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Business Analyst

Blackpool, Lancashire
Remote Working
Remote Working
£38,469 to £43,193
Job Type
20 Sep 2022
Business Analyst: up to £43,193, 27.1% pension, hybrid working, flexible hours, investment in your L&D and career growth and lots more DWP. Digital with Purpose. Are you a Business Analyst with experience using a variety of tools and techniques within an Agile environment? Are you able to bring together stakeholder requirements and user needs to deliver changes quickly? Are you experienced in detailing requirements using industry best standard approaches, and familiar with the process of detailing and communicating user stories and acceptance criteria? If yes, we want you to join us at DWP Digital. We're looking for Business Analysts, who are motivated by the idea of shaping modern, secure, and simple digital services for the UK Government. You'll help transform public services on an epic scale, with the potential to dramatically improve outcomes for millions of people. You bring expert BA insight and skills, across the product delivery lifecycle. You'll bring together business and technical needs, with the goal of defining solutions that deliver value. As a Business Analyst you will be working as part of our Hybrid Cloud Services Team within Technology Services. Hybrid Cloud Services are at the heart of transforming how DWP host the DWP estate. We are looking for a Business Analyst who is comfortable working in a technical area due to the nature of the services and products within Hybrid Cloud Services. Why join us? We're working on stuff that is genuinely massive. And we're driven by a unique and extraordinary purpose. You'll join the biggest, best established BA community of practice in UK government with access to all the support and learning you need to be a better BA and grow your career. We have 1bn lines of code in over 12,000 code repos and 90+ programming languages. We run around 294 days' worth of testing every day through automation. We have a unique purpose. Over 22 million people - 1/3 of the UK's adult population - access our services daily. Over 100,000 colleagues and agents use the kit, tools, and systems we roll out. We're one of the biggest payers in Europe with over £195bn payments made annually. You can be based in any of our Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester or Sheffield digital hubs. Our hybrid working offer means you can work from home as well as some time in the office. We offer flexible hours, and flexible working so you can do your job in a way that works for you. Pay for this role is up to £43,193 Our pension offer is great too - with over 27% pension contributions, worth over £10,000 a year. What you'll need to be successful Can elicit and define epics, user stories & acceptance criteria following best practice principles. Can identify, elicit and define non-functional requirements using NFR catalogues or similar. Collaboratively supports the prioritisation of the backlog. Facilitates workshops, interviews and document analysis, as well as working closely with User Researchers in order elicit needs and develop a shared understanding of current processes. Experience of working as a Business Analyst in an agile team. Experienced in using a wide range of analysis techniques to understand problems, identify improvements and make recommendations. Identifying and building strong relationships with stakeholders. Some of the other benefits our team love You'll also get a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising further with service Extra days off using flexi time Flexible working options to enable you to achieve the work life balance that is right for you including part-time, flexi time and job sharing Civil service pension with employer contributions of over 27% Training and development opportunities Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities. CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs
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  • Job Reference: 717193354-2
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Department of Work & Pensions
    Department of Work & Pensions
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £38,469 to £43,193
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent