Discovery Health Vacancies – Business Analyst

Website Discovery Limited

Job Description:

Understanding the technical requirements, and through a structured process documenting, validating and translating it into functional specifications that are used by developers to craft a technical solution. Testing and validating the functionality of the technical solution against the technical requirements. Interfacing between the Systems Architect, client (where relevant) and the development team with regards to the technical, business and functional requirements. Ensuring that the technical and/or the business requirements are delivered in the implemented solution. Working with multiple systems and business areas and multiple teams that require deep integration of solutions. Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, and acting as consultant on the application.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Validate the Agile Epics and Test Basket with the identified stakeholders and obtain sign-off.
  • Design a set of test cases/scripts, test scenario’s and test data sets to accompany the Agile Story Board
  • Plan Agile Sprints and Stories for the Sprint
  • Design and validate the functional solution using Agile Methodology.
  • Apply knowledge of the system, interfaces and dependencies to highlight integration aspects that must be considered.
  • This involves interpreting the product / technical requirements into Agile Epics and Stories
  • Update and publish release notes related to the current system changes implemented, and notify impacted parties. Maintain and update the Agile Story Board (Epics and Stories) with any added content.
  • Assist the Systems Architect and/or business to articulate the benefits they wish to realize with the solution. Facilitating the development of a Technical Design or Business Case.
  • Identify a set of stakeholders that need to be involved in creating and validating the Agile Story Board by interview business and technical owners, as well as experienced members of the development team (Development Manager, Architect, Snr BA).

Job Requirements:

  • UML
  • XML
  • Atlassian tool suite (Jira, Confluence)
  • SoapUI (SOAP) / REST client (JSON)
  • SQL (Oracle and IBM Netezza)
  • ITIL (Incident, Release, Problem Management)
  • Visio
  • Enterprise architect

Qualification & Experience:

  • 1 year Software Development experience
  • Honours degree
  • 1 year User Interface analyst experience
  • Informatics or other relevant degree
  • 3 year Business Analyst experience
  • Agile Methodology Certification

Job Details:

Company: Discovery Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sandton, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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