Acxiom LLC Business Systems Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa
The Business Systems Analyst interfaces with client and internal business teams regarding business problems, issues and opportunities in the context of business requirements throughout the delivery lifecycle. They analyze business information, translate requirements into functional specifications and champion client and/or internal business needs while balancing climate, priorities, capabilities and constraints of client and Acxiom environments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Determines activities necessary to complete Requirements Management effort, including identification of stakeholders, and the selection of Requirements Management and business analysis techniques in accordance with the guiding principles of the Acxiom Delivery Methodology.
Organizes and synthesizes complex information provided by stakeholders, formulating information into business, functional, and non-functional requirements, documented in a correct, clear, concise, comprehensive, and cohesive format.
Develops a requirements management work-plan to manage own and teams’ activities, priorities, tasks, deliverables, and schedule, in coordination with the Project Manager.
Effectively facilitates requirement sessions and uses a variety of elicitation techniques to obtain needed information from stakeholders to form business, functional, non-functional requirements, that includes, but is not limited to, process mapping, JAD sessions, use cases, storyboards, prototyping, etc.
Understands business problems and opportunities in the context of requirements, and recommends solutions that enable the client to achieve its goals while balancing the climate, priorities, capabilities, and constraints of both client and Acxiom.
Analyzes feasibility and resource changes as a result of requirements modifications through impact analysis reporting. Informs and advises affected parties of business impact.
Participates actively in the development of testing strategies and test plans to ensure requirements are validated accurately.
Manages conflicts, issues, and changes to requirements to ensure that stakeholders and project team remain in agreement on the solution scope, while working with the Project Manager.
What you will need:
5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience
2-4 years experience writing detailed business and functional requirements
3-5 years experience working in an external client facing environment
At least 2 years experience with the solution development lifecycle
3-5 years experience using Microsoft Office Software
Basic SQL Experience/ Skills Desired
Some Web Conference Facilitation Experience Desired
Begin working towards Certified Business Analysis Professional Certification
Primary Location City/State:
Homebased - Conway, Arkansas
Additional Locations (if applicable):
Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.
Who is Acxiom?
We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.
We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.
Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.
At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.
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