IT Senior Business Analyst

Information Technology Dallas, Texas Salt Lake City, Utah


Description

 

IT Senior Business Analyst

 

PURPOSE

The Sr. Business Analyst will work closely with our Product Owners to create user stories and technical specifications based on business requirements that will be utilized to build our NextGen platform. They will be the liaison between the product and development teams accountable for all requirements to build functional software ensuring there are no gaps between business requirements and what is being delivered by development teams. In addition, the Sr. Business Analyst will be working closely with Scrum Masters and Development leaders to adhere to Agile development processes across teams ensuring there is high collaboration and feedback with business stakeholders.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & OUTCOMES:

  • • Create user stories and detailed technical scenarios including acceptance criteria that support software development requests
    • Work with product owners to create user story goals and align team around product vision
    • Define scope of initial product release ensuring definition of Most Viable Product (MVP) is clearly documented and aligned upon
    • Assess impact of requirements changes creating a balanced approach (tradeoff between value vs. time) to decision making
    • Drive feature and story grooming to identify high value items and prioritize them in the backlog accordingly within team sprint planning session
    • Setup feature demo’s with executives and internal customers to gather feedback on functionality as it’s built out
    • Assist in ramp up of development Agile pods as they are onboarded ensuring new team members understand SDLC process and product backlog areas to focus on
    • Understanding of Architecture standards and technology solutions being utilized, working closely with Architects to align technical specifications to those standards
    • Analyze application and business domain data requirements to understand data flow from screen to screen
    • Perform requirements validation testing of development deliverables to ensure that solutions address business needs and meet acceptance criteria outlined
    • Enforce best practices to make continuous process improvements increasing team productivity and thereby reducing waste
    • Build strong relationships with key internal business and IT stakeholders and external partners
    • Maintain documentation of user stories and technical specifications within development tool
    • Assist with UX design and discovery planning to prioritize MVP features (dszehs)

 

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Other responsibilities as defined by management

 

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:

  • Bachelor Degree required, Masters Preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in highly collaborative role
  • 3+ years of Web and/or Web Services development experience
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Experience with Agile development toolsets from Atlassian suite (JIRA, BitBucket, Confluence, etc.)
  • Experience working with applications developed with technologies such as Java, JavaScript, Angular, Oracle, etc.
  • Experience working with cloud native applications and architecture
  • Experience with release management processes
  • Excellent written and, verbal, analytical and presentation skills
  • Excellent attention to details
  • Experience in the logistics/transportation industry or adjacent industries applicable to WWEX.

  • Organizational skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills  
  • Conflict management and problem-solving  
  • Assessment and decision-making skills  
  • Relationship building both within the organization and with external sources  
  • Presentation and facilitation skills  
  • Analytical  
  • Technical
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning  
  • Project Management  
  • Critical thinking  
  • Forward-thinking  
  • Operational Expertise 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN:

WE ARE COMMITTED TO GIVING YOU:

  • A competitive Salary
  • Advancement opportunity
  • A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage as well as the opportunity to participate in a 401(k) program


WHO ARE WE?

Quite simply, we make shipping simple. Worldwide Express is a relationship company offering customers a comprehensive solution for their shipping needs, whether it be small package, less-than-truckload or full truckload. We are a local partner for our customers’ global supply chain, providing consultative service from more than 125 offices across the nation. Through our relationship with UPS® and a highly selective carrier portfolio, we provide our customers with a breadth of shipping options unmatched in the 3PL field.

Worldwide Express has a strategic partnership with UPS for light package, domestic and international shipping to penetrate the small to medium size business sector. As UPS's largest non-retail authorized reseller in North America, our sales teams do what they do best, which is providing solutions to C-Level executives while letting UPS do what they do best: deliver more packages on time than anyone else. In addition to our relationship with UPS, WWEX has alliances with over 65 LTL, Domestic Air Freight, and International Air Freight carriers. WWEX provides tailored services and individualized shipping solutions to fit the needs of any small to medium-sized business customers.


Worldwide Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Worldwide Express Operations, LLC and WWEX Franchise Holdings, LLC ,(collectively “Worldwide Express”) strive to make employment decisions on the basis of merit, seeking the most qualified individuals in every job.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin or ancestry, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or other status protected by law.  All employment decisions will be based on valid job requirements or other legitimate, non-discriminatory reasons.  Worldwide Express offers reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in the job application and hiring process.  If you would like to request such an accommodation, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources for Worldwide Express.