• Business Analyst III- Data

    Location US-NJ-Holmdel
    ID
    2018-4026
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology and Infrastructure
    Department
    Engineering
  • Overview

    Have experience with data science, or data as a service (DaaS)? Are you familiar with Agile methodologies and the software development life cycle (SDLC)? We’re seeking a driven, articulate problem-solver to join our company as a Business Analyst (BA) III - Data, where you’ll be assigned items from our product road map and create requirements/user stories and acceptance criteria by eliciting feedback from internal and external stakeholders.

     

    In this role, you’ll become our systems expert, developing a comprehensive understanding of where the data is coming from, how it’s used, how it populates and how we process it. You’ll serve as the BA for the Data Science team, advising on how and where we should be incorporating data into our existing products, and how we can offer data as a service down the line. We’re looking for an expert communicator with a solid understanding of product ownership: someone who can effectively translate the highly technical to a non-technical audience. If you’re an energetic self-starter who wants to help build out a program, and evangelize it within and outside our company, let’s talk!

     

    iCIMS extends a work culture unlike any other East Coast-based technology provider. We focus on hiring candidates who display our seven core competencies: passion, drive, transparency, adaptability, empathy, kaizen and customer commitment. If you eat, sleep, and breathe our competencies and desire to work in a casual yet results-driven environment that embraces innovation, then you’re just what we’re looking for!

     

    iCIMS is a high-growth Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that’s routinely voted one of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey. We are the industry's premier recruitment software provider, delivering technology that supports approximately 4,000 contracted customers around the globe. Committed to both growth and stability, we have a lot of opportunities for career advancement within our organization. Come grow with us—apply today!

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • • Maintain a prioritized and transparent team backlog based on customer value.
      • Articulate the customer value of each backlog priority to the data science team.
      • Encourage healthy debate on how to solve the persona’s problem while focusing on the who, the what and the why.
      • Available for agile team and participation in agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, planning, grooming, sprint reviews and retrospectives.
      • Facilitate effective backlog grooming sessions with data science team.
      • Solicit feedback from end users and internal stakeholders through effective sprint reviews and meetings
      • Partner with product managers to understand the market, strategic vision and direction of the product.
      • Partner with program technical and UX architects to ensure projects are ready for development.
      • Create and organize epics and user stories, based on market evidence, to start a conversation with the data science team on how to solve the persona’s problem.
      • Validate completed user stories meet quality standards defined in the definition of done and address the persona’s problem.
      • Develop a deep understanding of the persona’s needs through direct and indirect contact.
      • Communicate development milestones to internal and external stakeholders.
      • Balance sustainment responsibilities with creating new customer value and mitigate carrying debt.
      • Document user perceivable changes for successful downstream creation of supporting materials
      • Train the trainer. Prepare customer service and sales operations for appropriate organizational readiness needs.
      • Share market knowledge with the data science team gained by customer and prospect interactions.
      • Work closely with the test engineering to ensure test cases trace align with acceptance criteria.
      • Act in a consultative capacity with UX architects while design activities occur.
      • Identifies and manages situations requiring complex communication for internal and/or external audiences
      • Regularly keeps abreast of industry news and competitive offerings
      • Demonstrate expertise and proficiency within many technologies and domains.
      • Able to provide mentorship to junior team members.
      • Consistently ensures that business is conducted with integrity at all times and that behavior aligns with iCIMS policies, procedures, and core competencies

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in data science or in a related area
    • Expertise in multiple Technologies, Products or Domains
    • Works cross-functionality to create company success
    • Ability to think outside the box and develop solutions that may not be immediately obvious
    • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
    • Experience in Software Product Development
    • Demonstrable knowledge of software development lifecycles and activities.
    • A strong understanding of software Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum
     
    Education/Certifications/Licenses Required
    • BA/BS in a business, computer science, information technology related field or related experience.
    • BI/SQL knowledge or certification (not required, but nice to have)

     

    iCIMS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

     

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