Business Analyst

Full Time Greater Manchester IT Job Pro UK

IR35: In scope
Pay Rate: £385 Umbrella per day

We are looking for an experienced Business Analyst who wants to contribute to the most demanding and exciting digital service for the UK Government, delivering real value to a live service operating at scale in a large and diverse multi-disciplinary team.


We're aiming to create a service that works seamlessly cross-channel. You'll need to be focused on meeting the needs of our diverse users, while working within a complex policy framework, and engaging with a wide range of stakeholders.

You'll need to be able to:

Work across the product delivery lifecycle to bring together business needs with technical capabilities, with the goal of defining solutions that deliver value.

Facilitate analysis sessions, making sure that you are drawing out critical requirements.

Explain your analysis clearly, particularly to Developers, QAs, Product Managers and assurance specialists throughout the analysis cycle.

Break down epics into user stories, working with technical colleagues as well as subject matter experts to deliver outcome focused solutions.

You will have great analysis skills and have experience of working in an agile multidisciplinary team of Developers, Designers, and QAs.

You'll be:

Working closely with User centred design colleagues to shape, develop and iterate the service design using agile principles
Ensuring that we focus on delivering outcomes and real value for our end users whilst also championing the voice of the business
Breaking down epics to create user stories and acceptance criteria, bringing together designers, developers, SMEs and stakeholders
Ensuring that user stories are congruent with the application architecture and security principles
Working with developers to ensure that the stories are implemented effectively and deliver the user needs
Working with QA colleagues to develop tests, and support quality assurance to ensure that completed stories are signed-off by the Product Manager
Working with your team to facilitate estimation and prioritisation sessions
Ensuring there is an audit trail of delivering user needs and business requirements through Jira and other relevant tools
Documenting your analysis, questions, assumptions, and processes using appropriate tools such as Confluence
Working with the BA team and wider analysis community to ensure high quality delivery and continuously learn from and improve analysis practices

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