Raytheon UK has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Business Analyst (BA) to provide design and delivery capability to our Cyber business and customer projects.
The AVON applications delivery framework runs within Raytheon’s Cyber and Intelligence business alongside our Advanced Cyber Solutions Active Threat Hunting service business. Together the businesses provide software, managed and professional services across the entire cyber defence market.
This BA role will operate within the Engineering function, providing analysis and design skills to the projects delivered under the AVON framework. Specifically, the role will involve taking ownership of the definition and delivery of user requirements for one or more of our present and future range of significant customer delivery projects on the account. It will also involve a significant amount of engagement with project colleagues and end customers to ensure that the resultant deliveries are fit for their intended purpose.
This is an exciting opportunity for an able and ambitious individual to operate and deliver demonstrable customer value at the forefront of Raytheon’s significant Cyber delivery and investment in the UK.
Summary of Role:
Provide a Business Analyst role for one or more projects delivered by Raytheon under an applications framework. Specifically the role will call on the individual to:
Assess, plan, manage and deliver user requirements under both Agile and Waterfall frameworks.
Perform feasibility analysis, scope projects, and work with the project management team to prioritise deliverables and negotiate on product functionalities.
Elicit requirements using a variety of techniques, including interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to assess information needs and functional requirements and document these in suitable artefacts, e.g. functional requirements, Use Cases, GUI, Screen and Interface designs.
Display strong analytical and product management skills to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements.
Serve as the conduit between the customer community and project delivery team.
Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyse tradeoffs between usability and performance needs.
Interact professionally and flexibly with a diverse group of stakeholders and subject matter experts.
Work closely with development team colleagues and project organisations to execute implementations to maximum effect.
Participate actively in Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing.
As a responsible individual within a busy account, it is expected that the role holder will also actively engage across account functions to support Raytheon bid opportunity qualification and the proposal response process, including technical and resource planning and estimating.
Mandatory Requirements, Skills & Experience
Formal training and demonstrable experience in functional, data or BA roles, modelling business processes, end-states and solution implementations.
Suitable tooling experience, e.g. DOORS, Atlassian suite.
Sound understanding of the fundamentals of iterative and timeboxed developments – including understanding the value of this method in relation / comparison to waterfall processes and methodologies. Being able to articulate these intelligently, with a view to leveraging techniques to provide value to the team/enterprise (e.g. Burndown techniques, Retrospective formats, handling bugs etc).
Strong practical experience of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.
Strong delivery ethos, backed up by evidence.
Excellent communication and mentoring skills. The ability to converse on both technical and non-technical levels.
A high level of business acumen and ability to both quickly acquire a deep understanding of customer needs and how these may be best satisfied.
Strong interpersonal skills, proactive, self-motivated, logical and objective.
DV security cleared or the ability to become DV security cleared.
Desirable Requirements, Skills & Experience
Scrum Master qualifications and experience.
Knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban, Crystal, FDD, etc.