Business Analyst
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group
Cape Town
1d ago

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTIONS : This position will work with business units, supporting multiple assigned projects aimed at delivering IT solutions and services that meet company cost, quality and strategic targets.

The role will predominately focus on gathering and analyzing work group data, defining current processes and requirements, researching best practices and identifying and documenting process improvements and functional specifications.

QUALIFICATIONS :

  • 3+ years IT business analyst experience
  • BS / BA degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience required, ISEB qualified Business Analyst preferred
  • Previous experience of working in an agile environment and using recognized development methodology e.g., Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN.
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS :

  • Proficient in documenting As-Is and To-Be processes
  • Ability to maintain automated test scripts
  • Broad understanding of software development methodologies
  • Experience using a recognized development methodology e.g., Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Facilitation skills
  • Strong communication skills that allow for effective communication across all levels of the organization as well as customers
  • Written communication skills including process documentation
  • Wire frame skills (Adobe; Balsamic, etc.)
  • Proven project management and coordination skills
  • Business requirements gathering
  • Broad technical understanding across various methodologies, platforms, tools and languages.
  • Basic oral and written communication skills
  • Previous experience of working in an agile environment and using recognized development methodology e.g., Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN.
  • ACCOUNTABILITIES :

  • Analyze, define and document requirements and business processes.
  • Develop systems specifications, process flow and conversion strategies.
  • Create technical and functional user documentation using JIRA
  • Contribute to the development of new tools, processes and solutions to meet desired product needs.
  • Follow established business processes, protocols and quality standards in the development and deployment of complex solutions.
  • Gather business requirements and translate them into user stories / functional specifications.
  • Identifies and documents process improvements and functional specifications based on research of best practices and analysis of work group data.
  • Perform analysis on existing systems; identifying options for potential solutions and assess for both technical and business suitability.
  • Work between remote development teams, internal IT and business to ensure requirements are being met.
  • Ability to maintain automated test scripts.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Required to stand in for Product Owner and or Project Lead as required.
  • LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer : qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.

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