Business Analyst (Development of Voting Software)

Home Based

22nd September 2021

Business Analyst (Development of Voting Software)

12-month Fixed Term Contract (likely to be extended)

Location: Working From Home

** This role offers a permanent salary with full Employee Benefits for the duration ** 

Are you an experienced software development Business Analyst available to join us on a Fixed Term Contract?

We are the UK’s leading provider of election services, with unrivalled in-house resources and digital solutions to help a variety of organisations plan elections, manage data securely and engage voters.  We are looking to recruit a Business Analyst to identify, evaluate and document business requirements for both new and existing product (software) developments.

Responsibilities will include –

  • Working closely with the Product Manager and other BAs to review priorities and timescales for product delivery and customer needs. 
  • Put plans in place to deliver the necessary analysis for approved projects.
  • Creation, management and review of requirements, design, estimates etc.
  • Influencing the product strategy by continuously monitoring market needs, considering technological advances, competitor products and the changing requirements of customers
  • Review and management of incoming enhancement requests and production defects fixes and help prioritise developments for release. 
  • Define product packages and new solutions by bringing together products from more than one product portfolio, and third parties, to provide innovative customer solutions.
  • Liaising with relevant third-party suppliers and business partners.  
  • Liaising with user groups. 
  • Coordinate and communicate product releases and launches, ensuring awareness within the Company 
  • Assist with the testing of new functionality and releases, including User Acceptance Testing. 
  • Assist with the production and maintenance of customer facing product documentation and presentations. 

About you:

3+ years’ experience in a Business Analyst capacity in a software development and software delivery environment, working collaboratively with software development teams.

Experience creating functional, technical and development specifications

1+ years’ experience working in Agile (Scrum) delivery

Any experience delivering into Local Government would be beneficial, ideal if the candidate has experience of electoral systems / processes

Strong customer facing skills

Commercially astute with strong communication skills (written and verbal)

Life at Civica

Civica is one of the UK’s largest software companies, with over 30 years of proven expertise in delivering improved outcomes for public services around the world.

  • Blended working: less commuting, more time with your friends and family.
  • ‘Investors in People’ – Gold: We prioritise the development of our colleagues to match their ambition. 
  • Top rated employer – Glassdoor: Our average length of service is 9 years.
  • Societal Impact: Our solutions impact positive societal change, supporting local Authorities, Schools, Police forces, the NHS and numerous Central Government offices.

Civica is a Diversity Leader, ranked as one of the top European companies for workplace diversity and equality - Financial Times 2021. 

Civica is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive and supportive culture where diversity thrives, and all of our people excel. We believe that diversity stimulates innovation, enables us to deliver better outcomes for people and communities, supports the growth of our people, and delivers great results for our customers. Civica recruit, promote and reward our people based on their contribution, regardless of gender, race, disability, religion/belief, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

 

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