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Position: Business Analyst
Atomic Weapons Establishment
, Burghfield , West Berkshire United Kingdom
Duties: The Business Analyst must ensure that the needs of the business are paramount and during the analysis of business problems, the total solution is considered. Ensuring the business requirements are defined and addressed. Identifying and evaluating relevant solutions to business problems. Work with colleagues across the business to assure the realisation of business benefits. Maintain good knowledge of IS Governance and IS processes; specifically the front end and delivery processes. Maintain good overall understanding of AWE Business and Business Strategy and if appropriate specific areas of the business. Maintaining and promoting high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player
Requirements: To be considered for this role, you must possess demonstrable experience in delivering the above requirements. Exceptional communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment are essential, as is the maturity and confidence to work at the highest level
Text: Use control, alt, b to navigate to the toolbar. Skip to main content Sign In Business Analyst Reading area ApplyApply with LinkedIn Exciting opportunities in a truly unique environment. If you want to work in a unique and innovative environment, then AWE could be the perfect place for you - whether you are a scientist, an engineer, a mechanic or a business professional. Whatever stage you’re at in your career, we’re always looking for high quality candidates. Due to ongoing growth and demand, we are recruiting for a Business Analyst to help support our Cyber Programme and bridge the gap between the business and our Information Systems (IS). The Business Analyst must ensure that the needs of the business are paramount and during the analysis of business problems, the total solution is considered. This solution may, and often should, include information systems but of equal importance are the other elements - the business processes, the information and the jobs / people who do the work (the organisation). This is a key role that supports moving the IS organisation from a commodity / order taker to a Strategic Business Partner. The successful candidate will be involved in: * Ensuring the business requirements are defined and addressed * Identifying and evaluating relevant solutions to business problems * Work with colleagues across the business to assure the realisation of business benefits * Maintain good knowledge of IS Governance and IS processes; specifically the front end and delivery processes * Maintain good overall understanding of AWE Business and Business Strategy and if appropriate specific areas of the business * Maintaining and promoting high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player In addition to the above, you will be also be required to: * Develop Request Brief documentation that clearly defines the business issue, need for change, and recommended approaches, for presentation to IS Governance Boards * Provide scoping services to help clarify business problems, objectives and potential solutions by using appropriate business analysis techniques including: Data Analysis, Process Analysis, Business Case Assessments, and Root Cause Analysis etc * Elicit and validate requirements through the effective use of requirements gathering workshops and resolve any complex requirement conflicts through effective stakeholder engagement * Work with colleagues to identify stakeholders who are affected by a proposed initiative or who share a common business need * Work closely with IS Architects to identify and evaluate potential solutions, and also to validate the recommended solution address the business requirements * If appropriate, identify and document project risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies and undertake impact analysis To be considered for this role, you must possess demonstrable experience in delivering the above requirements. Exceptional communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced and challenging environment are essential, as is the maturity and confidence to work at the highest level. You must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for the role. AWE plays a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom, by providing and maintaining the warheads for the country’s nuclear deterrent. We are a centre of scientific, engineering and technological excellence, with some of the most advanced research, design and production facilities in the world. Our unique expertise also assists the UK Government in developing and delivering a range of innovative and integrated support services, including national nuclear security and counter-terrorism solutions. AWE is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at AWE, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. #LI-SW Please note that you must be a British National to apply for a role at AWE. ApplyApply with LinkedIn Posted 4 Days Ago Full time R3088 About Us Working at AWE You could be part of a unique team supporting the defence and security of the United Kingdom - something AWE has done with pride for more than 60 years. Working with us is exciting and challenging - in fact it’s everything you would expect from a company that supports national security. Jobs are varied and diverse - from technical roles in engineering, science, manufacturing and industrial work to business roles in areas such as administration, commercial, human resources and facilities management. We have a graduate programme, or you may be interested in our award-winning Skills Academy offering a range of apprenticeships. And just as diverse as the jobs and people, is the range of buildings and facilities here - from the original control tower when Aldermaston was a military airfield to state-of-the-art world class research and technology facilities. Security is our watchword Because what we do is of great national importance, our approach is highly regulated and we operate to the highest level of security, both in terms of how our sites operate and the people who work with us. Here are a few practical things to know before joining us: •In some areas, the use of mobile and portable devices; including removable media such as dongles and USB sticks; is either restricted or prohibited •In line with other high security businesses, you may be randomly selected for a routine search on entry to and exit from our site •We also advise everyone to take care regarding the information they post on the internet about working here The safety and security of everyone is paramount. Each site has a highly experienced team of security officers and Ministry of Defence Police. Their job in frontline security is to protect you and the sites everyone works on. It’s everyone’s responsibility to support them in their role. Make a difference We are always looking for high calibre people to join our team, so why not explore the opportunities we currently have on offer. Whatever stage of your career, AWE is an exciting and excellent environment to develop your skills and achieve your aspirations. Follow Us © 2018 Workday, Inc. All rights reserved.
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