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Technical Business Analyst at IOTA Foundation

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Job Description

Job Intro

  • We are looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join our Trade Logistics Information Pipeline (TLIP) project team. Your role will be a vital link between our software engineering and business teams by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of analytical, building, testing and deployment tasks of our software product features. To succeed in this role, you must be well-organized, professional, with the ability to maintain confidentiality, work well with limited direction, and take initiative to ensure the needs of the team are met. You will apply your strategic and analytical skills to major product challenges, all in a collaborative environment that values your insight, encourages you to take on new responsibility, promotes continuous learning, and rewards innovation.

Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Work with the product owner or project sponsor to document the product’s vision and the project’s scope.
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.
  • Write requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.
  • Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
  • Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios, where appropriate.
  • Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
  • Simplify information and decipher technical jargon so it is easily understood by the whole team and external stakeholders.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required

  • 5+ years experience in business analysis especially in development of information technology systems.
  • Professional certification in business analysis such as a CBAP or its equivalent
  • Have a clear methodology for executing assigned tasks including software development life cycle.
  • Good knowledge in utilisation of APIs for integration purposes with internal and external systems and documentation of the same.
  • Proven experience and evidence in developing designs for large scale, multi-user distributed systems
  • Proven experience in technical writing of technical system documentation for ICT large scale solutions.
  • Good report writing and communication skills in both Kiswahili and English.
  • Facilitation and workshops experience

Desired Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in implementation of systems related to international trade or plants/livestock standards systems (e.g., Single Window, ASYCUDA, GENS).

Candidate Qualities

  • Highly motivated, energetic, hardworking self-starter
  • Ability to produce timely deliverables and manage multiple and shifting priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to build strong business relationships in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to drive agreement using strategic influencing, intellect, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Solid organizational and multitasking skills
  • Constructively challenge the process and take the initiative to search for opportunities to grow, improve and innovate
  • Strong acumen for learning new technology
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