Business Analyst ( R-00080589 )
Leidos are a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
We are in search of a Business Analyst who will analyse complex business problems to be solved with processes and applications across our customer and operating portfolio. You will manage and support work empowering organisations to establish, and deliver, their vision and value, by joining a capability which offers extensive business analytics experience, business strategic and operations planning capability, change acculturalisation expertise and business transformation knowledge.
The prime location for the role is flexible. Mobility and willingness to travel, on an ad-hoc basis, to 200+ mile distances is essential.
Work as part of UK Office of Technology community to further Leidos capabilities and assist in informing and refining our solution portfolio for the benefit of our customers and the wider business.
Establish a baseline understandings of a businesses, its architectural components and its operating procedures
Define target operating models and their components
Define and design asset management/stewardship processes (e.g. ITAM, SAM, HAM as physical asset management)
Lead inspections of Business Architectures with analysis of current and planned future operating models, operating frameworks and business models.
Identify stakeholders and analyse their perspectives and needs
Elicit, analyse, define and document business requirements
Undertake large and complex data analytical activity as well as help to form data management strategies
Assist in establishing strategic vision and strategic journeys of businesses
Work closely with the Product Owner to understand the business drivers and desired outcomes, and ensure proposed solutions and prototypes are produced in line with these.
Work with our business development teams to feed your expertise and experience into winning proposals which you then see through to successful delivery.
Help to translate the designs into stories for the developers.
Support UAT for IS projects, by helping to define test scenarios and assisting management of testing and training
Help recommend and design modelling and testing approaches / methodologies.
Drive continuous improvement initiatives
Execute Operational Planning and Operations Management consultative deployments
Evaluate, analyse and support business change impacts.
Manage small-scale projects by defining requirements, determining deliverables, organizing resources and planning and managing delivery
As the role will be nestled within the UK Office of Technology unit that supports the entire portfolio of services and products in the UK, new members are required to have a basic competency and understanding of architecture disciplines and tools
Knowledge of human/user-centered design frameworks and processes within web and mobile product development.
Ability to identify and present actionable research insights to business stakeholders.
Requirements Elicitation, the ability to work with Subject Matter Experts to capture business requirements alongside an Agile system development project.
Experience of working in multiple work streams in complex Agile environments.
Experience of running requirement elicitation workshops and generating user story documentation.
The ability to work collaboratively with internal teams to shape user stories and acceptance criteria.
The ability to facilitate effective process design workshops to define detailed, complete and agreed processes.
The ability to identify significant gaps between as is and to be processes and business architectures and understand the steps required to move to the target state.
Extensive experience of producing personas, journey maps, user stories and pain point analysis.
Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Business process modelling (with ability to use a conventional modelling notation, e.g. UML)
Gap analysis and associated techniques
Requirements modelling and documentation
High standards of communication (written and verbal)
Proficiency in MS Visio and strong skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Self-starting, enthusiastic, keenness to learn, develop and contribute to the success of the programme
Desired Skills and Experience:
Lean Six Sigma Yellow or Green belt;
APM PFQ or PMQ;
ITIL 4 Foundation;
Statistical systems such as Origin, Matlab;
Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture;
Working with large-scale and complex integration programmes;
Working with 3rd party suppliers;
Good time management and organisational skills – ability to work with minimal supervision;