SUMMARY: The Sr. Business Analyst will work as a member of Infor’s Business Innovation Team, supporting the Infor’s internal systems.
RESPONSIBILITIES:•Works with Internal customers to acquire an understanding of the software system requirements and design specifications of the solution. •Represents requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios, where appropriate. •Aids in requirements analysis/verification, ensuring that requirement statements are in accordance with approved methodology. •Breaks down high-level product design concepts into business requirements and detailed functional requirements for development. •Translate the business requirements into a functional product design documented as and detailed functional requirements for development to use to build the solution. •Participates in requirements prioritization, release scope definition, control and management. •Responsible to provide designs and input on coding, quality, and implementation considerations throughout the development lifecycle. •Identifies and documents designs and specifications including: •Develops product design specifications and documents according to standard business requirement templates. •Participates in breaking down high-level business and user requirements into a functional product design and documents as functional requirements. •Identifies user classes and documents user class characteristics/user patterns. •Communicates product designs to the assigned development and QA teams and work to resolve issues with the product specifications and test plans through the design review process. •Participates in design and test plan reviews to ensure that the business and functional requirements were interpreted correctly. •Identifies and recommends resolutions to problems with design processes so as to ensure software quality. •Ensures that product designs successfully fulfill the needs that are defined in the business requirements. •Identifies potential technical problems or design flaws so that preventive action can be taken. •Very Analytical in thinking.•Collaborates on and documents product change orders throughout the software development life cycle. •Keeps abreast with industry trends and practices specific to a domain. •Provides domain knowledge/product knowledge to development and QA teams and as a subject matter expert on products to support groups such as marketing, documentation, training, support, field services and clients. This includes being an expert on the business processes, designs and specifications that are within their respective area. •Works with other members of the software development team to plan projects that will require specifications, and designs. •Evaluates, incorporates and documents product change orders throughout the software development life cycle. •Exhibits innovation in the development of methods or approaches to solve design issues and development challenges. •Participate in the design and coordination of user acceptance tests: •Ensure that requirement and design documents are appropriately distributed, reviewed, discussed, modified, and ultimately approved. •Carry out integration testing and system testing of new development work as assigned. •Investigate, validate and prioritize resolution of reported product faults. •Review and contribute to product release documentation. •Mentor less experienced business analysts and help in product training for various departments as required.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:•Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate well with users (all levels), developers, and other business owners - understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully•Ability to effectively facilitate team meetings, delivering informative, well-organized presentations.•Strong business analysis skills – requirements gathering, documentation (requirements and technical), process mapping, etc.•Ability to architect solutions•Possess leadership competencies•Ability to work in multiple time zones