Sopra Group provides a complete range of IT consultancy, delivery and support services, allowing us to offer clients specific areas of expertise, or full end-to-end solutions. By applying both technical skills and consulting techniques we work with organisations to streamline their businesses and improve their operational effectiveness.
Systems/Business Analyst - Glasgow
10/4/2016 3:37:31 AM
Main Features of the Role
The role is to provide systems, business, process and data analysis expertise across a range of business services, ensuring that the requirements of all stakeholders are correctly analysed, documented and implemented.
Working with the project teams, you will be expected to take the lead in requirements gathering and documentation, and contribute to the design of software systems.
You will be expected to attend customer meetings, liaise with our clients on a technical level, document and present the requirements.
Engaging with the business
Estimating analysis and design
Undertaking impact assessment
Analysing business needs and designing system solutions
Acting as a bridge between the business and ICT
Validation and verification with the business
Production of Functional Specifications/Design Specifications.
Ability to show understanding of contents of such documentation.
Supporting through the Systems Development Lifecycle (dev, test, UAT)
Analysing defects. Finding root cause and resolution.
Evidence of ability to problem solve - breaking issues into smaller packages of work
Use of tools such as Logical Data Models, Data Flow Diagrams, Functional Hierarchies
Technical knowledge such as the ability to perform a basic database query
Applicants should be able to communicate effectively with people of all levels from senior management to developers to application users and be business focused with a good understanding of commercial reality.
Applicants must also be self motivated, be able to work under pressure, adhere to strict deadlines and be able to react quickly and effectively to issues and opportunities which may arise.
Experience of Agile software development
Experience of waterfall and iterative development lifecycles, particularly Unified Process
Experience of writing user storyboards and acceptance tests
Experience of working in a consultancy company
Pre-sales support, ability to assist in proposal production and estimation
Experience of Object Oriented Analysis and Design
Articulation of business process using BPMN
Experience of SOA and MDA
Experience with modelling and/ or requirements tools
Use Case identification and writing