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- Posted on 1st October 2018

Analyst

Oxford, UK

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time

Travel: May be occasionally required (UK & International) e.g. for tradeshows and to partner sites

Salary:  £35k+ (depending on experience) + Benefits

Description & Requirements

Mirada builds cutting-edge software for the medical imaging world, helping doctors diagnose and treat cancer. Based in the centre of Oxford, we are a small, dynamic team of skilled people who love to build software.

You will work collaboratively within small, specialised project teams, responsible for developing and releasing Mirada products.  As a member of the Software Development team, you will be involved in all aspects of the product lifecycle through to delivery and contribute to the growth and continuous improvement of the R&D group.

Interested? Get in touch and tell us what you can bring in terms of strengths, skills and enthusiasm to enhance our expanding team.

Main duties and responsibilities

Product Planning:

  • Working with Product Management to define the content of products and versions via the production of business requirements in the form of product vision documents.
  • Maintaining a list of prioritised feature requests for subsequent assignment to product versions.
  • Gathering feature/requirement requests from any sources available, including but not limited to customers.

Product specification:

  • Specifying customer requirements using appropriate requirement notation in product/user requirements specifications.
  • Prioritisation of requirements.
  • Clarifying requirements concepts with customers/end users during the specification process to ensure that the understanding of their needs is correct at the earliest opportunity within the development process.
  • Coordinating with the development team to specify software requirements and product design that meet the customer/product requirements.
  • Managing Requirements Change Requests.
  • Reviewing any architectural/UI design/low level requirements specifications to ensure they adequately meet the intent of the higher level requirements specifications.

Product verification/Validation:

  • Reviewing test specifications/plans/reports created by development, as required.
  • Prioritisation of defects within products relating to customer/end user needs.
  • Ensuring that products have been adequately tested prior to release to customers/end users.
  • Contributing to/reviewing user documentation.
  • Occasional working with customers/end users to allow them to use delivered products effectively.

Process

  • Providing and tracking estimates for all work performed.
  • Assisting customer services resolve support requests as necessary.

Essential Skills and Behaviours

  • Experience of requirements elicitation and specification techniques
  • Understanding of the practicalities of software development
  • Experience of working within cross functional project teams on software projects
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycles and methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills, with ability to work to deadlines
  • Requirements management
  • Functional/UI design and evaluation
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Use of Microsoft Office
  • GCSE Maths and English A-C or equivalent international qualifications

Advantageous Skills and Behaviours

  • Formal Analyst qualification, such as ISEB Business Analysis
  • Appropriate degree, diploma (Science, Computing, Technology)
  • Familiarity with requirements for working within a regulated environment (ISO 9001, FDA)
  • Medical imaging knowledge.
  • Knowledge of risk analysis techniques, such as FMEA
  • User Interface evaluation skills.
  • Working with issue tracking systems (e.g. Jira).
  • Software Testing Planning, specification, execution and reporting.

About Mirada Medical

Mirada is a prominent global brand in medical imaging software based in Oxford. Our innovative software solutions are routinely used in imaging centres and cancer centres worldwide.

Our team includes some of the world’s most talented professionals. We encourage innovation and creativity and we are very proud to provide a supportive and motivational environment.

Company Culture

Mirada Medical values staff as the company’s greatest asset.  Our objective is to deliver exceptional products and service to our customers; we recognise that every member of Mirada helps make this possible. Diversity and individuality are celebrated qualities in our workplace. Innovation and inspiration are encouraged and supported with autonomy and teamwork.

Available Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 paid bank holidays
  • Performance based bonus
  • 3% company contribution-matching pension
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Opportunity to buy or sell annual leave
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refreshments provided

How to Apply

To apply for this role or request more information email recruitment@mirada-medical.com

Please note that Mirada is unable to sponsor any visa applications for this position. Candidates must already possess the necessary permissions to attend an interview, reside and work in the UK. Mirada will not accept applications via recruitment agencies.