Senior Agile Business Analyst
Senior Agile Business Analyst Type: Permanent Location: Birmingham Salary: Market rate Start: ASAP Hunter Macdonald are currently looking for an Agile Business Analyst to join us on a permanent basis to drive forward our delivery capability and deliver the optimum solutions to our clients. Based in Birmingham, this is a great opportunity to join one of the most exciting, innovative, prestigious and forward-thinking technology enabled organisations in the UK. Essential experience: Must have several years experience facilitating rapid, effective workshops, that Identify and agree User Stories Use Acceptance Criteria and other techniques to refine the User Story Generate hand-written mock-ups of screens, UI and User Journeys Must also have experience facilitating Backlog Grooming / Refinement workshops with Business and IT Specialists Must be experienced in Agile development and User Story definition plus ideally JIRA Experience working with offshire teams Excellent stakeholder management skills with ability to forge strong business partnerships Strong negotiation skills across demanding stakeholders including customer, internal and supplier Effective/first class communication skills Accurate and high-quality documentation Robust understanding of technical detail with ability to translate successfully between business language and technical domains Excellent analytical skills including requirements analysis, complex data analysis, business process analysis and solution impact analysis Candidate must be willing and able to achieve SC Clearance Qualifications (non-essential): Industry recognised Business Analyst qualifications (eg ISEB diploma) Technical related qualifications (eg BSc in a computing related subject) Qualifications from adjacent areas (eg PRINCE2, ITIL, ISEB Testing Certificate) Hunter Macdonald is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK, recognised for disrupting the marketplace and helping to transform the IT sector. We deliver IT Transformation and Delivery services to some of the most well-known organisations in the world and can count 18% of the FTSE 100 as clients, delivering services across a number of different sectors. Hunter Macdonald have ambitious growth plans for the next few years and will continue to win and deliver multi-million pound projects, offering a fantastic opportunity for all permanent members of staff to grow with us and carve out a challenging, successful and rewarding career. If you are interested in being a part of our continued success please let us know. if you are not successful in this opportunity we will keep your CV on our database for review against future opportunities'.