Forensic Technology Development Team, Business Analyst, St Albans, Open to flexibility

St Albans, Hertfordshire
10 Oct 2017
10 Nov 2017
Contract Type

Forensic Technology Development Team, Business Analyst, St Albans, Open to flexibility

What impact will you make? The Opportunity

Our St Albans office houses almost 210 employees working across Forensic, Tax & Audit. Specifically for Forensic we work closely with the London team on a wide range of projects across Europe. The development team in St. Albans is a new entity that is driving innovation for our clients across Forensic development. The Development team practice commenced a significant growth strategy in 2016/17 which is continuing, creating opportunities for talented professionals to progress their careers. In recent years we have recruited and integrated experienced hires into the St Albans office. Career progression opportunities within the Deloitte are clear and merit based, with promotions across all grades within the St Albans office in recent years, including numerous promotions for previous experienced hires.

Role description

To become the undisputed leader in professional services by 2020, Deloitte has made Innovation a centrepiece of its investment strategy. It is critical to solving our clients' toughest challenges; attracting and retaining the best talent and ultimately, ensuring the future success of our firm by turning disruption into opportunity.

To support this exciting strategic initiative, this is your opportunity to join Deloitte's rapidly growing Forensic Technology Software Development team based in St Albans. The Forensic Technology Software Development team harness cutting edge technology and the latest requirements and programming techniques including SCRUM and Agile to solve our clients’ most complex and immediate issues. The team designs and builds innovative solutions to compliance and risk issues in the financial crime and regulatory fields and provide specialist services to large and complex data-driven projects throughout the wider firm.

Our rapidly expanding team comprises a group of specialists drawn from a wide range of different professional and technical backgrounds.  If your background is in business analysis you will find opportunities to both grow your portfolio of skills and lead at what you do best. In return for your continued success, interest and commitment, we will provide you with a variety of stimulating projects, a comprehensive training program and a structured career path.


As a Business Analyst you will:

  • Write high quality Business Cases, Use Cases, Requirements Catalogues, User Stories and Business Process Maps in accordance with project requirements;
  • Elicit and document business requirements and managing stakeholders as part of either discovery or project delivery with excellent business writing and presentation skills;
  • Provide analysis support to stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of a project to ensure business requirements are delivered appropriately;
  • Work closely with technical teams (Applications Development, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure & Operations) to ensure business requirements are accurately converted into technical solutions;
  • Define project plans and task breakdowns, providing completion estimates and project timetables;
  • Share experience and knowledge in order to enhance the BA team ways of working and overall performance;
  • Have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firms commitment to creating a more inclusive culture.


  • Demonstrable (must have) experience of the following is required:
  • BCS (ISEB) qualified (or equivalent);
  • Degree in an IT related discipline or qualified by experience;
  • Any Agile/SCRUM certification and/or experience working in an Agile environment/applying Agile methodologies
  • Experience and knowledge of business analysis principles and methodologies;
  • Excellent communication skills and a demonstrable Experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders – Technical team and Business;
  • Ability to focus on detail, transferring into accurate and quality-driven product documentation;
  • Competent in Business Process Mapping and writing user stories;
  • A team player with the ability to work collaboratively and positively with others in an open, friendly, flexible and facilitating manner;
  • Strong software development lifecycle understanding;
  • Confident and comfortable to work under pressure and manage a number of tasks simultaneously; and
  • Desire to both develop individually and to continually review and develop BA team methodology, working to ensure a positive perception of the team.
  • Additional desirable (nice to have) experience includes:
  • Exposure to Cloud services such as AWS - Amazon Web Services (preferred) or Azure;
  • Past experience as a software developer or tester;
  • Previous Wireframe and Prototyping experience; and
  • Understanding of the financial services industry;

You are here: Financial Advisory

The Financial Advisory practice at Deloitte advises clients ranging from multi-national corporates to private equity, owner managed businesses, creditors, shareholders and governments. We offer expertise in Restructuring, Advisory Corporate Finance, Raising Capital, Forensic, Real Estate Advisory and Transactions as well as a number of specialist services.

We work with our clients at the heart of major and often high profile transactions including mergers and acquisitions, disposals and Initial Public Offerings. We also provide expert advisory and due diligence services, fraud prevention and detection, and rescuing, supporting and improving underperforming businesses. Highly-regarded commercial real estate consultancy services complement our financial capabilities.

Financial Advisory is a fast-paced and challenging environment with both UK and international exposure. We value people who enjoy finding solutions to problems, are comfortable dealing with complexity, have strong business acumen, and can talk to a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy. In return, we offer a career path that’s rich in variety and allows you to gain insight into many different industry sectors.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

What do we value?                  

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

Requisition code: 137634

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