WES is looking for a Technical Product Owner / Business Analyst to lead the requirements analysis and documentation effort, as well as facilitate the development effort for application development projects. The Technical Product Owner / Business Analyst will work with key stakeholders and project managers to support the strategy and objectives of the business and help facilitate project engagement and deployment.
Duties included but not limited to:
* Review, analyze and document current state of existing systems and processes, make intelligent inquisitions and elicit future state expectations from users and stakeholders, in order to produce project artifacts that adhere to industry best practices and standards * Create and maintain high-quality project documents and diagrams including but not limited to business requirements, functional design, technical specifications and interface diagrams, process flows, gap analysis, use cases, requirements traceability matrix, test scenarios and quality measures, and end user transition and training guidelines * Be responsible for following software delivery lifecycle best practices, specifically within the requirements and technical design phase * Plan, coordinate and facilitate key requirements workshops with stakeholders, subject matter experts and technical teams, and ensure alignment with user experience best practices * Partner with product and business owners to prioritize and decompose epics, groom stories and define features to a level of detail that will enable code to be written and tested with minimal defects * Work closely with the project teams to solve problems and facilitate impediment resolution in a timely, cost effective manner in order to drive continuous improvement and ultimately, business owner satisfaction * Understand impact of changes to downstream applications and coordinate with the affected departments to ensure they are in lock-step with the development team from a delivery perspective * Write acceptance criteria and generate test scenarios for the QA team, and assist them with requirements clarifications, defect triage and regression testing * Facilitate the UAT process by conducting training and providing walkthroughs of new features to stakeholders and users and guiding them through the user acceptance testing process * Maintain an active record of status of all in-flight requirements which will be stored in JIRA/Confluence * Ensure consistency of all project artifacts and project communications
The Ideal Candidate will:
* Be user/customer focused and highly proficient in developing and evaluating requirements and technical specifications to ensure quality of project deliverables into production and provide a positive customer experience * Translate business needs into detailed software requirements and support tasks utilizing Agile/Scrum methodologies * Have the ability to simplify detailed project and process information in order to effectively communicate technical information verbally and in writing * Have strong facilitation skills to lead discussions across multiple groups and liaison between stakeholders and technical teams * Foster a team atmosphere and encourage team members to contribute to innovative solutions * Have outstanding interpersonal, communication and coordination skills and the ability to take command/charge of requirements sessions if they begin to digress or go off-topic * Have a strong drive to complete commitments even when faced with ambiguity * Be able to work on multiple tasks/projects at a time and move from one project to the next * Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and within tight deadlines
* Bachelors' degree in an Information Systems related field or equivalent work experience * At least 5 years of IT business analysis experience working with software engineering and product development teams to build dynamic web-based solutions * Industry best practice qualifications (ITIL, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO) are highly desired * Experience working with the systems development lifecycle utilizing Agile and Scrum methodologies * Knowledge of multiple technology platforms and software such as Microsoft Office Applications, JIRA, Confluence and Visio * Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills * Strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills * Strong organizational and time management skills
Associated topics: business, business advisory, business intelligence, consult, consultant, crm, marketing, sales, sap, senior consultant
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.