Senior/Lead Business Analyst Sports Technology Location - Kennington
MC are partnering one of the worlds leading names in sports betting technology. The Group employs almost 300 staff, predominately at its central London HQ,.
Were looking for a Senior/Lead Business Analyst to join our team in London.
You will work within an Agile cross-functional development team that works with all areas of the business. You will engage in business analysis activities that ensure that we continue to develop and improve our widely recognised products.
You will work as part of the Product Management Team to ensure backlogs are high quality in terms of content, visibility, and understanding of business value. You will be expected to perform in-depth analysis on prioritised initiatives in a way that they can eventually be broken down into clearly understandable epics and user stories that can align to agreed outcomes. Part of your role will include coaching the dev teams on how to structure and format good requirements and stories further ensuring the team is self-sufficient and you are not acting as a translator/scribe. When stories are delivered you should ensure there is feedback to the team and the business stakeholders on the value that was created.
You should also expect to actively research best practice and strategic direction within the industry and find ways to share this back into the team. Part of your role will also include developing the delivery community of practice within the wide group and contributing and maintaining the quality of BA standards and practices.
Requirements (elicitation and analysis) * Ability to elicit requirements through various techniques - workshops, interviews, shadowing, etc. - outlining business value, cost to deliver and time constraints * A great communicator who can share risks, assumptions and constraints effectively with dev teams and business stakeholders alike * Experience facilitating conversations outlining potential solutions and prioritising options based on business requirements * Ability to present information in different styles according to the need and maturity of the dev team AND according to the stakeholder type * Experience of the entire technology delivery lifecycle from inception to release and maintenance.
Delivery Focus (Agile ways of working) * Deliver in agile/iterative environments with experience of methodologies such as SCRUM, Kanban and Lean. Understanding of iterative product development including MVP, prototyping and lean start-up techniques. * Help teams achieve their and the associated organisational goals * Improve a teams performance by promoting Agile values alongside ways of working in order to mature the teams Agile understanding and confidence to manage itself * Lead/support delivery of a major release or multiple initiatives from BA perspective by understanding the purpose and value of the increments within it
If interested in the above opportunity, please apply to this role with an updated copy of your CV and a member of the MC team will be in touch.