Business Analyst

Posting Date: 26 December 2019

Location: Portsmouth, 0, GB, PO6 3EN

Company: Babcock

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Business Analyst – Software
Software / Agile / Scrum
Lakeside, Portsmouth
Babcock Corporate Services
SF 25285

We are seeking a software focused Business Analyst who is able to work across the entire software development lifecycle to join an established team at our site in Lakeside, Portsmouth.

This Business Analyst will be working within the Application Solutions team to analyse and document solutions to meet business requirements for a mixed of customised COTS products and bespoke web applications.
Working in a dynamic environment with modern tech, we are seeking current Business Analyst skills and experience across a range of software applications.

The role
• Work with the business to identify, understand, prioritise and document business requirements and acceptance criteria for group-wide application solutions
• Support the solution leads and development teams to write user stories and acceptance tests and aid the team in producing estimates for work
• Investigate operational needs and opportunities leading to the recommendation of improvements in new or existing business processes


Additional tasks
• Contribute to the wider BA community of practice across Babcock IS, helping to identify improvements to improve business analysis across the department
• Any other duties as deemed necessary to achieve project goals


The skills
• Experience of working in a Business Analyst role, preferably within an IT environment
• Experience of working within an Agile / Scrum project environment
• Business Analysis experience across the full software development lifecycle
• Experience of using Agile toolsets e.g. Azure DevOps or Jira
• Experience using business modelling techniques to document current and desired scenarios - As is / To be
• Agile and Lean methodologies


• Must have or be able to gain MOD SC security clearance.
• Other security clearances as contracts demand; e.g. Met Police, CRB Check


What else do I need to know?
This role is based in Lakeside, Portsmouth. A vibrant and accessible campus that has shops, restaurants, hairdressers and a nursery on site. It has parking for employees and runs a free shuttle bus from city centre trains and bus stops.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative work patterns at interview.
You must have or be able to gain MOD SC security clearance


Application Guidance
If you are currently employed by Babcock, please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.
Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability, or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific need.



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