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Business Analyst - Shoreditch

Ref: 31 Date Posted: Wednesday 24 Oct 2018
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The Surely Group is an innovative InsurTech scale-up, providing a novel online platform for insurers and brokers to transact online with their customers. Founded by experienced serial entrepreneurs in 2013, the company is based in Silicon Roundabout in the heart of London’s Shoreditch startup community, serves a blue-chip European client base, and offers a dynamic work environment. The company is growing and is now seeking a talented Business Analyst (BA) to support its expansion.
The Role
Reporting to the Head of Delivery, responsibilities will include:
• Capturing and documenting software requirements from customers
• Interfacing with clients and with the internal development team
• Working with the QA team to ensure software requirements have been met
The Candidate
The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree (at least 2:1) and 2-5 years’ experience of business analysis. A flexible, proactive and self-starter attitude, combined with strong personal and organisational skills, are essential.
The following attributes are required:
• Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
• Good eye for accuracy and detail
• Good knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
• Ability to work across multiple projects and work under pressure
• Good analytical skills with ability to understand problems presented and provide well thought through solutions
The following would also be advantageous / desirable:
• Insurance industry / financial services experience
• Exposure to both waterfall and agile / SCRUM software development processes and tools (e.g. JIRA)
• Project management experience, with good knowledge of MS Project
• Experience in working with wireframing, rapid prototyping, screen mock-up tools (e.g. Axure, Balsamiq)
• European languages