We have an exciting, brand new position for a Business Analyst, to join our established Product Management team and support one of our biggest customers! We are looking for someone who is inquisitive, and keen to understand customer problems and be part of the solution; our work comes to life quickly, so being able to demonstrate how the technology solution is solving those problems whilst being easy to use is imperative!

Are you a passionate and motivated Business Analyst or Product Owner looking for a new opportunity and challenge? Do you have excellent communication skills, enthusiasm, a desire to learn and thrives in a fast-paced environment? Yes? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

What you will be doing:

  • Use appropriate elicitation methods to identify the business requirements for each piece of work undertaken
  • Use appropriate methods to analyse the requirements
  • Validate the requirements with stakeholders (including external customers, Product Management, architects, UX / UI experts, scrum team members and customer facing parts of Microlise)
  • Identify the stakeholders for each piece of work undertaken
  • Understand stakeholder perspectives and validate their requirements
  • Manage the product backlog and ensure it is refined with sufficient sprint ready user stories for the next sprint planning session
  • Define features and obtain sizing from the scrum teams
  • Contribute to business domain documentation
  • Provide information to stakeholders, appropriate to their needs
  • Provide written release content notes to support wider internal and external communication on what has been delivered.
  • Travel to customer sites based in the Uttoxeter area on a weekly basis, or as and when required

What we’re looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience in a Business Analyst / Product Management role, ideally within the technology or transport and logistics industry 
  • Knowledge and understanding of vehicle telematics systems would be highly advantageous 
  • Ability to translate complex business requirement into technical solutions by understanding client requirements and working in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams 
  • Experience with data modelling techniques for requirements elicitation and analysis 
  • Strong negotiation skills and able to challenge client requirements within reason 
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal, with strong presentation skills and excellent stakeholder management 
  • Ability to explain business domain working into technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with visualisation methods (e.g. story boards, prototypes) 
  • Experience with validation methods (e.g. solution playback) 
  • Understanding and knowledge of product management / business analyst processes (elicitation, analysis, documentation, validation, traceability
  • Positive, can-do attitude and able to work autonomously 
  • Full UK Driving Licence

It would be advantageous if you have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of vehicle telematics systems and/or transport logistics 
  • An understanding of UML, Class diagrams, Use cases etc
  • Experience of supporting pre-sales workshops and product demonstrations
  • Knowledge of AGILE SCRUM project methodology and BDD

Why Microlise?

When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Our solutions deliver value to many of the UK’s leading grocery retailers and food logistics providers as well as to household names including JCB, Stobarts, Carlsberg, Waitrose, and Royal Mail.

Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been operating for over thirty years, and recently became a Publicly Listed Company with shares trading on the London Stock Exchange. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people.

  • Full support and training to ensure you are well equipped to succeed in your role
  • Access to our salary sacrifice EV Car Scheme – payments are made before tax and other contributions, so saving you money, whilst doing your bit for the environment!
  • Great Place to Work certified – We have been recognised by the global authority on workplace culture, so come be a part of our success!
  • Private medical insurance with Vitality Health including rewards for members such as: Free Amazon Prime, Apple Watch, discounted gym membership and many more! 
  • 25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, increasing with service 
  • Invested in employee health and well-being with over 20 mental health first aiders in the business 
  • Employee Assistance Programmes 
  • Free Costco membership, 20% off EE mobile and line rental, and other local discounts
  • Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards
  • Free Microlise Cresswell Racing Tickets, support British Superbikes 
  • Executive Box at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham 

Recruitment Process

For successful candidates, interviews will take place whilst the advert is still live; so don’t delay getting your application in! 

Recruitment Agencies

Whilst we make every effort to directly source candidates for our live roles, we do have a very small preferred supplier list on the occasion we may require additional support. We therefore do not accept speculative CVs and/or cold calls to our Recruitment Team or Hiring Managers. Any queries should be directed to jobs@microlise.com in the first instance.

Salary Description: From £35,000, dependent on experience
Exact Location: Farrington Way, Nottingham, NG16 3AG

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