Business Analyst

Employment Type:Permanent
Job Location:Zurich Switzerland
Job Function:

Role Description

  • Analyze functional requirements from a given business need (stakeholder request) considering the enterprise context, business processes, technical feasibility and economic viability
  • (Co-)create and refine user stories
  • Maximize the value of the solution through continuous collaboration with business stakeholders, product management and the scrum team
  • Being able to navigate short feedback loops in an agile environment
  • Proactively navigate dependencies within and outside the program (agile release train)
  • Document software requirements in a structured manner (Software Requirement Specification) using modelling methods when appropriate
  • Support the development team during implementation
  • Support test analysis, -preparation and -execution if needed
  • Support the product owner in preparing for the upcoming program increment (helping with estimations of features/EPICS, initial analysis, initial user story break-down etc.)
  • Take an active part in the continuous improvement process both on team-level and the ART-/program level (within BA community of practice)
Job Requirement:

Soft Skills

  • Stakeholder management (manage expectations, respond and anticipate stakeholder needs etc.)
  • Communication (e.g. leading content-based discussions with counter parts of other applications/areas, understand what the different stakeholders do/want in order to provide tailored communication)
  • Structured (co-creation approach to) problem solving (e.g. being able consider IT and business context)
  • User-centricity (consider end user in every decision)
  • Content-based leadership (take topic-ownership)
  • Team player (understand self-organizing, cross-functional teams)


  • Familiar with Scrum and/or SAFe
  • Familiar with JIRA / Confluence