Technical Business Analyst

Job details
Posting date: 18 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 18 October 2019
Location: London, UK
Company: Altus Group
Job type: Permanent
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Who we are

Altus Group is a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. Our divisions, Altus Analytics, and Altus Expert Services, reflect decades of experience, a range of expertise and technology-enabled capabilities. Our solutions empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,500 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Business Analysts, we are adding a Technical Business Analyst (BA) to our team in London. This is an opportunity for someone with the business acumen and communication skills to analyze needs and the technical skills to design innovative solutions to complex problems. From detailing the vision to creatively eliciting ideas; from validating requirements to architecting the solution, you will develop - and apply - a deep understanding of client and industry requirements. You will develop an understanding of how the design will be used in development and coordinate Agile activities, identifying, tracking, and resolving technical issues. This is an opportunity to develop and deepen a range of skills from writing specifications to working across teams of Architects and Developers.

Here’s what our BA will do:

Own it. You will take pride in ensuring that the product delivers real value to our customers and satisfies all criteria.

Collaborate. You will be a critical part of an Agile Development team, contributing the deliverables for the cross-functional team.

Start conversations and probe for details. You will efficiently elicit and validate requirements.

Support solution designs. You will produce functional and non-functional specification documentation incorporating text, mockups, and wireframes for any and every level of audience.

Analyse. You will gather relevant data, perform an analysis based on specifications, and create reports for the product and development teams.

Create. You will piece together logical user stories and workflows based on user information, requirements, and your understanding of both the processes and the technology.

Translate. You will provide project guidance for business decisions relating to functional design and ensuring that technical development adheres to functional specification.

Determine Acceptance Criteria. You will contribute to test strategies by determining acceptance criteria and helping triage bugs.

Drive. You will investigate issues thoroughly and create practical solutions that solve problems and open up new opportunities. You are always looking for ways to improve processes and efficiency.

So, how do we know you are the next Technical Business Analyst, you have:

The right combination of education and experience. You have experience working closely with Architects, Developers, and Security, bringing together architecture guidelines and business requirements.

A genuine interest in new tools and technology. You have a good understanding of Front and Backend security, complex login, two-step authentication, federated login; API management and gateways. You are comfortable using a range of open source tools. Ideally, you have hands-on experience with MuleSoft, Swagger, and WSO2.

The Agile experience. You are comfortable in the role of unofficial Product Owner; effectively communicating with a cross-functional team, ensuring deliverables are met on time. You can translate requirements into specifications; introducing creative and scalable solutions through research and a knowledge of best practices.

A commitment to efficient processes. You are always looking for ways to improve processes and you always ensure your communications have been received and are clearly understood. Your commitment and focus influence those around you to do better.

We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what’s new by following us on LinkedIn.

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