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About The Role

Thanks for your interest in joining BPDTS Ltd.

Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts across DWP Digital’s community to transform services used by millions of people each and every day. 

Operating on a scale unrivalled almost anywhere, our people use their expertise, diversity and passion to create effortless, secure and intuitive digital services.  In return, we offer our people the chance to think big, try new ways of working and use their expertise to deliver change on a massive scale.

If you want to join our team please click continue and complete the application now. If you have not yet registered you will be asked to complete a short registration process first.

Please refer to our job specification for more information about BPDTS Ltd, the role, the application process and more.

Senior Business Analyst
Essential Skills
Can work effectively at pace across both agile and waterfall methodologies
Understand the development lifecycle in terms of stages, principles and the changing responsibilities of the senior business analyst
Elicit requirements using a range of techniques in order to understand current processes and gather and prioritise new requirements. Collaborate with stakeholders at all levels and prepares business cases
Can document, prioritise and communicate all types of requirements using the most appropriate tools and techniques for the situation and audience
Investigate requirements, problems and opportunities and lead effective solutions to meet user needs
Produce quality requirements documents; construct process and data models and other outputs appropriate to the audience and methodology
Facilitate scoping and priority setting of change initiatives and take responsibility for the investigation and application of changes to programme scope
Build long-term strategic relationships with senior stakeholders. Act as a single point of contact and facilitate access to colleagues and subject matter experts. Negotiate at senior level on technical and commercial issues and influence the development and enhancement of services, products and systems
 
Desirable Skills
BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis
Construct complex process and data models using mapping standards.  Obtains input from and communicates modelling results to senior managers for agreement
Understand Business Implementation principles and issues relating to legacy systems , take ownership of issues including making recommendations and presenting alternative options when issues arise
Understands principles of testing phases in different project environments and the link to requirements documentation including production and execution of test scripts
Legacy benefit business and systems knowledge
Technical understanding of the Virtual Machine Environment and VME COBOL
Subject matter expertise of heritage benefit systems
Analytical ability to compare legacy system documentation and code to impact high profile changes
Understand principles of testing phases in different project environments and the link to legacy and remediation requirements documentation
 
Business Analyst
Essential Skills
Can work effectively at pace across both agile and waterfall methodologies
Understand the development lifecycle in terms of stages, principles and the changing responsibilities of the business analyst
Elicit requirements using a range of techniques in order to understand current processes and gather and prioritise new requirements
Investigate requirements, problems and opportunities and support effective solutions to meet user need
Produce quality requirements documents; construct process and data models and other outputs appropriate to the audience and methodology
Support scoping and priority setting of change initiatives
Identify, engage and effectively manage relationships with stakeholders
 
Desirable Skills
Legacy benefit business and systems knowledge
Technical understanding of the Virtual Machine Environment and VME COBOL
Subject matter expertise of heritage benefit systems
Analytical ability to compare legacy system documentation and code to impact high profile changes
Understand Business Implementation principles and issues relating to legacy systems
Understand principles of testing phases in different project environments and the link to legacy and remediation requirements documentation
About The Company

We’re incredibly proud of what we’re achieving; providing digitaltechnology services to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Our digital, data and technology specialists work closelywith experts across DWP Digital’s community to transform services used bymillions of people each and every day.

As public servants, our services help make a difference topeople at critical times in their lives – as they look for work, deal withillness or disability, support children after separation, or plan forretirement. Operating on a scale unrivalled almost anywhere, our people usetheir expertise, diversity and passion to create effortless, secure andintuitive digital services.

In return, we offer our people the chance to think big, trynew ways of working and use their expertise to deliver change on a massivescale. We already employ hundreds of digital, data and technology specialists.

Our experts include: technical architects, infrastructureengineers, software and testing engineers, agile delivery managers, businessanalysts, database analysts and IT service managers to name but a few.

We’ve big plans in store for 2018/19 as we expand the rangeand scale of services we offer and the number of specialists we employ.