Lead Business Analyst w/ Datawarehouse & heavy Data exp
Lead Business Analyst Works with the technical team and with key business customers, stakeholders, external technology partners and all groups within the Technology organization to implement, evolve and support software and system components within the overall infrastructure. Own those components in terms of being fully accountable to the business for the efficient and effective realization of the relevant roadmap. Work closely with Technology management, Product and Program Management to clearly communicate and promote strategies, roadmaps, dependencies and plans for those components. REQUIRED SKILLS * 10+ years IT experience * 3+ Lead BA * 6+ years BA experience * Posses solid experience with Full Life Cycle systems * Lead project initiatives and challenges * SQL query experience * Requirements Ownership * Monitor and govern of technical effort around requirements satisfaction * Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks * Owns and plans the roadmap of committed development work * Consistently applies significant knowledge of Agile/Lean methods to the execution of development work * Creates estimates for development work, executes development plans and change manages as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. * Keeps Technology management, Program and Product Management well informed of status of development effort. * Serves as liaison between development staff and key stakeholders. * Communicates and enforces development standards. Nice to have * 3+ years Enterprise Data Systems and Data Management Concepts experience * Datawarehousing * Data Quality * Data Governance Solution Development and Delivery * Understands intimately the dependencies between components and how they combine to deliver service to the end consumer and to the business. * Consistently creates high-quality well documented, easily sustained deliverables and documentation. * Pragmatic and innovative, applies component and business knowledge in the evolution of the development roadmap. * Provides technical direction for the development, design and deployment from definition phase through implementation and maintenance. * Understands and balances commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities. * Easily recognizes system deficiencies and implements effective solutions. Key Skills and Attributes * Facilitates effective team interaction. * Acknowledges and appreciates each team member's contributions. * Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential. * Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members. Stakeholder Management * Manages stakeholder interaction and expectations regarding development efforts. * Develops lasting relationships with stakeholders and key personnel across the business. * Communicates effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative technical solutions. * Builds a knowledge base of each stakeholder's business, systems and objectives. * Seeks feedback from stakeholders in a process of continual process improvement. Key Knowledge * Understands and actively participates in systems and solutions design. * Assures quality and efficiency by ensuring latest best practice in development is applied in all phases of development including, where applicable; peer programming, code review, continuous integration and build, test and deployment automation Communication * Facilitates team and stakeholder meetings effectively. * Keeps development team well informed of changes within the organization and general corporate news. * Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations. * Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion. * Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
New York, NY
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