Randstad Business Analyst/ Product Owner in Rockville, Maryland

Business Analyst/ Product Owner

job details:

  • location:Rockville, MD

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:670930

job description

Business Analyst/ Product Owner

job summary:

Overview:

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

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • 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.

qualifications:

  • 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%.

skills:

  • 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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