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Business Analyst

  • Job reference DST/TP/4/11163
  • Job type Full Time
  • Sector Business Analysis
  • Location Basildon
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We are looking for a Business Analyst who will perform business analysis, process analysis, business system design and business systems consultancy to support DST change, our clients business models and strategic/new business propositions.

Create business requirements documents, process models and design specifications to support the development, enhancement, testing and delivery of IT systems, working with differing development and project delivery methodologies.

Be an ambassador of the Business Analysis team driving forward improvement initiatives within the team and collaboration with internal and external parties.

Main Responsibilities

  • The analysis and documentation of estimates to varying degrees for internal and client requested enhancements using the current DST estimating methodology.
  • The analysis and documentation of system gaps and feasibility studies, attending client facing external workshops where required.
  • Lead and facilitate meetings/workshops and confidently present to internal and external stakeholders
  • Documentation of high level and detailed business requirements and design including changes to the system logical data model, dialog / screen design and system processing to meet business requirements. Working in close collaboration with business users along with internal and external client walkthroughs and reviews.
  • Work closely with and support both Solution Architecture and IT Build teams, ensuring best practice principles are adhered to.
  • Create standing data requirements / documentation based on the chosen business system design as required.
  • Support the testing teams during their planning, co-ordination and execution, ensuring that system changes delivered meet the business systems design and the original business requirement.
  • Provide consultancy and / or the coordination of support for all stages of system and user acceptance testing along with Early Life Support/post implementation support.
  • Act as a key interface within the enterprise with the ability to cross communicate requirements, needs and concepts.
  • Complete weekly release status and other bespoke project reporting in line with the needs of key stakeholders/project managers, adhering to the Enterprise Change Framework guidelines.
  • Keep the Business Analysis Senior Manager or Senior Project BA informed of progress, risks and issues on work.
  • Ensure industry knowledge and specific product knowledge is maintained and keep abreast of regulatory change and industry trends.
  • Build relationships and provide consultancy for internal and external stakeholders and represent DST as required.
  • Work with key stakeholders to assist with maintenance of regulatory business artefacts, such as process maps, the data landscape and the business services proposition.

Ideal Candidate

  • Proven experience in the financial services industry ideally including business and technology roles.
  • Proven IT analytical and system design skills based on various analysis methodologies
  • Logical database modelling and design
  • Strong and proven interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good influencer and negotiator
  • Proven champion of change
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to lead and take ownership
  • Strong sense of ownership to ensure a high quality deliverable
  • Working experience of Analysis and Design Methodology
  • Understanding of technology infrastructure
  • Pass grades for 4 ISEB modules

Nice to have:

  • Exposure to Agile SCRUM
  • Experience of GUI design
  • AS400 and SQL skills or their equivalents
  • ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis
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