Electrum is an exciting B2B tech company working with some of South Africa’s biggest household names. We love that the projects we work on touch the lives of millions of South Africans every day, making a real difference – whether that’s giving an aspiring businesswoman access to banking for the first time, or distributing government financial aid to thousands of students.
We are looking for a business analyst to join our professional services team. For this role, you will engage directly with our customers to agree on and document requirements. You will also work closely with development team leads, product owners, and project managers so good communication and collaboration skills are essential. You will play a key role in helping ensure that the end product meets requirements by supporting requirement validation in the testing cycle.
We work using agile methodologies, so experience in writing traditional requirements documents for customers as well as user stories for dev teams is important. Together with an understanding of the SDLC in agile teams.
This role is a great opportunity for a Business Analyst to join a high-growth tech company, and grow with our business. You will have the opportunity to gain deep domain expertise in the rapidly developing payments industry and play a key role in mission-critical projects at some of South Africa’s largest corporates.
What your first 0-6 months would look like:
Within the first month you will be formally onboarded to all Electrum’s nifty practices, such as easy time logging and transparent emailing, and be immersed in the regular contact sessions of the professional services team. From month 2 onwards, you will start picking up some smaller projects; 6 months in you will be immersed into a development team and will be working independently on customer projects.
What you’ll need:
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A good work-life balance is very important at Electrum. You know when your brain has switched off for the day and you need to go for a surf, but you also know when the code you have written is sloppy. At Electrum you will be expected to know when you deserve a surf and when you need to knuckle down and get the work done. For the more “knuckle down” days we make it worth your while with benefits such as:
We have created a safe, transparent environment where: