Lead Business Analyst

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Lead Business Analyst2020-02-19T10:09:28-05:00<div> <p>ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We are dedicated to the art of perfecting software delivery by keeping it lightweight, fast-moving and open-source. Our clients are people and organisations with ambitious missions - whether in the commercial, social, or government sectors. They trust us to deliver the disruptive thinking and technology that empowers them to succeed. ThoughtWorks aspire to be a better business and strive to have a positive impact in the world. We are a diverse community of bright and passionate individuals. We are seeking passionate technologists who share our mission. We want hackers, philosophers, activists – courageous people with good hearts and creative approaches to problem-solving. </p> <p><strong>As a Lead Business Analyst, here’s what you will do at ThoughtWorks:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Think through hard problems, and work with a team to make them reality</li> <li>Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchal, and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over a role title</li> <li>Develop your career outside of the confinements of a traditional career path by focusing on what you’re passionate about rather than a predetermined one-size-fits-all plan</li> <li>Facilitate and lead workshops that generate ideas and content for solutions</li> <li>Orchestrate the collaboration between Product Owner, Business sponsors, Subject matter experts, Experience designers, Testers, and Development groups by removing roadblocks and fostering communication</li> <li>Be instrumental in the analysis, design and building of critical and complex custom-designed, business applications that use a wide range of the very latest technologies</li> <li>Facilitate in organisational transformation solution-ing and execution</li> <li>Mentor and evangelise Agile, Lean, and Continuous Development analysis best practices</li> </ul> <p><strong>Here’s the skills that we need you to bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Demonstrated experience working successfully with teams to deliver software within a consulting organisation</li> <li>Experience prioritizing competing demands and obtaining buy-in from stakeholders</li> <li>Ideally come from a development background, or have technical understanding of software build/development</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to manage and resolve conflict with stakeholders</li> <li>Strong facilitation experience</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to understand and explain issues from both a technical and a business functional point of view</li> <li>Openness to contradictory opinions and flexible in your thinking</li> <li>A willingness to jump into projects and situations and make sense of ambiguous details in multiple domains  </li> <li>Experience with modeling business processes utilizing a variety of tools and techniques</li> <li>An understanding of traditional development approaches, and the ability to compare and contrast benefits of each</li> <li>Experience in mentoring and executing Agile, Lean, and Continuous Delivery best practices</li> <li>A genuine passion for quality software  - and the know-how to get from sketch to code</li> </ul> <div>We work almost exclusively on customer site providing a mix of delivery and consulting services, so you’ll be flexible about travel.</div> <div> </div> <div>Not right for you right now? That’s OK, you can stay in touch with <a href=";utm_medium=jd&amp;utm_campaign=access-thoughtworks" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl=";q=;source=gmail&amp;ust=1528870453309000&amp;usg=AFQjCNHYu0iGVnz99_9hm-d9oiPXu6EN3A">AccessThoughtWorks</a>, our learning community (tick '<em>contact me about recruitment opportunities</em>' to hear about jobs in the future).</div> <p> </p> </div> <div><img src="" width="400" height="161"></div> <p style="color: white;">#LI-UK</p> <p style="color: white;">#LI-SB1</p>ThoughtworksLondonUK