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Technical Analyst (BA)

Date: Feb 21, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Technical Analyst

Would you like to join a team of highly skilled researchers, analysts and designers who collaborate in developing products and services that make a difference?

The Human-Centred Design (HCD) team in KPMG Technology work with hundreds of organisations worldwide to deliver outcomes that benefit users, consumers and employees and ultimately unlock business value through technology. The beauty of our approach is that it can be applied to any industry or market; we strategize, we discover, we hypothesise, we ideate, we test, we iterate, we deliver and, at every step, we put people and their needs at the heart of our decisions.

Come and challenge our clients to embrace change as we do, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible. Whether creating new products or helping a business become more relevant to its customers, you’ll be part of a team of creators who design and build with passion and enthusiasm, on deep foundations of research, collaboration and technical capability.

About you
• You are inquisitive, have a passion for solving complex problems and thrive on challenges
• You are creative and adaptive with a keen mind for collaboration
• You are eager to grow your Analysis industry knowledge, exposure and associated qualifications
• You enjoy working across a broad range of products, domains, sectors and industries

• Facilitate workshops and interviews to capture and frame business and technical challenges
• Support and conduct various forms of research (technology, business, market, user)
• Elicit and capture business, customer, technical, and non-functional requirements
• Analyse and map existing technical and business processes to describe the “as-is” and contribute towards the “to-be” state
• Produce supporting documentation aligned to project specific needs e.g. BRDs, Functional Specs, User Stories (in BDD format) etc.
• Document acceptance for automated and non-automated solutions in a language suitable for the business, developers and QA testers
• Where required, participate in system testing activity and help facilitate UAT
• Effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders and SMEs
• Participate in Scrum ceremonies and assist with some Scrum Master activities
• Build trust and maintain collaborative relationships with clients, peers, and stakeholders
• Adhere to and promote KPMG values and our team ethos to “do the right thing, and do it right”
• Adhere to and promote accessibility standards and ethical design principles
• Adhere to and promote Information Security related processes, procedures and role-based responsibilities

Desired skills and experience
• Understanding of business/technical analysis methodologies and frameworks
• Familiarity with a range of research techniques and related deliverables
• Good conceptual technical understanding (e.g. infrastructure, languages, techniques, data, security)
• Experience of working across the full project life-cycle (strategy, research, design, development etc.)
• Experience working with requirements management tools and collaboration tools, such as: Atlassian (Jira, Confluence), Miro, MS Visio etc.
• Ability to express concepts visually and seek a shared understanding (experience with wireframing is a bonus, eg: Miro, Sketch etc.)
• Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate, rationalise, and sell ideas
• Good consulting skills that can drive tech-related conversations, surfacing requirements and fostering productive collaboration
• Openness to think critically and receive feedback to improve in a professional environment
• Experience with working in a multi-disciplinary Agile environment (in-house or agency)
• Awareness and interest in current technology trends and the impact on businesses
• Ability to embrace and react to change with enthusiasm and critical thinking

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