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 a Junior Feature Analyst to join our Finance & Procurement Technology 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 more than 150 years, and now spans 18 countries across the African continent.Job PurposeThe Feature Analyst is driven by delivering value in the form of business outcomes by collaborating within the feature team and key stakeholders. Also, responsible for ensuring that requirements map back to the business value and that the entire feature team knows what and how they are implementing towards the desired requirement.Key Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesPrioritise and Plan work activities within the Feature Team• Facilitate and participate in discovery/inception workshops to create a shared understanding of user needs and the potential technology solution required to deliver to these needs• Work ahead of the team to get clarity on some (not all) requirements before the next iteration• Create relevant analysis documentation resulting from elicitation sessions.• Collaborate 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 requirements.• Groom user stories through business interviews, workshops or procedures and map user stories ensuring they come together as a cohesive whole.
Responsibilities + Skills
Review user stories with the Product Owner Capture and keep the business and data rules up-to-date Ensure that where stories are blocked, these stories are identified for prioritisation to other iterations and new stories identified to replace them in the current iteration
Ensure that the activities needed to fulfil each item in the backlog are identified and outlined before the next sprint. Identify missing requirements Clarify any ambiguity until it is understood by the team