Business Analyst

waterfall, agile, technical background, scrum, project plan, business requirements, support production systems, test cases
Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Analyzes business partner’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions
  • Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology
  • Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications
  • Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation
  • Works with business partners within one business function to align technology solutions with business strategies
  • Supports several moderately complex business processes
  • Assists Project Managers in development of project plans and use associated project planning tools as needed
  • Assumes the Project Manager responsibilities in preparing and facilitating the project plan for smaller projects
  • Conducts feasibility studies to assess cost/benefit, efficiency and technical viability of solutions to business problems
  • Coaches less experience staff

Academic/Experience/Competency:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Basic knowledge of business requirement and corporate priorities
  • Basic ability to gather/refine complex business requirements, recommend or make decisions on business requirements/interdependencies
  • Basic ability to develop complex business cases
  • Basic ability to create impact analysis to make recommendations
  • Basic ability to present and defend complex positions and strategies for business decisions processes and plans
  • Basic knowledge of compliance, governance structures and audit principles
  • Basic understanding of the business architecture and its relationship to other architectures
  • Basic ability to assess corporate impacts of changes and recommend strategies to senior management
  • 4 to 6 years of relevant technical or business work experience

Daily Tasks Performed:

  • System Analysis for Assigned Projects & Enhancements to new or existing systems
  • Following SDLC methodology (Agile & Waterfall) and deliverables
  • Workstop facilitation, data analysis,business process and workflow analysis Gather, refine, and validate complex business requirements and combine into a clear and prioritized backlog
  • Occassionally manage project plan, staff tasks and progress & report status
  • Co-ordinate, schedule and chair meetings with multiple stakeholders & distribute meeting minutes
  • Supporting Production Systems as needed
  • Creating & executing test cases(Whitebox & blackbox) that involve complex batch and online processing
  • Create presentation & communication material relevant to a variety of stake holders including business

Wants:

  • Clear communication skills and ability to communicate and negotiate with stakeholders
  • Ability to collaborate well with a diverse set of team members (team player)
  • Strong Familiarity with Waterfall & Agile Delivery models
  • Technical background to clearly understand complex business requirements and benefits of assigned projects
  • Ability to innovate and multi-task with minimal oversight
  • Ability to perform the role of scrum-master

Preferred:

  • Automotive industry background, familiarity with Automotive Product data & taxonomy, OEM, Customer & Dealer Interaction models & related Business Processes
  • Experience delivering consumer facing websites, digital platforms or services that involve complex data, transactions or integrations
  • Familiarity with Jira/Confluence tools to manage project artifacts, user stories, test cases etc.

Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with Saleforce ecosystem/family of Products

Unique Skill Sets Desired:

  • MUST have 7+ years Business Analyst experience with a solid technical background
Dice Id : 10111421
Position Id : 6590706
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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