Senior Agile Software Business Analyst

Job Title: Senior Agile Software Business Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Eastern Suburbs Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: AU$800 - AU$850 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 178473_1508993790
Contact Name: Ryan Halson
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 26, 2017 15:56

Job Description

Senior Agile Business Analyst urgently required for a 6months + contract who is experienced in the successful delivery of Agile application projects.

This role will assist the scrum teams in analysing and documenting both functional and non-functional requirements in form of user stories.

This role will work jointly with the Product Owner, Program Manager, Solution Architect and vendors to deliver successful products.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Product Owner with developing personas, journeys, epics and user stories
  • Developing information to refine user stories in the product backlog
  • Prepare process flow diagrams, wireframes, service definitions and system user guides
  • Identify broader business impacts of implementing the new applications
  • Assist with the development and execution of test cases
  • Partner with solutions architects to ensure the translation of business expressed needs to functional definition is achieved
  • Oversee and facilitate business user groups and discovery sessions
  • Take responsibility for investigative work to determine business requirements and specify effective business processes, through improvements in information systems, information management, practices, procedures, and organisation change
  • Apply and monitor the use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards, giving special consideration to business perspectives
  • Conduct thorough investigations for strategy studies, business requirements specifications and feasibility studies
  • Use design tools (such as wireframes) to evolve rapid prototypes and assess the viability of design concepts.

In order to be successful:

  • Agile experience is a MUST
  • Experience working on large enterprise IT programs including software development, product implementation, systems integration, and business process reengineering.
  • A working knowledge of Atlassian products such (JIRA & Confluence)
  • Visio and PowerPoint
  • Stakeholder management experience, strong influencing and negotiation skills is key

In addition to this, any previous experience working within a Higher Ed environment would be advantageous