Business Analyst / Tester

Neural Alpha

London | Full-Time

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We are looking for a Business Analyst / Tester with an interest in sustainability and leading testing and requirements management on advanced software projects. Neural Alpha is a unique sustainable fintech consultancy & software development company applying innovative Connected Data approaches (graph databases, semantic & related technologies) to complex requirements for NGOs and the Financial Services industry. We help NGOs, financial institutions and investors maximise the sustainability credentials of their investments – using these technologies to minimise investments in deforestation, carbon intensive activities & other areas. Our team is based in Kennington & Warsaw (Poland) and due to expanding consultancy requirements we are hiring. Our current stack is predominantly hosted on AWS and uses Python, graph databases, Lambda Microservices and GraphQL alongside other technologies such as Node.js & React.

The role benefits from cross-training and is a rare and exciting opportunity to join an innovative startup with a great culture, friendly people and a great location in Kennington (London).

Essential skills include:

At least 1 years prior experience of Business Analysis & Testing in a corporate environment
Capture & Document user requirements, prepare design documents and validate user interface specifications
Translate user requirements to technical specifications / jira user stories for Developers & Engineers to develop
Liase with end users of software products to capture requirements and testing feedback
Translate requirements into front end specifications (e.g. wireframes) and middleware & backend specifications (e.g. data models, data dictionaries etc.)
Data Analysis experience - e.g. analysing data extracts using Excel
Design User Interfaces (e.g. using wireframing) and design reports / data extracts
Assist with project planning & management of Development Sprints (using Atlasian tools - jira, confluence etc.)
Develop and lead integration and test plans for system covering integration, regression, unit and other types of testing
Feedback on testing outcomes and assist development team to improve test compliance
Coordinate with development team and prepare test processes
Collaborate with Data Engineering team to work through Data requirements (reports, analysis and queries) and recommend resolution of data issues
Design specifications for reports

Preferred skills/qualifications include:

Experience in fintech / financial services & a knowledge of financial markets highly desirable
Experience working with AWS useful
Experience creating testing suites useful
Experience using database query languages (e.g. SQL) useful
Experience of working with APIs - REST & GraphQL

What we offer: Fantastic on the job training scheme in core data / software development skills Friendly, innovative, R&D rich environment Great office location in Kennington - we’re based in a brand new serviced office with breakfasts every Monday, drinks on a Friday, kitchen, bike storage & showers Eligibility to annual company bonus scheme after 6 months employment.

Note for recruiters: We do not at present deal with recruiters so we kindly ask that you don't contact us. Please note that any CVs / profiles sent to us will be treated as a gift and any unsolicited emails / telephone calls reported where they breach GDPR & other data privacy regulations.

Salary range £35,000 — 48,000

Dependent on experience