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Senior Business Analyst

Job Description

Are you seeking a Business Analyst position where you can support and be involved in a range of future ground-breaking defence and security programmes?

At Northrop Grumman, you can be part of a creative team and support program delivery within a rapidly changing fast passed environment.

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide. In Europe, we are among the leading defence and security suppliers with 2,500 employees and long-established businesses in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands.

We are involved in a range of future game-changing programmes. Whether this is as a partner in the F-35 Lightning II providing the aircraft with its situational awareness and communications, as a specialist in cyber and intelligence datasets, as the pre-eminent provider of High Altitude Long Endurance unmanned aircraft, or as the ‘go to’ provider for open system architectures for battlespace networks, communications, and command and control, our reputation as an innovator in unparalleled.

How you will make a difference

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will;

  • Produce business cases, elaborate requirements and run PI meetings.
  • Act as a coach to Product Owners and other team members where necessary and plan high-level work prioritisation.
  • Provide Stakeholder management for both the customer and program.
  • Manage client relations and expectations.
  • Assess customer business impact before solution deployment and mitigate by the development of change strategies.
  • Work with cross organisational SME's.
  • Understand technology improvements and impacts for Change initiatives.

    Person Specification:

  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Extensive experience of performing a Business Analyst role
  • Strong analytical as well as verbal and written communications skills are required
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies, preferably have experience of working in a technical role
  • An ability to understand how the IT technology supports our customers
  • Capable of dealing with conflicting priorities between different specialist groups within a fast paced Agile environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively at different levels within the organisation, which includes senior management, operations personnel and customers
  • Project Management experience in Lean/Agile environments and knowledge of Kanban
  • Experience of using Atlassian Jira/ IBM RTC suite, or similar product lifecycle software packages
  • Experience of working with UK government desirable.

If you can do all this and more, you’ll enjoy a growing career as we work hard to continuously innovate the world of cyber security.

Additional information for your consideration...

You will need to hold and  maintain UK Government clearances.

Being a part of Northrop Grumman gives you the opportunity to use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.