Business Analyst – Position Filled

Position: Business Analyst

Location: Eastern Creek

Our Government Client has a great 6 month contract for a Business Analyst in Eastern Creek. Great short term opportunity with a possible extension!

Key Accountabilities 

  • Must be able to identify and clarify the corporate/business goal, translate the goal into business requirements, break down the requirements into stories, and help the high-performing development team focus on tasks that will ultimately deliver shippable products that achieve the business benefit.
  • Facilitate inception-level workshops to elicit requirements through BDD-style user story decomposition and backlog creation
  • Act as a bridge between the stories, the requirements definitions, and the tasks list. Must know several formats for expressing user stories and can choose the most appropriate one
  • Collaborate with the rest of the development team to ensure the requirements in the product backlog are defined, designed and deliver sufficient value before adding them to the release pipeline.
  • Assist the Product Owner/SME, Iteration Manager/Scrum Master/Project Manager and the team with continuous improvement.
  • Able to start from another formalism for requirements (narrative document, use cases) and transpose that to user stores
  • Able to express the acceptance criteria for a user story in terms that will be directly usable as an automated acceptance test
  • Able to interpret so-called “non-functional requirements” in terms of user stories
  • Able to link user stories to higher level descriptions of project goals (e.g. project charter/business case) and to provide grounds for the relevance and business value of each user story

Skills Required

  • Minimum 3 years of working experience as Business Analyst in Agile/Scrum environment
  • PMI-ACP certification (preferable) or Agile Business Analyst (AgileBA)
  • Strong, proven Business Analysis experience in bespoke software development,
  • Extensive experience working in an agile environment, including iteration and story management.
  • Thorough and demonstrated experience with the full software development lifecycle
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing in Timebox structure and iterative development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • A degree in IT / Computer Science¬†desirable

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Job ID: 859

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