Senior Business Analyst

WorldRemit

London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Intelligence
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: worldremit.com
  • Company Address: Kensington Centre 66 Hammersmith Road, London, United Kingdom, W14 8UD

About WorldRemit

We’re changing the way people send money abroad. We’re taking something complicated and making it simple.

Our people and our technology work together to create faster, easier and lower cost money transfers. We send to 150 countries around the world and have over 4 million happy customers – a number that’s growing every day. After all, 125,000 5★ reviews can’t be wrong!

Job Description

Who we are


We’re global, we’re growing and we’re going to need talent to keep up the pace. We’re making payments simpler for over 4m customers worldwide, in over 90 currencies. We’ve been around for 10 years, disrupting the market with a digital payment platform that aims to make sending money abroad as easy as sending a text message. 

There’s almost 1,200  of us already hard at work and we love welcoming new people. We’ve got offices across the world, from London to Sydney and 15 locations in between - they’re open for business but right now lots of us are working from home. Want to be part of our global growth story - read on…

Senior Business Analyst
Engineering Programmes

About the role

Based in London, you’ll be closely working with the Product and Engineering Teams on the work to improve our platform moving towards a microservice architecture, focusing on continuous delivery, scalability and system resilience. This role will work closely with the Product Manager and facilitate cross functional collaboration, provide detailed domain mapping and support the squads in ensuring stories are understood, broken down and drive business outcomes. Strong communication skills, analytical thinking and a love of detail are all must-have traits. 

As a member of WorldRemit’s Engineering team you will aim high, embrace challenge and always do what’s right; acting with integrity and building trust as you contribute to the company’s technical direction and long term decision making.
 

What a Business Analyst is at WordRemit:

The business analyst's primary objective is to implement technology solutions in a cost-effective way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating and reporting them clearly to stakeholders. BAs are responsible for bridging the gap between IT and the business using data analytics to assess and refine processes, determine requirements and deliver data-driven recommendations and reports to executives and stakeholders. Every project will leverage subject matter expertise across the team, and exchange knowledge and ideas to improve delivery.

Reporting to the VP of Engineering Programmes, you will:

  • Plan, execute and deliver new engineering projects

  • Identify the architectural 360s required, and ensure they are completed and signed off 

  • Manage requirements creation, management, tracking and reporting throughout the project:

    • Create and manage Epics, Stories and Tasks in Jira

    • Consider functional and non-functional requirements

    • Work closely with Scrum Masters, Developers, QA and DevOps/CloudOps 

  • Deliver accurate and comprehensive data analysis via DB queries to deliver business solutions

  • Establish centralised repository of information, ensuring project is documented for other dev teams to easily reference

  • Report weekly on metrics, obstacles, plan and delivery schedule as well as RAG status reports

  • Plan Stakeholder handover in advance of project completion 

  • Communicate Project Value Proposition and Roadmap for Business Review

What we’re looking for from you

  • Experience as a Business Analyst

    • Ability to thrive in face-paced environment

    • Ability to lead short/mid term projects with new teams

    • Enjoy working with ambiguity whilst driving clarity

  • Proven track record of delivering business value through technology

    • Migration of services and content

    • Creation of new services and content

    • Scalability, reliability and maintainability underpin all services

    • Establishing dashboard(s) and baselines of services to monitor and alert

What you’ll get from us 

  • Life assurance of 3 times your salary, should the worst happen.

  • Pension scheme offering 8% matched contributions.

  • Private medical and dental care plans.

  • 25 days of holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 after 3 years.

  • Recharge days, 4 per year, 1 for each quarter

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Various dining and shopping offers

 

*Please note, due to remote working at present, some of our benefits may be temporarily suspended. For more information please get in touch.

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