Business Analyst - Data Science Co

Future Anthem
London (Central), London (Greater)
£50 - £55k (FTE ) - Pro rata
15 Jun 2022
12 Jul 2022
Contract Type

Working with the data science development team to define, develop & document requirements to help improve the product offering in this fast-growing data business.  

About the role

Reporting to the Product Delivery Leader and working closely with the technical teams, you will manage requirements gathering and analysis across our product development and deployment lifecycle. You will act as the owner of JIRA and work closely with our developers to define upcoming pieces of work and create the relevant tickets. You will also be responsible for ensuring work is progressing as expected and that final outputs meet the original agreed specifications.  

Key to this role is the ability to quickly understand, analyse and document business and user needs across functions.  

Applying your experience and attention to detail, you will be required to propose innovative user centric solutions to these problems, working closely with internal application development teams in an agile environment. As a Data Science company, you will primarily be working day-to-day with Data Scientists, Data Engineers & frontend PowerBI developers. Therefore, a genuine interest to learn more about data technologies is essential to success in this role. 

Key responsibilities:  

  • Supporting the product and development team to document product requirements in JIRA 
  • Working using scrum software development practices & tools 
  • Conducting interviews, workshops, contextual enquiry and other business analysis research methods to define business, user and system requirements for projects and products (adapting as business needs require) 
  • Analysing requirements to drive an understanding of business and user needs  
  • Understanding and communicating the needs of end users using user stories, use cases and scenarios 
  • Understanding the scope, complexity and priority of requirements to facilitate successful resolution 
  • Supporting at all stages of the product and project lifecycle  
  • Manage scope and eliminate requirement ambiguities 
  • Assist the Head of Product Deliver/ Product Owners with tasks as required 

About you  

  • You hold a university-level degree, in a related discipline 
  • You have at least 2+’ experience in business / requirements analysis role (ideally in Gaming or data related projects) 
  • You have proven success in using JIRA or a similar technology to write user stories for product & project solutions 
  • You are comfortable working with the MS suite 
  • You demonstrate an ability to understand and distil complex problems and propose innovative and creative solutions 
  • You take responsibility for managing issues, escalating appropriately   
  • You use appropriate communication for variety of technical and non-technical audiences 
  • You can build and develop credibility and strong working relationships 
  • You are comfortable working through problems and can demonstrate the ability to change 
  • and adapt as our ‘start up’ grows. 
  • You are a self-starter and able to work either as part of a team or independently to meet deadlines. 
  • You have sound interpersonal skills and enjoy collaborating with others 
  • You have excellent verbal & written communication and presentation skills, with well-structured and analytical approach. 

About Us 

Future Anthem is the market leader in Game Data Science, using machine learning to provide automated intelligence to help our customers – games studios and casino operators - grow responsibly with measurable improvements that enhance the casino player experience for everyone. We combine data and technology to offer Game Data Science as a Service to the global gambling industry. 

Future Anthem is a team of intelligent, inquisitive and talented people with a passion for data and results. 

We offer a positive flexible working culture and the opportunity to work with the latest technologies in an exciting industry that is constantly evolving. 

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