Business Analyst

  • Job Reference: 00039564-1
  • Date Posted: 18 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: £35,310 to £40,666
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Business Analysis: Up to £40,666 per annum, circa 27% pension contributions, flexible working and brilliant work life balance

Do you want to be part of one of the largest BA communities in the UK?Are you passionate about business modelling and process improvement?
Have you worked in a Cloud First and Agile/Lean environment?
Do you have expertise in eliciting specs and supporting end user devices?
Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation of products and services used by millions of people?Then look no further, we'd love to hear from you!

Click Apply now to start an application.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products, service, support and payments to around 20 million people at key times in their lives. DWP Digital offers uniquely challenging and fulfilling careers for people interested in using their skills to make a genuine difference to society. We're part of the UK's biggest government department, and along with 86,000 colleagues, we support more than 20 million people every day to help them to find work and save for their future. Few other organisations globally provide the same opportunity to apply next-generation digital technology on a massive scale to issues which touch the lives of so many.

Delivery. Work. People

We are looking for talented Business Analysts to join one of the largest BA communities in the UK. We work together united by a common purpose - delivering world class services to the millions of people who access DWP services and support.Our services have never been more in demand, as we work to respond to Covid19. You're joining us at a time when your talent can make real impact. We'll invest in your skills; you'll work in a supportive environment with excellent L&D, on the job learning, coaching and career progression opportunities.. In fact we have just launched our Senior BA Development programme!

We are looking to add 5 Business Analysts to 3 areas which operate under the umbrella of Technology Services: Hybrid Cloud Services, Fraud Error and Debt and End User Services (Mobile Platforms).Technology Services provides the foundations upon which digital services for DWP are developed and operate. We deliver secure, effective and cost-efficient digital infrastructure services and to run live IT operations that support DWP business objectives. We do this by putting users and quality of service at the heart of what we do.Our team is made up of 1,500 colleagues working collaboratively across 10 portfolio-led teams in a fast-moving environment. Our teams deliver an end-to-end suite of digital products and services that support DWP colleagues and citizens in an ever-evolving technology landscape.

All three of these roles require solid core BA skills like defining, eliciting and managing requirement. A good understanding of Agile working in a multidisciplinary team is helpful too.You'll work with a range of stakeholders to understand emerging needs so relationship management will be key. You'll also ideally need to be able to understand emerging trends in tech services.For the Hybrid Cloud role we would expect some experience of working on a Cloud First platform. You'll also have an interest in technology and how software is built so you work with developers to explore problems where there is no user involved. We use work with an AWS Microsoft /Azure tech stack, using Agile methodologies.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

We need you to demonstrate the following in your application:

Experience of applying Agile principles to iteratively deliver increments of value.
Ability to confidently elicit and define epics, user stories & acceptance criteria following best practice principles.
Ability to identify, elicit and define non-functional requirements using NFR catalogues or similar.
Collaboratively supports the prioritisation of the backlog.
Facilitates workshops, interviews and document analysis, as well as working closely with User Researchers in order elicit needs and develop a shared understanding of current processes.
Undertakes investigative work to identify gaps, potential waste and suggest improvements. Applies and monitors appropriate use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and standards required.
Able to build strong relationships with stakeholders, taking into account individual views and ideas and tailoring the approach
Works with stakeholders to identify objectives, opportunities and potential benefits available

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester or Newcastle-upon-Tyne.We also have all the tools and tech to work flexibly. Many of us are working from home right now due to Covid-19.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

We offer a competitive salary up to £40,666, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions of over 27%, and a generous leave package.
Flexible working and family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
Sports and social activities
Learning and development, tailored to your career goals
Work in an environment shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in a Digital Award.
Bring your authentic self to work, with 'I can be me in DWP'Sound good? CLICK APPLY now to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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