Business Analyst

Job Purpose

The Business Analyst will work with business and software engineering teams to support the implementation of enterprise solutions through Agile development methodologies.

The Business Analyst will work with both internal and external business stakeholders to identify, justify, document and support the development and implementation of quality business solutions that are aligned to the strategic objectives of Relational Data Systems.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the Business Analyst will work as part of the Relational Data Systems project teams to document and develop business and software solutions, as well as, enhancing and maintaining existing capabilities. All projects will be executed following internal quality processes and industry best practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, create and facilitate elicitation by conducting business and system process analysis and design; identifying business needs; focusing on quality improvement and data management; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure requirements are aligned meet the long-term business strategies.
  • Provide and support the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships within Project Teams and key stakeholders.
  • Develop and document business cases and funding requests/project briefs to justify strategic initiatives in accordance with the LSSA Project Management Framework.
  • Provide advanced project level analysis – producing required project analysis documentation (This includes but is not limited to business/system requirements, end user requirements and process modelling).
  • Ensure project business analysis artefacts that are produced either internally or by external parties meet LSSA standards.
  • Participating in the development and execution of test plans and training activities.
  • Assist concurrently on multiple projects
  • Support the development of project plans including estimation and reporting activities.
  • Timely reporting of issues that impact project progress, coordinating actions and resolving conflicts.
  • Work in project environments as directed by the Senior Project Manager

Key Capabilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in Business Analysis and the production of documentation.
  • Demonstrated fluency in business processes and process differentiation and demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualising processes
  • Experience in managing key stakeholders
  • Skills in Microsoft applications (such as Visio and MS Project)

Qualifications  and Experience

Formal Business Analysis qualifications, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience.