Business Analyst - Dublin City - Daily Rate

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    Dublin City Centre

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    20 days ago

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    Shaun O'Shea

Job description

My client, Dublin City based, is a government body, who are looking to hire a business analyst on an initial 6 month daily rate contract with view to extension. Open on daily rate

As part of this role, you will focus on traditional BA activities ; requirements gathering, documentation, workshops etc. You will work closely with the team in the  definition, testing, training, implementation, and support of functional requirements 


  • 4+ years experience as a BA or similar role
  • Experience working on  mission-critical business applications
  • Track record in working with senior stakeholders
  • Ideally exposure to working on projects related to web technologies. 

Business AnalystJob Location: onsite or offsite Reports To: Ray O NeillType of Employment:  Contract – 6 months Replies to:

This mini-tender request is under QQI’s ‘Request for Tender for admission to a multi-supplier framework agreement for the supply of temporary contract ICT personnel 2017’.  Your company is on the panel for this framework.  Please supply a curriculum vitae and complete the attached skill sheet in respect of each and every candidate that you are presenting. Closing date/time for response to this mini-tender:  5pm, 5 March 2018 5pm

Starting date: mid March 2018The organisation
QQI (Quality and Qualifications Ireland) is a state agency established by the Quality Assurance and Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 2012 with a board appointed by the Minister for Education and Skills.Our functions include maintaining the National Framework of Qualifications, validation of education and training programmes and the making of awards.QQI is putting in place a multi-skilled team to provide a comprehensive IT service to its staff and customers.  While the roles specified here is quite specific, flexibility and being cross-skilled will be an advantage.The roleThe person appointed will become a member of the core project team with the responsibility of developing business requirements and related business rules based on QQI needs.The Business Analyst will work closely with the business managers and business subject matter experts in the definition, testing, training, implementation, and support of functional requirements and will provide assistance with issues or queries in relation to QQI applications.
TechnologiesThe key technologies • Microsoft SharePoint 2013 / SharePoint online• Microsoft SQL Server• .Net• Microsoft Dynamics 365 • Visual Studio Team ServicesThe person
Will have• Degree in IS / IT related discipline or equivalent• 4-6 years’ experience in building and specifying mission critical business applications• Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate effectively and confidently with users, team members and management.  • Must be flexible and willing to undertake a variety of challenging tasks.• Strong facilitation skills. Must be able to elicit requirements from various personalities across different levels within QQI.• Proven experience at driving consensus across multiple stakeholders
 Candidate Skill Sheet – Business Analyst
Candidate Name: Meets the requirement (Y/N) DurationY-YearsM-Months CommentsDaily rateAny discounts that apply dRequired SkillsKnowledge of SharePoint applicationsKnowledge of Angular JSCollection and understanding of business requirements, primarily around change requests, andDocumentation of business requirementsDocument workflows and results of business analysisAnalysis of business requirementsTranslation of requirements into functional specificationsTranslation of requirements into detailed test plans.Management of deadlinesManagement of approved change requestsStrong facilitation skillsAgile Scrum methodologyIssue & Project Tracking Software (TFS)Co-ordinate communication and processes between BA and DEV and QA teamsDesirable skillsKnowledge of Microsoft Dynamics 365Knowledge or experience of applications within Further Education and / or Higher EducationSoftware development knowledge or experience