Business Analyst: Engineering

Solution Development Durbanville, South Africa


Description

Position at Aculocity, LLC

Business Analyst

Mission

The Business Analyst is primarily responsible for streamlining, simplifying and improving current end-to-end processes, driving a continuous improvement culture and solutions for a future state company expansion.  Other responsibilities include documentation, solution design, implementation and training/communication.

 

Outcomes

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with value stream and functional area leaders of the specific business supported to:
    • Identify process inefficiencies and gaps
    • Define and capture business/project requirements
  • Perform a liaison role between all parties (Business, Development, PMO, CIO):
    • Provide business stakeholders with perspective on overall road map and direction of critical systems to manage short term requests can be fielded within the scope of long range planning
    • Be prepared to present both pros and cons of business requests to stakeholders, explaining why some requests may or may not fit within the overall landscape and road map
    • Provide a first point of contact to business stakeholders for potential needs and suggestions
    • Work with development teams to refine requirements and translate them into designs.
    • Work with the business stake holders to capture requirements and finalize the process, application, and systems designs
    • Work with the PMO office and development teams to help ensure delivery of products that meet agreed upon features and delivery schedule

 

Key Traits

  1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  2. Ability to work independently and manage competing schedules and priorities
  3. Business Analysis skills
  4. Project management skills
  5. Demonstrated domain knowledge in manufacturing verticals 

 

 

Position Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business or Information Technology or equivalent work experience
  2. 3+ years experience in gathering and documenting project requirements
  3. 3+ years experience with ERP systems. Knowledge of QAD a plus
  4. 3+ years experience implementing software in a manufacturing environment
  5. Ability to work with a multitude of teams spread across an international company
  6. Experience with Teamcenter or general Product Life Cycle systems experience a plus
  7. Data analytics experience a plus
  8. Understanding of business analysis principles, processes, and techniques.
  9. Ability to develop and prepare use cases, functional specifications, and technical requirements.
  10. Ability to understand and represent the needs of the end user in a software development environment
  11. Strong consultative and advisory skills. Excellent written and verbal communications.
  12. Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  13. Strong MS Visio skills