Business Analyst (remote)

Location: United Kingdom (remote) with quarterly offsite days at Novatiq’s Head Office in Cwmbran, Wales

Role type: Permanent

Employment type: Full-time

About the job

Novatiq’s product team are looking for a Business Analyst who will oversee the software development lifecycle and ensure alignment between engineering outputs and product roadmap goals.

Key responsibilities

Requirements engineering

  • Translate product requirements into epics and user stories (in Jira)
  • Create a range of documentation to support communication of requirements between product and engineering teams (Confluence pages, business rules, business process models, wireframes etc.)
  • Present analysis outputs during product backlog refinement sessions

Backlog management

  • Groom and prioritise the product backlog to ensure development work is aligned with product roadmap goals

Sprint support

  • Run refinement sessions, sprint retrospectives, sprint ceremonies etc. to ensure continued alignment between engineering work and product requirements
  • Be on hand to clarify points raised by developers and QA during sprint development
  • Provide constructive feedback to developers during owner reviews

Product release process

  • Perform user acceptance testing to ensure developed work matches product requirements and is released on schedule
  • Ensure any defects identified during regression testing are documented and prioritised
  • Ensure any documentation for customers (user guides, release notes etc.) is up to date following each release

Continuous improvement opportunities

  • Work with project stakeholders to identify opportunities for continuous improvement

About you

  • Must have previous experience working as a Business Analyst in an agile framework – preferably Scrum
  • Previous experience working with Atlassian software (Jira, Confluence etc.) is strongly desirable
  • Familiar with all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • Business analysis qualification from the British Computer Society (BCS) or a similar body is preferred but is not essential
  • Comfortable communicating with engineers and business stakeholders
  • Eager to learn and attentive to detail
  • Critical thinker with a creative mindset
  • Passionate about products and being a core part of a start-up’s growth journey
  • Able to understand technology/solutions at a high to medium level
Note: Candidates must have a right to work in the UK.

If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV with the email subject line “Application for Business Analyst role” on


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