General Motors Sr. Business Analyst - ENG0029879 in Warren, Michigan

Description

As a team member of Systems Engineering- Infotainment team, the Business Analyst (BA) is the business process expert for a business area and the systems that support it. Utilizing knowledge of the systems’ applications and business domain expertise, the BA is involved in all aspects of project creation; from discovery and estimation of IT solutions for new and/or enhanced services or optimized business processes to active participation in assigned Systems Engineering projects from start through End to End testing and deployment. Facilitating a partnership between the business and engineering/technical communities the BA is responsible to drive elicitation of quality requirements, proper documentation and follow through to ensure translation into conceptual design and alignment with IT/ Engineering solutions that meet the business needs.

Tasks

The BA will work closely with Architects, Engineers and other stakeholders to perform the following tasks using a combination of solid business understanding, strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as excellent interviewing and facilitation techniques:

  • Facilitate meetings/requirements gathering sessions with the business using various requirements elicitation techniques: interviewing, modeling, use case development, etc.
  • Analyze conventional methods employed by business and users and recommend solutions
  • Document, analyze and prioritize business and user requirements
  • Lead and drive user interface requirements to provide a streamlined user experience
  • Identify issues and business operations-related problems and/or inquiries and recommend and coordinate solutions
  • Inform team members about on-going discussions with the business
  • Gain key requirements to support sustainability
  • Maintain updated requirements documentation
  • Assist with preparation of testing strategy and plan to execute testing
  • Participate in End to End testing output to verify look and feel meets the requirements of the business

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Required Skills and Experience:

  • Automotive Industry experience
  • 3 to 5 years business analyst experience supporting medium to large projects in an Information Technology role
  • Experience with architectural concepts, principles, and tools relevant to infrastructure, information, applications, organizational structure, etc
  • Knowledge of infotainment and telematics trends
  • Familiarity with delivery of infotainment and telematics products and services
  • Prior experience with user interface visualizations & visualization tools
  • Highly knowledgeable of the Business Process
  • Effective use of business modeling tools:
  • Process and workflow modeling
  • Comprehension of data modeling concepts, principles, and tools relevant to information, applications, organizational structure, and design
  • Clear and effective communicator, writer and documenter
  • Adept and effective meeting facilitator
  • Experienced and skilled user of office productivity tools:
  • Advance knowledge of Word
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Understanding of test strategies, test plans and text execution
  • Problem/Solution oriented
  • Excellent communicator/information sharer
  • Exceptional interviewing, probing, influencing skills
  • Active listener
  • Multitasked
  • Attentiveness to detail and precision
  • Effectively deals with ambiguity
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Self-motivated/independent/resourceful

Preferred:

  • Advanced degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field
  • Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP)