Senior Business Analyst, Permanent Job, Isle of Man
Senior Business Analyst required to join an expanding international life company in a permanent capacity on the Isle of Man, as their Business/Systems Analyst Manager. Reporting to the Head of Information Services, you should be an experienced Senior Business Analyst with a proven track record of mentoring and developing team members. The team are primarily responsible for requirements engineering and software quality assurance, but are involved throughout the entire software development life cycle.
Team management responsibility for a team of Business / Systems Analysts including all aspects of recruitment, development and performance management.
Maintain a framework of best practice to allow the analyst team to deliver to their full capability.
As part of the IS Management team you will influence the strategy of the IS department and drive through its implementation to see raised standards across IS.
As a change agent, influence the business to ensure that change is well thought out, appropriate and valuable.
Ensure that the Customer Experience is considered and prioritised during change.
Shared accountability with the Project Manager, Systems Architect and Software Developer for project feasibility, evaluation, quality and completion.
Close liaison with business sponsors and representatives to capture business system objectives, evaluate the business case and define system requirements.
Close liaison with software developers in the detailed design, programming, testing and implementation of development and maintenance projects.
To oversee the planning and development of test strategies, risk analysis and test planning to ensure that all specified requirements are met.
To oversee the provision of post implementation support to all areas of the business as required.
Skills & Experience:
Significant experience as a Senior Business Analyst within financial services.
Hold or studying towards a related professional qualification, BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.
Possess expert knowledge of Industry practices and processes for requirements engineering and software quality analysis disciplines in addition to a robust understanding of IS best practice and the systems development life cycle.
Experience of Waterfall and Agile methodologies.
Strong written, oral and verbal communication.
Preference will be given to candidates with proven experience in team management.
There may be a requirement for occasional travel to Ireland and the UK.
Hours & Benefits:
Market rate salary and comprehensive benefits.
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