Business Analyst, ARGUS Developer

<span style="font-weight: 400;">This is a chance to be part of a team and a company that is making a difference. A place where your strengths will be recognized as you grow in your role as Business Analyst.&nbsp;</span>

London, UK

Altus Group, developers of ARGUS Software

<p>At Altus Group, developers&nbsp;of ARGUS Software, we break ground everyday with products that provide consistency, transparency, and efficiency into the financial and operational processes that drive the global world of commercial real estate. Our products were built exclusively for commercial real estate companies, incorporating best practices learned from over 25 years serving the industry and clients in over 60 countries. ARGUS Software&rsquo;s products have become the industry standard and provide the complete solution for managing and growing your commercial real estate portfolio. Thousands of users globally including leading owners, managers, financial institutions, brokerages and REITs trust ARGUS Software solutions to improve the visibility and flow of information throughout their critical business processes. These processes include asset management, asset valuation, portfolio management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, lease management, collaboration and knowledge management.</p>

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Group is a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, empower clients to analyse, gain market insight and recognise value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Altus Analytics, the software and data solutions division of Altus Group, is driving an evolution in the commercial real estate industry by empowering clients and partners with industry standard software solutions, data products and technology enabled services.<br /><br /></span></p> <p><strong>Who we need</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We need a new Business Analyst to join our team. This is an opportunity for a BA who wants to develop client relationships, solve complex problems and increase engagement with our real estate development solution, ARGUS Developer. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are proud of the work our teams do, building incredible products that don&rsquo;t just eliminate the issues but streamline and speedup the way our customers work. Our fully Agile teams are relentlessly focused on putting out the best, highest quality solutions they can. We give them the freedom, tools and guidance they need to be creative and make it happen.</span></p> <p><strong><br />Who you are</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are a Business Analyst with a passion for technology. You want to join a rapidly growing company that is a leader in innovative solutions in PropTech. You may be familiar with our ARGUS Software or you have built your own solution in Excel. You are well versed in working as part of a collaborative Agile team; you understand how to properly break up features into smaller increments and write simple, clear but informative user stories. &nbsp;&nbsp;<br /><br /></span></p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you</strong></p> <ul> <li><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Impact and exposure. </span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">You want to further develop your client-facing skills while gaining more insights into the real estate development industry. Insights you can use to inform feature and solution development. You want to join a product company focused on expanding their solutions and owning a bigger piece of the #PropTech market.</span></li> </ul> <em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Career development. </span></em><span style="font-weight: 400;">You want to be part of a team and a company that is making a difference. A place where your strengths will be recognized and you will be given the chance to work towards a Senior BA or Product Manager role on this or another one of our leading products. </span>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>Our new Business Analyst will focus on:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Customer engagement. You will: </span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Initiate conversations and meetings with customers to gather product feedback.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Generate specifications including acceptance testing criteria, user flows and mockups and work with the Development teams to size and endorse the stories.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work closely with Developers and Architects to validate implementation approach and ensure accuracy in solution design.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with QA to review test plans and bugs.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Provide guidance on level three production issues.</span></li> </ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stakeholder management and communication. You will:</span></li> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Engage internal stakeholders to design solutions</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coordinate release efforts with Support and DevOps</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Communicate release information out to internal stakeholders including Sales and Support. </span></li> </ul> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>What we are looking for</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An ideal combination of education and experience. You have a university degree in a related field and experience as a Business Analyst with an Agile team at a PropTech or FinTech company.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An understanding of real estate development appraisal, cash flow modelling and financing principles. You can comfortably engage with appraisers, developers and financiers to understand their requirements and how best to translate them to functional improvements in the software.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An analytical mindset. You can quickly understand and analyze various approaches and processes instantly. You can drill down to the details, obtaining the right level of specificity for your development team. Eliciting requirements &ndash; whether they be technical or functional &ndash; is your strength.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A winning communication style. You have a way of speaking to people on any level, so they understand even the most complicated presentation. You know how to leverage communication tools and methodologies to work with teams based across the globe.</span></li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Altus Analytics is:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Fast.</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> We are responsive and fast, working in a startup-like environment, developing new solutions and features that meet the demands of our users. With the solid financial stability of our bigger parent-group, we can offer the best of both worlds - cool tech, great benefits, challenges and rewards. </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>First. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">We continuously innovate to stay ahead of our competitors. We set the standard for the CRE industry.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Fun. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">From social Fridays to summer sailing; from holiday parties to mid-winter hackathons, we know how to take a step back and relax with co-workers.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Future-focused. </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">As an organisation, we are focused on growing our reach and our product offering. For anyone joining us, this means the chance to work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients and grow your own career moving up to the next level, choosing to specialise or exploring different product teams. </span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to grow your career and do some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what&rsquo;s new by following us on </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">LinkedIn</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p>