The Feature Analyst is accountable for guiding the clarification of the business requirements, through in-work collaboration with the business stakeholders, and working within the feature team to ensure these are delivered effectively.
Bachelor degree or relevant post graduate diploma in Information Technology or Computer Science
Knowledge of agile
Experience with requirements elicitation, gathering, documentation and management
Understanding business needs and be able to analyse requirements
Prioritize and plan work activities within the feature team
Facilitate and participate in discovery/inception workshops to create a shared understand of user needs and the potential technology solution required to deliver these needs
Identify user journeys which map out how a user will go through the system
Work ahead of the team to get clarity on some requirements before the next iteration
Create relevant user stories
Collaborate with cross functional teams comprised of product management, UX, Technology, support, testing and other subject matter experts to gather and analyses functional needs and user story requirements. Groom user stories through business interviews, workshops or procedures and map user stories ensuring they come together as a cohesive whole.
Provide the product owner with key information for prioritization and estimation
Facilitate and participate in iteration meetings ( product backlog grooming, planning meeting, daily stand up, review meeting and retrospective)
Obtain sign off during iteration review sessions
Manage the stories (in JIRA), ensuring that all requirements are loaded as stories, ensuring the stories as assigned to epics
Support showcasing stories to stakeholders
Work very closely with user experience team to ensure that processes, wire frames and content are optimally intuitive to end users
Manage the Backlog for the feature team
Ensure that the activities needed to fulfil each item in the backlog are identified, outlined and prioritized before the next sprint
Identify missing requirements
Clarify the goals and business value of minimum marketable features/ minimal viable products
Clarify any ambiguity until it is understood by the team
Review user stories with the product owner with a strategic point of view
Capture and keep the business and data rules up to dat3e
Ensure that where stories are blocked, these stories are prioritized to other iterations and new stories identified to replace them in the current iteration
Test cases for system
Work with users to develop acceptance criteria or test cases for the system
Produce acceptance tests from acceptance criteria
Provide regular feedback by testing the deliverable against a user story’s acceptance criteria
Provide regular feedback by validating that the product meets the business goals
Provide support and input into system testing activities including participating in the development of the testing approach, development of test cases as well as the creation of testing scenarios
Collaborate with the team to deliver on backlog
Wear different hats: design, tester, facilitator, product owner etc.
Create a shared understanding of what the product is supposed to do
Collaborate with the rest of the feature team to ensure that stories are delivered effectively and quality standards are adhered to
Collaborate with developers, testers and user experience team to ensure that they are engaged ín the work’ to understand business context
Kontak Recruitment is a Pastel Certified Recruiter which specializes in the recruitment of personnel on all career levels including the placement of temporary, contract as well as permanent staffing. We enjoy the personalized approach with regards to out candidates focusing on their needs and requirements as well as a personalized approach with our clients in delivering an excellent service.
Kontak Recruitment conducts business in an ethical and honest manner. We aim at building long term relationships that are to the mutual benefit of all parties. We offer a responsible and personalized service to clients and candidates. We encourage an employment environment that provides equal opportunities for all employees. All positions and applications remain confidential protecting the rights and interests of both the client and the candidates.
Our core focus is delivering a staffing solution in the niche fields of Pastel Consultants,finance as well as office support. As part of this service offering we include extensive reference and qualification checks as well as a criminal and credit check. Our focus is quality and we will present the most efficient and integrated ways of satisfying the skills need within the company.
Permanent staff placements – We strive to find the right fit and providing support to client and candidate during the first three months of the employment.
Temporary and Contract placements – We offer immediate access to staff on all levels on a flexible basis. Kontak Recruitment administers the payroll and all statutory returns.