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Agile Business Analyst - Basingstoke- c£50k

The North Starr recruitment team are hiring an Agile Business Analyst who is actively looking to secure on a long term career move.

This role will see the post-holder combine the elements of best practice Business Analysis with Agile themed delivery on all projects.

The Business Analysts within our client 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.

You will be able to commute to the Basingstoke area with free parking available for car drivers.

The core duties and responsibilities for this role are as follows:
* Elicit requirements using appropriate techniques, create User Stories , Story Maps etc.
* 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
* Review the acceptance criteria with the Team (Software Engineers and Test Engineers)
* Assists the agile team with internal test execution, inclusive of documenting results, managing and tracking defects, and trouble-shooting issues that arise out of testing
* Collaborates with the Team (Architects, Software Engineers, Test Engineers, etc.)
* May perform configurations of third party/cloud solutions including page layouts, workflows, reporting and dashboards
* Ensures that the latest project progress is known to the agile team by ensuring Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools are up to date
* Understand how Conduct Risk, Treating Customers Fairly (TCF) Risk Management and Solvency II systems of Governance relate to both the role and the divisional activities.

To qualify for an immediate telephone interview, these skills are essential:

* University Degree preferred, or equivalent experience as true Business Analyst
* Be able to demonstrate a strong analytical ability as a BA
* Have a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detail
* Must have god knowledge of Agile Development Methodologies
* highly Self-motivated and results oriented
* Must be able to demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.
* have a broad understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle - SDLC
* Takes an innovative approach to problem solving
* BA certification is desirable but no means essential.

Our client embraces a healthy work to home life work balance and embraces the benefits this brings to the team.

Please apply if you are becoming available or on a notice up to 3 months.

The North Starr team very much look forward to hearing from you.