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Senior Business Analyst

Requisition ID: R10042744

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.


As a Senior Business Analyst  working with our customers on project activities. The purpose of this role is to work with internal and external customers, to obtain a clear understanding of user requirements and working with all stakeholders to effectively deliver to needs or provide best practice guidance for solutions.

  • Focuses on user needs and help define improvements to the business processes and assist decision makers in gathering information to make their decisions.
  • Support definition and design of user interfaces and/or features.
  • Support quality assurance to test solution features.
  • Communicate with stakeholders to define the real business problems behind the expressed needs.
  • Work with Product Manager and Technical Consultant to ensure all relevant customer capabilities are considered.
  • Work with Architecture Owner to ensure the solution aligns with the anticipated user needs/requirements.
  • Work with the Project Manager to communicate the status to the user community.
  • To demonstrate the Northrop Grumman Leadership Characteristics at all times.
  • Acts as a liaison between the IT development group and business units for the development and implementation of new systems and enhancement of existing systems
  • Evaluates new applications and identifies systems requirements
  • Evaluates new IT developments and evolving business requirements and recommends appropriate systems alternatives and/or enhancements to current systems
  • Prepares communications and makes presentations on system enhancements and/or alternatives
  • Lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives
  • Collaborates with stakeholders at all levels, in the conduct of investigations for strategy studies, business requirements specifications and feasibility studies.
  • Prepares business cases which define potential benefits, options for achieving these benefits through development of new or changed processes, and associated business risks.

    Person Specification

  • Must be able to hold and maintain government security clearance
  • Experience of working with customers whether internal or external.
  • Experience of working through complex problems
  • Experienced Business Analyst or Systems Engineer, having worked within or have exposure to Agile working environments.
  • Experience selecting, adopting and adapting appropriate business analysis methods, tools and techniques; selecting appropriately from predictive (plan-driven) approaches or adaptive (iterative/agile) approaches.

    Looking for flexibility? At Northrop Grumman UK we have hybrid working arrangements. Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.



Northrop Grumman is committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status, including race/ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.


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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.