Technology Analyst IV

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/29/18
Madison, WI
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/29/18

Framework General Profile and Scope:

  • Requires in-depth knowledge and experience
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small initiatives with manageable risks and resource requirements
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions and approaches changes with flexibility
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience
  • Does this describe you?
    • Highly effective champion of the agile framework
    • Thrive in an environment with highly diverse and complex work
    • Ability to break down complex business problems into well-defined user stories and diagrams that tell the story
    • Capable of effectively working on 2 scrum teams simultaneously, with the ability to context switch effectively
    • Enjoy working across corporate environments, with numerous business capabilities and system integrations
    • Drive value across corporate initiatives
    • Appreciate working with a diverse set of individuals
    • Collaborate with others over a cup of coffee
    • Actively engage in a collaborative working environment
    • The incumbent will be a team member on 1 or 2 Scrum teams.  Some of the work this person will do includes soliciting new work efforts and refining business needs with stakeholders.  Take complex user requirements and translate them into user stories at the feature level.

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Provide leadership to assigned initiatives that are broad in scope or deep in complexity as part of a development team utilizing Agile practices. Work collaboratively with business resources, IT, and business analysts, striving for continuous improvement and delivery. Analyze business operations to understand strengths and weaknesses and perceived and unperceived needs, and identify improvement opportunities in the three areas of people, process, and technology. Balance all three and ensure each is optimized appropriately in conjunction with the others. Exercise initiative and creativity in seeking solutions to business issues and problems. Consult with key stakeholders in understanding the impact of process or technology changes, evaluate alternatives, and design solutions. Assist the product owner and team by guiding and creating of user stories, features and acceptance Participate in vendor communications, negotiations and contract development. Share responsibility for business results.
  • Effectively utilize Agile practices and the Solution Development Lifecycle to deliver sprint commitments and Feature and Epic goals. Use technical concepts and techniques such as business process modeling, context diagrams, use cases, and state transition diagrams to scope, communicate, and document user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Oversee the effective and efficient use of technology to support business process modeling, the development and maintenance of business rules, and documentation as defined by business process, system, and product owners. Maintain awareness of ongoing development and maintenance activities.
  • Work with staff to coordinate the quality assurance phases of test planning, testing, defect resolution, and test tracking. Help ensure software meets or exceeds specified needs
  • Provide coaching, and guidance to business analysis and testing in support of sprint commitments
  • Work with training staff to coordinate business system training and maintain business system documentation. Help ensure system training occurs in coordination with related process or people training.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor s degree in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, or trade-off in related professional work experience.
  • Five plus years of related work experience
  • Three years of recent related work experience in Scrum/Kanban, Project Delivery, business analysis, process design or technology development
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively create and guide others to create user stories, features and acceptance criteria
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use and practice the Solution Development Lifecycle
  • Ability to work on a development team and step outside of typical job duties to help the team complete Sprint or Kanban commitments.
  • Thorough knowledge of technical concepts, including software development and design and business process modeling, and ability to understand mathematical formulas and complex algorithms.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and facilitation skills and ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, concisely, logically, tactfully, and effectively, both verbally and in writing, including presentation and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team-building, and coaching skills.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and ability to create alliances and establish and contribute to a high degree of teamwork and collaboration with diverse groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and ethically navigate organizational dynamics and company culture so as to produce business and project results by influencing key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge, influence, and persuade, directing a group of stakeholders to the best decision

Job ID R-002309

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