Expleo

  • Senior Business Analyst

    Job ID
    2016-1462
    # of Openings
    12
    Job Locations
    IE-Dublin
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Expleo is seeking enthusiastic and driven senior business analysts to join our quality service offering. Working closely with IT teams and key business stakeholders across a number of areas, the person should possess a demonstrable track record as a Business Analyst and representing the business

     

    The candidate will be highly professional, self-motivated, and will have excellent communication and problem solving skills  be a subject matter expert in business/technical analysis with 5+ years of experience. You will be responsible for helping our clients implement technology solutions and process improvements in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to all stakeholders, facilitators and partners.

    Responsibilities

    • Working within our client project teams, your primary responsibility will be to gather information from business stakeholders to define, prioritise and document a set of business and/or functional requirements to the Expleo quality standard
    • You will work directly with our clients using your experience to identify and implement a suitable strategy in order to, elicit, analyse, document, validate and verify their requirements and to provide high quality advice and deliverables
    • You will be expected to manage and report to senior management levels within our clients to represent the Expleo Quality Brand and the BA service
    • You will be responsible for leading, mentoring and supporting less experienced business analysts on site and within the Expleo BA team
    • You will also work attentively with our other Expleo quality services (functional, automated and performance testing, project management etc) to deliver a seamless overall quality service
    • You will need to be capable of working closely with the clients’ Technical Architects and Developers in order to ensure correction ‘translation’ the business requirements
    • You will ensure that the scope of a design iteration doesn't vary unless authorised by the Business Stakeholders.
    • Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment and motivating others to provide innovative solutions for team improvement
    • This is a role based in Dublin and you must be willing and able to travel to client sites if required  

    Qualifications

    • Relevant 5+ years Business Analysis experience to date
    • Professional qualifications in business analysis desirable but not essential
    • Demonstrable leadership values and experience
    • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (especially Word, Excel and Visio)
    • Proven experience using analytical tools like flow charts, use cases etc.
    • Testing background or consultancy experience desirable but not essential

    Skills

    • Experience in technical business analysis and/or business process improvement
    • Strong analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business challenges and translate them into benefits and operational requirements
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, including senior executives, managers and subject matter experts
    • Strong interpersonal skills to manage senior client stakeholders
    • Excellent organisational skills, logical and efficient thinking and strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment, effectively prioritise and execute tasks while under pressure and work independently with minimal direction and guidance from project leads, consultant staff and managers
    • Experience working in a team-orientated, collaborative environment and motivating others to provide innovative solutions for team improvement. 
    • Demonstrated ability to seek alternatives and innovative approaches and to push creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing industry practices and client mind-sets
    • Strong customer service orientation, strong business acumen and an understanding of budget and return on investment principles
    • An understanding of the full software lifecycle and appreciation of different project delivery methodologies

    Benefits

    • The opportunity to work independently on tasks for challenging, international projects within a successful team and with a high degree of personal freedom in your role
    • Challenging tasks that you and the Expleo team bring to a successful conclusion
    • A constant stream of new challenges within a consultancy firm renowned for its forward-looking methods and technologies
    • A dedicated career path designed to challenge you and further your knowledge in specialist consulting
    • Extensive training to develop the essential skills you will need to develop your career with Expleo
    • Benefits, such as a pension, private healthcare, mobile phone, laptop, family days and regular social events

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