Are you looking for a career that will allow you to use your unique blend of business acumen and tech savvy? Business Analysts at IBM are subject matter experts that build the bridge between our business and our clients, immersing themselves into the market to understand problems and find innovative solutions. Be ready to navigate the complex relationships that make the business world run and find the actionable insights that result in great business decisions.
Your Role and Responsibilities
- Work with End Users and Stakeholders to understand the as-is process and work with them to create the to-be process
- Document the Requirements for the development team.
- Discuss with the development team the best alternatives to fulfill the need from the Business
- Create Acceptance criteria for the User Stories in Gherkin language
- Test the functionality developed by the team to ensure is ready for production.
- Create education material packages for end-users.
- Coordinate rollout of the releases with the different Geos worldwide
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience documenting requirements for software development teams.
- Communication skills – verbal and written, in both business and technical languages, (excellent English)
- Listening skills – ability to listen well to business and IT teams and understand their needs
- Presentation skills – to business teams and development teams
- Confident in dealing with all levels of stakeholders such as project sponsors, subject matter experts, business managers, end-users, administrators, architects, developers, testers, etc
- Agile – experience working in Agile environments, looking to deliver value to the customers early and often, and helping the team and the Product Owner
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- BlueWorksLive or equivalent tool to depict the Business Process
- Gherkin language for creating Acceptance criteria
- Understanding of the Quote-to-cash processes inside IBM
- Understanding of IBM Business Partners ecosystem (example Partnerworld)
- Understanding of User Story mapping techniques (book by Jeff Patton)
- Ability to create Business Cases to demonstrate the value of the functionalities to be implemented.
About Business Unit
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) organization owns IBM’s internal IT strategy and provides the tools, computers, devices, and infrastructure that IBMers use to do their jobs every day. We also own the more than 4,000 applications that keep IBM running, from supply chain and logistics to sales and marketing and finance systems.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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Being You @ IBM
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