Version 1 Dublin

Business Analyst

Department: Digital Development & Architecture

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Company Description

“Version 1 is celebrating 25 years in the IT industry this year and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. 

Version 1 is not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1. We invest in a strong culture of wellness through programs that help our employees create their journey toward optimal wellbeing. This framework is based on the ‘Strength in Balance‘ theme and this seen again in our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Team motto “Bring Your Difference“.”

Job Description

We have an exciting new role for an experienced Business Analyst to work as part of Version 1’s Business Applications Solutions Practice.

You will help define and deliver a series of diverse key projects with the team. The roles present a dynamic and challenging opportunity to an experienced Business Analyst who wants to develop a closer alignment to our customer’s core business.

  • Arrange and conduct meetings, workshops, and presentations for a variety of audiences, demonstrating consistently high-quality communication, elicitation, and persuasive skills.
  • Analyze alternative solutions and make recommendations.
  • Document and map complex business processes and solutions using standard procedures, methods and tools
  • Identify areas for improvement, specify requirements and implement recommendations for increasing effectiveness of current business processes.
  • Perform root cause analysis of problems and work closely with business users in order to identify and translate their needs into solution designs and systems specifications.
  • Produce detailed Business Requirement Specification Documents and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure requirements are understood and signed off prior to development commencement.
  • Work closely with developers during the technical design and implementation phases to ensure common understanding, agreement, and effective implementation of projects.
  • Communicate in a clear and concise fashion to IT and business staff (including senior managers) at all stages of the project lifecycle to gain commitment and minimize the level of resistance to change.
  • Support UAT during all phases of testing to ensure requirements as detailed in the Business Requirement Specification document have been delivered and are ready for release.
  • Work with IT & Business when new functionality is released to production to ensure a smooth transition to the new process.
  • Where necessary devise detailed cut-over plans to address potential operational impacts at cutover.

 

Qualifications
  • Strong Business Analysis experience (ideally 5+ years in Financial Services).
  • Proven track record in producing high quality Business Requirements Documents, Business Processes Mapping and documentation skills.
  • Experience of reviewing Functional Specification Documents produced by peers (Peer Review) to ensure they align with Business Requirements Specification document.
  • Has worked on both large scale and smaller projects and been responsible for defining and designing business solutions.
  • Previous experience with UML and Use Case Scenarios an advantage.
  • An understanding of technology and IT systems.
  • Good project management skill with ability to plan and schedule own work and work towards tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills — be able to explain complicated processes and concepts to non-experts.
  • MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio & Outlook). 
Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!
 

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Excellence
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Drive
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    UK, 2019-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
  • HEALTHY PLACE TO WORK
    AWARD, 2018-2021
  • GREAT PLACE TO WORK
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
  • BEST WORKPLACES FOR WOMEN
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

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