Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 660000.00
Reference: JN -032017-7919
Job Published: May 15, 2017 17:11

Job Description

An intelligent solutions company with strong, automotive industry-specific expertise and core capabilities in Dealer F&I systems, market performance and forecasting analytics and data management.
We specialise in delivering integrated, online knowledge solutions, batch and real-time data quality solutions, and a broad range of dealership focused analytical products to a range of automotive manufacturers, dealerships, government and financial services clients.
We hire exceptional people and provide them with the environment where they can excel. Our non-corporate culture encourages flexibility, collaboration and innovation, collaboration and innovation.

We are looking for a self-motivated, independent, detailed and pragmatic go-getter with the ability to coordinate projects between various teams of people contributing to the ongoing development of existing as well as new systems. Excellent communication skills are a must, both verbally and written. Previous experience in managing software product development is a must, with strong technical background or ability very advantageous.
The role’s objective is to manage the various stakeholders and contracted parties to deliver the technical elements of a predominantly web-based application. The successful candidate must be willing to adapt and grow with the business as well as ‘roll up their sleeves’ and get involved in all aspects of the day to day business function.

 IT or Computer Science Degree/Diploma preferred
 Role-related certifications advantageous

 Required
o 2 to 3 years’ experience of Business Analysis
o Business analysis practices and techniques
o Full SDLC exposure
o Strong technical background – ability to understand, challenge and contribute to system architecture and software development and testing practices

 Advantageous
o Agile Methodology, SCRUM, UML
o Business process mapping /modelling
o Facilitation skills
o Software development background

Key Responsibilities
 Providing full product lifecycle continuity from requirements gathering through to testing and delivery to the end user
 Liaising with customers and internal project sponsors to understand their requirements
 Participating in high level solution definition and strategy formulation
 Conducting JAD sessions to facilitate requirement gathering from various internal and external business sources
 Writing and maintaining user stories containing functional specifications and acceptance tests
 Working closely with the development and testing team to provide clarity on requirements and assisting with prioritisation
 Performing acceptance testing
 Assistance in training on new systems and processes implemented.

Non-technical skills
 Analytical and problem solving skills
 Ability to work well in a team as well as individually
 Ability to accurately estimate work required on tasks, prioritise work and deliver to deadlines
 Positive outlook on life, work and other people
 Attentive to detail and passionate about data
 Excited about learning, pushing technical limits and finding new solutions
 Able to think creatively outside the box

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