Graduate Business Analyst

Scheme at Sophos

Graduate Business Analyst

Scheme at Sophos

  • LocationAbingdon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 27 Jun, 2019
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Sophos makes IT security simple with next-generation solutions that protect networks, servers, and devices, wherever they are. Today, more than 100 million users in 150 countries and a global network of channel partners trust Sophos to deliver simple solutions to complex security challenges. Focused on innovation and backed by a global network of Sophos Labs threat intelligence centers and industry-leading support, Sophos delivers solutions that are simple to deploy, maintain, and manage, enabling organizations to focus on performance and growth. Sophos — Security made simple.

Our Graduate Programme

At Sophos, we know you how important your first career move is. So, we do everything we can to give our graduates are given the best possible start. From day one you'll be working on real business projects with a direct impact on their success. As well as becoming skilled in a specific business role, you'll develop the rounded generalist business awareness that will support you wherever your career takes you. You will get to work with, and learn from, some of the world’s best minds and learn how to become an expert in your field. You’ll also be supported by 1:1 coaching, e-learning, and buddies to ensure you have the opportunity to get the best out of yourself.

Job Purpose

This role offers the opportunity to work in an exciting, open and collaborative environment as part of the IT Application Services team. The team works with business stakeholders on the implementation and maintenance of IT systems and business solutions. Our team uses Agile development methods to manage projects and is focused on delivering simple, high quality, intuitive systems that are built with both the present and future in mind.

Main Duties

  • Work with the Snr BA, user community and the IT Technical team, to enhance current business processes and participate in gathering stakeholder requirements
  • Build strong relationships with internal business peers and develop an understanding of the business process areas that require IT application solutions.
  • Analyze business requirements and, working with the Snr BA, technical architects and development teams, verify that developed solutions meet the scope and quality expectations of key business stakeholders, and are consistent with IT design concepts.
  • Represent functional area and IT on cross-functional enhancements and projects, including the coordination and resolution of issues, where required.
  • Assist team in prioritization of bug fixes and enhancement requests as part of run-rate activities supporting business operations.

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Information Technology, business-related subject, or equivalent.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt communication style to technical and non-technical audiences, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time successfully.

Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equalmanner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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About Sophos

Cybersecurity made simple. 
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLa
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  • Position industryTechnology & IT
  • LocationAbingdon, UK
  • Count of employess1,001-10,000 employees
  • FoundedFounded in 1985
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