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Business Analyst

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  • Clare
  • Not disclosed
  • Contract
  • Updated 10/01/2018
  • Suzanne Whelan
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Description

Due to on-going expansion, we have an exciting new role for an experienced Business Analyst to work as part of Version 1’s Business Applications Solutions Practice.

 

Due to on-going expansion, we have an exciting new role for an experienced Business Analyst to work as part of Version 1’s Business Applications Solutions Practice.

You will help define and deliver a series of diverse key projects with the team. The roles present a dynamic and challenging opportunity to an experienced Business Analyst who wants to develop a closer alignment to our customer’s core business.

It's not just our vision to be the most successful Irish IT consultancy ever, here at Version 1 we are already seeing it is truly achievable. 

We are seeing unprecedented growth across several of our key practice areas. We are looking for talented individuals, who want a challenging, dynamic workplace environment with honesty & integrity, excellence and drive amongst our core values as well as a strong emphasis on our people and a work life balance.

We are looking to hire a Business Analyst for a permanent role but will also consider a long term contract.
  • Arrange and conduct meetings, workshops and presentations for a variety of audiences, demonstrating consistently high quality communication, elicitation and persuasive skills.
  • Analyse alternative solutions and make recommendations.
  • Document and map complex business processes and solutions using standard procedures, methods and tools
  • Identify areas for improvement, specify requirements and implement recommendations for increasing effectiveness of current business processes.
  • Perform root cause analysis of problems and work closely with business users in order to identify and translate their needs into solution designs and systems specifications.
  • Produce detailed Business Requirement Specification Documents and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure requirements are understood and signed off prior to development commencement.
  • Work closely with developers during the technical design and implementation phases to ensure common understanding, agreement and effective implementation of projects.
  • Communicate in a clear and concise fashion to IT and business staff (including senior managers) at all stages of the project lifecycle to gain commitment and minimize the level of resistance to change.
  • Support UAT during all phases of testing to ensure requirements as detailed in the Business Requirement Specification document have been delivered and are ready for release.
  • Work with IT & Business when new functionality is released to production to ensure a smooth transition to the new process.
  • Where necessary devise detailed cut over plans to address potential operational impacts at cutover.

Qualifications

  •  Strong Business Analysis experience (ideally 5+ years).
  • Proven track record in producing high quality Business Requirements Documents, Business Processes Mapping and documentation skills.
  • Experience of reviewing Functional Specification Documents produced by peers (Peer Review) to ensure they align with Business Requirements Specification document.
  • Has worked on both large scale and smaller projects and been responsible for defining and designing business solutions.
  • Previous experience with UML and Use Case Scenarios an advantage.
  • An understanding of technology and IT systems.
  • Good project management skill with ability to plan and schedule own work and work towards tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills — be able to explain complicated processes and concepts to non-experts.
  • MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio & Outlook). 

Additional Information

Suzanne Whelan

Version 1 Talent Acquisition Manager

Tel: 00353872200625

Ref: SWBA201217
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