Job Details Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Feature Analyst to join our team at our Johannesburg offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.Job PurposeThe 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 effectivelyKey Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesPrioritise and Plan work activities within the Feature TeamFacilitate and participate in discovery/inception workshops to create a shared understanding of user needs and the potential technology solution required to deliver to these needsIdentify user journeys which map out how a user will go through the systemWork ahead of the team to get clarity on some (not all) requirements before the next iterationCreate relevant user storiesCollaborate with cross-functional teams comprised of product management, / UX, technology, support, testing and other subject matter experts to gather and analyse functional needs and user story requirementsGroom 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 prioritisation and estimation.Facilitate and participate in iteration meetings (product backlog grooming, planning meeting, daily stand up, review meeting and retrospective).
Responsibilities + Skills
Degree: IT and Computer SciencesKnowledge of Agile methodology
Wear different hats: designer, tester, facilitator, product owner, etcCreate a shared understanding of what the product is supposed to doCollaborate with the rest of the feature team to ensure that stories are delivered effectively and quality standards are adhered to