• Working closely with an architect and product owners to take responsibility for a successful re-engineering of a major production critical application.
  • Write specifications for high-level concepts into meaningful information from which user stories can be created.
  • Deeply understand complex business concepts and then explain these to developers in simple ways. Be a source of truth for business-related queries by the developers. Be a link between business in Germany and developers in South Africa.
  • Understanding the business needs in a complex environment with multiple applications and interfaces that are all related.
  • Active involvement in sprint refinements to influence the creation of efficient user stories. Also creating user stories, themselves with DOR and DOD.
  • Responsible for working closely together with the Product Owners to ensure a prioritized backlog with good-quality user stories.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts and managing business processes.
  • Implement advanced strategies for gathering, reviewing, and analyzing functional requirements.
  • Additional tasks such as performing POCs and creating mock-ups.
  • User acceptance/business testing (also technical testing).
  • Strong working knowledge of data tools, techniques, and approaches used in application solutions.
  • Pro-active knowledge sharing, mentoring, and coaching of members from the same or other teams.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Relevant Engineering/IT/Business Degree
  • 5+ years of Business Analyst experience
  • 10+ years of IT/systems experience.
  • Experience in writing specifications and user stories and gaining deep business knowledge understanding.


  • Strong technical background.
  • Development background especially in Java and AWS.
  • Experience in software testing.
  • Project management skills.
  • Fluent in German (speaking and writing)

Desired Skills:

  • business analysis
  • tester
  • web applications

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