Senior Business Analyst

Contact: Melody Vilan
Location: Canberra
ID: 2227
Closing date: 12-04-2021

A government department in Canberra seeks the services of a Senior Business Analyst with NV1 security clearance.

The Department is seeking the services of a skilled and diverse Business Analyst with experience working as part of a tight knit multi-disciplinary team on projects delivered using agile. 

To be successful in this role, the candidate must be able to
• Independently lead and facilitate discussions and/or workshops with a wide variety of stakeholders, ensuring a common understanding and definition of requirements
• Translate business requirements and/or legislative instruments into business process models and further defining into application features
• Define and demonstrate these features for both technical and non-technical audiences through diagrams, user stories or other design artefacts
• Maintain a line of continuous and transparent conversation with business areas, facilitating feedback and improvement in order to represent the views of the business to the broader delivery team and ensuring delivery of a quality fit-for-purpose outcome
• Facilitate backlog refinement, review, retrospective and planning sessions as required
The successful candidate will be working with business and technical project staff who have varied knowledge and experience in an Agile software development environment. This is an exciting opportunity working on a new project initiative. 

Selection Criteria
• The right attitude is paramount to successful outcomes. You are someone that enjoys working in a tight-knit agile project team that includes technical staff and stakeholders. You communicate well, share knowledge and experiences, have a can-do and flexible approach, and recognise the importance of following Department processes and documentation requirements.
• Experience leading the development of process and artefacts (such as):
- use case diagrams
- flowcharts and business process models 
- detailed requirements as both user stories or detailed requirements definitions 
- user interface prototypes and wireframes 
- other documents required to facilitate the successful delivery of an agile project. 
• Must have experience working on agile projects with either experience or aptitude to facilitate refinement, planning, review and retrospectives. Agile certifications highly regarded.
• Must have excellent communication skills with experience facilitating discussions and/or workshops with a wide variety of stakeholders, and ensuring continuous and transparent conversation with business areas, to ensure delivery of a quality fit-for-purpose outcome

Australian Citizens only.

Length of Contract: 7 months with possible extension up to 6 months

The role closes at 2pm 12th April 2021

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