A solutions-driven Business Analyst with strong critical thinking to inform data decisions is sought by a fast-paced online retailer to join its team. Your role will entail leading requirements elicitation workshops, translating highly complex information, delivering wireframes, process flow diagrams, data models while reviewing test plans and scripts and driving project schedules. The ideal candidate will preferably possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems and have at least 3 year’s BA or related experience. Please note this is an EE role ONLY.
Analyse and understand project scope and core objectives.
Lead requirements elicitation workshops with stakeholders to define high-level business requirements.
Assist stakeholders to prioritize the requirements.
Plan and lead workshops with stakeholders and technical resources to elicit detailed, low-level functional requirements.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, break down high-level information into their constituent details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true business needs.
Collaborate with Technical Lead and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyse trade-offs between usability and performance needs.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with project team to analyse information needs and functional requirements to deliver the following artefacts as needed:
Business/functional requirement specification
Workflow / process flow diagrams
Obtain sign-off on the specifications.
Be proactive in ensuring that the development and QA teams understand the requirements by attending daily team meetings and initiating functional clarification sessions where needed.
Set timelines, drive project schedules and lead cross-functional development teams from design through to release.
Be the liaison between the business and the engineering team.
Project manage the implementation of selected project initiatives.
Review the test plan and test scripts to ensure quality and coverage.
Perform User Acceptance Testing.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or Computer Science preferred.
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Business Analysis or a related field.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including technical and non-technical individuals.
Can-do attitude and high energy.
Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high quality, innovative, clean solutions.
Versatile and with an appetite to learn by doing.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
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