Area of expertise:

Business and Tech Integration

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join the team – certified Scrum Masters preferred.

Role Overview:
As a Business Analysis Consultant, you will contribute to and own portions of the customer relationship building and maintenance process including, stakeholder identification and needs assessment. You will contribute to and own portions of requirements analysis, management, and change approval. You will be a key supporter in the creation of the BA project and communications plans including the quality measurement and tracking. Additionally, you will share the responsibility of identifying and communicating risks and issues that may require changes to plans or scope. You possess an improved knowledge of many BA techniques enabling you to contribute with the limited supervision of senior BA counterparts.

Key Role Responsibilities:
  • Own the evaluation and analysis of project complexity, assumptions, constraints, and dependencies
  • Refine the creation and maintenance of stakeholder relationships and engagement, including contributing to communication plan
  • Engage appropriate audiences/resources and formalize documentation from requirements elicitation sessions
  • Participate in the creation of requirements repository structure, and the enforcement of quality and traceability attributes in requirements delivery for subsequent project activities
  • Participate in determining solution performance metrics, learn how to perform measurements, and support subsequent reporting
  • Own individual and/or small team efforts in requirements engineering documentation and subsequent communication and response efforts
  • Contribute to modeling efforts while refining capability through individual study and working with other analysts and developers
  • Apply formal BABOK knowledge and on-the-job experience in most of BA competency
  • Enhance understanding through project work of the business needs that are driven down from business case, project scope and task assignments
  • Collaborate with senior resources on defect response for implemented solution, including documentation and communication
  • Participate in the transfer of functional requirements to development and test team members
  • Participate in the test execution of delivered requirements
  • Mentor and guide analyst-level roles across activities to enhance team capabilities

Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements:
  • Scrum Master Certification will be advantageous
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates presentation and facilitation skills
  • Proven ability to identify and communicate project issues and risks
  • Comfortably interacts with clients and can develop business relationships
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with partners and customers 
  • Demonstrated ability to apply BA knowledge independently, requesting assistance as needed
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with contributing to the creation and execution of project plans
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the content and purpose of project communications plans
  • Demonstrates ability to guide the work effort of team members
  • Ability to mentor and support the learning of subordinate professionals
  • Self-starter, able to complete assigned tasks on time
  • Detail oriented in approach to tasks and deliverables
  • Contributes to team members and/or team success
  • Passionate about IT projects and learning new technologies

Preferred Education Background:
You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You likely possess at least 6+ years of relevant professional experience with 1 year of management experience

What we offer you
Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.
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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

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