Business Analyst
Oxford, UK
3d ago

Fixed Term Contract (14 months)

Summary :

Reporting to a Senior Content Platform Capability Manager, a Business Analyst (BA) is responsible for fleshing out application requirements within the end to end vision and roadmap of Platform Capabilities.

  • The BA works closely with the business owners of the capabilities to understand the needs of individual businesses; collates the requirements into a single set;
  • and determines commonalities and differences; and translates requirements to a form that can be developed, usually user stories.

    The BA also plays a key role in User Acceptance Testing of the requirements that they helped to capture.

    Combining the Wiley business needs, the industry and the vendor landscape, plus the advances in technology, the BA develops the domain expertise for the Content capabilities he / she is working on.

    Partnering with the Business, Enterprise Architecture, Information Modelling, Developer and QA teams, the BA contributes to the elaboration of detailed requirements, UAT and delivery of the capabilities.

    Responsibilities :

    Business Requirements Elaboration :

  • Work closely with the colleagues in Wiley Technology and Wiley Content Management teams to understand pain points and develop the best approaches addressing them
  • Understand the existing capabilities within Wiley content workflows to ensure the business is taking full advantage of what has been implemented and integrated
  • Responsibility for Quality of Delivery :

  • Work with developers and Quality Assurance colleagues to prioritize any bugs that are found through the QA process
  • Write user acceptance test cases and acting as an expert tester and reference for business testers during user acceptance procedures for newly developed capabilities and features
  • Work with colleagues in Quality Assurance to triage user acceptance feedback, and working with the business to characterise and prioritize improvements raised through this process
  • Requirements :
  • College degree
  • College degree
  • Technical education
  • Work in the position of system / business analyst for an IT company during last two years
  • Basic knowledge of software development lifecycle and processes (experience in Agile development approach)
  • Broad experience in MS Office, Jira, Confluence or analogs
  • Strong skills and broad experience in UML to process description
  • Desire to grow in system / business analysis as a professional
  • Experience in creation of technical specifications, business requirements and other documentation required in software development
  • Good understanding of technology and ability to translate the business needs into concrete capabilities
  • Grace under pressure; clear and unbiased thinking
  • Willingness and ability to embrace change and to adapt new strategies on the fly
  • Ability to influence without authority, gather input
  • Wiley is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability or other legally protected status.

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and employment review.

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