Senior Business Analyst

Location: Irving, Texas

Job Description

A major American company is seeking a Senior Business Analyst to work in its newly created Technology Development Lab. This position is in their start-up division, just created last year. The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for contributing towards defining, delivering, and managing the lifecycle of one or more products in the company’s growing product portfolio. The Senior Business Analyst assists with establishing strategic product vision, product discovery, roadmaps, and backlog to maximize the customer and enterprise value provided by their product.  The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for working closely with key stakeholders and partners, ensuring the successful definition and execution of go-to market and communications strategies for their products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards creating the product strategy for one or more products in the company’s growing digital product portfolio.
    • Use customer feedback, detailed market analysis, and data gathering to provide recommendations on decisions about product strategy.
    • Define and manage metrics to measure the success of your efforts and to inform the overall product strategy.
    • Represent the “voice of the customer”; invest significant time with current and potential customers to understand their needs and habits.
    • Engage in discovery/test & learn activities to quickly validate assumptions and product direction.
    • Provide input on decomposing complex problems into smaller manageable tasks by creating and prioritizing a backlog for the Product Team.
    • Assist with managing the product backlog, contribute towards creating an effective vision and provide timely stakeholder feedback on development iterations.
    • Ensure the successful execution of development standards to ensure tight feedback loops and clear product definition.

Job Qualifications

  • 3-5 years relevant new product or technology development experience working in a fast-paced environment
    • Entrepreneurial with a strong inclination towards action, preferably with experience shipping software.
    • Experience operating in an environment driven by KPIs where you had the accountability to determine the best course of action to meet your goals
    • Ability to contribute towards data-driven decision making on complex and innovative concepts
    • Ability to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
    • Understanding of and experience working in a development environment
    • Undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, marketing or related business degree, MBA/MIS/MS desired

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