Business Analyst Job at Emerging Platforms Group


At Emerging Platforms we are passionate about identifying problems and matching them with innovative and bold solutions. Driven by a passion for excellence, we deliver innovative solutions that satisfy our customers diverse needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Business Analyst
Job Location:
 Abuja

Job Description

  • Our team is growing and we are looking to engage a Business Analyst to be the liaison between the technical and business teams, and to analyse strategic options; facilitate needs assessment; gather and manage requirements towards the successful delivery of software products and business solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate needs assessment workshop using suitable strategy analysis techniques
  • Clearly document and validate As-Is and To-Be Business Process models, activity diagrams and other required UML diagrams
  • Conduct requirement elicitation and analysis; documentation and validation; and manage requirement changes
  • Document the user stories and acceptance criteria in collaboration with the required stakeholders and contract update the product backlog
  • Develop Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) to match the user stories to the use case diagrams
  • Proactively work with the product manager and concerned stakeholders to identify process improvement strategies
  • Analyse both internal and market research data; and generate insight to guide project and product development decisions
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and the management team
  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports.
  • Working closely with clients; business team including marketing, sales and finance; and technical teams including software engineers, architects and designers
  • Participate in agile ceremonies including daily scrum, sprint planning and sprint retrospectives
  • Lead the conceptual and physical data modelling process using the Enterprise Relationship Diagrams
  • Create and update other data artefacts including the data dictionary and data flow diagrams
  • Facilitating the user acceptance testing in collaboration with other teams
  • Evaluate and recommend alternative solutions based on business needs and advanced knowledge of the external marketplace

Required Skills and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor's Degree (Masters Degree will be an added advantage)
  • Business Analysis certifications from IIBA, BCS or Scrum Alliance will be an added advantage
  • 2-5 years experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience working in an Agile Project Management environment
  • Experience in analysing data to draw business-relevant conclusions
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Experience working with project management and office productivity tools including MS Project, MS Visio, Lucid Chart, Jira, Slack and other related tools

It is essential that you possess the following skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven attention to details and accuracy
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently with a focus on quality of deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills and good influencing skills to negotiate with multiple levels of management and other stakeholders.