Job Description :
Job Description:
As a Senior Business Analyst, Digital Roadmap Management, you will be a member of the Digital Product Team which is responsible for creating industry-leading digital products enjoyed by millions of news consumers across the globe. The Senior Business Analyst is a multi-disciplined, cross-functional role that:
Supports multiple projects aimed at exceeding and anticipating the needs of consumers while contributing to business goals
Implements and leads the intake process for new initiatives
Contributes significantly to the planning and maintenance of the digital product roadmap
Manages the capital budget and planning for products
Provides functional leadership by performing proactive analysis and employing critical thinking skills toward current business processes, to recommend process improvements, understand business needs, and determine solutions to mission critical business challenges
Can function as a project manager while focusing on multiple, technically complex, mission-critical, and/or high-profile projects

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tracks and reports KPIs using simple, clear reporting and custom dashboards for a range of stakeholders from highly technical to executive-level
Partners with product management, editorial, design and third party stakeholders to gather business requirements and constraints
Documents business cases
Drives requirement gathering/discovery meetings
Partners with product management on prioritization of features
Partners with technology to understand technical capabilities and constraints
Partners with project managers to set direction for the functional strategy of the project
Partners with Finance to oversee monthly capital expense tracking and forecasting
Has oversight of project analysis, task strategy, and mentoring of other business analysts to provide leadership assisting with problem resolution across projects
Drives the elicitation of requirements using interviews, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, document analysis, standard modeling techniques (business process models, use cases, functional decomposition, task flows and workflows, data models, etc…)
Serves as a best practices champion influencing department changes and enhancements to processes
Collaborates with product and technology experts to establish the vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs
Directs the communication and collaboration with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and develop business solutions
Provides project or product management, as needed, including project planning, project budget oversight, change control, implementation, issue management, customer relationships, and team leadership

QUALIFICATONS:
At least 3 years’ experience in the role of a business analyst, project manager or product manager
Demonstrated ability to successfully perform the various aspects of the Analyst role across multiple, complex system implementations with custom and third-party applications
Ability to work as part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination to co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
Experience with client-server architecture and custom web application development projects
Experience with creating and maintaining roadmaps
Experience with leading prioritization sessions across business stakeholders
Experience with implementing process improvement in a fast-growing and dynamic organization
Experience with structured development methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile (SDLC)
Experience with web based applications
Experience with mobile applications (iOS and Android)
Experience with agile methodologies
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, business, or equivalent education/training/experience
Exposure to User Experience Design
Advanced communications skills (written/verbal), with emphasis on demonstrated ability to translate complex concepts between business and technical groups
Basic project management skills
Basic financial expertise and Microsoft Excel skills
Drive and passion to make a difference in the organization

Warm Regards,

Ramaraj | Sr. IT Recruiter
Metasys Technologies Inc.
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