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Business Analyst- 610849

Date Posted: 12/6/2019

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Job Description

Our global information services company located in Riverwood, IL is currently looking for a Business Analyst.

Job Summary:

Working with Apollo project "Product Owners' and Scrum teams to elicit, document, and decompose epics into stories that can be prioritized, implemented, and tested by the Agile team. Participating in Program Increment Planning and coordinating with other Apollo BA's and Scrum Teams to identify and resolve interdependencies between Agile teams. Ensure the completeness and full elaboration of Business Services and Technical Services in support of Apollo migrations

Job Description:

The Business Analyst should be a proactive, self-starter with strong experience and knowledge in the fields of online publishing, search, content modeling, content enrichment, content management and other editorial systems. The Business Analysts is responsible for leading and coordinating the specifications of solutions to business problems, ensuring that the solutions meet current needs and are reusable and extensible across Apollo tenants.

The Business Analyst works as a bridge between demand (customers, business clients, product management) and delivery (technical implementation teams), working closely with both sides of the equation, and must be a clear and compelling communicator.

The Business Analyst must have or develop expertise in all of the editorial and content management services built and delivered by the GPO Platform Technology organization. The Lead Analyst must be able to represent those solutions to internal and external audiences and be able to anticipate changes in customer needs, competitive pressures and the broad business landscape.

A successful candidate has demonstrably strong analytics skills, solid communication skills, and familiarity with the challenges and solutions for delivering online solutions in a content publishing environment. A successful candidate must have extensive experience in designing and building complex software solutions and has usually performed in a variety of different roles during software development / solution implementation projects.

Education/Skills:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience, from a four-year college or university, or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of overall IT experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years analyzing, designing or specifying complex, integrated application solutions
  • Proven track record of working with internal and external customers to understand their needs and translate into technical solutions.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure components, middleware and SOA
  • Experience in the online publishing industry or the legal, tax, or accounting professions required.
  • Experience analyzing, designing and building end-user applications.
  • Experience working in a cross-functional, team-based environment; experience working in an international environment desired.
  • Ability to properly scope requirements, identify tasks, and determine level of effort.
  • Experience with data model and content model design. Ability to effectively communicate technical decisions and their rationales to business unit stakeholders and development teams.
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a highly creative and technical environment while working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Passionate desire for innovation.
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical, written, problem solving skills. Self-motivated and self-managing and able to work independently.

Benefits:

We put our Ambassadors first. When it comes down to it, we know we can't fulfill our Promise to our business customers without your commitment. You represent our organization while on assignment. In return, we do our best to show our commitment to you. Ou

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Deerfield, IL
  • Job Type:Other
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:12/6/2019
  • Contact: Eva Rowe (972) 661-0015
  • Pay Range: $0.00 - $0.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-1912-78092