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Business Analyst



Defaqto is a financial information business, helping financial institutions, financial advisers and consumers make better informed decisions. We’re a respected, data-driven software provider and we pride ourselves on delivering robust, well supported tools and applications to our customers. We’re based in Haddenham (near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire) and we’re a great place to work – just take a look at our Best Companies rating and Glassdoor reviews!

Our Business Analysts are involved in the full product lifecycle from project discovery and idea development, through requirements gathering and specification, to software testing and release. They take ownership for gaining stakeholder agreement to the scope of each project, and then ensuring on time and in budget delivery.

In this role, you’ll have the satisfaction of contributing to and influencing the development of tools and applications utilised by some of the biggest names in the UK financial services industry, including our market leading Defaqto Engage software for financial advisers.

You’ll take the concepts agreed by our product steering group; identify, analyse and document the detailed requirements; then work collaboratively with our development team to ensure the delivery of robust software to meet business and customer needs – all within an agile development environment.

We’re looking for someone with a proven track record as a successful Business Analyst within a web software development environment. In particular, you will need to demonstrate user interface design/user experience skills, creating wireframes to help solidify the application workflow and design key user interactions. You will also need to have experience creating user stories with testable acceptance criteria to help deliver right-first-time functional enhancements.

The successful candidate will be independent and proactive – a results-focused individual who takes ownership for getting things done. At the same time, they will have a positive and collaborative approach to working with a wide range of people across the business. Any experience within the Financial Services industry would be highly desirable, but if not then you'll definitely need the interest and willingness to develop in depth knowledge of the industry.

In return, we can offer an exciting and challenging role within a flexible and collaborative work environment, at a key point in Defaqto’s growth. The salary for this role is £40-48k, dependent upon the skills, knowledge and experience you can bring to the role. You’ll also benefit from all the great things about working for Defaqto. In particular, we have a commitment to employee wellbeing that includes:

  • Working alongside expert colleagues
  • Friendly, collaborative culture
  • Flexible working environment
  • 5 weeks’ holiday (plus the option to buy more)
  • Generous pension scheme (with an employer contribution of up to 10%)
  • Life, critical illness, private medical and dental insurances
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Contributions towards gym/sports club membership, plus lunchtime Pilates, Yoga and running clubs
  • Social, sporting and charity support activities throughout the year
  • Free parking, plus showers and a bike shelter to support cycling to work
  • Free tea/coffee/squash/fruit in our kitchens

This role is based at our offices in Haddenham, near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. We are within easy commuting distance of Thame, Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Tring, Bicester, Abingdon, Oxford etc.

Please be aware that we cannot offer sponsorship - you must already have the right to work in the UK to apply for a vacancy at Defaqto.




Between £40,000 and £48,000 Per Annum
Plus generous benefits package
Closing Date:
30th April 2019


12 Haddenham Business Park
HP17 8LJ
T: 01844 295449
E: recruitment@defaqto.com
W: http://www.defaqto.com/careers


Vicky Layton
12 Haddenham Business Park
HP17 8LJ
T: 01844 295449
E: vlayton@defaqto.com
W: http://www.defaqto.com/careers

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