senior business analyst in Willesden - Asos

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Willesden, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Company Description
We're ASOS. We blend our flair for fashion with our love of cutting- edge technology, but more importantly were interested in how we can bring the best out of you.
We exist to give people the confidence to be whoever they want to be, and that goes for our people too. At ASOS, you're free to be your true self without judgment, and channel your creativity into a platform used by millions.
Job Description
The Team:
ASOS has grown at a phenomenal rate since our inception. Our technology platform teams have broken barriers in delivering cutting edge technology through agility and the autonomy to fail fast, learn and deliver greatness. We work in a true DevOps model, with engineering teams supporting their services in Production.
Our central Service Reliability Engineering (SRE) capability is the hub of the wheel, pulling together an end-to-end view of our tech, driving out best practice and ensuring we're always ready for key trading events.
The SRE team delivers numerous services to wider ASOS, including:
Central SRE tooling;
Supporting our engineering teams in building reliability into their applications
Enterprise level Observability Dashboards; and
Tactical SRE solutions - focused on removing toil and driving effective outputs.
The Role:
We're looking for a Technical BA to join our SRE team, driving clarity on what is required from our technology solutions to satisfy the business needs of broader SRE and Operations strategy.
You'll analyse, sense check and document requirements and processes - thus helping SRE to prioritise deliveries to maximise business value. Your role will bridge the gap between business needs and technical requirements on a range of complex, challenging and strategic initiatives.
Cultural fit is really important to us - we work in a fast-paced, dynamic and highly collaborative environment and look for individuals who thrive in this type of setting. We also look for lateral thinkers who can think outside of the box and are capable of confidently and effectively challenging scope and solutions, for the better.
This is a great opportunity to use your experience to shape both the role and our processes, whilst becoming truly immersed in the ASOS culture.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Planning, coordinating and performing BA activities for your prioritised projects - i.e.:
Facilitating workshops to derive and gather high-level requirements and dependencies
Partnering with Solution Architects and Development teams to maintain on-going engagement and clarity of requirements throughout delivery, ensuring the solution is fit for purpose
Utilising Agile tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc) to communicate and document clear, unambiguous functional and non-functional business requirements to agreed standards
Creating As-Is and To-Be views for systems and components, with an eye for both strategic and tactical outcomes
Creating End-to-end mapping for processes and data flows
Supporting SRE Engineers and Leads in planning the curation and backlog combing, ensuring requirements have been outlined and agreed prior to development work being started
Being proactive in flagging, escalating and owning the resolution of issues arising as they relate to the gathering or ratification of requirements or the health of the backlog/sprint
Maintaining the quality of Business Analysis within Infrastructure and Operations (I&O), supporting fellow BAs aligned with I&O to constantly improve Business Analysis practice
We'd like to meet someone with: We're looking for a tenacious and proactive individual, who loves delivering in a collaborative team environment. They'll have a background in Technology, with a developed skillset and strong experience around Business Analysis.Ideally you'll have: Agility - able to deliver at pace in a constantly changing environment
Operations and Tech Expertise - a passion for Technology and Operations, and a strong technical instinct
Project Delivery and Tooling Experience - working within an Agile project delivery environment, utilising process mapping tools (e.g. Visio, OmniGraffle)., Proficient using Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
Perspective - seeing business problems as challenges to solve from an enterprise-wide, holistic perspective
Communication - excellent stakeholder management skills and a transparent communication style, able to ask the difficult questions and visualise ideas and processes
Openness - Able to mentor more junior members of the team, helping to further encourage a culture of knowledge and information sharing within the SRE team
Additional Information
What's in it for you? Competitive salary, bonus and pension matching
Flexible working
Life insurance, free private medical care, cycle to work scheme + more
A bespoke flexible benefits scheme catered to you
Best in class Learning & Development schemes and career development programmes
25 days holiday + never work on your birthday again!
Free modern onsite gym, plus personal training and wellness rooms
A dynamic social environment, from company-wide sports days, charity days, 'Give A Week Away' opportunities to visit our charity partners in India & company-wide celebrations to name just a few
Huge staff discounts and sample sales
We are all equal! We're committed to creating an inclusive workforce. We believe in a world where you have the freedom to explore and express yourself without judgement, no matter who you are or where you're from. Where you value yourself and feel proud of who you are. Where individuality is a source of confidence, because difference makes the world a better place.We want our people to be whoever they want to be. That's why we're committed to creating a truly inclusive culture at ASOS, but how're we doing it?Through our Fashion with Integrity strategy we are driving diversity, equity and inclusion across every aspect of ASOS and ensuring every ASOSer can be their authentic self at work. We want our people to be whoever they want to be, because we believe people who bring their best selves to work, do their best work. We're proud members of Inclusive Companies, are Disability Confident Committed and have signed the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. We've also recently been placed 8th in the Inclusive Top 50 Companies Employer List too.There are safe space employee networks and we host a monthly DEI events series to help support and celebrate all of our people. We are constantly listening to our people, evolving, changing and taking a flexible approach to how we make ASOS truly inclusive.


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