- Information Technology
- United Kingdom - Bristol Office
Lead Business Analysts x 5
Some pretty exciting stuff happens at Dyson, and our Business Analysts play a key role in making it happen. Dyson designs, sources, manufactures, ships and sells a remarkable set of innovative products around the globe. We’re an agile organisation which moves quickly into new markets, product types and locations, with a fast-growing online and physical retail operation.
Our Digital Business Technology team is responsible for building and evolving the technology solutions behind everything that Dyson does, and plans to do. With a broad remit covering all aspects of product development, supply chain, finance, retail, e-commerce, and owner experience, our Business Analysis teams scope and deliver vital technology change projects across this complex global organisation. With a culture of engineering excellence and innovation at its core, Dyson demands the same of its technology solutions. The variety within the team’s project portfolio means Business Analysts quickly gain insight around the organisation, and exposure to leading cross-functional, international project teams. Your work will have a real impact on the successful delivery of Dyson’s long term strategic objectives, and on the daily experiences of colleagues and customers worldwide.
It’s a challenging, fast-moving environment, so we’re looking for agile, flexible thinkers with a genuine curiosity and drive to build better solutions. You’ll need to be able to see the wider picture, build consensus, balance competing priorities, and manage relationships - whilst taking ownership and leading the delivery of projects to a high standard. We offer structured career development, and opportunities to progress from Lead BA into a senior management role.
About the role:
Lead Business Analysts manage projects which deliver:
Analysis activity, to elicit requirements and inform business decisions
Implementation of information systems and enhancements
Investigating, analysing and reviewing project or business documentation.
Definition of requirements for improving processes and systems.
Creation and iteration of acceptance criteria in preparation for deployment of systems.
Production of business models and business cases.
Provision of specialist advice to multiple stakeholders
Lead BAs are responsible for coaching and development of BAs and Senior BAs
In a Business Analyst role or similar, likely to be at least 3-6 years (Senior BA) 5+ years (Lead BA)
Of leading projects to support complex IT transformation programmes
In Agile / scrum framework environments, with practical experience taking a lead role in agile teams and creating associated artefacts (Epics/Stories)
Of matrix structures, with cross functional teams under line reporting and project task managers
Familiar with IIBA or the BCS BABOK.
Of successfully managing complex cases, through structured analysis and planning
Of providing structured support and development to junior colleagues (essential) and/or formal line management experience (preferred)
The team is arranged into 5 investment areas:
Manufacturing & Supply Chain
We’re hiring across the 5 areas, and you'd be assigned to a team/investment area, based on existing project and system experience, and your preferred focus. Directly relevant industry experience (in e.g. design, engineering, manufacturing, retail) is beneficial, but not essential in all teams
Project focus by team, examples of relevant experience:
Focus: E-Commerce, Digital Experience Platform (DXP) and Rest of World (ROW) teams.
SME: E-Commerce project experience, Payments, Front end, Accessibility
Platforms: Magento AEM Hybris. Platform Teams: DevOps experience, AEM, Hybris, ForgeRock
Focus: Payment systems, Customer Service, CRM/Customer Relationship Management
SME: Automated & live customer support channels, Chatbots: Contact Centres, Live Chat, Video Clientelling
Platforms: Salesforce, SAP, Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics, Siebel, Genesys, Zendesk, Pegasystems, HubSpot, Magento, Engage
Focus: Finance, Procurement (direct & indirect), Integrations, Commercial Planning, Sales Order Processing, Data Reporting, Payments
SME: ERP project experience, strong understanding of system integrations, experience in a back office role, Functional and Non-Functional requirements
Platforms: S4 Hana inc. MM, SD, FI, CO, TMS, PP and MDG modules, SAP Ariba, SAP PI/PO, 3rd party tax systems, Vistex, SAP Concur, Onestream, SAP BI/BW, 3rd party payment providers
Manufacturing & Supply Chain:
Focus: IT Project Implementation in Supply Chain
SME: Experience in Sales & Operational Planning (demand or supply planning), as a business or IT user
Platforms: Kinaxis, Rapid Response, IBP or other S & OP planning system
Focus: Product Lifecycle Management, Infrastructure, Simulation, CAD, Cost Management, Product Management
SME: Product Lifecycle Management, Infrastructure, Simulation, Computer Aided Design, Agile, Functional and Non-Functional requirements
Platforms: Siemens Teamcenter, CAD, Ansys
Dyson has a Campus culture, where everyone works together, learning from each other in a creative environment.
We offer (free of charge) on Campus:
Excellent lunches, hot drinks and fruit
An on-site GP, physio, mental health professional, a gym, and hair stylists (Malmesbury)
Bus services to Malmesbury from Bristol, Chippenham and Swindon.
We recognise the need to accommodate individual circumstances. Generally speaking, employees work on a Dyson Campus (Bristol or Malmesbury), which we balance with occasional remote working for a particular purpose (e.g. if you need to be close to home to attend a personal appointment on a day, attend calls on different time zones, or if you need to focus on a particular project).
At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us
We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.