Business Analyst - 12 month contract

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Work type: maximum term full time, maximum term part time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Information Technology

Business Analyst - 12 month contract 

Are Media is the home of Australian magazines. Our extensive portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most-loved brands, and boasts magazines, websites, videos, social, review sites, podcasts and experiences. This includes Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea, Marie Claire, Gourmet Traveller, House & Garden, Wheels and many more.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity working as a Business Analyst within our Technology team.

This role is responsible for providing the full life cycle delivery and support of applications and services within the IT Team. You will predominately be involved in the requirements capture, build, test and release management of exciting strategic projects across all areas of the business. Furthermore, you will also be an escalation point as subject matter expert for “business as usual” support and change. 


  • Ensure User Stories are accurately captured, logically split and fully identify the situation or opportunity required
  • Complete Project documentation as defined in the Delivery Team Projects Engagement Model
  • Facilitate effective communication between the business and the development teams
  • Coordinate and communicate scheduling of change into production environments
  • Prepare and co-ordinate acceptance criteria through to testing build and ensure UAT is ready for business sign off
  • Provide 2nd level SME support by assisting in bugs and issue trouble shooting 
  • Timely escalation with additional detail provided as required to appropriate support teams e.g. Infrastructure, Developers, Vendors
  • Able to quickly identify the root cause of issues, find a solution and implement that solution into the production environment

Skills and experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to develop and communicate requirements to relevant audiences
  • Extensive aptitude to write User Stories and Acceptance Criteria
  • Excellent ability to prepare technical and support documentation
  • 2+ years agile delivery experience
  • Tertiary qualification in Information/Business Systems desirable
  • 2+ years of experience in business analysis, project management or related positions
  • Prior experience in teams managing commercial products or supporting systems (websites, CRM, CMS, Ecommerce and bespoke applications)

Why Are Media?

Join a values based organisation built on respecting all, inspiring creativity and collaboration with others.  Excellent Employee Benefits Package including; discounted gym & swimming pool rates at Park Street CBD; regular beauty perks; discounts at cafes, restaurants & retail stores; as well as access to Are Media’s Learning & Development Offerings.
Are Media is committed to a diverse, respectful, collaborative & inclusive workplace. We know & value the success this brings for everyone and we welcome & encourage applications from diverse backgrounds

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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