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Atom Bank • Durham, London or Remote

Business Analyst

Employment type:  Full time
Salary:  £45,000 – £53,000 per annum


4-day week

A little flex time

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Job Description

We’re Atom..

The bank that’s leading the fintech charge!

We’re not like the rest. We’re true innovators, and we’re redefining what a bank should be. Ours is a bank for today and the future, a mobile-first bank. Forget the stuffy branches, with Atom you can bank whenever, wherever, faster, and simpler.

Could you be the next innovator to join us?

Want to join us?

Here at Atom we are continuing to deliver a tailored, data-driven financial toolkit for SMEs alongside a suite of Smart Lending products underpinned by Atom’s unique smart contract technology and machine learning capabilities. We are hiring a Business Analyst to be part of a cross-functional team helping bring this exciting proposition to market.

As a Business Analyst you’ll be the driving force behind delivering tangible value through defining, scoping and investigating business problems & opportunities assigned by the Business Banking Value Stream Product Manager and Technical Delivery Manager.

Your activity will be aligned to the Business Banking Value Stream with a view to ensuring thorough impact assessments are undertaken and impacted stakeholders are identified and consulted. You’ll own the change for the entirety of the Product lifecycle including requirements gathering, process definition and full end to end traceability through to implementation.

What will your ‘typical’ day look like…. (there’s no two days the same in Atom):

You will:

  • Identify and agree appropriate business analysis approach on a given project/change initiative with the Technical Delivery Manager and Lead Business Analyst
  • Perform capability assessment against current business system and functionality to provide a view of initiative viability
  • Drive decision making within the requirements gathering and process definition exercises to ensure adherence to plan timelines
  • Perform business impact analysis to provide the Product Manager & Technical Delivery Manager with a high-level view on the sizing and complexity of a project/initiative, to assist with the assessment of the overall viability
  • Investigate & critically assess business problem/opportunity against strategic planning and change priorities
  • Liaise with architecture to validate solution design against requirements.
  • Facilitate and support prioritisation exercises to define MVP and further iterations
  • Ensure standards, policies and frameworks are adhered too through collaboration with 3 levels of defence
  • Support in the speedy and efficient movement of business requirements through the sprint cycle

What do we need from you?

  • Considerable experience in a Business Analyst role
  • Proficient knowledge in Agile & Waterfall SDLC and approaches to requirement gathering or user story capture in these
  • Have a strong understanding and practical experience of Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Possess excellent communication skills written and verbal
  • Be analytically minded and a problem solver
  • Have the ability to build rapport with business stakeholders and influence and drive decision making
  • Proficient with Confluence/Jira

What you’ll get from us:

  • Remote & Flexible working
  • Annual Share Option scheme – company performance related
  • 4 day week
  • Incredibly generous company pension scheme (maximum of 13% of Atom input – candidate can put in more)
  • ‘All About Me’ fund: £200 per year to spend on personal development
  • 22.5 days holiday + 8 statutory days
  • Private Medical Insurance for you and full family
  • Health Cash Plan – expenses paid on Optical/Dental/other appointments/treatments
  • Life Insurance – 4 times annual salary
  • Critical illness cover – 1 x lump sum annual salary

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
4-day week
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
22.5 days annual leave + bank holidays
Teambuilding days
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Atom Bank

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Durham & London

Funding levels


Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Finance & Insurance

Finance & Insurance

Industry awards 2023

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