Technical Business Analyst

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>This is a role for someone who wants to move along the BA Career Path from Technical Support to BA; from BA to Product Manager. Someone who wants to be part of a highly strategic and innovative Product team. A Technical BA who wants to actively shape and contribute to the design of products that solve problems.</p>

London, United Kingdom

Altus Analytics, makers of Voyanta software

Altus Analytics brings together the collective expertise of ARGUS and Voyanta as the leading provider of Commercial Real Estate (CRE) solutions worldwide. Our technology and industry expertise empower CRE clients and partners to work collaboratively to enhance decision making, drive performance and optimize transactional efficiency. From property budgeting, making strategic decisions about acquisitions or working with different teams, different organizations and different data, we can bring it all together. http://www.voyanta.com

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Mid Level

Overview: <p>Part of Altus Analytics, Voyanta is a revolutionary software platform that gives real estate investors and lenders effective tools to capture, validate and analyse commercial real estate information.</p> <p>Built on Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure, using Agile processes, Java, PHP and JavaScript on primarily Linux platforms with extensive reporting and dashboards; the system combines carefully crafted advanced user experience with in depth data modelling and manipulation and advanced business information and data analysis tools.</p> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>The Voyanta team at Altus Analytics is looking for a Technical Business Analyst (BA). We need a BA with the vision and the technical skills to create innovative solutions to complex problems and hands-on financial analysis.&nbsp; We want a BA who can take on the role of subject matter expert and trusted advisor, ensuring that the released software delivers true value to our customers and satisfies all success criteria. We want someone who is ready to take their career to the next level and make a greater contribution and impact on a growing company.</p> <p><strong>Where are you right now?</strong></p> <p>As someone who is passionate about both technology and processes you might be a Customer Support Analyst, Data Analyst or Implementation Consultant looking for an opportunity to take the next step in your career path. You are looking for an opportunity to advance your career but there are few opportunities to do so in your current role.</p> <p>The Technical BA role at Voyanta will both challenge and reward you. This is an opportunity to develop and deepen a range of skills from writing requirements and specifications to working across teams of designers and developers. This is the chance to apply your love of problem solving to the world of product delivery and to join the vibrant world of commercial real estate technology.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What does your future look like?</strong></p> <p>This is a role for someone who wants to move along the BA Career Path from Technical Support to BA; from BA to Product Manager. Someone who wants to be part of a highly strategic and innovative Product team. A Technical BA who wants to actively shape and contribute to the design of products that solve problems.</p> <p>If you want to move towards managing projects and interdependencies and the immediate challenge of working on multiple products with global customers all while customizing your own career and increasing your exposure in preparation for a leadership role, this is the BA opportunity to consider.</p> <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what our BA will do:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Take a vision and facilitate discussion. You will develop a deep understanding of client requirements, gathering information on scope, gaps and business risks.</li> <li>Champion both sides. You will champion the best options for the client&rsquo;s business needs and the technical team&rsquo;s feasibility, to guarantee everybody ends up satisfied.</li> <li>Talk the talk and walk the walk. From creatively eliciting ideas, to validating requirements; right through to implementing the solution. You will produce functional and non-functional specification documentation incorporating text, mock-ups, for any and every level of audience.</li> <li>Be creative and technical. You will apply your understanding of financial issues along with your understanding of software solutions to creatively solve complex problems in commercial real estate.</li> <li>Elicit detailed specifications. You can quickly understand and analyze various approaches and processes instantly.</li> <li>Translate. You will provide project guidance for business decisions relating to functional design and ensuring that technical development adheres to functional specification.</li> <li>Determine Acceptance Criteria. You will contribute to test strategies by determining acceptance criteria and helping triage bugs.</li> <li>Collaborate. You will be part of the Product Management team, working closely with both Product Managers and IT.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>How do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>An ideal combination of knowledge and experience. You have experience resolving technical problems for internal and/or external clients using a complex software product - preferably in financial services; knowledge of real estate investment being a plus.</li> <li>A natural sense of curiosity. You are the person who asked &ldquo;Why? How?&rdquo; as a kid. And you still do. You are motivated by finding answers and innovative solutions.</li> <li>A genuine interest in new tools and technology. You learn new software quickly without documentation or handholding.</li> <li>A winning communication style. You have a way of speaking that engages your audience and instils confidence and credibility. You know how to leverage communication tools and methodologies.</li> <li>A high standard of thoroughness. You are guided by your attention to detail.</li> <li>A true sense of obligation and responsibility. You love what you do. This isn&rsquo;t a job, this is a career. You are invested in satisfying the needs of our clients &ndash; your clients- and you work hard to do it well, on spec and on time.</li> <li>A solution-focused drive. You investigate issues thoroughly and create effective solutions that solve problems and open up new opportunities.</li> <li>A commitment to clarity and efficient processes. You are always looking for ways to improve processes and you always ensure your communications have been received and are clearly understood.</li> <li>A team oriented personality. Your commitment and focus influences those around you to do better. You gain satisfaction when the team wins.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join us now?</strong></p> <p>Altus Analytics is changing the way real estate owners, investors, lenders and service providers access and use big data to make timely and accurate investment decisions to mitigate risk and optimize investment returns. In essence, the work we do here impacts the health of the global economy. There has never been a better time to join the at Altus Analytics. This is a time of fast-paced, ground-breaking change as we reframe not just the software aspects of CRE, but the industry as a whole.</p> <p>Joining Altus Analytics now means joining a team of excited and involved leaders building bright and energetic teams. We want self-starters who want to make significant contributions to the development of our solutions and the growth of our company.</p> <p>In turn, we want to reward our people with an opportunity to grow and build a career here as well as access to financial benefits. We offer private health insurance; lifestyle benefits including free weekly cinema tickets; Cycle2Work Scheme; and childcare vouchers. Just as importantly, we want to support professional development and help our people expand and enhance their skillset. This is a place to specialize and enhance your role on a day-to-day and big picture basis.</p> <p>The culture at Altus Analytics is all about coming together. Everyone here is committed to doing a great job, giving it their all and knowing they are making a difference. We come together to develop, implement and support. We come together for board games, poker and fizzy (or fermented) drinks on Fridays. We come together for stand-ups and two-week Sprints. And we come together for charity races, sports and generally enjoying each other&rsquo;s company.</p> <p>We thank you in advance for taking time to learn more about what makes Altus Analytics 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 LinkedIn.</p>