7 days old
2017-11-132017-12-11

BUSINESS / PORTFOLIO INTEGRATION ANALYST

Iowa City, IA 52243
  • Job Code
    587580
  • Payrate
    $38 To $43

BUSINESS / PORTFOLIO INTEGRATION ANALYST


Exciting opportunity for an experienced analyst with a background in determining capabilities of products and services, developing appropriate use cases, ensuring requirements are implemented as expected, and supporting UAT testing processes in a heavy Agile environment on a 6 month+ contract basis.


Description:


Typical work-related activities include:



  • Manage capabilities discussions across groups and services.
  • Elicit, construct, and develop high quality use cases at the capability level.
  • Work with stakeholders, technology teams, and quality assurance to monitor and ensure requirements are implemented as expected.
  • Manage, create and track capabilities, epics, and user story alignment in organizational tools (Jira and Aha).
  • Manage E2E expectations at the capability and product level. Promote the release process and continuous improvement.
  • Support maturity of UAT testing process, provide dashboards as appropriate.
  • Create automated reports between AHA and JIRA that allow for capability and dependency reporting allowing for visibility to program impacts.
  • Engage stakeholders to identify cross-functional product features, and impacts to current processes, operations, and platforms.
  • Support PI preparation workshop, planning and the PI event.
  • Support the Service Owner in the generation and maintenance of Service Roadmaps and Service Backlogs.
  • Engage the Product Owners/Service Owners to support the prioritization of work/capabilities through PI workshops.
  • Facilitate meetings involving cross-functional teams across the life cycle from strategy and planning to implementation.
  • Support PI activities related to capabilities and dependency management.
  • Support activities related to release planning.
  • Promote tools and techniques that generate and maintain requirements traceability.
  • Produce communication and documentation that is clear and organized.
  • Develop and support process improvements as needed.
  • Promote the SAFe framework across the organization.


Minimum Qualifications:


Education:



  • Bachelor's degree in a related area, preferably in busines or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired


Experience:



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Project or Business Analyst working on medium to large complex efforts or related work required
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working as a Project or Business Analyst engaging or implementing complex technology solutions
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with agile methodologies in general and Scrum in particular preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience interfacing with quality assurance or test teams preferred
  • SharePoint administration a plus


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:



  • Ability to facilitate critical discussions/workshops and lead events with stakeholders at various levels across organization
  • Demonstrate exceptional problem solving skills
  • Demonstrate high quality collaboration and working relationship skills
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate accountability and ownership
  • Ability to effectively engage organizational escalation
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage ambiguity through problem identification and resolution
  • Ability to indirectly lead other team members effectively through ambiguity and change
  • Ability to understand and evaluate technological and process complexities and act on the information as required
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others across the organization including effectively translating business needs into solutions
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships by incorporating expectations of customers in delivering required results and share information about how trends may influence products, services, and customer needs

Categories

  • Information Technology

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