Senior Agile Business Analyst-ISD

Position Description
Are you an articulate, engaging, and collaborative individual with the ability to identify and analyze opportunities for improvement? Are you looking for a dynamic and agile team environment to solve the most challenging business problems involving both business and technical aspects?
Do you like managing expectations across stakeholders? Do you embrace, advocate for, and selectively use business analysis techniques and agile best practices in your daily work? Do the following traits describe you?
Analytical Thinker
Ability to see both the big picture and the detailed tasks associated with the big picture vision
Flexible, adaptable and responsive
Innovative thinker ? there's a solution and you can find it!
Eager to lead
Excellent communicator and collaborator
If so, this opportunity may be a good fit for you! Keep on reading!
As a Senior Agile Business Analyst, you'll be leading or participating in multiple concurrent projects within or across business domains. Your main responsibilities include:
Applying subject matter expertise (domain knowledge) to support Agile initiatives/projects. Domain areas include retail, merchandising, logistics, replenishment, finance, store operations, transportation, human resources, ecommerce, business intelligence and data analytics.
Eliciting, analyzing, and clearly articulating ideas and viewpoints from key stakeholders (business and technical) to your team and to senior management (and vice versa) for effective decision making.
Collaborating with the delivery team to align and prioritize solution(s) delivery with business needs and architectural blueprints.
Applying good judgment in balancing and advocating for the use of agile delivery concepts and business analysis tools and techniques.
Utilizing business analysis best practices to solve complex problems.
Ensuring solution recommendations and solution approaches (custom or 3rd party) align with business and technical needs and constraints.
Holding yourself and others accountable for performing quality business analysis, delivering value to the team and demonstrating measurable results.
Mentoring junior team members to mature the practices within the organization and improve outcomes of projects.
There is no such a thing as a "typical day" for a Senior Agile Business Analyst so you will be involved various activities in any given day.
You may spend time with end users and partner with business product owners to understand their broader goals and objectives as well as develop your subject matter expertise.You'll be looking for opportunities to solve business problems and identifying features that need to be prioritized. As you become a trusted advisor with your agile team and business partners, you will utilize your strategic analysis skills to influence your global stakeholders to define the minimum viable product. You will lead and contribute to the analysis for solution approaches for custom or 3rd party solutions. Your analysis will be used to help plan for and allocate work across teams and to select and implement the right solution for the business. On a continual basis, you will also collaborate with business partners to validate the solution meets their needs.
As a leader on your team, you'll find resolutions to issues, monitor progress, measure value and manage Customer and Supplier relationships. You will also adapt to the changing priorities and competing demands. You will mentor others and help them grow their business analysis skills, often leading by example.
If this sounds exciting to you, please apply!Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 2 years experience in information technology or related field
within the past 7 years OR 3 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 7 years OR Master's degree Information
Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
3 years experience in a business analysis role eliciting and documenting software requirements.
3 years experience using SAP.
3 years logistics experience.
3 years replenishment experience.
3 years finance experience.
3 years store operations experience.
3 years transportation experience.
3 years human resources experience.
3 years e-commerce experience.
3 years business intelligence (BI) experience.
3 years data analytics experience.
3 years experience with HP Quality Center or related defect tracking tool.
3 years experience using Agile methodology.
3 years experience using Iterative methodology.
1 year experience using Pro Vision.
1 year experience using basic functionality of word processing, spreadsheet, and email software (for example, Word, Excel, Outlook).
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP).
Employment Type:
Full Time
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Company Summary
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better ? anytime and anywhere ? in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, more than 245 million customers and members visit our more than 10,800 stores under 69 banners in 27 countries and e-commerce websites in 10 countries. With fiscal year 2013 sales of approximately $466 billion, Walmart employs more than
2 million associates worldwide.

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