Business Analyst IT job in Kings Hill at RDT

Business Analyst (IT)

Company: RDT

Location: West Malling UK

Date Posted:May 18, 2018

 Job titleBusiness AnalystLocationKings Hill, Kent DepartmentGroup ProductWho are RDT?RDT is a focused and successful Agile software company. It has been working in the UK insurance market for over 20 years and in this time, has been delivering highly innovative software and consulting solutions. RDT prides itself on being a disruptive force in the insurance market and has been at the forefront of many of the pivotal technology innovations. This is still true today as we continue to build industry changing products in our singular quest to Redefine Tomorrow. To find out more about us and what we do click here . The Business Analyst role at RDTThe Business Analyst is the clarifier of ambiguity between the Customer and Scrum Team. Responsible for assisting the customer to write user stories and acceptance criteria to the level of granularity required by the team, in collaboration with the team. They are the domain expert on the team who understands the business problem/ need, making sure what the team delivers is aligned to RDT company objectives and meets customer’s needs. What you’ll be doingEnvision the final product and clearly communicate the objectives of the vision ensuring they are aligned to RDT company objectives and meets customer’s needsIdentify the business value of a Minimal Viable Product and Minimum Marketable FeaturesAssist with the preparation of project reporting,  budgets and forecasts to meet RDT’s company objectives and budget Assist with the estimation of new projects and or change requestsStakeholder engagement, direct contact with the customer assisting them to write user stories and acceptance criteria to the level of granularity required by the team, in collaboration with the teamRemove business related impediments raised by the teamAssist in preparation of acceptance tests from acceptance criteriaProvide regular feedback on testing deliverables against user story acceptance criteriaProvide regular feedback by validating that the product meets RDT company objectives and meets customer’s needsAcceptance or rejection of each story based on definition of donePeer review the output of other company functions as part of RDT’s quality assurance processes e.g. training material, system documentation etc.Participate in RDT’s product development process from idea generation, screening, idea evaluation, development through to commercialisationClear concise timely written & verbal communication with ability to conduct meetings hold workshops, presentations and demonstrate active listeningOpen and transparent in giving and receiving information and does not hide from difficult conversationsActively work with other Business Analysts and Product Owners to maximise the value delivered by all teams Listen to colleagues and customers and show consideration for diversity and tap into potentialAssume the responsibilities of the Product Owner in their absence What we expect from youQualifications & Experience:Certified in a relevant discipline or qualified by experienceInsurance qualifications favourably regardedExcellent understanding of the insurance industry Excellent domain knowledge Essential Skills:Experience of Web based application integration with back office systemYou will have strong e-commerce software application development experience in the insurance industryAgile Methodology Desirable skills:Business Acumen - Knowledgeable about current & future practices, trends & information affecting the industry & organisation. Ability to make commercially viable decisionsAbility to assess risk/return - Strong analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills. Good reasoning skillsPlanning & Implementation – Strong Planning and Project Management skillsInitiate change by leading by example, being agile, flexible, innovative & creativeExcellent time management & organisational skillsEmotional intelligence and self-awareness Excellent interpersonal skills, effective communicator and negotiatorProven experience of working in Agile TeamsProven experience in Business Analyst role, preferably within the in the insurance industry, especially Modelling diagrams and Wireframes. Landscape experienceKnowledge of web application programme interface (API) specification  What’s in it for you?You will have the opportunity to help shape the direction and approach of IT and Infrastructure within RDT. You will work with a strong team delivering high quality software products in a fast-paced environment. You will be working with sharp and innovative people who are dedicated, driven and more than happy to share their knowledge with you. You will be expected to be the best you can be and will be encouraged and supported to achieve this.Apply now!  View full job description
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