Business Analyst

SonarSource SA


Business Analyst

SonarSource builds world-class products for Code Quality and Security. Our open-source and commercial code analyzers - SonarLint, SonarCloud, SonarQube - support 27 programming languages, empowering dev teams of all sizes to solve coding issues within their existing workflows. With over 6,000 customers, and a Community Edition trusted by more than 200,000 organizations globally, SonarSource products are a de-facto standard for teams and organizations to deliver better, safer software.

The impact you can have 

SonarSource is looking for an experienced Business Analyst (BA) to contribute to the success of its digitalization programs. The BA works closely with the Business Project Manager, business stakeholders, teams and users to develop business and functional requirements for digital solutions.

The BA leads the gathering and translation of business requirements into technical specifications that agile development teams can implement. The BA also conveys technical questions to the Product Owner, facilitating prioritization, fast decision-making and deliveries. 

The BA is also involved in introducing digital solutions to users, gathering and analyzing feedback for continuous improvements of solutions. In this respect the BA acts as a knowledge integrator and change agent.

This role provides a great opportunity to work within a very international team, offering a variety of work, exposure to different business problems and access to top management. As SonarSource is expanding and growing at a fast pace, the successful candidate will integrate a dynamic and agile Business Project Team to create true business impacts.

On a daily basis, you will
  • Lead the gathering and specification of business requirements through a variety of techniques and methods, including interviews, workshops, prototypes

  • Conduct current and future state analysis and document functional and non-functional business requirements, constraints and dependencies, using agreed tools

  • Describe business rules and scenarios to help teams design, develop and test the solutions

  • Set business acceptance criteria that help reach business objectives, technical compatibility and user satisfaction

  • Assist with building and executing test cases

  • Participate in backlog prioritization to ensure the most valuable aspects of the solutions are developed and delivered in time

  • Research and monitor functionality and industry developments to identify and recommend new solutions

  • Support Business Project Managers in project planning, development, communication, analysis and reporting

  • Support solutions go-live and roll-out to users

The skills you will demonstrate
  • 5-8 years experience in digitalisation of internal workflow for a fast-growing business

  • Experience working within international, cross-functional, agile and complex digital projects

  • Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills

  • Masters qualitative methods

  • English is the only working language

  • Service/UX Design experience and exposure to high growth software business is a plus

  • Team player and strong relator

  • Positive attitude towards change.

Why you will love it here
  • Safe work culture
    We value respect, kindness, and the right to fail.

  • Flexible hours
    We schedule our days in order to be effective at work, while also being able to enjoy life’s important moments.

  • Great people
    We value people skills as much as technical skills and strive to keep things friendly and laid back. Still, that does not prevent us to be passionate and leaders in our domains. Our 100+ SonarSourcers from 20 different nationalities can relate!

  • Work-life balance
    Keeping a healthy work-life balance is important. Which is why some people prefer working part-time, and some days work from home.

  • Always keep learning
    In an ever-changing industry, learning new skills is a must, and we're happy to help our team to acquire them.

What we do

SonarSource was started by a team of developers that wanted to change the way code is built in an agile development process. The company was created to develop the open source tool SonarQube, which is now the standard in code quality management with over 120,000 instances deployed today. Every day we are focused on solving developers’ next big problem.

Who we are

At SonarSource we believe in people, excellence, and delivery. We’re a team of problem solvers and overachievers who seek out others who are also passionate and relentless in their respective missions. We want to work with people who are ready to fasten their seat belts and be part of an incredible ride. We work hard not because we’re told to, but because we genuinely love what we do and do what we love. If there’s one main message we want you to remember about us, it’s that we push others to be best in class at whatever they do: choose your battle, innovate, take risks, and lead change. Join us; we’ll be smarter and stronger together.