Senior Business Analyst

  • Job Reference: #761031
  • Date Posted: 24 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CliniSys
  • Location: Chertsey or Glasgow - up to 80% home based
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Biomedical Science, IT & Technical, Business & Commercial
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rose Byrne
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Job Description


Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Business Analyst to carry out market evaluation and requirements elicitation on strategic focus areas as well as on specific features, to support the business in delivering the right products and product changes at the right time. You'll be a key part of the Product Management function contributing to the ongoing evolution of the company's existing software, as well as innovative and exciting new solutions using the latest technologies.

 Role Responsibilities

• To work as an integral member of the Product Management Function, the role of which is to maintain the order comms and LIMS product strategy and product release roadmap and their alignment with business objectives.

• To use data to understand how changes to process, products, services, software and hardware can improve efficiencies and add value

• To prioritise work based on when analysis and requirements are needed for engineering, without being a barrier to its progress.

• To build up a network of subject matter experts (SME) both inside and outside of the business (including customers, 3rd party suppliers and regulatory authorities) to contribute to the definition of functional and non-functional requirements of a product change.
• To run requirements analysis workshops with relevant SMEs to ensure all relevant aspects of the change are considered, including any constraints, pain points, clinical impact etc.
• To organise 3rd party input into requirements analysis as and when required 
• To perform and document low-level requirements analysis and elicitation for new features and enhancements agreed in the roadmap
• To ensure compliance with industry standards, regulatory standards and CliniSys quality processes.
• To demonstrate a good understanding of current deployment architecture and technical vision
• To utilise different formats for articulating low-level requirements to engineering depending on the nature of the product change, e.g. UML workflow diagrams, flow charts, tables.
• To conduct impact analysis to determine how software changes affect user workflow, and to work with UX designers on design mock-ups.
• To ensure that requirements are reviewed and signed off by relevant stakeholders.
• To serve as the subject matter expert on the products and product changes during Agile ceremonies, to provide clarity on requirements to Agile teams during ideation, scoping and engineering. 
• To create and maintain customer-facing message specifications documents

• To be aware of the Product Group’s software development lifecycle processes and how and when business analyst activities fit in, recognising the importance of the analysts’ contributions and responsibilities therein.

• To report on work progress to the Product Management team, tracking against agreed timescales for delivery.   

Knowledge, skills, abilities: 

• 2-5 years-experience as a Business Analyst in an Agile software development environment

• Proven knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) 

• Have a good working knowledge of the document development cycle and publication procedures.

• Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications

• Excellent elicitation skills for requirements capture.

• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills

• Highly organised and able to manage individual workload.

• Be able to communicate and collaborate with technical and non-technical clients and staff at all organisational levels. 

• Adaptable / flexible to changing demands

• Generate well-presented, grammatically correct, and concise documentation.

• Be competent in the creation and editing of drawings, layout of documents and the creation of text to a professional standard.

Highly Desirable

• Experience of business analysis in the Pathology domain, especially Cellular Pathology

• Qualified to degree level
• Relevant BA qualification (e.g., BCS practitioner)
• Business analysis experience for healthcare and life science software development
• Use of tooling such as Azure DevOps and Jira or product management software like Aha! Roadmaps, Product Board or Product Plan
Why join CliniSys?

• Contribute to the creation of vital healthcare technology that aids and supports medical professionals and biomedical scientists to diagnose millions of patients 
• Opportunity to shape the workflow used in the front line of Clinical Diagnostics
• Work across a broad family of applications and web services on flagship and next generation technologies
• You will work alongside top experts in your field 
• Bring your innovation, drive and expertise to full use
• Support with developing your career and skillset
About CliniSys;
• Pathology's IT partner of choice for service efficiency and patient care
• Over 2,500 laboratories using our solutions
• Creator of class-leading products such as WinPath, GLIMS, ICE & CyberLab
• CliniSys is the market-leading LIMS solutions provider in the UK and Europe
• Well established, with over 30 years in the industry
• 500 IT healthcare professionals dedicated to the development, deployment and support of our laboratory software
The role is based out of either our Chertsey or our Glasgow office with infrequent travel, with the ability for employees to work remotely up to 80% with flexible working. 
We are currently working fully remotely due to COVID-19 (subject to change depending on government and business requirements), and access to the office is available for those that require it. 
Depending on the experience of the candidate’s skills and expertise, CliniSys offers a competitive basic salary plus a generous package and great work environment.