Senior Business Analyst-ISD

Senior Business Analyst-ISD

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Information Technology
  • Job Function Information Technology
  • Employment Type Full Time
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition 1050025BR

What you'll do at

Are you an articulate, engaging, and collaborative individual with the ability to identify and analyze opportunities for improvement? Are you looking for a dynamic and agile team environment to solve the most challenging business problems involving both business and technical aspects?

Do you like managing expectations across stakeholders? Do you embrace, advocate for, and selectively use business analysis techniques and agile best practices in your daily work? Do the following traits describe you?
•Analytical Thinker
•Ability to see both the big picture and the detailed tasks associated with the big picture vision
•Flexible, adaptable and responsive
•Innovative thinker – there’s a solution and you can find it!
•Eager to lead
•Excellent communicator and collaborator

If so, this opportunity may be a good fit for you! Keep on reading!
As a Senior Business Analyst, you’ll be leading or participating in multiple concurrent projects within the Accounts Receivable area. Your main responsibilities include:
•Applying subject matter expertise to support Agile initiatives/projects.
•Eliciting, analyzing, and clearly articulating ideas and viewpoints from key stakeholders (business and technical) to your team and to senior management (and vice versa) for effective decision making.
•Collaborating with the delivery team to align and prioritize solution(s) delivery with business needs and architectural blueprints.
•Applying good judgment in balancing and advocating for the use of agile delivery concepts and business analysis tools and techniques.
•Utilizing business analysis best practices to solve complex problems.
•Ensuring solution recommendations and solution approaches (custom or 3rd party) align with business and technical needs and constraints.
•Holding yourself and others accountable for performing quality business analysis, delivering value to the team and demonstrating measurable results.

There is no such a thing as a “typical day” for a Senior Business Analyst, you will be involved in various activities in any given day.

You may spend time with end users and partner with business product owners to understand their broader goals and objectives as well as develop your subject matter expertise. You’ll be looking for opportunities to solve business problems and identifying features that need to be prioritized. As you become a trusted advisor with your agile team and business partners, you will utilize your strategic analysis skills to influence your global stakeholders to define the minimum viable product. You will lead and contribute to the analysis for solution approaches for custom or 3rd party solutions. Your analysis will be used to help plan for and allocate work across teams and to select and implement the right solution for the business. On a continual basis, you will also collaborate with business partners to validate the solution meets their needs.

As a leader on your team, you’ll find resolutions to issues, monitor progress, measure value and manage Customer and Supplier relationships. You will also adapt to the changing priorities and competing demands.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 2 years experience in information technology or related field
within the past 7 years
OR 3 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 7 years
OR Master's degree Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• 3 years experience in a business analysis role eliciting and documenting software requirements.
• 3 years experience using SAP.
• 3 years finance experience.
• 3 years experience using Agile methodology.
• 3 years experience using Iterative methodology.
• Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP).

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options
  • Vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans and more
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents

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