Business Analyst

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Profile

The Business Analyst works directly with the business areas HR, Industrial Security, Facility Management and Corporate Secretary and Strategy. As a Business Analyst you will be responsible of finding solutions for complex business problems, discovering business needs and identifying opportunities. In addition to analytic skills, this role is also proficient at integrating and preparing application landscapes.

You will work closely with the different business areas, BRM, project managers, and other international IT teams to turn IT specifications based on the business requirements into IT solutions. These solutions are the basement for reliably and trustworthy services.

Business focus, strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as programming and database knowledge are necessary to be able to quickly bring business needs through the discovery phase. Excellent written and communications skills to report back the findings in a clear and structured manner are required to present these in a way that can be easily understood by the business stakeholders.

Key Tasks

Completion of the project office documentation required to ensure a successful project delivery

Analyses business needs and translates them with process knowhow and the required IM background into adequate IM solutions. Manages and implements updates to existing applications and maintenance activities guided by the needs, costs and plans agreed with business key contacts always having the Airbus harmonization approach in mind.

Works with business analysts and IT teams to identify what data are available and relevant, including internal and external data sources, to support application integration based on the requirements collected with the business.

Builds requirements, specifications, business processes and the business case related to the proposed solutions.

Collaborates with Business subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information to ensure the implementation of enhancements/changes and projects as needed.

Ensures quality of service delivery and business-user satisfaction.

Anticipates changes to the Information System and the business impact and vice versa.

Identifies areas of improvement in business processes providing possible IM solutions compliant with the IM strategy.

Evaluates the relevance of the Information systems to the business domain.

Formalizes, consolidates and drives the development of the information systems.

Coordination of maintenance, back office, architecture, communications and incident management and Troubleshoot the IT issues business users are facing.

Responsible for managing the information technology development within the business domain.

Works with the Data Protection, IM Security Officer, System Architect and Workers' Council to ensure that the solution proposed/used is in compliance with the regulatory and security policies in place.

Responsible for the delivery and/or validation of detailed technical design documents

Skills/Experience Required

Bachelor degree in computer science or related field is essential; Master degree preferred.

5 years' experience in a similar role

Solid knowledge and good experience of software design and application development techniques.

Project Management experience of Lean/Agile + strong in delivering projects within scope, time, budget and quality.

Solid understanding of the project office documentation templates and the processes for determining when and how they are required.

Provide specific technological recommendations to ensure the proper development of projects.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills up to negotiation level.

Knowledge of the business areas HR, Security and Facility Management and their common practises.

Flexible, team worker and open minded to change

Being happy to work in an international environment

Flexibility to travel on an ad hoc basis in UK and Europe

Ability to work in fast paced environment