Senior Business Analyst - IT



IT, Sales & Business Development
Belfast, UK
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023

Rapid7 is seeking a Senior Business Systems Analyst to join our growing Enterprise Applications Team as it continues to advance the organization's Technology and IT Services offerings.

We are looking to add a curious and detail-oriented business analyst with process expertise, enterprise systems experience, technical acumen and the personality to foster good discussions and great relationships with IT business partners.

About the Team

Our IT Product Management team is looking for a dynamic Senior Business Systems Analyst with the strategic foresight and focus to drive the formulation of technology strategy and technical roadmaps with their business partners and across IT. This is a highly cross-functional role, partnering with our key business functions in the G&A domain to support their priorities with IT solutions and services.

About the Role

The ideal candidate will be driven, proactive, innovative and passionate in helping us to look for new ways to solve our business problems leveraging technology, enterprise systems and tools, process reengineering and operational performance improvements.

In this role, you will:

  • Partnering with business stakeholders to understand and anticipate their problems and needs, using your expertise to provide high-level technical solutions and opportunities to further leverage our core applications

  • This person will be translating high level business objectives into technical business requirements and stories, partnering across development teams to ensure that we deliver high quality solutions that meet (or exceed) the business expectations

  • This person will have experience working with Finance, Procurement, and Legal internal technologies (e.g. ERP, VMS, CLM, Service Management tools)

  • Create meaningful documentation, engage in research, and investigate process improvement opportunities

  • This person will play a key role in the engineering and development teams, helping to refine the backlog (based on business priorities and interdependencies), providing hands-on support with testing and requirements validation, and summarizing the outcomes of the release (via release notes)

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 5+ years as a Business Systems Analyst as part of an enterprise IT technology team that works with a variety of business functions

  • Experience with General & Administrative teams, and supporting their tech stacks

  • Detail-oriented, but able to translate complex problems and solutions into digestible information for any audience (including executive management)

  • Experience supporting ERP technology (Oracle NetSuite)

  • Expertise with JIRA and Confluence, from writing User Stories, to tracking Defects, and building in-system reports to show how our sprints/releases are progressing and where we have opportunities to improve

  • The ability to work effectively with other business analysts, key stakeholders, application administrators and end users to understand business and functional requirements and translate those requirements to agile software development product backlog items.

  • Possesses the confidence to implement change and improve on the status quo. Experience in change management practice is a plus.

  • Resourceful individual that enjoys solving complex problems, requiring cross-functional collaboration and the facilitation of conversation across a variety of business domains.

  • Strong work ethic and customer service mentality.

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 is creating a more secure digital future for all by helping organizations strengthen their security programs in the face of accelerating digital transformation. Our portfolio of best-in-class solutions empowers security professionals to manage risk and eliminate threats across the entire threat landscape from apps to the cloud to traditional infrastructure to the dark web. We foster open source communities and cutting-edge research–using these insights to optimize our products and arm the global security community with the latest in attackers methods. Trusted by more than 10,000 customers worldwide, our industry-leading solutions and services help businesses stay ahead of attackers, ahead of the competition, and future-ready for what’s next.