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E commerce Business Analyst in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

E commerce Business Analyst
Direct Hire
Dallas, TX

Seeking a 50/50 functional technical Business Analyst
Ecommerce experience is required
Retail experience is strongly preferred  

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of business analysis process, techniques and methodologies
  • Contributes to application design by defining needs and recommending solutions that will maximize the value delivered by the system to stakeholders
  • Determines how the project they are assigned to impacts other projects or business areas
  • Ensures project meets the strategic goals/initiatives of the organization
  • Influences, persuades, and leads other team members and stakeholders to achieve project goals and objectives
  • Research, design, create, document, implement, maintain and support systems that support company’s customer and internal user needs
  • Leads and facilitates interviews and cross-functional working sessions to elicit requirements with the Product Owner, Functional BA and other business stakeholders to elicit and clearly define requirements
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high level information into details, abstract up from low level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from underlying true needs
  • Converts business requirements into functional and software/technical requirements
  • Captures non-functional and other system requirements (e.g., supported browsers, security, system performance expectations, etc.)
  • Produces deliverables as needed: (e.g., software requirements documents, use cases, use case diagrams, wireframes, workflow diagrams, process diagrams, and detailed user stories)
  • Provides significant input to system specifications and design
  • Develops detailed knowledge/expertise in applications assigned.  Analyzes system integration impacts and define integration requirements
  • Collaborates with developers to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • Attends demos and review completed sprint development for accuracy
  • Reviews detailed requirements with project manager/technical lead to ensure adherence to scope and level of effort estimations
  • Estimates requirements gathering level of effort, develops business analysis work plans, and ensures BA deliverables quality and timeliness
  • Coordinates with Quality Assurance (QA) and the development team to ensure requirements are understood
  • Participates in and/or coordinates required testing/validation of system fixes, which may include creating the actual test cases or reviewing test cases created by QA
  • Supports User Acceptance Testing
  • Serves as the key IT counterpart to the Product Owner or Functional BA jointly responsible for understanding, prioritizing, & defining continuous improvement requests
  • Performs problem determination and resolution as part of system production support
  • Acts as the business analyst team lead on larger projects and initiatives
  • Provides guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner; escalate and retain ownership of all open/unresolved issues
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Computer Science or business related degrees preferred
  • 5 to 7 years working as a business analyst on application development projects
  • Experience with waterfall and agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with more than one 1 business domain
  • Experience supporting both enhancement/support projects as well as new development projects
  • 1 to 3 years of functional expertise / experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have strong PC skills and advanced working knowledge with Microsoft Office products, SharePoint and experience with requirements tracking software


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