Senior Business Analyst

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Shell Energy
Coventry, United Kingdom
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As a Senior Business Analyst within the Data and Insights team, you will work with a number of cross-functional Agile squads, helping to drive forward the right solutions for the business and the customer. Day to day, you will be leading discussions with a number of stakeholders to transform their high level requirements into value driven user stories with a strong focus on the minimum viable product.

You will help to facilitate prioritisation sessions to understand the business priority of each request and the associated value whilst maintaining the product backlog to ensure that it is lean and relevant to strategic goals.

You will support the development team in breaking down high level requirements into user stories/technical requirements during story slicing sessions. As a Senior Business Analyst, you will act as the main point of contact for technical queries from the business.

Your part in the team:

The Data and Insights team is a multidisciplinary team of around 30 members. The team includes Data Engineers, Data Analysts, Data Visualisation Specialists and Data Scientists. As well as maintaining a centralised data warehouse and reporting suite, we work with all parts of the business to enable data-driven decision-making, support tactical initiatives, and ultimately deliver a better experience for our customers.

We practice lean thinking, experimentation and continuous delivery principles. Our teams are encouraged to perform self improvement via research days, townhalls and guild discussions.

Continuously improving our knowledge and technical stack by empowering our employees by coaching, leading by example, and mentoring our people using continuous feedback.

You will benefit from the experience of the wider team, as well as having access to the departmental Academy programme, providing a wealth of learning and development material. You will also be involved in our Cloud migration, Data Science projects and associated developments.

To make the best of the role you will need:

  • Previous experience as a Business Analyst / Systems Analyst with a solid understanding of Kanban/Scrum Agile methodologies
  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment managing multiple, overlapping projects
  • Experience engaging with internal and external stakeholders at all levels in order to analyse and communicate both functional and non-functional requirements
  • Proficient in writing user stories to articulate the business needs in a format that is easily consumable by the development team
  • Proficient in documenting acceptance criteria that timeboxes development efforts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Strong minded and strong willed with a tenacity to deliver high value and innovative business products
  • Passion for analytical problem solving
  • Previous experience mapping and documenting complex business processes
  • Previous experience working within the energy/utilities industry

Closing Date: 08/07/2020


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