job / business systems analyst west central scotland glasgow 4402

Business Systems Analyst - Glasgow

£excellent + Benefits - Technology & Data
Ref: 4402 Date Posted: Thursday 13 Jun 2019
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Business Systems Analyst required for the Global IT Projects team of this Glasgow based professional services firm on twelve-month fixed term contract.

The role will support a number of critical company-wide projects from inception to delivery.

Main responsibilities:

  • Undertake business analysis work in relation to specific systems related projects
  • Develop Requirements Management Plans
  • Gather and document business and functional requirements
  • Arrange and manage requirement reviews
  • Create visual models to support analysis
  • Identify business solutions
  • Assist with developing and running test programmes in relation to specific systems and projects
  • Prepare clear and concise documentation, and supporting materials in relation to specific projects
  • Work closely with 3rd party suppliers to communicate requirements and deliver solutions
  • Assist with project management tasks and take responsibility for delivery of smaller projects
  • Implement projects within agreed timescales

Your background

  • Significant demonstrable experience as a Business Systems Analyst with a proven track record of successful project delivery, ideally in a professional services firm
  • Experience of gathering and managing technical details and requirements
  • Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes/ procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Able to listen to and understand customer requirements
  • Able to operate within a project brief, reporting to the Project Manager as required
  • Working knowledge of different analysis techniques/methods, including requirements definition and specification, ERD/DFDs etc.
  • Good knowledge of testing approaches/methods, and experience of devising and running testing procedures
  • Awareness/exposure to different software development life cycles and methods
  • Produce high level solutions/approaches, requiring systems analysis and design skills
  • High level of familiarity with MS Office as a production tool
  • Assist with research and evaluation of software solutions from 3rd party suppliers and production of necessary deliverables such as tender documents, liaising with suppliers

Desired skills and experience

  • Recognised BA Qualifications BCS/CBAP/CCBA/IIBA
  • Working Knowledge of the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK)
  • Working within a structured project framework
  • Knowledge of Web technologies and n-tier architecture
  • Knowledge of client-server architecture
  • RDBMS understanding (MS SQL Server)
  • Familiar with Windows 7/8/10
  • Familiar with ITIL, Prince 2, Agile
  • Flowchart and data-flow diagramming

Salary up to £excellent + Benefits.  For further information contact Lynsey Kerr on (0141) 530 4333 or email