Senior Business Analyst (eCommerce/IT)

Trader Media Group (AutoTrader/Razsor)
Newton-le-Willows, Nr Manchester
Upto £44,000 plus bonus and benefits
29 Nov 2012
18 Jan 2013
Agency, Media, Other

Job Description

We're Trader Media Group - the UK's most successful Automotive Digital business. With household brands such as Auto Trader, we continue to build on our 35 year heritage of leading the innovation and creativity that drives the UK's automotive industry. It is an exciting time to be here and we'd love for you to join our growing award winning team.

As one of the leading agile product development teams in the UK, building the latest products and features on some of the busiest and most successful consumer facing web and mobile apps, we're always looking to hire top talent who are up for a challenge.

The DMS Razsor Technology Team is responsible for the delivery of applications and solutions to support Trader Media Digital's business customers in areas covering business and digital marketing.

As part of the DMS Razsor Technology team, we are looking for a Senior Business Analyst with strong agile business analysis experience who can own and manage the delivery of project business requirements from concept through to production.

You will lead the analysis activities on our key projects for Razsor and be responsible for eliciting user stories from Product Owners and Stakeholders, ensuring that these are aligned with business and IT goals and strategies. You will ensure that solutions remain pragmatic and focused to business goals throughout the software delivery life cycle, and will work alongside developers and testers to ensure user stories are delivered to production as specified. You will have extensive experience of working as a key part of an agile product development team, frequently delivering business value as part of a digital media, eCommerce or similar online business.

Candidate Requirements

We need our next Senior Business Analyst to be able to demonstrate the following essential agile analysis skills and attitudes:

•Be comfortable and familiar with working on highly collaborative agile projects and have an excellent understanding of agile analysis techniques.
•Own, lead and manage the delivery of business requirements from initial capture through to release.
•Be able to plan and facilitate user story/requirements capture workshops with project team & senior stakeholders.
•Analyse and document user stories at various levels of granularity (from goals and epics down to user story specifications).
•Be able to identify and articulate pragmatic solutions that are aligned with business goals.
•Articulate the scope of a project, to product and technology stakeholders.
•Ability to challenge requirements & effectively influence others of all levels of seniority.
•Facilitate estimation and prioritisation sessions.
•Continuously assess and improve agile analysis approaches
•Be customer focussed, commercially aware & preferably possess awareness of website technologies, website reporting (Web Analytics, Google Analytics) and search engine optimisation principles.
You will also hold strogn demonstratable Business Analyst experience gained in a software delivery/digital environment

RAZSOR - automotive digital marketing made easy

The DMS Razsor technology team is a new team for delivering the next big area of growth within the company. We have an energetic, fast paced and fun environment where we are free to explore leading edge practices like Lean, Kanban, and TDD. You will get to work in a collaborative environment, following lean analysis principles with a focus on delivering business value

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