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EPAM Systems

Lead Business Analyst

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

We are looking for an experienced Lead Business Analyst to join our growing team and help in driving new opportunities in various business domains. In this role, you will be working with clients from the US/UK, setting up a business analysis approach on projects of different scales and complexity, driving the BA team, learning and sharing BA best practices in the company.

What You'll Do

  • Elicit requirements (using different techniques)
  • Define Business Goals, Needs and Objectives
  • Identify improvement opportunities for product, process and a team
  • Plan Business Analysis, including Business Analysis Information Management, Stakeholder Engagement & Communication (artifacts templates, documents structure, process flow, etc.) at multi-stream or large-scale projects
  • Create stakeholder engagement approach and monitor in order to keep them actively involved in the delivery process
  • Translate business needs into requirements (Functional, Non-functional, Transition)
  • Choose new or adapt existing requirement's documentation framework to project needs
  • Select requirements change management approach and ensure the correct level of traceability to support it
  • Align solution with business Goals / Needs / Objectives
  • Plan BA activities and facilitate during the Discovery phase
  • Manage project/product backlog
  • Advise and align requirements prioritization approach at all levels
  • Play BA Team Lead role in the project
  • Conduct Technical Interviews for BA positions
  • Mentor or coach other BAs within the project team or organization
What You Have

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  • At least 5 years of relevant BA experience
  • Expertise in creating different types of requirements (e.g., business, user, system, transition requirements etc.)
  • Ability to effectively guide elicitation activities at multi-stream or large-scale projects
  • Skills to identify and resolve inconsistencies in project/product requirements
  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe) or classic one (e.g. RUP)
  • Expertise in planning Business Analysis Approach on the project and facilitation of related communication
  • Ability to create/adapt a set of templates to be used in the project
  • Acquaintance witharrangement andfacilitation of stakeholder communication across different levels using wide variety of relevant techniques (e.g., workshops, meetings, interviews, etc.)
  • Skills to acquire new information about the project, product and domain quickly from different sources
  • Experience in creating diagrams (e.g., in UML, BPMN)
  • Understanding and ability to propose suitable software development processes and influence/enhance it
  • Ability to effectively guide BA activities across all delivery phases (e.g., elicitation, requirements management etc.)
  • Expertise in project/product scope management
  • Scope creep control
  • Ability to accurately assesses project/business analysis risks and act accordingly
  • Experience in BA efforts estimation (including large scale projects), modeling and prototyping
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one requirements management tool (Jira, Target Process, Rally, etc.)
  • Experience in BAs mentoring/coaching, in leading a team of BAs
  • Advanced communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and synthesizing skills
  • Product mindset
  • English Level: C1
We Offer
  • We connect like-minded people:
    • Delivering innovative solutions to industry leaders, making a global impact
    • Enjoyable working environment, whether it is the vibrant office or the comfort of your home
    • Opportunity to work abroad for up to two months per year
    • Relocation opportunities within our offices in 50+ countries
    • Corporate and social events
  • We invest in your growth:
    • Leadership development, career advising, soft skills and well-being programs
    • Certifications, including GCP, Azure and AWS
    • Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, Get Abstract, O'Reilly, Cloud Guru
    • Free English classes with certified teachers
    • Discounts in local language schools, including offline courses for the Uzbek language
  • We cover it all:
    • Monetary bonuses for engaging in the referral program
    • Comprehensive medical & family care package
    • Four trust days per year (sick leave without a medical certificate)
    • Discounts for fitness clubs, dance schools and sports programs
    • Benefits package (restaurants, beauty salons, hotels, a variety of stores and services)
About EPAM
  • EPAM Uzbekistan is a team of technologists and innovators united by technology. In 2019, we opened our first office in Tashkent. Since then, we've built a continuously learning organization that helps its employees reach their full potential and achieve professional goals through learning. Our agile methodologies, customer collaboration frameworks, engineering excellence programs, and hybrid teams offer many career paths and development opportunities

Client-provided location(s): Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Job ID: EPAM-71252
Employment Type: Other