Senior Technical Business Analyst/BSA

Job Title: Senior Technical Business Analyst/BSA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne CBD, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 177157_1505175046
Contact Name: James McLaughlin
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2017 10:10

Job Description

Looking for a Senior Business Analyst to work within a dynamic team environment for an iconic Australian Company.

The Purpose of this BA role is to be part of a cross functional team of like-minded passionate, technical specialists to drive the Discovery phase of a prioritised program of work across several technology streams, and where applicable, apply agile core principles (visualisation, collaboration, incremental delivery, reflection).

The Discovery team would be responsible for:

  • shaping multiple projects
  • validating feasibility
  • locking down scope
  • capturing high level business requirements
  • conducting options analysis (if required)
  • confirming target state solution
  • engaging vendors
  • cost estimating
  • Delivery planning.
  • Outputs include but not limited to:
  • Business Case
  • RACI & Stakeholder Matrix
  • Business Requirements Document (BRD) incl. Functional & Non-Functional Requirements
  • Current State vs Target State business flows

In addition the BA's roles and responsibilities during discovery will include:

  • Review and refine the High Level Requirements and work with business SMEs to document the Detailed Business Requirements (functional and non-functional) in a detailed Business Requirements Document (BRS/BRD);
  • Capturing High Level Business Requirements, Processes, Rules, Flows etc.
  • Document processes, mapping the 'as is' and 'to be' processes;
  • Provide input to the Change Manager in rollout of process improvements;
  • Assist/Lead in gap analysis and that resultant requirements are defined and documented in the BRS/BRD;
  • Work efficiently and effectively with Business, vendor and IT during the planning, analysis, design, build and test phases of project delivery to ensure speed to market
  • Interface between Business, Technology, and Vendors to ensure that needs are met;
  • Take ownership of problems and their resolution;
  • Facilitate meetings to ensure that agreed outcomes and actions are produced;
  • Delivery and maintenance of quality project-related documentation within required timeframes and with minimal rework;
  • Demonstrate compliance with group wide policies and procedures; and
  • Demonstrate commitment to business user satisfaction and empathy with business user needs;
  • Attend project stand-ups, meetings, retrospectives as required


  • 3-10 years as a Senior Technical Business Analyst/Business Systems Analyst
  • Familiar with one or more common business analysis methodologies e.g. BABOK, and come from a banking/finance background
  • Must come from an agile background/have string agile experience
  • Preference for a sound base knowledge of Technology within a Financial Organisation.
  • Solid Business Analysis skills and knowledge within a Technology environment;
  • Process analysis;
  • Risk, Issue, and Scope management (identify, escalate, and resolve as necessary);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication;
  • Strong Stakeholder and relationship management;
  • Effective time management including multi-tasking;
  • Advanced in MS Office suite of products (e.g. Word, Excel, Power, Project Manager) Proven demonstrable experience and familiarity with common Agile practices
  • Experience working with ambiguity and deliver results with speed.

If you have the experience to be successful and seek your next career position then please APPLY NOW