Job Role: Agile Business Analyst
Job Type: Contract
Start date: ASAP
Rate / Salary: Negotiable
Working at Hippo:
Hippo digital is a cutting-edge design consultancy based in the thriving Northern city of Leeds.
Since our inception we have quickly established ourselves as a leading supplier of digital leaders, service design teams and delivery expertise in support of large-scale digital transformation programmes to public and private sector organisations looking to truly embrace digital services to innovate and evolve.
We aspire to add value and leave a lasting benefit within those institutes.
Our philosophy is to ensure the user is at the core of everything we do, research, design and deliver.
Collaborating with us means embracing a digital first strategy with people first design which will truly create lasting change and positive impact.
Work with Service Designers and User Experience Designers under the guidance of the Product Owner to develop a thorough understanding of the service roadmap
Work with the Product Owner to establish and maintain a prioritized backlog of requirements and to identify the Minimum Viable Product (MVP)
Develop testable hypotheses to validate service design options and to inform the requirements gathering and elicitation process
Help identify user candidates for hypothesis validation and to support user acceptance testing of solutions
Manage and run requirements workshops with user communities, suppliers and other key stakeholders to identify and refine requirements and delivery options
Facilitate workshops and design sessions to elicit requirements with team members, delivery partners and key stakeholders using a lean (just in time) approach
Work with User Experience Designers to develop User Stories, business rules, non-functional requirements and any other assets required by the development team
Support the Product Owner throughout the delivery process by attending stand-ups, clarifying requirements with delivery teams and validating test results
Public sector experience preferable in an Agile role
Previous Agile experience is a must
Experience of providing business analysis support in Agile delivery environments, preferable with exposure to both Scrum and Scrumban
A confident communicator and presenter with significant experience running workshops and design sessions to gather requirements and develop possible design solutions using well developed influencing skills
Use of process modelling and mapping, user journeys, personas, Epic plans and User Stories in developing and communicating well-rounded requirements
Adept at providing the interface between business and technical stakeholders with an ability to bridge the language gap between the two
Analytical ability to define relative business value and delivery and service management cost
* Experience of user-centred and client focussed DevOps environments
If you would like to apply, please get in touch and send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org