Product Analyst / Business Analyst in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

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Job Description

Product Analyst

As part of the Product Development organization, the Product Analyst is responsible for delivering quality products and solutions by supporting the successful planning, execution, and delivery of high-quality business requirements and solution design support while ensuring consistency with Product Development strategy, commitments and goals. The Product Analyst will be working in an environment that supports both Waterfall and Agile methodology.

Requirements Planning

  • Works in conjunction with Product Mangers to define the project business needs and measures of success.
  • Creates detailed requirements gathering plan.
  • Collaborates with internal and external business requirements stakeholders to understand customer and business needs and develop business requirements documentation.
  • Creates consensus with business stakeholders and systems stakeholders on requirements review and approval.
  • Requirements Tracking and Execution
  • Manages business requirements through design, develop, testing, and delivery phases to ensure business needs are met.
  • Creates business requirements change requests for review and approval.
  • Business Readiness/ Deployment
  • Supports Business Readiness team on planning and deployment of assigned projects.
  • Supports review of internal and external communication and training plans.
  • Supports creation of updated business process documentation.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of related business analysis and requirements management experience in financial services, systems development, product development, and/or project/product management
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3+ years of direct Agile/Scrum methodology experience

Skills and Knowledge

  • Ability to understand complex business environments and interdependent relationships for business requirements
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, ownership and commitment for deliverables
  • Strong consultative, listening, communication and analytical skills
  • Critical thinker with good judgment and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact/influence/negotiate effectively at all levels of management and peers
  • Excellent command of verbal and written communication for all levels of stakeholders
  • Highly organized with ability to meet internal deadlines
  • Strong understanding of Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Methodology
  • Strong understanding of Agile/Scrum Methodology
  • Knowledge of customer experience and user experience design principles would be a plus