Version 1 Birmingham

Business Analyst - Contract (Outside IR35)

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 proves that IT can make a real difference to our customers’ businesses. We are a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner. 

We engage with experts (or their substitute) in their field to deliver excellent outcomes for our customers and we engage these experts under our tried and trusted engagement model. We have a proven track record of delivering pre-defined outcomes through this engagement model that complements the delivery from our permanent staff.

Job Description

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.

We are seeing unprecedented growth across several of our key practice areas. We are looking for talented individuals, who want a challenging, dynamic workplace environment with honesty & integrity, excellence and drive amongst our core values as well as a strong emphasis on our people and a work-life balance.

We are looking to hire a Senior Business Analyst:

  • End to end project involvement from leading on workshops through to design and delivery phases.
  • 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
  • Stakeholder management across all levels from c-suite through to on-the-ground developers both internally and with the clients
  • Support UAT during all phases of testing to ensure that the solutions are ready for release.
Qualifications
  • Strong Business Analysis experience
  • 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 documents
  • 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 is an advantage.
  • An understanding of technology and IT systems
  • Good project management skills with the 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

Please note that some security clearance must be attained for this position so a valid right to work in the UK is essential.

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

Our Head of People Louise Lahiff explains why Version 1 could be the match for you

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