We are currently recruiting for an entry level Business Analyst to join one of our global Life Sciences clients for an initial 6 month contract. This role will be remote initially and then partially based in Bracknell.
As a Business Analyst, you will learn to act as a critical partner between R&D, IT platform teams and developers. You would be working closely with scientists to understand, capture and analyse their needs and create user stories that will drive our Agile development work.
As you develop to become a subject matter expert, you will clearly and concisely communicate needs and priorities to technical delivery teams, including architects and developers, whilst maintaining the tight link with your scientific customers.
You would be provided with training and mentoring to support your longer term personal and professional development in the field of analysis.
Develop as a primary point of contact between R&D and technical teamsPromote and actively implement Agile methodologies and internal standardsPrepare and facilitate ideation and requirement gathering workshops and user engagement meetingsInvestigate operational needs, problems and opportunities in order to be able to recommend improvements, addressing business problems in an analytical manner with structured decision-making guided by the businessFormally capture and document requirements/user stories to represent the voice of the business, and ensure these are comprehensive, structured and technically oriented for translation into technical solutions with the development teamCollaborate closely with business and technical teams to manage scope and stakeholder expectations and act as a gatekeeper of changes in definitionCollaborate closely with other analysts to share knowledge, experience, skills and innovation across the wider IT landscapeHighlight and escalate risks and issues as they become evidentCo-ordinate, facilitate and assist in testing activities to ensure the release of new features and functionality meets the definition of done prior to release
To apply for this position please submit your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age