Business Analyst, Core Services

Who we are

Altus Group is a leading provider of software, data solutions, and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry. Our businesses, Altus Analytics and Altus Expert Services, empower clients to analyze, gain market insight and recognize value on their real estate investments. Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,300 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

The opportunity

Altus Analytics is growing. We need a Business Analyst to join our Altus Analytics Core Services team in London.  Someone who wants to drive the support for every application and asset on our core platform. Someone who wants to work closely with Architects on the design, and Product Managers developing an understanding of workflows. We want a Business Analyst who can manage and understand the depth and  breadth of the details needed when gathering requirements and creating specs for internal and third-party application integration. This is a new product that is in the early stages and a chance to be part of the build from the beginning. .

Where are you right now?

You are currently working as a Business Analyst seeking a chance to pivot from the technical side to the product side. You have technical expertise and experience integrating Salesforce and other third-party integrations. You want to make a move to a fast-moving, rapidly scaling company that retains their Agile processes while providing global exposure and opportunity.

What does your future look like?

This is a BA role that bridges external partnerships and internal ones; a chance to be a key contributor on a brand new platform that will be used on a global scale. This is a role for a Business Analyst who wants to to be supported in their career aspirations as a Senior Technical BA, Project Manager or Product Manager.

Here’s what our Business Analyst will focus on:

  • Customer development. You will:
    • Gather requirements by working closely with internal stakeholders including application Product Managers and BAs.
    • Gain insights working with external stakeholders including custom development teams and third-party partners.
    • Generate specifications including acceptance criteria, user flows and mockups.
    • Work with the Development teams to size and endorse the stories.
    • Work closely with Developers and Architects to validate implementation approach and ensure accuracy in solution design  based on insights into the customer’s core services and an understanding of Salesforce, APIs, workflows, service-oriented architecture.
    • Collaborate with QA to review test plans and bugs.
  • Stakeholder management and communication. You will:
    • Engage internal stakeholders to review solution design and user specifications.
    • Communicate release information out to internal stakeholders.

What we are looking for

  • A University graduate. You have a degree and 3+ years experience as a Business Analyst at a SaaS company.
  • An analyst. You have outstanding Math, Excel and analytical skills with proven experience developing and managing commercial real estate reports.
  • A technical person. You have experience with Agile processes and an understanding of the cloud computing stack (SaaS, API Gateway), .NET, REST APIs and Service Oriented Architecture. Salesforce and API Design experience are nice-to-haves.
  • An owner. You are proactive and independent, with a true sense of responsibility for your work. You take pride in ensuring your work is of the highest quality and delivers real value to your clients.
  • A reporting expert. You are eager to apply your analytical and reporting finesse towards converting requirements into product specifications.
  • A translator. You understand and can define relations between large data sets, prepare sample data and define and review detailed financial calculations.
  • A stickler. You insist on keeping up with industry standards and trends. You pride yourself on being detail-oriented.
  • A puzzle solver. You want to apply your understanding of the real estate investment industry to solve complex problems in real estate analysis. You are a logical thinker, yet you are incredibly adept at thinking of all possible answers.
  • An outstanding communicator. You are concise, on point and effective. You can communicate complex requirements and technical details clearly across the team.

Need any more reasons to want to work with us?

As we continue to grow, the possibilities for the people that join Altus Analytics are significant. From professional growth to innovation to collaboration we are committed to continuing to foster the right environment to help our people realize their full potential. We give our people the freedom and responsibility to take charge of their career path, bring new ideas to the forefront and work on critical projects that will shape the success of our clients.

We thank you in advance for taking the time to learn more about what makes Altus a great place to spend time doing some of your best work. Apply now, refer a friend or stay on top of what’s new by following us on LinkedIn.