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Business Analyst Specialist | Johannesburg

Job Description

Business Analyst Specialist | Johannesburg

We are currently recruiting for a Business Analyst to work on a 12-month (renewable) contract for a financial institution, based in Johannesburg.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Pair with Product Designers (CX/UX), Business Architects, Testers (QA), Business data Managers (BDM), and key roles in the requirements value chain.
  • Apply the principles of Product Ownership Analysis and the strategy-to-execution framework.
  • Execute and lead others according to IIBA best practices, agile product delivery, and lean principles based on the company's delivery approach as per the BA methods.
  • Analyse/document data requirements and model data flows/ ERDs through all 7 product dimensions on a portfolio level by pairing with BDMs.
  • Understand/co-create the operational value streams, enterprise strategic themes, product roadmap, vision, KPIs, and metrics.
  • Use visual diagrams and collaborative games to model scope, interfaces, story context, data flows, processes, and Enterprise-wide dependencies.
  • Document Epics/features/themes to analyze user stories - identify gaps, missing stories, acceptance criteria, scenario development, and all requirement categories.
  • Lead all aspects of Backlog Refinement and increment planning and champion DevOps & Built-in quality principles and limit WIP.
  • Conduct system demos and contribute to I&A, implement suggestions and drive continuous improvement.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Agile Concepts
  • Business Analysis Discipline, Techniques, and Practices
  • BA Body of Knowledge
  • Process Engineering Skills
  • Information Technology concepts

Required Qualification:

  • Professional Qualification/Honour's Degree
  • Beneficial Qualification:
    • IT Qualification
    • Certificate in BA endorsed by IIBA, SAFe and Agile Certification

Please apply as soon as possible if you feel you meet all the necessary requirements.