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Business Analyst in Docklands, London



Docklands, London





Business Analyst
Salary - £65-75k basic plus £4k car allowance + 15% bonus
Location: Canary Wharf, London (2 days per week in office)

Are you an experienced BA with strong knowledge of working in the Banking/Financial Services sector covering payments?

Are you looking for a new permanent role with a global organisation that offers excellent benefits and career progression along with hybrid working?

Do you have experience of payment systems such as BACS, CHAPS, SWIFT and SEPA?

ARM is recruiting for a full-time permanent experienced BA with payments sector knowledge to work for our global technology client. You will be working for their end customer in the financial sector on a hybrid basis with 2 days per week on-site and 3 days per week WFH.

Our client:
They're a leading business with a global reach that empowers local teams, and they undertake hugely exciting work that is genuinely changing the world. Their advanced portfolio of consulting, applications, business process, cloud, and infrastructure services will allow you to achieve great things by working with brilliant colleagues, and clients, on exciting projects.

What you'll be doing:
* Managing requirements within the Payments project.
* Taking responsibility for the product backlog, managing the process of discovery and refinement of stories, progressing options and ensuring there is a value based prioritisation approach.
* Decomposing epics/features into the stories required to achieve product vision/targets as well as prioritising and elaborating these stories to meet the Definition of Ready.
* Working with the product owner and relevant stakeholders you will be responsible for both clarifying acceptance criteria/ business logic and providing delivery options to make decisions based on their value, as well as coaching them on product management agile outputs and capabilities.
* Collaborating with business teams and end users you will review and understand the business needs, shaping them within a product backlog. You will add value through problem solving by identifying gaps and inefficiencies in current processes, procedures, and operating models and recommend or design an optimal future state.

What experience you'll bring:
* Strong knowledge of Payments value chain and regulations and significant experience with agile methodologies and common tooling
* Domain experience in SWIFT, SEPA and other UK payment infrastructure (BACS, CHAPS)
* Knowledge of payments regulatory and compliance requirements e.g. payments screening
* Hands-on experience in SQL & big data to be self-sufficient in analysis tasks, any Python experience would be seen as an advantage
* Design thinking focused requirement creation
* Value management & prioritisation techniques
* Using modern software development tool-sets including DevOps, Continuous Integration and Delivery
* The ability to produce process documentation including process maps, flow diagrams, requirement specifications, functional designs, and features stories etc. following sector/industry standard modelling approaches
* Demonstrable experience of working as a BA in large scale software development projects over a number of full lifecycle deliveries

Standard benefits are:
* Private medical insurance or health cash plan
* Life assurance
* Income protection
* 25 days holiday
* Holiday trading
* Generous pension scheme

Benefits you can add include:
* Discounted gym membership
* Dental insurance
* Cycle to work scheme
* Travel insurance

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This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 123902_1718103882
Date posted 12 June 2024

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