Data Solution Analyst

Chicago, IL

Post Date: 12/01/2017 Job ID: 9773 Category: Business Analyst
Job Description:
This role will be responsible for supporting enterprise-wide data and analytics solutions.  This individual will partner with the Solution Owner to support the implementation of innovative and creative solutions that provide maximum business value.   As the Solution Analyst for the Data and Analytics Team, you will facilitate Scrum cadences with on and off-shore development teams while managing the day-to-day project activities that span across various organizational groups.  In addition, this role will be responsible for collaborating with internal and external partners to gather business requirements to document detailed user stories that contain validated acceptance criteria and align with the expected deliverables.  This resource will also facilitate building and managing the product backlog, facilitate the backlog grooming and sprint planning meetings and ensure that any risks or project impediments are identified, communicated, and resolved in a timely manner.  This individual will be required to manage multiple project simultaneously and must have the ability to deliver high quality solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. 
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • 3+ years in IT in a Business Analyst, Project Manager or Scrum Master role
  • Knowledge of Agile and Scrum methodologies; the ability to facilitate Scrum cadences
  • Ability to translate business and technical requirements into clear and concise user stories
  • Experience creating project plans, use cases and technically-focused product or process specifications, data flow diagrams, etc.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills; comfortable leading and communicating with various levels of internal and external customers
  • Resourceful and detail-oriented; can take charge of a project with minimal oversight or direction
  • Proven ability to motivate development teams both on and off-shore to maximize business value
  • Ability to be proactive and disciplined in the approach to implementing quality solutions by identifying and making recommendations for process improvements
  • Experience with Agile delivery tools (Visual Studio / JIRA)
  • Basic knowledge of data analytics and data warehouse concepts
  • Basic knowledge of product development
  • Basic knowledge of how applications are architected
  • Scrum Master certification is considered a plus
  • Experience with the Microsoft Technology stack is considered a plus
CSM, Agile & Scrum, data diagrams, data warehouse projects, Visual Studio, JIRA

Jordan Zmick


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