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Agile Business Analyst - Children's Design & Engineering

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We create amazing digital experiences for the children of Britain. From Topsy and Tim to Danger Mouse, from Newsround to Blue Peter, we work with globally loved brands to deliver websites and apps that inform, educate, entertain and inspire. 

We’re a team of over 60 people based in Bridge House, MediaCityUK. Our agile teams are made up of software engineers, testers, user experience designers,design researchers, product owners, business analysts and project managers, all striving to create extraordinary experiences for our young audiences. 

Today we’re working on what mobile, tablet and desktop experiences will be like for the children of tomorrow. So we need great people to come and help us shape the future of the BBC.

Role Responsibility

You will work on a minimum of one product workstream, this could be web, games or apps, and you will support the lead Product Manager to shape and deliver the roadmap for that work stream.

You will own the requirement gathering process end-to-end to support your multi-disciplinary team, in addition to attending your typical agile team events, you will finely tune requirements with developers, designers, UX and testers so they’re clear, accurate, actionable and measurable.

You will be responsible for interrogating data about product usage, producing reports and insights to support decisions, or recommendations made to the team and wider business stakeholders.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has demonstrable experience of working as a business analyst within an agile development team that delivers user focused web or app products and services. 
  • Can demonstrate that he or she is comfortable working with both technical, and non-technical stakeholders to gather product requirements.
  • Has extensive experience of working with analytics software to gather,analyse and report usage data and other relevant metrics.
  • The ideal candidate would have the ability to simplify complex problems,processes or projects into component parts explore and evaluate them systematically.
  • Demonstrable experience of using relevant documenting & diagramming techniques such as UML, Domain Models, process flow, use cases, user stories, and user journeys.

Package Description

Grade 8 (Proposed Band D)

  • Excellent career progression the BBC offers great opportunities for ambitious individuals to seek new challenges and work on many different and varied products.
  • Unrivalled training and development opportunities our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
  • A vibrant digital community we have a strong focus on continuous improvement and engineering excellence. We host regular talks from internal and external speakers, and provide generous opportunities to attend industry events and conferences.
  • Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do, we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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