Business Analyst
Northrop Grumman
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1d ago

Description

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace.

Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges.

We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible.

With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Are you a business analyst who wants to join a leading cyber team within an evolving and dynamic organization? Due to the success of a number of strategic programs, we are growing our delivery capability with creative and ambitious business analysts.

Your role will be to facilitate interactions between users and technical teams, to ensure delivered capabilities meet our customers' emerging mission needs.

Due to the success of a number of strategic programs, we are growing our delivery capability with creative and ambitious business analysts.

Your role will be to facilitate interactions between users and technical teams, to ensure delivered capabilities meet our customers' emerging mission needs.

  • As a Business Analyst, you will;
  • Work with customer stakeholders to capture and elaborate requirements, including strategic, business and technical requirements;
  • Ensure business benefit is articulated and used to drive prioritisation of work;
  • Assess business impact of solution prior to deployment and develop and implement mitigation strategies;
  • Facilitate workshops and meetings (for example PI meetings);
  • Act as a proxy product owner where necessary to plan and prioritise work
  • Effectively manage relationships, for example managing user expectations on behalf of the project.
  • Work with cross organisational SMEs to understand technology improvements and impacts for Change initiatives.
  • Support NGs Business Analysis capability by contributing to development activities where required
  • Essential Criteria

  • Analytical degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and methodologies to define business problems;
  • Experience of requirements capture and management
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies
  • An ability to understand how IT supports our customers' requirements
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting priorities between different specialist groups within a fast paced Agile environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation, including senior management, operations personnel and customers Desirable criteria
  • Diploma in Business Analysis or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a technical role
  • Understanding of business change and user experience methodologies
  • Understanding of project delivery in Lean / Agile environments and knowledge of Scrum and Kanban teams
  • Experience of working in a SAFe delivery role
  • Experience of using Atlassian Jira / IBM RTC suite, or similar product lifecycle software packages
  • Experience of working with UK government
  • Experience leading and managing a team Additional Information :
  • Applicants must hold and maintain UK Government clearances
  • Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race / ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex / gender, gender identity / expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage / civil partnership, pregnancy / maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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