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Software Business Analysis Specialist

Job Location: San Jose

Regional Description: Costa Rica

Job Number: 00668042


- Job description

  • A business analyst works as cooperation among stakeholders in order to analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. 

  • The business analyst understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals. 

  • The Business Analyst is the person in charge of identifying What is required to be done to achieve the desired Change or Goal.

  • Create the specifications and features of a product, analyze and design enhancements to the application and identify and define detailed product functional requirements and use cases. 

  • Assess current capabilities and market requirements and define the requirements, metrics and performance goals with other teams. 

  • Transition requirements and use cases to designers. 

  • Performs an Internal SME role.

  • Provide accurate and useful project or issues status reports.

  • Work with team members to enhance their business.

  • Represent and participate as the product expert on multiple global implementations.

  • Uses deep expertise with business process design concepts and principles to:

  • Create high level designs, detailed requirements for configuration and core changes.

  • Validate other's detailed designs to make sure they are acceptable from the end users point of view.

  • Track flow of requirements through the software development life cycle.

  • Develop Business/Functional test conditions and expected results based on the application requirements.

  • Review project deliverables for completeness and compliance with established project standards.

  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with customers, product specialists and product architects to analyze information needs and functional requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: Product Requirements, Functional Requirements Specification, Use Cases, GUI and Interface designs.

  • Design and conduct initial and recurrent train-the-trainer type sessions on the suite of products. Assist training with courseware and guides as needed.

  • Create specifications and features of a future software release.

  • Validate design documents from the end user point of view.

  • Play the part of end user role advocate and ensure the software is designed so it addresses multiple clients in multiple geographies.
  • Software development knowledge. 
  • Good standards of documentation. 
  • Strong English communication skills. 
  • Strong client facing skills.
  • Requires analysis and solving of moderately complex problems. May create new solutions, leveraging and, where needed, adapting existing methods and procedures.
  • Requires understanding of the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
  • Requires guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture.
Academic Background
Degree in the following or similar: Programming, Computer Science, Web Development, Software Engineer, Information Technology or advanced studies in Systems Engineering.

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