IT Business Analyst

IT Business Analyst

We have a fantastic role for an innately curious and technically-minded Business Analyst, with a strong systems/technical background. You’ll be working on a variety of changes and projects – no two days will be the same – with the knowledge that the work you and the organisation does directly and positively impacts the lives of millions of people across the UK.  


IT Business Analyst role

  • You’ll be joining an established, but growing team within the IT department
  • You will be able to ‘get under the skin’ of a system, understanding how it functions, manipulates data, and ultimately, how it will be impacted by upcoming business change
  • You’ll elicit and document business requirements, and then work with architects and developers to determine and document how they can be delivered within the chosen solution
  • You’ll be comfortable with querying and extracting data when needed
  • You’ll be breaking down technical concepts for a variety of business stakeholders, from the floor to the boardroom, and champion the needs of the business in front of the technical team
  • You’ll be supported by a strong team and empowered to take responsibility for your area
  • You’ll have a real appetite for continuous improvement, always spotting opportunities to improve process
  • You’ll be a ‘considerate disruptor’ – be able to build bridges, push and cajole as appropriate
  • You’ll be working on a variety of web applications, internal systems and BAU projects, usually at the same time
  • You’ll be proactive and innovative, and in return be valued, listened to and challenged

IT Business Analyst Skills and experience

  • You’ll be an established Business Analyst/Systems Analyst or Technical BA
  • You’ll be curious and be motivated by taking things apart to see how they work
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Experience of financial regulatory projects would be a massive bonus
  • Confident and proficient in various requirements elicitation methods (e.g. workshops, interviews, etc.) and strong skills in requirements management, documentation and elaboration
  • Able to talk to technical and non-technical people (and be understood by both)
  • You’ll be driven by ‘making things better’ and challenging the status quo
  • You’ll have an analytical mind and be detail-focused
  • Agile exposure would be beneficial

The company

Well-established organisation, with a track-record of investing in their people and promoting from within. The head office, based in Leeds City Centre, hosts a large on-site operations team, so you don’t have to go far to speak to your stakeholders. You’ll be operating in a sociable and friendly team, with people who value the work they do, and the difference it makes.

They actively promote a flexible working, family-friendly policy, with a GENUINE 35-hour week.

Genuinely competitive Salary + bonus + health + pension + holiday + family-friendly, flexible working environment

IT Business Analyst

*This role has now been filled, but is typical of the sort of role we frequently recruit for. Please get in touch for details of similar roles*

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