Sr Software Product Business Analyst

Recruiter
Location
Budapest,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
2778038
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
You will be responsible for understanding functional and product requirements for component/module for a specific release, documenting it as functional specifications, applying agile principles to convert these specifications into stories and work units and then translating them into criteria for acceptable product performance; Works independently, and collaborating with all other roles within an agile product development life cycle to ensure product releases

Essential Responsibilities



In this role, you will:

• Own medium sized feature or feature set requests
• Interact with customers and product managers to understand customer needs and timelines
• Apply Agile principles to translate unstructured or ambiguous work requests into actionable user stories and work units through problem decomposition and planning
• Demonstrate practical experience in Agile Methodology to runs scrums and stand-ups to collaborate with engineering teams and support them with scope considerations, product requirements
• Demonstrate increasing understanding of product and project management
• Demonstrate superior knowledge of software development life cycles to collaborate with Quality Engineering and Build and Release teams
• Ensure that intermediate and major features releases meet quality standards and functional requirements
• Work with fellow team members and provides subject matter expertise to diagnose bugs and formulate solutions during User Acceptance Testing as well as after the product is deployed in Production
• Show increasing understanding of the technology stack and its impact on the final product
• Demonstrate awareness of Industrial trends and domain expertise
• Demonstrate ability to influence customers and product managers through persuasion and influencing



Qualifications/Requirements



• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) • Related experience


Desired Characteristics



Technical Expertise:

• Experience working on software projects in the Energy domain (Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water)
• Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner




Business Acumen:



• Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
• Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
• Demonstrates awareness about competitors and industry trends
• Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices




Leadership:



• Ability to takes ownership of small and medium sized tasks and deliver while mentoring and helping team members
• Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale. Able to speak to mutual needs and win-win solutions. Uses two-way communication to influence outcomes and ongoing results
• Identifies misalignments with goals, objectives, and work direction against the organizational strategy. Makes suggestions to course correct
• Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives





Personal Attributes:


• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Effective team building and problem solving abilities
• Persists to completion, especially in the face of overwhelming odds and setbacks. Pushes self for results; pushes others for results through team spirit




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