Sr Software Product Business Analyst

12 Nov 2016
07 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
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


• 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


• 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