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Business Analyst

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 5th May
Location: Leeds
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

At Sky, you'll get to work on a range of applications that are used by millions of customers across Europe every day. Our Agile working environment also allows us to innovate as we build quality products. We're a diverse, friendly team that looks out for one another, and we're proud of our dedication to developing and supporting our people as well as our technology.


- Perform analysis to validate assumptions and ensure all requirements are identified and unambiguous

- Collaborate closely with the Product, Solutions Architecture and Design (UX/UI) teams to help build innovative applications and platforms used by millions of Sky customers

- Document requirements in the form of Epics and User Stories with Acceptance Criteria, and supported by background context, business rules, process/data models etc.

- Work with the Product Leads and the development squads to build and maintain a well-refined backlog

- Ensure both functional and non-functional requirements are considered

- Interact with developers and testers daily to ensure business objectives and user needs are accurately understood, considered and implemented

- Develop domain knowledge of the apps and services owned by your squad(s)

- Contribute to and help cultivate focused Agile working practices, assisting the Scrum Master in daily tasks and participating in or leading ceremonies


- Practical experience of a range of Agile analysis techniques

- Strong verbal and written communication skills, able to communicate at both a technical and non-technical level and handle ambiguity with ease

- Good collaboration and facilitation skills. You should have the ability to get the best out of people and develop effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels

- Awareness of app and web development technologies, techniques and practices

- Ability to work across multiple work streams and projects at any given time

- Previous experience of working in an agile software development environment is preferred


Group Product: We're the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design. Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we're collaborative, empowered and innovative - together, we're proud that everyone's favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs.


There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

- Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place

- A generous pension package

- Private healthcare

- Discounted mobile and broadband



Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station, with free water taxis available from Granary Wharf. There's also plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.

You can also blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis, and stay fit at our subsidised gym.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.


Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.