Randstad Business Analyst/ Product Owner in Rockville, Maryland
Business Analyst/ Product Owner
salary:$50 - $55 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019
industry:Finance and Insurance
Business Analyst/ Product Owner
Randstad Technologies, a national and global leader in the IT Staffing and Services industry, and has an immediate need for a dynamic and resourceful Product Owner, to join a cutting edge development team in Rockville, MD.
This is long term project paying up to $55/hr. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
location: Rockville, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 55 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
Work closely with Product Managers and BAs who represent platform users' lines of business to determine platform requirements.
Spend time with end-users to gain an appreciation of the work they perform and how they use your product.
Determine the requirements for features and/or enhancements using techniques such as user interviews, group feedback sessions, and direct observation.
Document new feature and enhancement requirements including technical information (e.g., data requirements, state diagrams, etc).
Ability to communicate concepts and work with UI/UX designer as part of requirements definition process.
Support the development team during development by clarifying requirements, providing feedback, and testing changes.
Support end-user feedback activities, such as user acceptance testing, training, documentation, and demonstrations.
Perform user support tasks.
Bachelor's degree in business, IT, or other related discipline.
3-5 years as an analyst or related role.
Familiarity with software development processes, especially Agile SCRUM and creating common artifacts.
Ability to envision a product or feature and communicate it to all levels of business and technical teams using wireframes, documentation, and presentations, as appropriate.
Able to generate creative, simple solutions to complex problems.
Ability to learn new processes quickly.
Basic knowledge of SQL and programming languages in order to comprehend reading code and run queries.
Ability to exercise good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to quickly solve problems and understand complex details.
Ability to increase operating efficiency with high quality solutions.
Ability to analyze complex situations and problems and do the necessary research using multiple sources of information to arrive at innovative solutions.
Must be able to travel domestically up to 40%.
The main function of this position is to work as part of a product team and perform business analyses for assigned product(s) in order to ensure that the platform meets the needs of the business communities it will serve.
Be able to represent the business user to the delivery team and anticipate the needs of the end user.
Envision and harmonize feature requirements to ensure that platform optimally meets needs of the disparate business organizations and processes it supports.
Help drive platform transformation to integrate functionality that more effectively facilitates core business needs.
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