Business Analyst (Agile Product Owner)

Excellent Salary!
16 Sep 2017
14 Oct 2017
Alex Cleaver
Clearance Level
Job Type

Job Role: Business Analyst (Agile Product Owner)

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Salary/Rate: Excellent Salary!

Clearance: DV Clearance

Business Analyst (Agile Product Owner) - Permanent - Manchester - Excellent Salary!

A fantastic opportunity to join our client in their brand new centre based in Manchester. Our client has a range of vacancies within their rapidly growing Systems Engineering Team. Our client operates an Agile/Scrum project methodology and you will be involved in the full development lifecycle as a Business Analyst in a Product Owners Role. Working for our client you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. You will receive training, both formal and on-the-job from experienced engineers to help you become a well-rounded professional.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Representing the customer by being responsible for managing the Product Backlog
  • Elaboration of Epics and Stories, including priority, test and acceptance criteria
  • Owning the Product Backlog
  • Expressing Backlog items
  • Ensuring the Product Backlog is visible, shows what the development team will do next
  • Ensuring the development team understands items in the product backlog to the level needed
  • Assist in sprint planning and prioritisation

Essential Skills (one or more of the following):

  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Experience of Requirements Elicitation and Management
  • Experience of Use Case design and modelling.
  • Experience of Business Process Modelling using BPMN
  • Customer Liaison and Communications skills

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model
  • Experience of JIRA software development tool
  • Experience of Confluence collaboration software
  • Experience of Functional Requirements Elicitation
  • Experience of Non Functional Requirements Elicitation
  • Experience of running stakeholder workshops (for requirements or story elaboration)
  • Knowledge of BA techniques to analyse problems
  • Knowledge of User Experience (UX)
  • Knowledge of User Interface (UI) Wireframe

Key Behaviours:

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation
  • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons
  • Ability to work closely with others in a small team
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High degree of initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to travel when required


Degree in Numerate Subject desirable but not essential. Recognized agile product owner qualification such as Scrum Product Owner desirable.

Typical Experience:

Experience of Business Analysis or Requirements Elicitation in a military or Government project background would be an advantage, but is not essential. A broad knowledge of information Security "best practice" would also be useful.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies.

If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today.

You will be required to hold a minimum of DV security clearance. If you do not hold an active DV clearance please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Hit the 'Apply now' button to apply and to discuss this role further. We will be delighted to hear from you!

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