Systems Analyst/Product Owner

Willis towers watson - Redhill
new offer (26/02/2021)

job description

Summary of Role

Our work touches the lives of millions of people. We are dedicated to helping our clients deliver an excellent experience to the members of their pension schemes. This is an exciting opportunity to join Technology and Administration Solutions (TAS) UK, as a Systems Analyst/Product Owner within the Business Solutions function reporting to the Systems Analyst Lead in TAS Technology.

You will be joining a team of Systems Analysts with diverse skills and experience, the job requires a motivated individual who is experienced in taking responsibility, who can independently deliver results on both a generic product level as well as client specific projects.

The Role

  • Liaise with business analysts and/or other stakeholders as appropriate to ensure that requirements are well defined and understood to formulate a high-level solution.

  • Produce logical design models where appropriate in conjunction with Lead Systems Analyst and Functional Architects.

  • Work closely with technical developers to produce a high-level solution and document it such that it is possible to walk through with the end users/stakeholders and the development team.

  • Convincing and presenting proposals by way of high-level solutions to end users and/or stakeholders.

  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product

  • Perform business process modelling to appropriate levels of detail.

  • Able to produce and present detailed technical specification to the build teams.

  • Develop the scope of the feature and define the product backlog

  • Maintain and prioritise the product backlog to ensure team work on value adding user stories.

  • Work closely with testers to help define and drive the acceptance testing.

  • Maintain system documentation to ensure completeness.

  • Works closely with the development colleagues during the build phase of new initiatives.

  • Work in a collaborative manner within a high-pressure environment to develop key relationships.

  • Manage risks and issues and escalate as necessary.

  • Understand the Product vision and business needs for a successful, low-defect, on-time product release.

  • Actively participate within Scrum Ceremonies.

  • Actively serve as a champion of quality for their scrum team and helps support the SA Community of Practice, knowledge sharing sessions, lunch &
    learn, brown bag sessions, and other learning sessions.

  • Manages the design phase of proposed new initiatives in a timely fashion. Accurately reports progress into the TMO function.

  • Constant pursuit of improving team velocity and efficiency, allowing effective release planning and diagnostics for the team.

  • Helps team members self-organize and apply cross-functional competencies to create high-value products.

  • Pursues continual growth related to the business domain within the respective line of business.

  • Embraces and continuously improves analysis knowledge and skills.

  • Advocates improving quality during all stages of software development.

  • Continually develops deep functional skills while exploring cross-functional skills.

The Requirements

  • Relevant systems analysis experience in Financial Services industry is essential.

  • Able to grasp new concepts quickly, demonstrating understanding of the implications of technical issues on business requirements and / or operations, and ability to work independently and as a member of the team.

  • Strong analytical skills with good data analysis experience.

  • Strong business/client engagement skills.

  • Excellent working knowledge of Relational Databases (to include having SQL Skills).

  • Subject matter expert in Financial Services and/or Pensions Administration Systems.

  • The candidate must have strong technical skills in producing technical design documentation including database designs, screen designs etc.

  • Ability to influence, network and collaborate with stakeholders.

  • Keen to achieve personal success, success for the organisation and successful results for clients. This means continuously working to improve skills and knowledge and having a positive attitude towards change and organisational development.

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities.You will need to demonstrate a %26lsquo;
    Can do%26rsquo;
    attitude, overcoming problems as they arise and maintaining high levels of performance when dealing with difficult and challenging work.

  • Recognise the importance of adhering to quality standards and work procedures to maintain the integrity of the systems under test.

  • Ideally to be familiar with web architecture plus web services.

  • Convincing at presenting proposals by way of high-level solutions to end users and/or stakeholders.

  • Team player;
    able to build stakeholder and team relationships, works with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to create an environment that encourages professional development.

  • Ability to build strong working relationships, with IT and business managers.

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