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Business Analyst
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Media Intelligence


IT & Infrastructure



Location: Cambridge +1 more

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Leigh Welch

Job Description

As the IT Business Analyst you will be working with a globally distributed business to help the ITPMO and Technical teams deliver awesome projects to the organisation.

Working with all aspects of the business, gathering requirements to build meaningful use cases and users stories to drive more effective project and product delivery. You will help to drive value through engaging with the Customers and Technical teams, garnering an understanding of their requirements and translating them into actionable outcomes. Working with all aspects of the ITPMO you will engage to enhance and improve processes and engagements to fully realise the potential in the teams.

Our culture is based on a fundamental belief in people and that all of us have a passion about learning new things and continuously developing. Meltwater truly believes that people with different backgrounds and perspectives will make our environment better and raise the quality of our products.

If you get excited about working together with stakeholders and technical development teams to deliver valuable solutions, then you will love working with us.

Your role as our Business Analyst will involve:

  • Leading on activities through the Scoping and Design phase in the project/development lifecycle

  • Working closely with PM’s and the Technical development team to ensure requirements are in a ready state for Build and Test activities

  • Liaising with the Technical Teams on development and creation of test scripts

  • Being responsible for the delivery of quality analysis (using either Waterfall or Agile methodology) through any channel

  • Identifying the impact to day-to-day operations for proposed change initiatives

  • Being responsible for raising project level risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies to Project Manager / Portfolio, offering mitigating actions and taking ownership of individual items where appropriate

  • Working with Solution Architects to ensure designs meet functional and non-functional requirements

  • Support, Build and Develop the BA function for the ITPMO

  • Supporting the Team with estimations during project initiation and scoping

  • Work with Customers to develop and build use cases, user stories and success criteria

Skills & Requirements

What we’re looking for in our Business Analyst:

  • We are looking for a self starter to join the ITPMO to enhance our quality of delivery and productivity.

  • Experience working with stakeholders at all levels within an organisation.

  • Experience working in Agile, Hybrid and Waterfall Project environments.

  • Expert level skills in MS Office and other tools including Visio, JIRA and Confluence.

  • The ability to manage priorities in an effective and organised manner.

  • Possess the willingness and the ability to contribute to making constructive feedback to continually improve efforts.

  • Experience of producing a wide range of Business Analysis assets including use cases, user stories and process flows.

  • Excellent understanding of business analysis approaches and methodologies.

About the company

Meltwater builds digital intelligence and marketing solutions for a global client base. All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

Have a look at what life is like at Meltwater. We are more than 1500 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. To learn even more about who we are and what we do, visit our company profiles on Xing, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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