issues.
  • Business Knowledge & Communications: Develops relationships with a customers and vendors by being proactive, displaying a thorough understanding of the business, and providing timely and accurate information through written and oral communication or formal presentations.
  • Best Practices: Identifies and recommends best practices to be used in the automated solutions.
  • Business & Technology Integration: Serves as a business subject matter expert for specific business processes.
  • Coaching & Mentoring: Serves as a mentor and coach for less senior Business Analysts in the organization.

The Person my client is looking for is a self-starter with strong potential who will quickly become productive in our complex technical environment and has the people skills to perform the customer-facing aspects to the role. We want someone who is curious and has a desire to learn, to gain an understanding of our business and use that to effect positive change. This is a great opportunity to be part of dynamic team and to work directly with business users and developers in an organisation with significant growth plans.

Suitable candidates will have:

  • A third level honours qualification, ideally 2.1 degree or higher.
  • At least 5 years working as a BA with a high degree of experience writing both business and functional specification
  • Experience of Software Change Management and Test Management tools;
  • Sound knowledge and experience of the software development lifecycle;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to absorb information and get up to speed quickly with business processes and systems;
  • An inquisitive nature to query other team members on specific technology or business issues;
  • High levels of initiative, dependability, flexibility, enthusiasm, supportiveness, involvement, openness, and clarity.

Suitable candidate will preferably have:

  • A good understanding of the principles of software architecture is preferable but not essential
  • Certified BA qualification
  • Certified PM qualification

The Competencies

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Innovation & Change
  • Planning & Organising
  • Building & Maintaining Relationships
  • Risk Control & Regulatory Environment

How to Apply

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