Business Analyst

Location: Herndon, Virginia
Posted On: 10/4/2017
Job Code: 5554_BA_VA
Job Description
Job Details:
Title : Business Analyst
Location: Herndon VA 20176
Duration: 3 months+

Job Responsibilities:
Main responsibility – 75%
• Support a new initiative at Client to align our platforms across the global markets for reuse and optimization
• Document existing business processes, as well as propose enhancements to business processes that improve efficiency, boost productivity, or address newly identified needs
• Drive requirements gathering process through interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
• Work with key cross-functional teams to develop platform product requirements
• Help develop and manage platform product backlog & define priorities, with a key focus on product KPIs and measuring product effectiveness
• Develop key product documentation including business cases, business requirements, epics & user stories defined with test driven development scenarios
• Identify opportunities for improving business processes and documents them within the business process management tool
• Participate in user acceptance testing and testing of new systems and functionality
• Manage requirement clarifications process

Additional responsibilities – 25%
• Build good relationships with team members, ensuring a high level of team morale
• Effectively communicate issues, risks and dependencies with project stakeholders, escalating where appropriate
• Provide hands-on development support to product teams where necessary
• Help eliminate and identify any internal roadblocks that impede development and launch
• Act as liaison between other disciplines and technology team members
• Work with client to prioritize project enhancements

Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years as a product owner or business analyst in an agile development environment
• 3+ years digital online or mobile experience
• Experience implementing retail website and marketing programs
• Comprehensive understanding of the latest developments and technologies in the retail digital marketing environment (retail websites, digital marketing, search marketing, prospect/audience targeting, lead acquisition, mobile, social media, etc.)
• Strong writing skills with a proficiency in business requirement documentation, experience writing Agile user stories, business requirement documentation
• Knowledge and practice of core principals of Agile methodology and Agile development practices including Scrum, Kanban, Lean software development, etc.
• Knowledge of Behavioral and Test Driven Development practices and frameworks
• Experience and knowledge of business process management tools
• Knowledge of Continuous Integration/Deployment/Delivery practices, tools and process
• Familiarity and experience using tools such as Jira and Confluence for product user stories and agile development
• Experience working in or directly with an agency, creative or technical consultants.

Desired Qualifications:
• Knowledge of automotive sales and marketing environment a plus
• Entrepreneurial, startup, or corporate innovation experience
• Well organized, able to multi-task, able to prioritize with minimal direction
• Experience in Adobe CQ/AEM CMS
• Management of design and development of web sites, applications and mobile apps using open source web platforms
• Experience in the automotive industry
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
MS Access, EPIC, , COM, Marketing, Business Analyst, Software Development, Management

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