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Business Analyst

Location

KyivVinnytsia

Who we are and what we do

Astound Commerce is a global ecommerce agency headquartered in the US. With over 600 professionals in 7 countries, we are one of the world’s largest teams of ecommerce experts. Top brands like Adidas, Puma, Versace, Jimmy Choo, Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Crocs are among our clients. Company centers in Eastern Europe are focused on the development of ecommerce solutions on Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware), Hybris, IBM WebSphere Commerce, Intershop, Kibo, Magento, NetSuite.

Brief description of the open position

A Business Analyst serves as a key facilitator within the organization and its clients by liaising between the business and technical teams. The Technical Analyst is a critical part of the identification and definition of business requirements and drives for business problem solutions. Primary responsibilities of this role are elicitation, analysis and documentation of business and functional requirements, user stories, use cases and ensuring these ties directly back to business objectives as stated in the Statement of Work.

You will

  • Analyzes and documents new and existing business processes to validate a solution that supports project objective(s);
  • Develops and manages detailed business and functional requirements;
  • Platform-based recommendations for site enhancements;
  • Documents user stories;
  • Documents detailed use cases to support QA creation of test cases;
  • Demonstrating a proactive approach at all levels with Developers, QA and Client;
  • Documents specification/wireframes to illustrate UI interactions;
  • Facilitates cross-functional meetings to capture requirements;
  • Manages business-related issues and action item resolution;
  • Develops process modeling to illustrate end state solution;
  • Manages user acceptance testing and training documents to support completed project.

You have

Mandatory

  • 3 and more years of experience in this or a similar IT role;
  • Working knowledge of SDLC, working knowledge of Agile methodologies;
  • Maintaining communication between business and the team;
  • Acting as product owner;
  • Good knowledge in single business area, insights on several others business areas;
  • Working with foreign customers.

Hard Skills

Processes:

  • SCRUM/Agile;
  • RUP/Waterfall.

Requirements elicitation & elaboration:

  • Elicitation techniques;
  • Modeling and diagramming;
  • Pre-sale proposal development.
  • Requirements development:
  • Functional requirements development;
  • Non-functional requirements development;
  • Business requirements development;
  • Documents specification/wireframe;
  • Development of use-cases and user-stories;
  • Develop process models.

Other:

  • Requirements management;
  • BA risk management;
  • Visual representation of information;
  • Solution validation.

Soft Skills

  • Communication within and outside the team;
  • Customer facing;
  • Time management;
  • Teamwork;
  • Business Correspondence (internal/external);
  • Presentation skills.

Languages:

  • English: Upper-Intermediate writing and speaking skills;
  • German: Intermediate level.

Good to have

  • Good understanding of any of the ecommerce platforms;
  • Basic understanding of all other ecommerce platforms.

We offer

  • Knowledgebase of the world’s largest ecommerce delivery team;
  • Trainings and certifications;
  • A constant inflow of ecommerce projects with global outreach;
  • Well set SDLC process with use of Agile, Scrum, Waterfall depending on a project;
  • Coaching and reviews to support your career development;
  • Internal/external engineering and business training and conferences and time for self-education;
  • Extensive technical library with option to order books and English classes;
  • A network-style culture with geographically distributed teams, easy communications and access to clients;
  • Possible international on-site visits;
  • Work-life balance approach and healthy lifestyle programs.

Hiring Process

(6 easy steps)
  1. Check open positions and find a position you are interested in;
  2. Apply on the site or to jobs@astoundcommerce.com
  3. Talk to your personal recruiter in Astound Commerce;
  4. HR interview;
  5. Prove your technical skills at technical interview or testing;
  6. Final interview with Hiring Managers and discuss expectations and offer.