Pearson Technical Business Analyst in Melbourne, Australia
Technical Business Analyst
Learning isn’t a destination, starting and stopping at the classroom door. It is a never-ending journey of discovery, challenge, inspiration and wonder.
As the world’s leading learning company, we’re helping learners of all ages and stages across Australia reach their education goals, and find their way to a robust and fulfilling life. We’re doing this by providing a comprehensive blend of digital learning formats, printed texts, educator training resources, assessments, services and online assets.
We are seeking an experienced technical business analyst to support the implementation of our Digital Learning Applications. These are significant projects and Pearson requires a Business Analyst to support the scoping and definition of the applications and capabilities required by the business.
The Technical Business Analyst will work with the project team, product manager and business SMEs to define and document business and technical requirements, in the form of Users Stories. The business analyst will then work with the solution architects and Pearson global development teams to define a solution that meets the requirements.
You will provide regular updates to the Project Manager and Product Manager and ensure activities are aligned with project objectives and key stakeholder expectations, as well as flagging risks and escalating issues and decisions in line with the governance structure.
Defining project scope
Gathering requirements by facilitating discussions and workshops with key business stakeholders
Defining requirements by documenting detailed user stories
Translating requirements to the team by engaging with the development teams to present the user stories and ensure they are understood
Supporting the project manager with planning and scheduling
Assisting with test planning, test scripts and execution of testing
At least 5 years commercial experience in developing business and technical requirements for software development projects.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Proven ability to manage multiple activities, use own initiative/work proactively and ability to prioritise workload
Proven experience working on Agile projects, documenting user stories
Education Industry knowledge/experience
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Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne
Work Locations: AU-Melbourne-707 Collins 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008
Organization: Technology & Operations
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Oct 20, 2019
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Temporary
Req ID: 1912916
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.