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Sr. Business Analyst - Enterprise Business Systems

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 10/9/2017 12:20:05 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Enterprise Business Systems Business Analyst team. Our mission is to be valuable consultants and advocates to our business partners’ technical projects to guarantee their business outcomes of a project are met. We work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a flawless behind the scenes business systems and business capabilities approach. Our team works to ensure technical solutions leverage strategic systems and adhere to business initiatives. 

As the EBS Senior Business Analyst, you will play a vital role bridging business and technology by possessing a strong understanding of both domains. You will engage with stakeholders to understand strategy, desired needs, outcomes and elicit detailed requirements. Additionally, you will combine this TO-BE position with knowledge of AS-IS business environments, processes, and target architectural and technology capabilities. Using your skills and judgment, you’re responsible to recommend solutions to meet the business goals. To achieve the needs of the client and/or stakeholder, you will collect, analyze, and synthesize their specified requirements.  

Additionally, for this role we are seeking an individual who will operate as a self-starter often working directly with partners, without supervision. You’ll have a strong voice setting the agenda and driving discussions. You may also collaborate and mentor more junior members of the team.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Act as a liaison between either a development group and an external client/vendor, or an internal business sponsor
  • May provide technical domain expertise to groups especially on complex tasks.
  • Collect and synthesize data to document requirements, and translate into detailed technology needs and documents system configurations
  • May work as the technical expert for one or more large, complex projects translating requirements into technology documentation & systems configuration requirements
  • Responsible for the review of products and systems, instructions, regulations and/or laws for complex projects 
  • Implement changes into software using more advanced level programming skills, as well as test and provide support to customers as required 
  • Depending on the nature of the project, undertake a combination of project management, technical implementation, and test analyst tasks
  • Provide strong leadership in many areas including defining/improving standards, mentoring less experienced colleagues, and implementation / project management of critical projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Agile Methodology preferred 
  • IIBA Certification – certification is not required, but it is a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in a Business Analyst role 
  • Knowledge of EBS systems and specific domain knowledge inclusive of SAP or other ERP systems 
  • Ability to evaluate intangibles on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data is required
  • Must exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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Locations
Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ090291
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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