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Business Analyst II, Agile Scrum Master

Deerfield, IL
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Business Analyst II, Agile Scrum Master at WALGREENS

Business Analyst II, Agile Scrum Master

Job ID 20007BR Location 1419 Lake Cook Rd , DEERFIELD, IL
Job Summary
Position is key in transformation of back end systems to a modern Microservice architecture. To be successful this Scrum Master / Business System Analyst will need to be proficient in the following areas:
  • Practical knowledge of Agile/Scrum including transitioning from Waterfall
  • Web services / Service Oriented Architecture
  • Strong understanding of the complete software development life-cycle
  • Hands-on experience in product management and business analysis
  • Requirement gathering and heavy time management experience is critical

Job Responsibilities

  • Participates in gathering and analyzing of internal business requirements by means of interviews, workflow analyses and facilitated discussions with users.
  • Translates users' business requirements into detailed functional designs for development, testing and implementation.
  • Applies methodologies such as Unified Modeling Language ("UML") and Rational Unified Process ("RUP") and prepares detailed specifications using case statements and related documentation.
  • Identifies and communicates risks and issues impacting business rules, functional requirements and specifications.
  • Participates in managing the scope of applications and related changes.
  • Assists quality assurance with functional test case reviews.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders on the evaluation of the feasibility, effort and costs to implement requirements.
  • Participates in the creation of training materials and may assist with user orientation and training.
  • Interacts with internal and external peers and managers to exchange information related to areas of specialization. May serves as a liaison between engineering, quality assurance and non-technical stakeholders during the development and deployment process.
  • Effectively resolves problems and roadblocks before they occur.
  • Mentors less experienced members of the team.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and at least 4 years of experience in gathering/documenting requirements, modeling and providing general client/IT liaison support OR a High School Diploma/GED and at least 7 years of experience in gathering/ documenting requirements, modeling and providing general client /IT liaison support.
  • At least 2 years of experience with technical design process and models.
  • At least 2 years of experience with requirements specification and development, such as process/functional requirements definition methods, JAD/RAD sessions, use case development, process flow diagrams.
  • Experience with SDLC/SW development processes, such as Unified Modeling Language ("UML") and/or Rational Unified Process ("RUP"), Agile, Waterfall).
  • Experience using consulting skills and developing client relationships.
  • Experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions.
  • Experience in identifying operational issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time for business purposes (within state and out of state).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience in Business Analysis
  • Agile transformation and team leadership
  • Retail experience is preferred. Loyalty experience a plus.
  • Vendor management experience
  • Thrive working with new technology such as Microservice development and container technology such as Kubernetes, Google Cloud Container engine
  • Knowledge of Atlassian suite tools like JIRA and Confluence is ideal.
  • Experience in Offshore Development (involvement in all aspects of the development process, from creating an initial vision through deployment, till final post-production support)
  • Experience in coordinating with UI and UX teams
  • Experience in setting up project KPI’s and ensuring quality assurance for them (such as earned value, resources utilization, user and client satisfaction)
  • Experience in requirements analysis and elicitation, tying business cases to the system aspects and describing them formally as business requirements
  • Experience in release management, including feature management, creation of roadmaps and milestone markers
  • Experience in requirements gathering and management
  • Experience building communication pipelines with product owners, developers, quality assurance and other stakeholders
  • Team management skills with ability to mentor and motivate teams
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or Mathematics
  • Master's Degree or MBA
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Today, Walgreens is the neighborhood drugstore and retailer that makes health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And, we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment.
Join us at Walgreens and find yourself at a place where innovation thrives and incredible career and growth opportunities await. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment and be part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, employees, and the communities we all call home.


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