15 days old

Business Analyst

ADESA Inc
Carmel, IN 46032
  • Job Code
    R-231618

KAR Global has embraced a culture of agility with the digital transformation of our IT groups. As part of this evolution, KAR IT is seeking a Business Analyst to support the product and portfolio management team in development of dynamic service delivery solutions and products.

As our Business Analyst, you will embrace agile business analysis practices, demonstrating pragmatism and flexibility in a market that demands we embrace changes in requirements. You will be creative, curious and collaborative. Additionally, the you should have experience working within agile frameworks, including and SAFe/Scrum ceremonies, and should embody core lean-agile principles.

In this role you will be responsible for gathering and documenting requirements in support of product managements continuous exploration. You will act as a key liaison between the product development team and the customer and seeks to understand and define customer needs in language that is consumable by the technical teams. The scope of this position spans the portfolio of KAR IT Service Delivery, and solution requirements will encompass deliverables that involve multiple product teams and technical domains.

Your primary deliverables include product requirements document, features matrix, user stories, and roadmaps. The Business Analyst supports the Portfolio and Product Managers with development of requirements documents. The BA internally interfaces with engineering, product owners, and technical architects.

A successful candidate for this role must possess exceptional interpersonal communication skills. Teamwork and transparency are required and well established within the current team, and ideal candidates will be collaborative in practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Compose user stories in cooperation with the engineering team to populate the product backlog
  • Elicit story requirements from business and technical stakeholders
  • Define acceptance criteria for product user stories, validate that acceptance criteria are met
  • Define document functional and technical specifications for service delivery products
  • Verify that requirements are testable and generate testing objectives.
  • Ensure functional specifications are sound, efficient and support company goals.
  • Prepare business proposals for service delivery projects and present to senior management
  • Act as a liaison between technical and non-technical users.Interact with technical resources in problem resolution.
  • Answer questions about products for all team members, as well as internal and external customers.
  • Interface with executives, end users and other technical resources to fulfill end user requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred and six (6) to eight (8) years experience required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years similar analytical experience.
  • Highly prefer experience with Agile/Scrum.
  • Technical background, with experience in development methodologies like Agile, Kanban, Lean, and SAFe.
  • Preferred experience with large scale infrastructure deployments
  • Business Skills Able to comprehend the business context and market problem that drive the building of a product, able to effectively elicit product and feature requirements from technical and business stakeholders
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Other Requirements:

  • Travel up to 25 percent of the time
  • Travel Internationally (Canada)
  • Have a valid Passport or obtain within 30 days of offer letter.

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Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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