Senior Business Analyst/Product Owner
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Propellerhead are a leading software-services company, designing, delivering and maintaining large-scale digital platforms.

Our clients include Auckland Transport, New Zealand Rugby, Avid AML, BlinkPay, Centre of Possibility, Starship Children's Hospital, SkyBus, Spark, ESR, Ministry of Education, New Zealand Post, and Auckland Museum.

Focusing on leanness and flexibility, the team you’ll join will be internally self-organising, allowing you to focus on managing work rather than people.

  • How We Build Software : Taking our lead from the world of software product development, we structure solutions in a product-centric manner;
  • continuously delivering improvements from a backlog of features. These features are taken from real stakeholder needs linked to clear objectives.

    Our digital platforms are a mixture of custom components and external services that can be combined for a powerful and engaging experience.

    Our guiding principle is to only write code necessary to deliver experiences unique to users. The Role : We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst who will be the vital link between our information technology capacity and our business objectives.

    Working in the capacity of Product Owner alongside both our commercial and technical team members, you'll nurture the goals, strategy and requirements of our clients' solutions from inception to delivery.

    You'll define business requirements for the long-term roadmap of digital products and facilitating the elaboration of requirement details for pending development sprints.

    Owning and developing relationships with partner agencies will be integral to your role, working with them to optimise and enhance their provision of services.

    You'll also help design, document and maintain business processes, and communicate key insights and findings to project teams and clients.

    Delivering value will be critically important to you, and you'll have a natural affinity for finding ways to improve value to our clients.

    It is essential that you have worked in an agile development environment and are familiar with the development of user stories and / or other outcome-based methods for describing requirements.

    Skills & Experience Required :

  • Comprehensive experience in business analysis and / or product ownership specifically for software development
  • Demonstrable experience writing user stories (examples in your application would be useful)
  • Demonstrable experience with the long-term development of product roadmaps
  • Demonstrable experience as a critical thinker, with the ability to devise alternative ways to achieving outcomes to the benefit of our clients
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • Experience in leading client-facing requirements workshops, both pre and post sales
  • Experience with working with 3rd party UI / UX designers and integrating them into agile software delivery
  • Ability to work with complex organisations with several stakeholders at once, and have proven strategies for facilitating prioritisation of tasks
  • Benefits : - Developer-lead organisation- Interesting, diverse, commercially-minded projects for big clients- World-class colleagues- Equal opportunity workplace, free from discrimination- A culture of collaboration and learning- Plenty of office perks and beautifully designed offices in the heart of Auckland Cover Letter : It's critically important that you submit a cover letter with your application - we cannot progress your application without one.

    It needs to be at least 200 words, and is your chance to tell us more about who you are and what you value. This is very important to us.

    More : Candidates that progress may be asked to agree to a police background check, credit history check, other assessments and provide evidence of qualifications.

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