Cummins Inc. IT Business Analyst in Pune, India

IT Business Analyst

Description

Partners with business functions to define, determine, analyze, document and communicate the objectives, business requirements and priorities for information systems and solutions; works with application and technical experts on the solution design, implementation, support, maintenance and enhancement of the information systems.

Leads the effort, working with the business, to define and document what constitutes business success for medium to large size initiatives within a single organization.

Elicits, analyzes, and documents functional requirements across the five aspects (process, information, event, socio-political, and location), as appropriate for the large initiative. May either lead or work as part of a team to gather requirements.

Elicits, analyzes, and documents non-functional business requirements

Leads or conducts requirements management activities, as necessary, ensuring that the impact of changes are well understood and approved by the appropriate stakeholders within the organization.

Leads or conducts solution assessment and validation to ensure that functional and technical specifications meet the identified business needs within the organization

Reviews test plans and testing methodology to mitigate risks and participates in testing the solution to ensure the solution meets functional and non-functional requirements within the organization

Conducts problem analysis as needed. Escalates complex issues for additional analysis and resolution as appropriate. Acts as a point of escalation for moderate to difficult problems.

Develops positive relationships with both the business and other functions involved in downstream technical processes

May coach and mentor less experienced business analysts

Qualifications

Skills

Facilitation - Basic ability to pull a broad mix of people and related skill bases together for a common purpose and goal. It will often involve ability to influence because people on your team will very rarely report directly to you as a leader. Group dynamic techniques to have an individual or group work through a challenging issue, probe for issues/concerns and drive to consensus.

Modeling - The ability to represent information following a defined standard, using a combination of graphical and textual elements. The ability to choose the correct type of model for a particular set of information, depending on the type of information to be communicated as well as the audience who will consume the information.

Requirements Analysis - The ability to understand requirements and trace them back to business goals/objectives. The ability to identify the relationships and interdependencies between requirements. The ability to prioritize requirements based on their relative value, risk, difficulty of implementation, urgency, likelihood of success, regulatory compliance, or other factors.

Requirements Elicitation - The ability to discover and document requirements from stakeholders using a variety of different methods. The ability to select the appropriate technique(s) for a given situation, depending on the business domain, deliverables needed, time allocated, and the risk involved in the effort.

Solution Assessment & Validation - The ability to understand and assess proposed solutions in order to determine how closely they meet requirements and if they will deliver the desired business outcomes. The ability to understand the organization, and its readiness, to determine what is necessary to transition to the solution.

Solution Definition - The ability to articulate what constitutes business success for a given initiative. Necessary elements in the definition include outlining the business reason the initiative is being undertaken, guidelines that are in operation for the initiative, the domain of the solution, and any important context surrounding the effort (for example risks, constraints, assumptions, etc.).

Organizational Awareness - Understands and works in line with the organization’s mission, operations, structure, and goals; understands informal structures and processes of the organization; understands organization-level implications of his or her day-to-day decisions.

Relationship Management - Creates relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently; works to build trust and partner with stakeholders; successfully manages both internal and external relationships (e.g., vendor relationships); is comfortable in a challenger role that, at times, requires building constructive tension in interactions.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

College, university, or equivalent degree in Information Technology, Business or a related subject required.

Experience

Intermediate level of relevant work experience required. 3-5 years of experience.

Must have in depth knowledge of Oracle R12

Experience of working with hardware such as printer andmobile scanners required.

Manufacturing process knowledge required.

Performs and documents functional testing of application newreleases.

Monitor suppliers for adherence to company processes andstandards

Assists business and functional resources in the design ofefficient business processes that fully leverage technical solutions beingdelivered or developed.

Work with functional excellent groups to follow standards(Implementation & Training) and contribute towards building excellence andzero defects.

Works on small projects or as a team member on largerinformation technology projects typically under direction of a more seniorbusiness analysts.

Involved in defining project scopes and timeframes.

Support the development of functional specifications forassigned application development or implementation projects.

Provides functional support for the assigned applications tobusiness units globally.

Identify and manage risks within area of responsibility,escalating when appropriate.

Propose automation, and streamline business intelligence anddecision processes.

Job SYSTEMS/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Primary Location India-Maharashtra-Pune-India, Pune, IOC Tower A

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Sep 28, 2017, 12:00:21 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 170005OE