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Business Analyst

Requisition ID: R10044431

  • Category IconCategory: Program Management
  • Location IconLocation: London, London, United Kingdom
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United Kingdom Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Developed Vetting (DV)
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 4

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.

Our main customer is undergoing a transition to the cloud and has to transform their current IT capability to the cloud in the coming years.  In doing this current capabilities will be retired, re-engineered, revised or redeveloped as well as new capabilities developed.  NG requires Business analysts that will work alongside our customers in understanding what can be achieved and when and how these capabilities can incrementally be delivered to meet the customers aims.

As a Business Analyst, you will;

  • Be deployed to work alongside NG’s delivery teams working in an agile manner to act as the key interface between the delivery teams and the core customers business.
  • Be responsible for building a mature understanding of the customer’s organisation to capture, manage, and facilitate sign off of business requirements for your core delivery area, developing an agile backlog of requirements.
  • To be achieved through leading / facilitation of key workshops, meetings, and interviews with a range of stakeholders from business users through to engineering leads capturing these requirements at both the business and technical levels. 
  • Ensure these requirements are correctly translated into structured form such as use cases, functional requirements, and interface designs etc for delivery to be effectively undertaken.
  • Support the incremental delivery of the defined capability in accordance with the Agile methodology including using SAFe.
  • Work with the customer business to build a short term roadmap for the products you are supporting, articulating all associated risks and dependencies in order to drive the correct prioritisation of the captured requirements.
  • Support the Customer through the lifecycle of a product, understand product dependencies, and be able to adapted to the ever changing prioritises, analyse the impact of these changes on the current development roadmap
  • Act as a proxy product owner where necessary to plan and prioritise work on behalf of the Customer.
  • Support NGs Business Analysis capability by contributing to development activities where required
  • Support the NG delivery teams in developing the required capability by acting as an conduit between the team and the the Customer I order to provide guidance on the priorities and clarity on the functionality that is required.

What we are looking for:

  • Analytical degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience of working in a technical role
  • Experience working with the UK government
  • Knowledge of analytical techniques and methodologies to define business problems;
  • Experience of requirements capture and management
  • Skills in influencing and negotiation methods and techniques
  • A good understanding of available and emerging IT technologies
  • An ability to understand how IT supports our customers’ requirements
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with the NG development team ( especially the scrum master and technical lead).
  • Experience of technical management
  • Experience of working in a SAFe delivery environment
  • Experience of using Atlassian Suite, or similar product lifecycle software packages
  • Experience leading and managing a team

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.