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Business Analyst

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 by IT Search & Selection

Carlow, Ireland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Our client based in Carlow is now seeking a Business Analyst to join their team on a permanent basis.

Business Analyst are responsible for working with the agile team and the Product Owner to define and document acceptance criteria. They ensure the solutions delivered are of high quality by collaborating with their agile team members and by leveraging/using appropriate elicitation/documentation practices for the team. They are active team members who participate in the estimation of work required to deliver software features.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Elicit requirements using appropriate techniques (often times elicitation will require work on artifacts such as Personas, User Stories and/or Story Maps)
Collaborates with Product Owners to manage and groom the backlog for the team
Collaborates with the Product owner and relevant subject matter experts to define concise and effective user stories with precise and accurate acceptance criteria that will be used by the team and product owner to ensure that stakeholder and product owner intent is effectively captured and developed
Define the detailed design and acceptance criteria for a user story on a just-in-time/just-enough basis
Review the acceptance criteria with the Team (Software Engineers and Test Engineers) to ensure agreement on testability so the team can drive toward getting the right tests automated to support continuous integration
Collaborates with the team on the definition of done for business analysis tasks to ensure successful development of user stories
Collaborates with business partners and the agile team to define, coordinate and at times execute Acceptance Testing
Completes process mapping and decompoisition
Has a detailed knowledge of business processes for assigned business portfolios and has suggestions or ideas on how to improve
Gather requirements for persona of specific user experiences. Completes Information architecture and works with UXD resources to ensure excellent user experience is delivered.


Bachelors Degree preferred, or equivalent experience
Has 2+ years experience working as part of an agile team
Passionate about the business direction, priorities, results, and customer experience.
Has demonstrated good analytical abilities
Takes a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail
Knowledge of Agile Development Methodologies.
Strong written communication skills to document and communication requirements
IIBA certifications are a plus

Reference: 834535773

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