Business Analyst - Contract

UK - Sunbury-On-Thames

27 Sep 2021

UK - Sunbury-On-Thames

Information Technology




Primary Responsibilities:

Elicit and analyse business requirements from business users and subject matter experts

Work collaboratively with the squad to break down features into user stories and shape these into feasible solutions for delivery

Ensuring stories meet the Squad’s agreed Definition of Ready

Assist the Product Owner with defining the roadmap of product features using data to support more informed decisions and prioritisation Facilitate backlog refinements & retrospectives

Support others with the resolution of issues, working flexibility to take on additional responsibilities within and across squads

Support the development of common standards and tools

Assists in operational rollout and support


Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills

A team player who works well within technical and business contexts

Ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions

Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills

Ability to take strategic direction and lead on their own initiative

Ability to see tasks through to completion without significant guidance

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to facilitate workshops with stakeholders at all levels

A solid understanding of Agile values and principles

The application Behaviour Driven Design and specification by example methods Knowledge of Jira and Confluence


Extensive business analysis experience within Agile and Lean delivery methods, with a full understanding of software development processes

A track record of leading on and delivering complex customer-facing and operational business outcomes

Working with complex data models utilising domain driven design techniques

Experience within the insurance industry, ideally across claims operations and processes