Business Analyst

Short Description

Ernest and Young is hiring a Business Analyst who is experienced in training staff in how to use the system, present prototypes, and mock-up and ready solutions to stakeholders.

Job Description

Job summary
Business analyst facilitates business process improvement via the methodical investigation, analysis, review, and documentation of all or part of a business in terms of business functions and processes. They manage the requirements development process through the elicitation, analysis, specification, and verification of multiple levels of requirements (business, stakeholder, solution) and support the ongoing management of the requirements. The business analyst creates viable and consumable specifications including mock-ups and acceptance criteria in preparation for the construction and testing of IT solutions.

Experience/Skill requirements
  • Five to seven years in a large-scale technology environment.
  • IT Business Analyst with extensive experience in financial / tax Applications and its release cycle 
  • Three to five years' experience in business analysis or related technical field (application development, technical product owner, deployment/implementation and infrastructure) specifically in SharePoint, O365, Azure apps, etc.
  • Business Analysis job with personal accountability as product owner on agile Scrum teams for delivering and managing requirements to time and cost for moderately complex projects  
  • Experience in selecting and executing elicitation techniques such as Interviews, Exploratory Prototypes, Facilitated Workshops, Focus Groups, Observation, User Task Analysis, Documentation Study, and Surveys.
  • Managing and negotiating with difficult and opinionated stakeholders with moderate supervision during elicitation sessions and during the development lifecycle.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing.
  • Development and deployment of formal business analysis methods and tools to govern and control programs at an excellent level in accordance with firm standards.
  • Management of senior stakeholders' expectations and requirements with regular supervision.
  • Proficient at executing the determined methodology, especially SAFE Agile
  • Works in close collaboration with other teams including engineers, development, testing, implementation, and support.
  • Experienced in dealing with vendors from the point of view of requirements and delivery of the solution.
  • Support IT business initiatives, its objectives, scope potential solutions based on cost, strategic fit and business impact
  • Experienced in SharePoint technology, especially integration on client-side, migrations and the app model design
  • Experienced in training staff in how to use the system, present prototypes, and mock-up and ready solutions to stakeholders

Analytical/Decision-making responsibilities
  • Following the project strategy to elicit and document requirements. Following the procedures on how the requirements will be managed (i.e., baselining requirements, requirements change control and requirements traceability).
  • Selecting the appropriate analysis and specification models and ensuring that requirements are of high quality.
  • Aware of emerging technologies, and leading the business through technology change
  • Assessing change requests related to requirements to assess the impact on the project.
  • Accountability for quality of requirements impacting own project.
  • Expected to act independently to deliver and manage requirements to schedule, budget and scope.
  • Provide support as required and requested and is self-driven and motivated.

Suggested technical certification
  • Progressing towards a Business Analysis Certification (CCBA, - Certification of Competency in Business Analysis, or equivalent).
  • Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3 would be advantageous.

Supervision responsibilities
  • Mentors and supports peers and junior team members.
  • Participate in resource planning and recruitment activities as requested

Business Analyst
Mid-Senior-level Information Technology | Technology | Information Full-time Other | Analyst | Engineering | Information Technology Business Analyst
Ernst & Young is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England, United Kingdom. EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world. Along with Deloitte, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, EY is considered one of the Big Four accounting firms.