Agile Business Analyst
We are looking for a passionate Business Data Analyst who lives and breathes the product details and customer's requirements. You can have insightful conversations with business owners (product managers), Product Owners, Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers and technical architects. You have an analytical mind and the interpersonal skills to elicit the needs from what a customer wants. You have worked in agile teams, working closely with the various roles needed to define a successful product. You are an enthusiastic and self–starter who will work with the Service Owner to refine and execute a product backlog.
Responsibilities:Working closely with the Service Owner, Product Council and the multi–disciplined squad to deliver the product.You will be maintaining, grooming and prioritizing a backlog of product features with and on behalf of the Product Owner. You will be working with squad including Engineers and Data Scientists in an agile manner. You will Interact with the members of the Product Council to identify, capture and analyse business requirements. You will perform data analysis including data mapping, report analysis, and help define data interfaces. You will be working as part of the new Secure Data Services squad. Actively participate in the creation of technical requirements; at times, owning the publication of those requirementsDeveloping use cases to explain/ demonstrate specifications to business partnersSupport ad hoc report and/or ad hoc strategic efforts/projectsSupport weekly, monthly and quarterly routinesPartnering closely with technology team to elicit and document the functional requirements, generating process/data flow diagrams, and crafting user guides
Desired Experience8+ years process design and/or technology developmentSignificant experience working in agile teams delivering great products. Extensive experience as a business analyst.Requirements management (Stories and Scenarios). Detailed analytical abilities. Big Data experience Experience with Machine Learning and ModelsWritten and verbal communication, preferably with technical writing skills. Understanding of Data science practices Facilitation and Elicitation Skills Strong business partnering experience / skills including the ability to interact, communicate and influence equally well at all levels of the organizationAbility to deliver high quality work in a dynamic environment with overlapping deadlines and tight time constraintsAbility to effectively juggle multiple high priority activities and deliver in a fast–paced environmentStrong data analytics skillsMS Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio); ability to quickly learn how to use new toolsProven ability to think strategically and execute tacticallyMotivated self–starter who can deliver results with minimal directionHighly organized and motivated to deliver results with minimal directionCreative and proactive problem solver – ability to understand what the team needs and offer suggestions above and beyond what they desireNaturally curious individual with the ability to quickly become the authority in the various procedures, data and systems used by the teamExperience writing user stories for Agile development (user story and acceptance criteria)Knowledge of software acceptance testing including regression testingExperience with end–to–end Change Management and DeliveryWorking knowledge of Agile or Waterfall methodology and a deep understanding of various phases of the Software Development Life Cycleprior software development/coding experience a plusInformation Security, Auditing, or Control Function background is desired, but not requiredBachelor's degree from an accredited institution (Not Required but you can list as desired or helpful. Also, equivalent/related work experience)