Business analyst

Ukraine, Odessa
Full time

• Analyze capability gaps within Customer’s organization. Propose improvement methods and appropriate solution options;
• Identify and define business needs and goals. Outline clearly stakeholders’ impact and their outlook on the project and teams;
• Collaborate proactively with Business Stakeholders, Project Managers and Teams to reach a common understanding of the solution to address the needs. Manage requirements communication considering the project’s specifics and stakeholders’ preferences. Moderate meetings and workshops;
• Manage solution scope, detect and track changes. Manage requirements related conflicts and issues up to resolution;
• Prioritize requirements and manage their allocation. Define non-functional requirements including external interfaces and constraints;
• Mentor other analysts on request. Organize knowledge sharing and training sessions for other analysts. Contribute to the corporate knowledge base;
• Interact with product manager on product strategy definition;
• Evaluate business analysis processes and give proposals for improvement. Establish and follow requirements lifecycle processes;
• Monitor solution implementation and conduct internal and external solution acceptance;
• Care about continuous improvement of Customer satisfaction.
• Master degree or higher (in Computer Science or similar, desirable);
• Business education (desirable).
Specialized Knowledge:
• Master degree or higher (in Computer Science or similar, desirable);
• Clear understanding of principles and specifics of software development methodologies;
• Extensive knowledge of business analysis activities and techniques;
• Good knowledge in at least one Business Domain (desirable): finance, accounting, media, travel, logistics;
• Awareness of latest IT industry and digitalization trends;
• Knowledge of business process optimization and modeling approaches;
• Knowledge of requirements management tools (at least JIRA & Confluence);
• Knowledge of prototyping tools.
Skills & Abilities:
• Knowledge of requirements management tools (at least JIRA & Confluence);
• Strong English verbal and written communication skills;
• Strong analytical skills to make a critical assessment of the information from numerous sources. Systems thinking and functional decomposition skills;
• Setting clear goals and priorities. Time-management, ability to handle multi-tasking activities. Quick learning;
• High flexibility. Ability to modify approach as per changing conditions, circumstances and feedback;
• Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills;
• Self-confidence and ability to handle rejection and accept criticism;
• Modeling skills to represent requirements information in graphical form.
Professional Certification:
• One of the following (desirable): IIBA CCBA or CBAP, OMG UML, OMG BPMN.
• IT experience 3 years (4+ desirable);
• Experience in business analysis 2 years (3+ desirable);
• Proven experience in communication and presentation for large audiences and top management;
• Experience in Enterprise Solution (ERP, CRM, PBM) creation and(or) implementation is highly desired;
• Experience in training development and conduction (desirable).
What’s in it for you?
• Very close cooperation with client;
• Learn different business domains;
• Constant flow of new projects;
• Dynamic and challenging tasks;
• Ability to influence project technologies;
• Projects from scratch;
• Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills;
• Low bureaucracy, European management style;
• Continuous self-improvement.