• Organization & Talent Hub Consulting Senior Business Analyst

    EYPortland, OR 97240

    Job #1749853166

  • At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

    Fueled by strategic investment in technology and innovation, Client Technology seeks to drive growth opportunities and solve complex business problems for our clients through building a robust platform for business and powerful product engine that are integral to innovation at scale. You will work with technologists and business specialists, blending EY's deep industry knowledge and innovative ideas with our platforms, capabilities, and technical expertise. As a champion for change and growth, you will be at the forefront of integrating emerging technologies from AI to Data Analytics into every corner of what we do at EY. That means more growth for you, exciting learning opportunities, career choices, and the chance to make a real impact.

    The opportunity

    Technology Business Analysts will apply analytical knowledge areas and in-depth analysis of the business to uncover its true problems, understand its objectives, define the relevant requirements, business rules and identify design elements to support the application functions. Business Analysts have strong problem-solving skills by incorporating concepts of current technology for innovative solutions to generate value for the business. Business Analysts have several key touch points through the product lifecycle and will ensure that the solution will enable the business to achieve its objectives. This position will engage with clients in all sectors, and therefore will need experience dealing with different sectors and varying business processes.

    Your key responsibilities

    • Lead the effort to plan, scope, gather, understand, and analyze business requirements, and translates business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements

    • Apply business analysis knowledge areas to plan, elaborate, analyze, and communicate on processes, solution requirements and business rules applicable for the operations and benefit of business sectors, such as Risk, Cyber, Finance, Supply Chain or Human Resources. The scope may potentially be applied to other business sectors where required.

    • An understanding of current technology on data management and analytics to organize and present information through data reporting, visualization and analysis required by the different business sectors, such scope includes mergers, acquisitions and restructuring of the business domain.

    • Strong analytical capabilities to decompose sophisticated business models, specify critical functions and identify inter-dependencies for design considerations

    • Lead the effort to engage with business and technology partners to clarify application functions, processes, and data flow to align technology capabilities for technology consulting services

    • Integrate the solution into business workstreams, which may include the provision of enablement materials and training agenda to facilitate adoption and integration of the product and processes into the business cycle

    • Verify, through different testing practices (ex. UAT), that the solutions meet the functional specifications and resolve specified business problems

    • Have awareness of technology components and their relevancy to the functional modules, especially their advantages in advancing business position and improving user journey.

    • Continuously advance the proficiency of business analysis and apply industry standard methodologies to promote forward thinking on the analysis of changing business models and knowledge sharing across other domains.

    Skills and attributes for success

    • Ability to plan, lead and direct tactical activities to scope work effort and eventually capture business requirements for analysis, and prioritize features to produce required business outcomes

    • Have direct experience in the use of data and analytics in uncovering business problems and identifying business solution requirements. Communicating with business leadership and engagement practitioners and translating the business challenges to technical solutions, with focus on addressing these challenges

    • Knowledgeable and capable of conducting and handling requirements of varying complexity through its lifecycle

    • Excellent communication skills and confident to identify, negotiate and mitigate difficult circumstances (ex. demanding stakeholders, changing requirements scope)

    • Have engaged in business case development incorporating broader enterprise view of the business value proposition, encompassing functional analysis, workflow analysis, impact analysis (organization, cost) and risk analysis

    • Have been involved in client training activities ranging from provisioning of quick reference or user guides, conducting functional walkthroughs, creating training nuggets and addressing FAQs to integrate solution functions into business tactical activities

    • Ability to engage and collaborate in diverse settings of people, perspectives and experiences

    • A sense of urgency, decisiveness, and ability to work well under pressure

    • Ability to listen and to think independently, and be a curious and creative person

    To qualify for the role, you must have

    • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Computer Science, Engineering or related field preferred

    • 8 - 10 years of experience in consulting services with confirmed ability to creatively assist client with their business challenges

    • Direct experience and accountability in the functional architecture of products, product portfolios or solution accelerator with at least $3M of investment, $1M if using leading cutting-edge innovative technologies

    • Have professional experience in one or more industries or sectors, such as human resources, with broad knowledge of current as well as emerging technologies

    • Have direct experience in Agile framework participating directly in Agile practices and producing common artifacts.

    • Understand product development and delivery framework especially Agile framework, DevOps practices and micro services. Certification in Agile practices (ex. SAFe, SCRUM, Kanban) is a plus

    • Significant technical knowledge and experience in delivering IT solutions, providing comprehensive technical advice and understanding user requirements. Experience with cloud, B2B applications, data management, businesa process management and application of analytics to address business problems and consulting experience on client facing projects is desirable.

    • Experience supplying to the formulation of business vision and strategy

    • Strong partner management experience

    What we look for

    • A self-starter, independent-thinker, curious and creative person with ambition and passion

    What we offer

    As part of this role, you'll work in a highly coordinated, globally complementary team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk about the benefits available in your country. Here's a snapshot of what we offer:

    • Continuous learning: Developing the attitude and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

    • Success: We will provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a significant impact, your way.

    • Transformative leadership: We will give the insights, mentor and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

    • Diverse and inclusive culture: Acceptance for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

    We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

    EY is committed to being an inclusive employer, and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help achieve a lifestyle balance.

    If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

    Build your legacy with us!

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    What we offer

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you'll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You'll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

    • Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

    • Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

    • Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

    • Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

    If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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