United States


Chicago, Cincinnati, Columbus, Detroit, Milwaukee

Area of expertise:

Business and Tech Integration

Job Description

Role Overview: 

Our business analysis teams analyze client needs and determine the Avanade solutions and consultants best suited to meet them. This involves working with clients to understand existing business processes and creating new processes and system designs.

As Consultant on this team, you will play an important role in collaborating with the team to create critical deliverables to key stakeholders. You will be part of requirements gathering, analysis and management; project and communications plan creation; and issue identification and resolution.

Key Role Responsibilities:

Day-to-day you will:

  • Work with the project team and customers to assess needs and manage customer relationships
  • Contribute to business case assessment, development and documentation
  • Identify risks and issues and escalate as necessary
  • Transfer functional requirements to development and test teams
  • Participate in peer review sessions and collaborate with colleagues through quality improvements and education
  • Own the creation of relevant requirement documentation
  • Key Role Skill & Capability Requirements: You likely possess a broad range of skills, including:
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
  • Working knowledge and application standard modeling notation
  • Ability to identify and communicate project issues and risks
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, excellent team player
  • Strong understanding of and experience in SDLC
  • Proven experience facilitating stakeholder interviews and group workshops effectively
  • Ability to translate business requirement into technical designs and communicate effectively with technical people and in turn take technical designs and reinterpret into business terminology
  • Proven experience defining and applying testing strategies to ensure quality software
  • Experience facilitate User acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Experience in Agile project management and delivery

Preferred Certifications: Agile certifications, MSFT Certifications

Preferred Education Background: You likely have a Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology or similar degree. IIBA certification is nice to have.

Preferred Years of Work Experience: You likely possess at least 3+ years of relevant professional experience.

Scope of Work

  • Nature of Work: Executes project/program plans and processes in alignment with established operational objectives.
  • Scope of Work: Primarily focused on own work, and execution of prescribed work plans.
  • Complexity: Complex problems primarily within one's occupation / discipline that require personal judgement of contextual factors.
  • Discretion: Latitude in approach to work within established work plans.
  • Organizational Impact: Work efforts have an immediate impact on Avanade and/or client operations.
  • Supervision Received: Works under guidance and direction, but able to conduct independent work with latitude for autonomous decision-making related to work process.
  • Supervision Provided: May support more junior colleagues on work efforts, with some checking of work.
  • Knowledge Applied: Applies advanced knowledge of a learned occupation / discipline.

Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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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 56,000 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.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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