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Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst

Company: NTT DATA
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description


Req ID: 148407

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst to join our team in Nashville - Remote, Tennessee (US-TN), United States (US).

Job Description:

Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst with Salesforce Experience

The Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst role is to plan and elicit requirements from business stakeholders in the form of epics and stories, ensure stakeholders understand business value and required outcomes, and to ensure requirements are communicated and understood by the entire project team. This role partners with the client's business stakeholders to define vision for solutions, define a backlog, and work with development teams to build solutions using an Agile methodology.


Establish a requirements management strategy for the project, which describes; process for elicitation, documentation standards and format, tools, meeting cadence, backlog grooming process, review & approval process, change process, and communications processes.

Facilitate the discovery of business requirements and document in the form of business objectives, goals, and success criteria.

Facilitate the discovery of functional and non-functional requirements and document in the form of epics, stories, wireframes, business rules, and acceptance criteria.

Build, organize and maintain the backlog over the course of the project, often serving as a partner and mentor for a Client's Product Owner.

Facilitate the ongoing backlog grooming process, working with business stakeholders to define value, prioritize to organize/select stories for upcoming sprints, and to organize the backlog into a high-level MVP and future release roadmap.

Ensuring stories are "ready" for upcoming sprints and describing stories in detail during sprint planning ceremonies.

Communicate requirements to stakeholders; ensure developers and testers understand the stories and have a common understanding on how the user story will be built, implemented, and tested.

Analyze new requests from stakeholders and determine if the request is a new story, a modification to an existing story, or already covered in an existing story and add to backlog as appropriate.

Participate in all scrum ceremonies. Serve as a proxy for a Client's Product Owner during the daily stand-up meetings.

Train team on requirements processes, epic/story decomposition, and tools in use for the project.

Ensure requirements cover the scope as defined in the SOW. Identify deviations from the SOW and communicate to project leadership in support of the change control process.

Optional Responsibilities:

Perform functional testing

Review testing issues and determine if the issue is a bug or behaving as expected

Write user acceptance test UAT scripts

Facilitate user acceptance testing

Write training materials and train new users

Assist with content entry and verification tasks

Basic Qualifications:

3+ yrs experience with Salesforce, SalesCloud projects

5+ yrs experience as Business Analyst

5+ yrs experience as a Product Owner on a Scrum or SAFe project

Travel 25-75% as needed for project assignments

Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Product Owner certification strongly preferred

SAFe Product Owner certification preferred

Industry Business Analysis certification a plus (PMI-BA, IIBA-CBAP, etc)

Experience with Agile management tools a plus (e.g. VersionOne, Jira, Rally)

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

Keywords: NTT DATA, Nashville , Product Owner / Agile Business Analyst, Other , Nashville, Tennessee

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