Agile Business Analyst

Sydney Full-time

For over 15 years Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve.

Q checkout is a self-serve insight portal, giving Retailers and FMCG Suppliers access to customer understanding across their business. Its action-focused questions help to drive customer and category strategies across range, price, promotions and performance diagnostics. Q checkout gives product, brand and marketing managers a 360° view of their customer, to understand who they are, when they shop, what their needs are, and how they can grow their business.

 Work with a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries with both the latest technology and market leading analytics as complex metrics are made available to users instantaneously on the largest Retail dataset in Australia. Q checkout is hosted on Quantium’s Hadoop big data platform allowing users to instantaneously browse actionable insights and make data driven decisions in real time.

Working with the support of Product and Delivery Managers this role will provide business analysis and testing support to a cross-functional agile squads (~5-10 people).  This role will shape the future direction of key features within Q checkout in order to meet substantial growth and revenue targets. This is a unique opportunity to work with a talented team utilising the latest technologies to shape the future of Quantium's flagship product.

 As the Business Analyst you will be responsible for discovering, communicating and solving the underlying business needs that Q checkout will address, through close collaboration with users and product stakeholders. The Business Analyst is also responsible for organising and articulating clear, concise functional requirements to delivery teams and verifying these requirements have been successfully implemented.

Key responsibilities

  • Facilitating user focused workshops that solicit unambiguous user problem statements and valuable product insights
  • Articulate business problems by decomposing them into manageable and structured components
  • Designing solutions and features that solve business problems and satisfy user needs
  • Documenting and communicating functional requirements to UX SMEs, analysts and software engineers working in cross functional delivery teams

Key activities

  • Preparing materials and activities for user focussed workshops and user interviews
  • Running user focussed workshops and capturing insights and outcomes 
  • Working with product leads and industry SMEs to design valuable products that solve business needs and problems
  • Decomposing product features into functional requirements, non-functional requirements, business rules, data flows, and constraints
  • Supporting a product lead with preparing, grooming and influencing their product backlog
  • Defining acceptance criteria that unambiguously define the scope of functionality
  • Gathering users (internal and external) feedback and combined with usage metrics developing actionable insights
  • Sharing product knowledge with the delivery, operation, support and sales teams

Experience and education required

  • 3+ years hands-on experience in digital / software projects that have employed Agile / Lean techniques and methodologies
  • Experience applying business analysis techniques in projects delivering data transformation, business intelligence and reporting
  • Strong academic background – computer science, engineering, maths and statistics all highly regarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a tenacious, resilient, resourceful and collaborative approach to delivery
  • High competency with issue / task management systems (e.g. JIRA) and team collaboration software (e.g. Confluence)
  • Ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels (client side, users, product leads, developers and subject matter experts)

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

If you submit an application or expression of interest to The Quantium Group Pty Ltd, we may disclose your application or expression of interest on a confidential basis to our related companies, and joint venture companies, including Quantium Health Pty Limited.  We will only make such disclosures for the purpose of considering your application or expression of interest and opportunities in those organisations.