Business Analyst (Integrations)

The Business Analyst is a member of the Product & Solutions Delivery team who participates in building new technology or enhancing existing products on Echo’s proprietary Enterprise systems and partnering software applications.                                                     

General Responsibilities                                                                                     

  • Develops deep expertise of Echo’s internal and client-facing technology product lines documents complex software functionality
  • Understands Echo’s business processes and goals across different domains and transportation modes
  • Participates in product discovery phase by helping Product Manager to facilitate requirements gathering/refinement sessions with end-users, subject-matter experts, Echo executives
  • Assists Product Delivery Managers by documenting business requirements, functional product specifications, as-is and to-be business processes and for our internal and/or external facing technology products
  • Takes on the Product Owner role to work with an Agile software development team to lead them to building the right solution; participates in all SCRUM rituals pertaining the Agile methodology
  • Participates in product release cycles as the product expert, including user acceptance testing sessions, to help surface any issues prior to a release
  • Helps Echo’s application support teams in troubleshooting production issues and escalating issues to the appropriate Agile delivery team as needed; manages end-user expectations appropriately
  • Performs analytical studies, research and side projects, as required

Characteristics & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • Business Analyst or equivalent work experience in the transportation/logistics/supply chain field (1+ years)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, fluid work environment
  • Self-managed and motivated
  • Ability to follow through with tasks to their completion
  • Very organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to ride a fast learning curve
  • Readiness to learn new technologies, MS SQL and analytical tools

Preferred Credentials

  • Exposure to the full software development lifecycle experience in an Agile-SCRUM environment
  • Strong and proven skills in creating quality documents such as user stories/acceptance criteria, business requirements/use cases, process flows, product backlogs
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills to evaluate business and market problems and apply technology and domain knowledge to identify appropriate solutions
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Visio (charts, reports, data analysis, and flowcharting)
  • Basic understanding of database concepts, including design, optimization, and SQL query language a plus

Education

  • Undergraduate Degree required or equivalent work experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.


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