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Pearson Business Analyst in Durham, North Carolina

Business Analyst

Description

Title:Business Analyst

Summary:

Business intelligence analyst role takes a business insights approach and the analyst is enabling to work with decision-makers from business areas to continually engage in business development by providing required data and analytics. This role will act as a bridge between technology and business to transform business requirements into a technical requirement that can still answer business questions once delivered.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and manage the delivery of an Oracle Master Data Management suite (Product and Customer)

  • Organize and Conduct formal workshops with the client displaying knowledge of the application and the business environment in defining the customer’s needs

  • Influence the design maximizing the adoption of the Oracle solution

  • Configure the application according to the design decision

  • Design and test the integration with other systems

  • Assist software developers with the creation of detailed design specifications for product extensions

  • Support the data migration process from a functional point of view

  • Take the lead on understanding new products or new features

  • Reviewing and analyzing data from multiple internal and external sources

  • Communicating analysis results and making recommendations to business partners and technology team partners.

  • Developing transformation rules for data needs.

  • Build relationships with business teams and procure buy-in from stakeholders.

  • Make data driven decisions and recommendations.

  • Capture and interpret the new and existing requirements in a holistic manner

  • Meet and interview project stakeholder to understand and elucidate the entire scope of requirements

  • Organize the requirements into an Agile/Scrum framework to capture Epics and Features of the project

  • Work with functional and architecture teams to complete the discovery phase for analyzing highly complex system and requirements.

  • Work with business and cross program teams to track the inter project dependencies and call out risks / issues that will hinder the delivery timelines of the project.

  • Participate in project design activities as a technical consultant for the team.

  • Collaborate and contributes to the development of technical capabilities based on long range business plans and vision.

  • Regularly engages with the data community and participates in cross-functional working groups.

  • Manage multiple projects at the same time and drive towards the delivery date.

Base Qualifications:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with significant uncertainty, applying test and learn with rapid iterations to converge on a solution

  • Understanding of Agile methodology and implementing it day to day project activities.

  • Must possess strong analytical, strategic, project management, decision-making and problem-solving skills. Experience leading or influencing a team to push the solution and progress.

  • Display a creative approach to solving complex technical data analysis problems. Strong experimental mindset to drive innovation amidst uncertainty.

  • Experience working with business teams in understanding and documenting the requirements

  • Experience working with offshore/nearshore model is required.

  • Familiarity with Jira software for agile project tracking

  • Experience working & managing modern data technologies.

  • Familiar with Design and Delivery thinking.

Qualifications

Base Qualifications:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment with significant uncertainty, applying test and learn with rapid iterations to converge on a solution

  • Understanding of Agile methodology and implementing it day to day project activities.

  • Must possess strong analytical, strategic, project management, decision-making and problem-solving skills. Experience leading or influencing a team to push the solution and progress.

  • Display a creative approach to solving complex technical data analysis problems. Strong experimental mindset to drive innovation amidst uncertainty.

  • Experience working with business teams in understanding and documenting the requirements

  • Experience working with offshore/nearshore model is required.

  • Familiarity with Jira software for agile project tracking

  • Experience working & managing modern data technologies.

  • Familiar with Design and Delivery thinking.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-NC-Durham

Work Locations: US-NC-Durham-5425 Page Churchill 5425 Page Road Durham 27703

Job: Technology

Organization: Technology & Operations

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jun 4, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1906291

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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