Senior Agile Business Analyst Ecommerce

Location London
Discipline: Product
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Contact name: James Shenton

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-104-2
Published: about 2 months ago
Startdate: 2022-01-13 00:00:00
Senior Agile Business Analyst required with Ecommerce background, combined with strong end to end BA project lifecycle skills from project discovery, project definition, scoping and leading cross functional Agile teams requirements capture/ epics, user stories, managing / prioritise the backlog is required to play senior BA role on for the implementation of new Headless Commerce / Cloud Native Ecommerce systems delivery by digital agency working on digital transformation projects for their impressive client base. 

Ideally you will be based within reach of one of London, Manchester or Bristol offices although most of the time this role will be based remotely, with some meetings. 

Knowledge and experience as a Senior Agile Business Analyst would include the majority of:
  • Sound experience as Senior Agile BA / Product Owner with full lifecycle experience from project definition, Discovery/ scoping, through requirements capture /elicitation and articulation, with experience to underpin your ability
  • Experience of being the Agile BA embedded into a cross functional Agile team
  • Significant experience of working in Ecommerce cross a variety of areas such as Basket, checkout, Order Management, Warehouse Management, fulfilment, ecommerce stores etc, or Headless Commerce implementation, such as Fluent Commerce Hybris, Magento, Commercetools, Episerver
  • Experience of API’s and any systems skills to help define API’s would be strong advantage.
  • Experience of working with a digital agency, ecommerce / retail / consultancy / Systems integrator would be plus
  • Extensive experience delivering projects utilising Agile methodologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile and Lean principles, and the ability to explain and educate others on them
  • Track record of working closely with other disciplines involved in delivery; development, QA, UX and User Research
  • Comprehensive knowledge of workshop facilitation tools and techniques for a variety of project scenarios
  • Experience of running Agile ceremonies
  • Highly capable stakeholder management skills, with experience in managing a variety of stakeholders across all levels of an organisation
  • Consistently business value focussed
  • Client or stakeholder facing experience is essential
  • Understanding of project management principles is essential, experience of managing projects is desirable
Responsibilities as a Senior Agile Business Analyst could include :
  • Taking a lead role as a BA on customer centric projects which are green field and inflight
  • Extensive experience of client / stakeholders management through the full project lifecycle from project discovery / scoping / and through the agile BA lifecycle
  • Capturing Epics, User Stories and Acceptance Criteria for client requirements
  • Management of the project backlog, including prioritisation with your Product Owner
  • Producing user journey maps, process models and other artefacts that help the team deliver according to opportunity/problem space
  • Working with developers and QA testers to prepare user stories for delivery
  • Collaborating with our clients to define and agree the project roadmap, being able to focus on short, medium and long-term goals and value to the client
  • Facilitation of workshops and a variety of team ceremonies as required; sprint planning, backlog grooming, retrospectives etc
This is a great chance to flex you skills working for a world leading digital agency on a green field ecommerce projects for a large scale international clients.

This role will not only offer career progression but the chance to work with different projects and clients so you will form a rounded skill set and stay challenged.

The role is based remotely and could involve occasional infrequent travel.

Opus Resourcing is acting as an Employment agency in relation to this vacancy.