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IT Business Analyst

Date: 11-May-2022

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

As part of the IT Services Delivery Team at QinetiQ, we are looking to appoint an experienced business analyst role to be based from our offices in Farnborough. Working within a matrix management structure and reporting to both a functional and a delivery manager the successful candidate will undertake the production of requirements documentation within an IT services, secure environment . In this role, you will work closely with Project Managers, IT Architects and service stakeholders to ensure designs can be produced to exceptional quality standards.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Elicitation and documentation requirements to include:
    o    Functional, non functional, data and technical requirements 
    o    Process models
    o    Data flows and changes
  • Analysis of systems integration points to determine changes to data flows
  • Analysis of processes
  • Production of gap analysis
  • Elicitation and documentation of expected business and IT benefits
  • To work with the Solution Architects in determining solutions which are fit for purpose
  • Production of business analysis plans, where appropriate
  • To keep current with trends, issues and developments within the defence domain and within QinetiQ
  • Collaborate with Senior Business Analyst, Project Manager and Solution Architect in the construction of business cases and proposals
  • Ensuring all mandatory training is under taken.


The Fit:


We are looking to appoint an experienced professional with broad experience and knowledge across:

  • The Software Development Lifecycle to include:
    • Requirements capture
    • Testing
    • Benefits Realistation
  • Stakeholder engagement and influence at all levels
  • Enterprise level IT Departments


In this highly visible role, you will be able to effectively liaise directly with development, delivery and operational teams, taking accountability for producing business cases and proposals and ensuring business plans, wehre appropriate, are in place. 

Due to the nature of the role, candidates must be eligible for high-level security clearance. Holders of current active clearance is preferred.




Why join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation and having the courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive a highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, adaptive and flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 

About QinetiQ

As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.

Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants that already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information that mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may have an effect on the roles that you can be employed in.