Principal Consultant

Newgistics   •  

San Francisco, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 235 days ago

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  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert in the eCommerce domain to facilitate workshops and create high-quality user stories.
  • Build a strong awareness of client needs and potential opportunities to expand project scope and further enhance business engagement.
  • Develop artifacts to drive discussion during workshops to ensure that all business needs are captured in requirements.
  • Manage the backlog during the implementation phase and guiding clients on scope-creep and change management.
  • Contribute during all phases of the development cycle (analysis, design, implementation, testing and deployment).
  • Working with Technical Lead to document, define and share detailed business requirements of critical and complex custom-designed, digital commerce applications that use a wide range of the very latest technologies.
  • Function independently and within distributed teams.
  • Be a project leader when one is needed, including playing the role of Agile Project Manager if required.
  • Potential line management of local consultants and business analysts, depending on nature of engagements


  • 5+ years as eCommerce business analysis experience, either within a consultancy or the online division of an established retailer.
  • Experience working with functional and nonfunctional requirements for software development and/or integration projects.
  • Experience with UI/UX research.
  • Exceptional presentation, listening, written and verbal communication skills with an ability to hit the ground running at client sites and to rapidly establish rapport with the client.
  • Experience of collaborating with remote/offshore development teams.
  • Willingness to travel to client sites up to ~50%.

Beneficial Skills: 

  • Experience with Agile software development methodology, including user story creation.
  • Experience working as a professional consultant. Bonus points if you’ve been the primary point of contact with clients.
  • Strong understanding of capabilities and limitations of programming languages, middleware solutions, application servers and presentation layer tools.
  • Familiarity with testing methodologies.