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Business Analyst

Date: 20-Jan-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 17757 
Job Title Business Analyst 
Type Fixed Term Contract 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Marketing & Communications (10000157) 
Location 55 Baker Street 

 

We recognize that the property industry is changing, and we invite you to be at the centre of that change. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us here at Knight Frank, and we are currently seeking a Business Analyst to join our Digital department on a 12 month fixed term contract.

 

You will be part of a team delivering bespoke software applications that support the requirements of our growing global business and will ensure that Knight Frank has the best digital software applications available. Applications will be developed using the Microsoft solution stack, including C# ASP.NET and hosting in the Microsoft Azure cloud. So, if you are a great communicator with the ability to deliver presentations and lead workshops, as well as the required technical experience, then this role is for you.

 

In the Business Analyst role, you will be responsible for:

  • Writing specifications in the form of user stories, wireframes, and any other supporting documentation
  • Obtaining sign off for the specification from senior stakeholders, application users, team members and other software providers
  • Conducting workshops, presentations, and design walkthroughs / reviews with software developers
  • Understanding business processes and to document in process flow diagrams using tools such as Microsoft Visio
  • Working with team members of the Digital and Software teams and application users
  • Understanding and participating in the testing process used in the Agile methodology
  • Contributing to writing software test plans and test cases suing tools such as Visual Studio Online for functional, regression, and smoke testing
  • Following up to ensure the software solution has fully resolved the targeted issues and has met the requirements and specifications

 

To be successful in the Business Analyst role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • A proven track record of business requirements capture and analysis for successful bespoke software development projects
  • Ability to lead requirements workshops and specification reviews
  • Ability to compose and deliver presentations
  • Experience of working on highly interactive website application developments
  • Experience of using Agile and SCRUM
  • Knowledge of responsive website design and development projects and knowledge of some UML techniques
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Residential Property Sales and Lettings or Commercial Property Agency is highly desired
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to lead workshops with end-users and explain technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience
  • Highly organised, systematic, and adaptable with an excellent attention to detail and the ability to recognise the relative importance of tasks to prioritise work effectively
  • Ability to work with all members of the software project development team and stakeholders, fostering an open, friendly, and constructive working relationship with all members of the Knight Frank team

 

 

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