Technical Analyst (CA657)

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Job title:          Technical Analyst

Contract:         Permanent

Hours:             Full-time 35 hours a week

Based in:        Hybrid working, Kings Hill based

Department:   IT

Salary:            Up to £47,250 per annum

Reference:     CA657, 658 & 755

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as our Technical Analyst for the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). You will be an integral part of our IT team working closely with colleagues and the business to gather and document requirements that enable CAF’s strategies and operational plans to be delivered. You will be an experienced, motivated, inquisitive individual; a self-starter, strong team player, an excellent communicator and have good attention to detail, with a proven track record as a Technical Analyst.

Our head office is based in Kings Hill, Kent where you will be based part of your time in the office and part of your time working from home.

 You will join us on a full time, permanent basis working Monday to Friday, 35 hours a week. Office hours are usually 9am to 5pm with an hour for lunch but flexibility is available/required.

At CAF you will be joining a workforce who are passionate about accelerating society’s progress towards a fair and inclusive future for all.  We are people focused, driven by innovation and together, we are building a great and safe place to work.

In return for joining as our Technical Analyst you will receive:

  • Salary up to £47,250 per annum
  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Generous Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance (Cash plan)
  • Life assurance 4x basic salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual Summer party
  • Annual volunteering day
  • Give as you earn scheme
  • Annual flu vaccine

As our Technical Analyst you will be

  • Working with new systems; making enhancements and dealing with issues to existing systems
  • Using appropriate techniques to gather, elicit, document and communicate functional, non functional, technical and general requirements to software delivery teams and technical specialists to ensure quality and efficiency throughout the Software Delivery Lifecycle
  • Providing practical and efficient solutions consistent with the technical architecture
  • Ensuring that documented requirements are kept up to date, building a complete  ‘As-is’ knowledge repository that ensures traceability and repeatability of changes
  • Building and sustaining effective communication with colleagues and third parties to ensure that work is current, on mission and is not duplicated

Skills required of our Technical Analyst :

  • Proven ability to manage yourself effectively, to complete tasks to a given timeline, and to be adaptable to a fast changing environment.
  • Proven experience to elicit and document requirements, establish artefacts for the development team and ensure the software build is integrated into the business.
  • Proven experience of working in multiple projects across multiple project methodologies and across multiple applications
  • Proven in the use of industry standard software and methodologies (UML, BPMN, Flowchart, Agile, Jira, SQL)
  • Experience of customer, financial and accounting systems.
  • You will have strong verbal, written and visual communication skills.
  • You will be a self starter and delivery focussed.

Interested in joining us as our Technical Analyst and being part of an organisation who are people focused and are “Together Building Opportunity”. If yes, apply today, we would love to hear from you.

Please use the apply button/send your CV to recruitment@cafonline.org quoting reference number CA657

If this method of applying is not possible, please contact a member of the HR team on 03000 123 566 to discuss how we can support you to apply.

Please note we endeavour to reply to everyone, but it is not always possible. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of your application, please assume in this instance we have not been able to progress

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