Business Analyst / Consultant

Cognizant Technology Solutions   •  

Atlanta, GA

8 - 10 years

Posted 174 days ago

  by    Mohammed Mohiuddin

Roles and responsibilities:

?        The Business Analyst job family defines skills for formulating and defining system scope using information technology and industry knowledge/requirements, based on both user needs and a good understanding of information technology, business processes, and industry requirements.

?        The job progression identifies responsibilities ranging from assisting, formulating and defining systems scope and objectives to self-directed activities that result in client?s long term improvements in business processes.

?        Provides BU Support, resolving issues not requiring extensive business / system knowledge.

?        Communicates incident status / clarifies issues with business partner.

?        Escalates incidents to seniors where business process and extensive system knowledge is required.

?        Resolves application incidents and problems that require app code and/or op modifications such as lower complexity software problem resolution, training issues and documentation, and data problems requiring moderate business analysis, extensive business, and/or system knowledge.

?        Responsible for a liaison role between the business and IT services providers to ensure functional specs are understood and they have what they need to develop their tech specs.

?        Analyzes issues to be solved within an enterprise and helps provide solutions to meet the desired business outcomes through the use of IT -Understands and documents business requirements and user requirements to ensure system designs meets business needs.

?        Ensures knowledge transfer to the support organization occurs prior to system go-live.

?        Schedules and communicates the system go-live date.

?        Develops and/or update documentations and training materials.

?        Ensures IT and SOX compliance is covered.

?        Documents functional requirements that describe the system, process, or product to fulfill business requirements.

?        Responsible for functional design of application systems across all technologies and platforms.

?        Translates user requirements to process and data requirements.

?        Converts specifications about business problems into sequence of detailed programming instructions to solve business problems through automation support.

?        Constructs program flow charts to describe the processing of data and development of precise steps and processing logic across all platforms.

?        Provides broad understanding of platforms and applications across all technologies.

?        Functions as an IT advisor to the business units.

?        Oversees and guides the team of Business Analysts I, II

 

Required skills:

?        Min of 6+ years of experience.

?        Strong Agileexperience as SCRUM Master

?        Must have executed projects as SCRUM Master

?        Experience of handling multiple projects simultaneously

?        Excellent communication skills

?        SCRUM Master certification is highly preferable.

 

Must-have skills:

?        Has sound knowledge of SOAP or REST messaging system (5+ years).

?        Overall work experience of 8+ years as business analyst (or) technical analyst.

 

Soft skills:

?        Communication should be excellent.

?        Good analysis skill and a problem solver.

?        Should possess experience on onsite-offshore coordination.

 

Nice-to-have skills and can be a decider:

?        Prior work experience in airline domain (5+ years).

?        Work experience in API management system (1+ yr.) e.g. Apigee (or) Mashery (or) IBM API Connect (or) CA Layer 7 (or) MuleSoft (or) any other.

?        Work experience in API developer portal and spec documentation.

?        Work ex with Swagger open API framework.