Raytheon Business Analyst (Agile Product Owner) in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Title: Business Analyst (Agile Product Owner) Req ID: 88717BR Location: Manchester Summary of role A fantastic opportunity to join our new Raytheon Cyber Centre in Greater Manchester. We have a range of vacancies within our rapidly growing Systems Engineering Team. We operate an Agile/Scrum project methodology and you will be involved in the full development lifecycle as a Business Analyst in a Product Owners Role. Working for Raytheon you will be part of a growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations. You will receive training, both formal and on-the-job from experienced engineers to help you become a well-rounded professional. Main duties of the position Basic Objective: To represent customer Principle and Senior users as the project Product Owner as part of the Scrum Development team to develop and maintain mission critical applications and systems. Key Responsibilities: · Representing the customer by being responsible for managing the Product Backlog · Elaboration of Epics and Stories, including priority, test and acceptance criteria · Owning the Product Backlog · Expressing Backlog items · Ensuring the Product Backlog is visible, shows what the development team will do next · Ensuring the development team understands items in the product backlog to the level needed · Assist in sprint planning and prioritisation Candidate Requirements Essential Skills (one or more of the following): · Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model · Experience of Requirements Elicitation and Management · Experience of Use Case design and modelling. · Experience of Business Process Modelling using BPMN · Customer Liaison and Communications skills Desirable Skills • Experience Working in an Agile/SCRUM/DevOps delivery model • Experience of JIRA software development tool • Experience of Confluence collaboration software • Experience of Functional Requirements Elicitation • Experience of Non Functional Requirements Elicitation • Experience of running stakeholder workshops (for requirements or story elaboration) • Knowledge of BA techniques to analyse problems • Knowledge of User Experience (UX) • Knowledge of User Interface (UI) Wireframe Key Behaviours • Good written and oral communication skills • Good time management, organization and prioritization skills • An inquisitive mind and a desire to promote innovation • A desire to learn and constantly expand your horizons • Ability to work closely with others in a small team • Ability to work under pressure • High degree of initiative and flexibility • Willingness to travel when required Qualifications Degree in Numerate Subject desirable but not essential. Recognized agile product owner qualification such as Scrum Product Owner desirable. Typical Experience Experience of Business Analysis or Requirements Elicitation in a military or Government project background would be an advantage, but is not essential. A broad knowledge of information Security "best practice" would also be useful. Raytheon Cyber Security Raytheon has decades of experience in cyber, information operations and information assurance to successfully protect our global customers’ critical infrastructure from the most complex threats. Increasing demand for our capabilities has led us to require the building of a new Innovation Centre to support our government, law enforcement and commercial customers. This will create a broad spectrum of new roles to support our customers in developing solutions for cyber security, research and mission support both technical and non-technical. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are looking for something different from their career and who are demanding of themselves and others around them to achieve success. Raytheon's ambition is to provide an environment that is more silicon valley than security and defence. We want to encourage individual innovation and progression that is both exciting and rewarding, avoiding the dull 'beige' of the standard information security companies. If you are looking for a role and a team that will challenge you to achieve success for our customers then providing you have the skills and the ability to achieve Government clearance we want to hear from you today. What we can offer: On-going development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits: 25 days holiday + statutory holidays Annual Bonus + for this division an additional bonus for gaining and maintaining the highest level of government security clearance Contributory Pension Scheme Life Assurance Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more Enhanced sick pay scheme Early finish on a Friday Diversity: Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Security Due to the nature of Raytheon's commercial government client base, successful candidates will be expected to achieve the appropriate level of clearance specific to their employment. 88717