Looking for an exciting and rewarding career?

Team Idol are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic business analyst to join our team with remote or flexible home/office working supported.

A bit about us

theidol.com is an award winning, rapidly growing tech company based on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. It’s the ideal setting to get out, enjoy a walk, be inspired and conceive our next innovative product or solution. We’ve been leading online innovation since 1999 and specialise in creating cutting-edge web applications and solutions for customers and businesses of all sizes.

We are part of the Legal & General group and partner with household brands such as GoCompare and ComparetheMarket. We pride ourselves on innovation and early adoption of new technologies and working practices.

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If you feel you have the skills and experience required to join the team at theidol.com, please send us your CV, contact details and a short statement about you and your suitability for the role.

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The benefits

Come work for us and take advantage of amazing benefits such as:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Christmas bonus and annual bonus based on company performance.
  • Death in service life insurance benefit of 8x salary.
  • Cigna Health Insurance.
  • Generous pension scheme with up to 10% employer pension contribution.
  • Access to our Legal & General's share schemes.
  • A modern, custom built office with free parking.
  • On site gym and recreational activities including pool and table tennis.
  • Free tea, coffee, soft drinks and fresh fruit.
  • Exceptional events delivered by our social committee.

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About the Asanto platform

Asanto is a flexible, no-code platform to manage products, pricing, customers and distribution. Designed for any product or market, we’re supporting numerous partners to:

  • Update without writing a single line of code.
  • Save on the cost of specialist resource.
  • And most importantly, achieve speed to market.

Working with us

The successful candidate will require excellent analytical and communications skills as they will work closely with businesses and our internal teams to analyse business processes, gather requirements and along with the Product Owner, transform these into backlog items which can then be used by the Development teams to deliver iterative value.

Duties & responsibilities
  • Working with stakeholders and Product owners to gather and analyse business requirements.
  • Facilitating requirements and story mapping workshops and participating in backlog refinement sessions.
  • Understand the detailed requirements to achieve the given change, breaking down given epics and translating into user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Ensuring Stories are well defined and ready for development in line with Sprint planning.
  • Supporting the Development squad throughout the sprint.
  • Collaborating across delivery squads, and the wider Idol team, to understand dependencies and achieve common goals.
Beneficial skills
  • Excellent communication skills – providing verbal and written communication that is outstanding to internal staff and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands.
  • Driven by delivery - Can self-manage workload and continually meet agreed deadlines.
  • Multi-tasking – can manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands.
  • Solid people skills – an approachable and friendly individual.
  • Comfortable understanding high level change requests and breaking them down to their individual parts.
  • Strong requirements gathering skills.
  • Ability to assess and communicate the impact of a change on current products and operational processes.
  • Experience working with software development teams is desirable.
  • Experience delivering change whilst part of a Scrum team is desirable.
Experience

To be successful in this role you'll need to highly motivated to work autonomously within a growing team. Previous experience training working with a software team to delivering change would be highly valued. A degree of self-learning will be expected; however, support and training will be provided where needed.

General

This is ideally a full-time Monday to Friday role with flexible working of 7.5 hours a day, however applications for part-time working will also be considered. Remote or flexible home/office working supported.

Over to You

If you have a genuine enthusiasm and an ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, you may be just what we’re looking for!

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Health & wellbeing

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Work life balance

Strike the perfect balance to fit around you.

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Onsite gym

Work up a sweat between meetings.

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Communal bicycles

Ditch the car and take a trip into town.

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Holidays

Including a day off for your birthday!

Financial benefits

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Annual bonus

Based on company performance.

Death in Service

We look after our employees with group life insurance.

Pension scheme

Up to 10% pension contribution.

Share scheme

Access to our Legal & General share scheme.

Tailored office environment

Social events

Exceptional events delivered by our social committee team.

Breakout rooms

Spacious meeting rooms and breakout areas.

Drinks and snacks

Complimentary hot and soft drinks and free fruit.

Free parking

No need to worry about parking charges!

Our values...

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Never stand still

Never stand still


We helped pioneer online insurance comparison but that doesn’t define our legacy. We’ve grown and just as technology will never stand still, neither will we.

Learn. Develop. Grow.

Learn. Develop. Grow.


We believe in the value of personal and professional growth no matter the entry level or experience. We’re proud to offer apprenticeships and qualifications through to bootcamps and short courses.

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We're people people

We’re people people.


We’re not robots (even though we think robots are pretty cool). We’re people who collaborate, challenge, design and engineer technical solutions, always with our customers in mind.

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Work life balance

Work life balance

Adopting a flexible, healthy work life balance is an essential part of our culture. Our modern custom-built office in Penrith is the perfect working environment for our teams, with spacious social working areas, free hot/cold drinks and fresh fruit. Facilities include an on-site gym, showers and parking.