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This is a fantastic opportunity to join Helyx as a Business Analyst. This role will suit you if you have Data Science experience with several years’ experience in a STEM related topic and are keen to learn and develop your career .


You would be applying your technical background and business analytical skills to support Data Science. Experience and a willingness to improve Data Science within challenging environments (such as degraded network communications) combined with previously working within the UK Defence landscape would be highly advantageous.


The Business Analyst Position

The role is varied and will appeal to you if you are happy to develop and grow as you learn more about our business and clients.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Working on projects analysing customer problems, using investigation techniques to help understand and capture the problem space and their requirements (facilitating workshops, creation of strawman artefacts, experience of creating storyboards, rich pictures, collating understanding of ‘as is’ and ‘to be’ etc). 
  • Report and document writing to capture customer requirements, potential solutions, and recommendations.
  • Being the interface between the customer and the Helyx Development Teams to define, capture and influence Data Science solutions.
  • Often working as part of a multidisciplinary and co-located or virtual team.
  • Developing strong relationships with customers, becoming a trusted advisor.
  • Presentation of research findings, recommendations, plans and objectives to the Helyx Team or external customers and stakeholders.
  • Identify and share potential new business opportunities


About you:

This would be a great career move if you have a technical background in a STEM subject or experience in a client facing technology consultancy role and  

  • Are proactive, enthusiastic, and imaginative self-starter
  • Have experience of Business or Systems Analysis methodologies and tools, BPM, MoSCoW, Brainstorming, CATWOE etc.
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills with the ability to interact confidently with customers and suppliers combined with a passion for meeting our customer needs.
  • Comfortable working in short increments and with tight deadlines.
  • Experience of systems and software development lifecycles.
  • Experience of Data Science. Understanding of the following would be advantageous:
  • The difficulties in Data Science when factoring in information security.
  • The challenges introduced to Data Science when network communications are Degraded, Denied, Intermittent and Low bandwidth (DDIL).
  • The challenges of distributed database techniques and the limitations within DDIL environments.
  • Experience of different Project Management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, SAFe, etc.)
  • Robust analytical skills/methodologies.
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience in Advanced Excel, MS Visio, Power BI, PowerPoint, Office 365 suite.
  • Currently hold minimum of UK Security Clearance (SC) or willing and able to achieve it.
  • Degree or equivalent relevant experience in STEM subject such as Computer Science, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Physics etc.

Ideally you would also have: –

  • Experience of the UK Defence Domain
  • Awareness of Architecture Frameworks (TOGAF, MODAF)
  • Member of relevant professional body (such as BCS, IET etc).
  • Developed Vetting (DV) or willing and able to achieve it.


Why join us?

If you are a collaborative team player who likes to add value, can motivate yourself and takes pride in delivering excellent customer solutions within deadlines, then we would love to hear from you




We are based in Tewkesbury, a lovely area of the West Country, however you will be predominantly home based so we welcome applications from anywhere within the UK. In addition, we offer:

·    Excellent salary

·    Generous bonus scheme

·    Pension

·    Healthcare scheme and life cover

·    Flexible working

·    plus, a lovely rural setting!


We are a small but enthusiastic team of knowledgeable professionals working in a busy but informal environment where initiative and innovation are encouraged. Helyx specialise in geospatial systems and data science, our people are our most important asset and are what set us apart. We are a small but rapidly expanding company, where every individual makes a huge contribution to our success, and everyone can develop their career as we continue to grow.


Helyx are an equal opportunities employer.


Please apply by online via our website including your CV and a covering letter

Closing date for applications is 31st May 2022

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