Business Solution Analyst - Advisory

Job Title: Business Solution Analyst - Advisory

Area: Deloitte Application Studios – Advisory

Location: Hermitage, TN

Career Level: 5

Primary Duties:

  • Maintains a solid knowledge base of the functional capabilities of and is a Subject Matter Expert on the various areas and products within Advisory
  • Assists the Engagement Manager in leading, directing, and reviewing all activities associated with delivering technology products. Responsible for product quality, project timeliness, and customer satisfaction.
  • Interfaces with clients to define and document requirements for a named set of custom developed or vendor software products. Creates documentation including requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, feature description PowerPoint decks, user guides, process flows, wireframes, and newsletters.
  • Responsible for conducting Design Thinking sessions to gain insights into end user and customer needs, Manages the Product Backlog for a Product, working with the Engagement Manager to prioritize requirements, define and manage scope and sprints for a project.
  • Provides operational support to practitioners and firm clients. Configures SharePoint features in production and non-production environments. Engages with various ITS organizations to resolve problems as they arise.
  • Possesses overall understanding of appropriate business processes and workflows.
  • Engages business owners and other ITS resources to respond to requests for new applications and/or enhancements. Collaborates with the Engagement Manager in creating and presenting the appropriate project on-boarding processes and materials (Charter).
  • Leads and is responsible all Testing and QA activities within the project lifecycle. Works with and manages off-shore QA resources to develop and execute Test Plans, Test Scripts and all other deliverables and activities related to Quality Assurance of the Products.
  • Provides feedback to off-shore QA resources
  • Works with the Engagement Manager and clients to plan and execute User Acceptance Testing.
  • Participates in reviews of plans associated with project execution.
  • Assists Engagement Manager with status reporting as required by the Advisory Channel and Deloitte Applications Studio leadership.
  • Responds proactively to both business and project issues and escalates appropriately.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience working in supporting multiple software projects in various IT roles.
  • 3+ years of Business Analyst or System Analysis experience.
  • 2+ years of Quality Assurance experience.
  • A solid knowledge and understanding of functionality within Deloitte Advisory applications preferred.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of software development lifecycles including Agile development and testing.
  • Experience with test plan creation, automated test scripting, and load/stress testing.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint, Test Director, MS Project, HP Quality Center, SAP Solution Manger, Automated QA tools is a plus
  • Prior experience that demonstrates good business understanding is needed (experience in a professional services organization is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability in applying repeatable quality assurance processes and methods to enterprise wide technology projects or initiatives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications, organization, analytical, planning and leadership skills.
  • Strong management, communication, technical and remote collaboration skill are a must.
  • Experience in dealing with multiple projects and cross-functional teams, and ability to coordinate across teams in a large matrix organization environment.
  • Ability to effectively conduct technical discussions directly with Project/Product management, and clients.
  • Excellent team collaboration skills.
  • Strong relationship building and maintaining skills. Fosters a climate conducive to establishing positive working relationships with clients (internal and external).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA) is a plus.
  • Familiarity with SharePoint, MS Project, HP Quality Center, TFS/Urban Turtle, Automated QA and wire-framing or visualization tools is a plus.
  • Experience working with Agile development processes.
  • Experience in packaged software development

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications.

Travel Requirements:

  • Limited travel might be required.

Requisition code: E18NATSMGRGO017-ITL5


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