Business Analyst

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Work type: permanent full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Information Technology

Who Are We? 

Are Media is Australia’s leading omnichannel content company for women. Every day we influence, inform, inspire, and connect with 6 in 10 Australian women across magazine media, digital, video, social, e-commerce, customer review sites, podcasts, events and experiences.  Our brands include The Australian Women’s Weekly, Better Homes & Gardens, Woman’s Day, marie claire, TV WEEK, New Idea, Now to Love, Australian Gourmet Traveller, BEAUTY/crew and ELLE. Through our Change AREgenda we drive meaningful and positive change for women

Are Media employs Australia’s best content creation talent and we are proud that our greatest strength is our people. 

Why Are Media?   

Join Australia’s leading content company for women and be part of an inspiring, creative and collaborative team. We offer excellent people programs including:

  • A day of leave for your birthday,
  • 4 days of volunteering leave each year,
  • An inclusive parental leave program that supports all parents, families & carers,
  • FREE digital access to all our titles, and
  • Our unique Are Media Learning Academy (Digital Academy, Lunch N Learns, Mentoring and much more).    

We support flexible ways of working through our Activity Based Working (ABW) model. We encourage a balance of working in the office and remotely and we believe this enables our people to do their best work. 

About the role

Reporting to the Information Technology Delivery Manager, the role of the Business Analyst is to provide full life cycle delivery and support of applications and services within the Technology Team, i.e. involvement in the requirements capture, build, test, delivery and subsequent an escalation point as subject matter expert for “business as usual” support and change of those applications and services.

The Business Analyst will assist in defining and executing strategies for delivery of Projects, enhancements, and changes for all applications supporting the business. They will develop a deep understanding of the internal business processes, the plans and objectives of the business in the short, medium, and long term, and will translate these objectives to actionable plans and deliverables from a product / application management perspective.


  • User Stories (use cases) are accurately documented, logically split and fully identify the situation or opportunity. This implies that the appropriate documentation is created for the target audience (user stories, business process work flows etc)
  • build/application is in a UAT ready state when the business starts their testing
  • Business requests developed on time, with minimal defects
  • Contributes to the development of team best practices within the Technology Delivery Team
  • Suggests areas for development in in-house processes together with potential solutions.
  • Providing 2nd level SME support to the Delivery Team Support Analyst
  • Key elements of application or services are documented and knowledge available to the team
  • Applications are patched and upgraded as necessary in a timely manner according to prescribed schedules.

Skills and experience

  • Certified Scrum Master qualifications as well as knowledge of waterfall methodologies.
  • Ability to write user stories
  • Ability to prepare technical and non-technical support and training documentation
  • Familiar with operating systems - primarily those within a Micro Soft ecosphere
  • Facilitates effective communication with developers, business representatives, Product Managers and fellow Business Analysts
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with various business areas and internal technology teams.

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.  When you apply, please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please apply now and send your CV via the link.

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