Solution Designer

Agile, Scrum, SDLC, JAD/RAD, SOA, Microsoft Office, Visio, telecommunications, cable
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Solution Designer will be responsible for interfacing with business stakeholders to understand their needs, working with various architecture and development teams to create a solution to the business need utilizing application and services infrastructure, and then working with impacted development and testing team(s) to ensure successful delivery of the proposed solution. Projects will include working with business needs for existing and future products and services leveraging various technology stacks and integrations specifically related to Comcast Business Sales Technologies. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a background in architecture and business/system analysis. Proven experience in requirements gathering techniques, use case definition, architecture diagramming, sequence diagrams, test planning/execution and system requirement analysis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING: *

  • Collaborate with business units requesting systems changes to clarify and document business requirements and business process flows
  • Partner with Architecture and Development teams to identify feasible solutions and Services that meet the business need
  • Document requirements, use cases, architecture diagrams, and sequence diagrams
  • Conduct user interviews, JAD sessions, and other forums to define and capture requirements and design of the solution
  • Collaborate with technical architects, and development and testing teams to ensure that use cases and system requirements are understood and actionable
  • Utilize requirements management tools to maintain traceability between requirements, design elements, and development work
  • Present solutions to business requesters, technical architects, development and testing teams
  • Make informed decisions and choices based upon priority, business necessity and bottom line impacts
  • Assess work effort, provide timelines for completion of work and deliver within set expectations
  • Creates regular status reports

Creating and Delivering Solutions

  • Solves moderately complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions
  • Proven ability to successfully handle multiple projects at one time and drive successful outcome with little supervision
  • Responds to demands created by diverse tasks, complicated assignments and/or fluctuating volume of assignments by putting in time and effort necessary to complete the work
  • Ability to produce the desired result in accordance with specified standards and department metrics
  • Completes work assignments accurately and without substantive errors
  • Assures that all aspects of each work assignment are present and properly organized
  • Assumes responsibility for quality assurance of their own work
  • Owns the project and problem resolution

Working Relationships

  • Make informed decisions and choices based upon priority, business necessity and bottom line impacts
  • Proven ability to understand business need and key business drivers and translate into technical solutions
  • Identifies issues, assesses and communicates risks and mitigations; recognizes and engages escalation efforts as needed
  • Ability to develop, maintain and strengthen partnerships with others
  • Utilizes resolution skills to negotiate win-win solutions
  • Contributes to the achievement of team goals; team player
  • Keeps others fully informed using all available means demonstrating responsiveness and follow-through to customer needs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • College/University graduate or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years writing IT requirements experience in a complex work environment
  • Minimum 5 years working in IT within Agile Scrum SDLC methodologies
  • Proficiency in documenting Use Cases, Requirements, Activity Diagrams and Sequence Diagrams in a technical environment
  • Experience conducting/participating in JAD/RAD/AGILE /Waterfall scrum sessions
  • Understanding of SOA and experience writing requirements in a SOA environment
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Advanced proficiency with use of Microsoft Office applications including, Word, MS Project, Excel and Visio and other tools that facilitate the requirements gathering and design phases of the SDLC
  • Ability to work and deliver under the pressure of deadlines and commitments to the customer
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all areas of work
  • Demonstrates superior verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient at time management and meeting deadlines and flexible with changing priorities

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BS or Associate degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in cable and/or telecommunications
  • Experience writing code as a software developer

Posted By

50 Cragwood Rd, Suite 219 South Plainfield, NJ, 07080

Dice Id : 10110032
Position Id : 6453665
Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago
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