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Functional/Systems Analyst, Colcester, Essex

Permanent

Colcester, Essex

Up to £50,000 + benefits

Key Skills

IIBA, Agile, GUI

Functional/Systems Analyst

 

Functional/Systems Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with operations and sales teams on their development strategy to find out what they want the business to achieve - be prepared to drive and challenge those teams on their assumptions of how they will successfully execute their plans
  • Carry out fact finding tasks into the business's processes to see what they do and how they do it - elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Present the business case for your recommendation and negotiate commitment as required
  • Develop technical / non-technical requirements documents as needed: 
  • Functional requirements
  • Business requirements
  • Agile user stories 
  • GUI, screen and interface designs
  • User guides and training materials/delivery
  • Oversee testing and quality checks of recommendations
  • Support the staff who are responsible for making the changes and report any issues
  • Serve as a conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software development team for product development requirements

Functional/Systems Analyst Specifications:

  • Qualified to degree or postgraduate level in computer science, business information systems, computing and systems development or business management is preferred
  • Or equivalent business experience / qualifications (an industry recognised certification would be advantageous, such as the International Institute of Business Analysis UK (IIBA) or The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS))

Functional/Systems Analyst Skills Required:

  • Effective communicator.
  • Able to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and motivation.
  • Enthusiastic, flexible, and proactive personality.
  • Strong customer focus.
  • Ability to grasp core product purpose (business) and architectural approach (technology)
  • Ability to have the presence to get the information that would be needed
  • Ability to break this into delivery phases and to delivery in a timely manner to strict deadlines 
  • Can do attitude - start-up ethic to a big company

Functional/Systems Analyst Package:

  • Salary of up to £50,000 per annum.
  • Skills development though exposure to wide-ranging technology and projects.
  • Flexible working hours, by arrangement.
  • Laptop.
  • Business expenses.
  • Relaxed dress code.

Other company benefits:

25 days annual leave, Company contributory pension plan, Cash back health care scheme, Salary exchange childcare vouchers, Car salary exchange scheme.

Interested in this Vacancy?

Call us on: 01376 310740

Send us your CV: denisegillmore@athena-recruitingservices.co.uk

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