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Business Analysis Lead - Agile/Digital

Business Analysis Lead - Agile/Digital

Location:

Victoria

Work type:

Full Time

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

Attractive Salary pkg + Bonus + Benefits

Job reference:

JO-1705-509688

Start date:

2017-07-03

Contact email:

ronald.tran@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Ronald Tran

The Business Analysis Lead - Agile (Digital) plays a critical role in user experience driven / agile product development methodology, acting as a bridge between the business stakeholders and the development on multi-million dollar, multi-year investments. Under general guidance from the IT Solution Manager and Product Manager, the key activities of this role will include leading a mid sized team of Business Analysts, business requirements capture, workshop set up and facilitation, persona & user-journey mapping, data & work flow definition, use cases/ story writing, SCRUM ceremonies (various roles), sprint planning and sizing, test scripts (automated or otherwise) and user-testing.

In this role you will:
  • Work with client teams and stakeholders and lead a team of Business Analysts to discover and categorize high-level user stories for the development teams
  • Work with the App. Dev. Tech. Lead, Product Manager, and other stakeholders to formulate, document, and communicate the project's business vision, scope, and requirements (functional & non-functional)
  • Translate requirements into stories and use cases for developers
  • Translate developers questions into stories and use cases that can be understood by stakeholders
  • Translate technical issues and limitations into constraints that can be understood by stakeholders
  • Test and validate requirements before release, during iteration reviews, and during UAT; and document new requirements, requirement changes, future enhancements, usability and technical issues, workarounds, and bugs.
  • Support assigned Scrum Team in developing test cases and test scripts (automated and manual), based on acceptance criteria, in support of test driven development
  • Facilitate communication between Product Owner and the developers on the assigned Scrum Team
  • Assist Scrum Master/Development Manager in facilitating sprint planning sessions, reviews, and retrospectives
  • Facilitate internal and external awareness and knowledge of Scrum, Agile, and XP
  • Build internal client trust and respect, establish client relationships, and develop rapport with client
 
What are we looking for:
  • Experienced Lead Agile Business Analyst with demonstrated runs on the board in managing small teams and delivering significant value to your internal clients.
  • Experience working in a Digital Transformation program will be highly regarded
  • Solid Agile experience (Scaled Agile experience preferred)
  • At least 5 years in direct support of a large Scrum effort.
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum and in supporting Agile efforts, preference given to Scrum Alliance Certified applicants
  • Solid experience writing user stories, vertically slicing features, using test suites, and maintaining Scrum backlogs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Experience conducting stakeholder interviews and facilitating stakeholder workshops
  • Cordial nature with the ability to build and maintain trusting and value added client relationships
  • Ability to work independently and in fast-paced environment with tight deadlines, with minimal supervision
  • Experience with automated test suite creation and execution strongly preferred
Apply now to secure an interview or call Ronald Tran on 03 9236 7737

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