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IT Business Analyst

Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Job Title: IT Business Analyst

Location: Farnborough

Company: QinetiQ


About the role

We are currently recruiting for an IT Business Analyst to support business change during the full life cycle of a service, working with IT colleagues and the wider business to understand scope, requirements and needs. Which Provides traceability for IT services to ensure quality of scope and key deliverables.


What will I be doing?

Ensuring that the business requirements and processes of a service are documented and aligned during solution developments and production.

You will work in a multi-disciplinary team of application, data and infrastructure professionals to implement Services & Solutions, including those distributed across geographical boundaries. You will also provide trusted consultation to QinetiQ and its subsidiaries, in the service development initiatives for defining or shaping business processes and functions that meet business needs and requirements.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Uses appropriate tools to describe Processes and Use Cases, to contribute to the development of systems architectures in specific business or functional areas.
  • Supports business change programmes in the preparation of scoping, cooperating with various business units to ensure End -2-End delivery of a Service or Solution.
  • Takes the time and responsibility to understand client requirements, collecting data, delivering analysis and understanding problems as necessary to identify, evaluate and recommends options. Collaborates with stakeholder groups in seeking to fully address needs by ensuring that proposed solutions are properly understood and appropriately shaped to meet expectations.
  • Can articulate clearly between the Business and Process views presenting the right information for the audience.
  • Can demonstrate a knowledge of various Techniques or Technologies, and provides expert advice regarding their application.


Key Capabilities/Knowledge:

  • Preferably Degree qualified or equivalent experience. (e.g. Business Studies)
  • At least 2+ years' experience in IT
  • Experience working with senior decision makers


Experience & Qualifications:

  • Experience working with senior decision makers
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills
  • Proven analytical background
  • Minimum of SC security clearance will be required, capability to achieve DV is desirable.



Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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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.