Senior Business Analyst

Contract - Full Time Remote

VDP is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to deliver business requirements through the production of user stories for our development teams, working for a top level client in the financial sector. The role requires an individual who has great attention to detail and can effectively prioritise and manage their own workload. The individual must be confident and able to take initiative in a delivery-focused environment and be independent, self-directing and able to collaborate with the SCRUM teams.

Job description

The role will require you to:

Understand the customer/user base and their product requirements. Understand legislation-driven product requirements.
Define user stories and acceptance criteria. Own user stories through the whole product life cycle .

Participate in backlog refinement sessions to guide the teams towards solutions that meet customer/legislative requirements.

Maintain product level backlogs
Work within the SCRUM teams in a cross functional environment

Able to act as a consultant for business analysts on other projects
Able to lead a large project which may require contribution from multiple business analysts Able to mentor and assign tasks to other business analysts

Management of more than one project at once, as well as complex projects.
Able to ensure business need and core requirements are fully understood for each project

Able to define the minimum viable product and scope for a given release, as well as make suggestions as to where projects can be split and pushing for extensible, reusable solutions where possible
Confidently able to give demos and presentations to a variety of audiences people.

The company has a flat structure and there is direct contact with the client on daily stand-ups and on Slack, no middle-layer management in the way of communication.


Minimum of 3 Years

Work Level


Offer Salary

We employ people from all over the world. Pay bands for each territory are agreed with a local representative in the VDP Union. Email '' if you wish to find out the paybands for the job in your territory before sending your CV.

Job specifications

What you need:

 Required Skills & Experience

  •  Excellent written communication skills with experience writing comprehensive, clear, well structured documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication skills to a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to define a problem and assist in solution identification
  • Experience of agile methodologies and writing user stories

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • A background in pensions or lifetime savings administration
  • SIPP/SSAS knowledge

What you get:


  • “Yoodoo” – You can go offline and spend 2 hours of your work time every week on any activity that serves your mental or physical health (e.g. going for a walk/jogging, playing video games, go shopping, etc.)
  • You will get 25 days paid Annual Leave per annum and sick pay
  • Remote only – we never had and will never have an office
  • No time logging or tracking – We’re not tracking your activity and we’re not installing any ethically questionable software on your machine, just be available on Slack! You are free to interrupt your work if you need to sort out something as long as you don’t overdo it.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role please send you CV to