Product Business Analyst
Flextime Limited has been providing flexible and fixed hours’ time work management software solutions to enterprises of all sizes for more than 30 years. One of the first to provide a web-based solution, Flextime has recently started the next major transformation project to deliver a cloud first SaaS solution. Embracing the best of Microsoft technologies and cloud platform services, the project team will leverage expert design to create a fully automated application delivery platform in turn delivering an excellent application for our customers and their evolving needs.
The Flextime Workstyle project culture is collaborative and where doing things right is forefront and is nurtured and promoted. At Flextime on this project, we are all here to deliver very high-quality customer needs focused software, work with good people and learn something new along the way.
Location – Landscape House, Dublin 14
Your Role in the Project
This is a full-time role. As a product development focused business analyst, you will be a central part of our team, involved in the foundational steps of a transformational project to build a new employee engagement and attendance solution utilising Azure Cloud to deliver a market leading SaaS application.
This is a truly exciting opportunity for a highly skilled, motivated and experienced business analyst with significant QA skills to help drive this project all the way to product launch.
You will take a central role in small strategic team reporting directly to the Flextime CTO. You will own the requirements definition and using Azure DevOps, you will be responsible for the tracing of Backlog Items through development sprints and testing to final deployment and release.
You will also work with subject matter experts (SME) to elicit product and business process knowledge, interpret the voice of the customer and become the go-to person for the solution features.
Your duties and activities
Interpret and document product requirements, designs and solution iterations.
Liaise with developers during the technical design and implementation phases to ensure shared understanding of features.
Be a quality advocate, be the first QA gateway.
Trace requirements through the full SDLC.
Create highly visual designs and specifications to include – user journeys, use cases and business rules. Produce high quality accurate and valuable documentation.
Refine and update acceptance criteria for product backlog items.
Create and execute Test Plans in Azure DevOps – you will own UAT.
Assist and guide developers with automated test coverage.
Collaborate with product design and development initiatives to explore and research engagement and attendance solutions, trends and products. Be customer value focused and think and work visually
Propose alternative viewpoints and work positively within the development team.
Academic qualifications at degree or higher level in a relevant domain
Excellent communicator & interpersonal skills; ability to communicate at all levels, fluent written and verbal English
5+ years’ experience as a business analyst or a similar role
Demonstrable proficiencies using and configuring technology to get your work done – Azure DevOps, Visio, Excel and Word, PowerPoint, Wireframes and please tell us about some new ones that you use
Business Analysis/Product Owner certification
Experience and knowledge of Time and Attendance, Engagement and HR solutions.
Design qualifications and experience – UX/UI, process design
Project Management Experience
Experience working within an MVP environment
Strong experience in User Accepting Testing, Agile and waterfall methodologies.
Salary from €50 - 65k DOE
Excellent career opportunity
Flexible working arrangements