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Agile Business Analyst

Ref: BROADBEAN_888371589866923

on 19 May 2020
Location
Melbourne Cbd, Victoria
Contract Type
Contract

One of our premium clients based in Melbourne is looking for a highly experienced and committed Agile Business Analyst. In this role you will be given the opportunity to make a tangible contribution to the continued innovation and success of the company. Ideally you will have 3-5 years' experience working within the insurance domain, only applicants with insurance background will be considered for this opportunity.

Duties

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with clients/business
  • Assesses target audience needs and communicates appropriately
  • Involved in initial requirements workshop with clients (pre-discovery/idea initiation phase).
  • Creation of high-level features in IBM RTC/JIRA/Mingle agile tools.
  • Conducting detailed requirements gathering workshops with clients (discovery phase).
  • Breaking down the feature into high level user stories.
  • Organizing the feature estimation session with the team to come up with estimates for the high-level user stories.
  • Supporting the design/solution team during the solution definition of the requirement.
  • Supporting the project to get an OOM (Order of Magnitude) effort/cost ready for endorsement.
  • Breakdown of the stories into deliverables which can be planned in an iteration/sprint.
  • Fleshing out the acceptance criteria for the user stories and sizing them up.
  • Reviewing test cases for the acceptance criteria defined in each user story.
  • Getting approval/signoff of Product Owner on the acceptance criteria for the user stories.
  • Supporting development and testers during the Evolve phase of the iteration/sprint.
  • Involved in pre-user testing and pre-production verification testing of the application.

Skills & Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of experience as a BA in Insurance domain
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Excellent knowledge of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc. with the ability to write high quality Epic, Features and User stories.
  • Technical and functional knowledge to identify risks (e.g., risks with scope, architecture, requirement, etc.); communicates the obstacles to the Product Manager/Product Owner before the blocker hits the team
  • Two or more years' experience collaboratively leading an agile software development team.
  • Experience using ALM tools
  • Excellent written and oral collaboration skills
  • Undertake a key liaison role in developing a solid and trustworthy relationship between the client
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Demonstrated customer centricity
  • Flexible work approach to meet project and support needs
  • Experience working with people from different cultures and time zones

Modis is a national professional services company with global capability. Our committed and talented professionals have delivered world class IT and business consulting services across a wide range of industries. As a member of global professional services group Adecco, we offer world-class employment opportunities.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic business. It is expected that the successful candidate will bring energetic dynamics and a strong Agile Business Analysis skill set to this organisation.

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"Modis is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to all forms of workforce inclusion. We actively invite and encourage applications by candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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