Technical Business Analyst (6 months)

South East England
25 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
About Ashurst:

Ashurst is a leading global law firm with a history spanning almost 200 years, and clear strategy for our future growth. Our in-depth understanding of our clients and commitment to providing exceptional standards of service have seen us become a trusted adviser to local and global corporates, financial institutions and governments in all areas of commercial law.

In order to comply with regulatory and client requirements, Ashurst will undertake appropriate vetting of staff. When applicants accept a job offer, Ashurst, alongside a specialist provider, will undertake professional verification and background checks. These checks are only undertaken with consent, and in accordance with our legal and regulatory obligations

Business Area - IT Projects

Location: London

Role: Technical Business Analyst

Reporting to: Global Projects and Portfolio Manager

Hours of work - Monday to Friday, 09:30- 5:30, however you will be required to work such hours as are necessary to carry out your duties

Department/ Role Overview:

To work as part of the EUC project and to support the project manager on Application Migration. The firm has over 350 applications that need assessment, upgrading, testing and deploying as part of the End User Computing Project.

Essential skills and experience:

Essential Skills :

Minimum 3 years' experience as a technically minded Business Analyst with a proven track record of successful project delivery in a professional services company, ideally a law firm.
Experience of working on application migration as part of a Windows 7,8 or 10 desktop Deployment
Able to learn and understand current business processes and help to model new processes/ procedures
Ability to undertake Application analysis and assess readiness
Excellent analytical skills
Able to listen to and understand customer requirements
Able to operate within a project brief, reporting to the Project Manager as required
Working knowledge of different analysis techniques/methods, including requirements definition and specification, ERD/DFDs etc.
Good knowledge of testing approaches/methods, and experience of devising and running testing procedures
Awareness/exposure to different software development life cycles and methods
Produce high level solutions/approaches, requiring systems analysis and design skills
High level of familiarity with MS Office as a production tool
Assist with research and evaluation of software solutions from 3rd party suppliers and production of necessary deliverables such as tender documents, liaising with suppliers
Able to handle multiple tasks
Able to manage small projects from inception to delivery
Full project lifecycle experience
Detail oriented with an ability to work accurately and efficiently even when under pressure
Ability to complete set tasks with minimal supervision
Tactful and diplomatic when in pressured situations
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Uses initiative - 'can do' approach
Client focused
Risk and Control: Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with our regulatory requires and internal policies.