Business Analyst

Exception is a trusted digital consultancy, delivery and service provider dedicated to helping organisations unlock value and create opportunity through the power of technology.  Our customers tell us we provide excellent service, always deliver what we promise and provide the capability they require on time, every time.
Everything we do is about helping organisations and people succeed and our dedication to the highest standards of service delivery is what sets us apart.
Our success is underpinned by the quality and talent of our people. Together we all share a passion for digital technology and how it helps our customers solve problems and find better ways of doing things.
As part of our continued growth, we are looking for a Business Analyst Engineer to be part of our successful winning team.
This role will be working in a busy IT projects environment, supporting the delivery of complex IT infrastructure and solutions programmes.
Applicants will have well-developed business analysis skills coupled with solid experience of successful output delivery in a demanding and complex environment.
Excellent remote working skills and approach are required.
A background of working in large public sector organisations, with process-driven environments, or in consultancy project teams, would be an advantage, but not mandatory.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Engage with the business to create business requirements and project scoping documentation including functional/non-functional requirements, often in the form of User Stories

  • Collaborate with and support key project stakeholders to make sure there is a clear level of understanding regarding contribution levels and delivery objectives

  • Plan and facilitate workshops, interviews and research in collaboration with the Technical and Project Delivery teams

  • Create wireframes or prototypes, working with the Technical team to ensure compatibility with technical specifications

  • Lead and participate in typical project activities and ceremonies such as Backlog refinement, Planning, Retrospectives and Stand Ups and act as a knowledge source for the product, representing the customer/product owner internally where needed

  • Guide the process of prioritising requirements, balancing both the business and technical needs or restrictions

Essential Experience:
  • Demonstrable business analysis experience; specifically eliciting requirements from business and stakeholders

  • Experience of preparing technical business requirements

  • Experience with software development practices including Agile/Scrum methodology and supporting tools such as JIRA, Azure Devops or similar

  • Excellent organisational skills

Work with Us
At Exception, our success is underpinned by the quality and talent of our people. Together we all share a passion for digital technology and how it helps our customers solve problems and find better ways of doing things.
Life at Exception
Never the same day twice, working with us ensures a challenging and collaborative environment where you are sure to thrive.
Knowledge Sharing
We hold regular forums to share solutions and discuss new trends as well as regularly sharing interesting research and articles.
Nurturing Talent
We invest in our people’s growth and development.
We are a close-knit team who are always there to lend a hand, guide and support each other. We work hard but have a lot of fun together too.
Employee Benefits
As well as all the usual stuff (competitive salary, pension, holidays, etc.), here are some of the benefits you can take advantage of when you join our team.
  • An extra day off to celebrate your birthday (it is an important day after all)

  • Take a day to support a charity or a community initiative of your choice, paid for by us

  • Full Private Medical Healthcare which can also cover your family if you wish

  • Yearly flu inoculation and any covid-19 top-ups

  • Life Insurance

  • Enhanced parental pay

  • Opportunities to learn and develop and gain accreditations all funded by us

  • A culture that promotes respect, creativity, openness and is inclusive for all

  • The opportunity to excel at what you do and progress your career