Senior Business Analyst

Lviv, Ukraine

PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Intelligent decision-making support solution to assist global merchandising and retail operations teams in assortment management, planning and in-store merchandising. Solution collects store data, environmental signals and more than 200 other data points and blends them together via machine learning algorithms to produce actionable customer insights. As a result of this project you will help to build an innovative digital capability of being able to merchandise products to specific customer segments and sub-segments (Merchandising 3.0) rather than to channels or based on pure inventory.

ABOUT THE CUSTOMER
Marketing Devision of a Leading Sports Goods Manufacturing Company headquartered in Germany.

Responsibilities

  • As a Senior BA in the Retail domain you will lead a Digital Transformation data-driven project for our Customer. You will be responsible for end-to-end scope management and communication process, including leading grooming and demo sessions. This is a customer facing role. You will collaborate with the Customer representatives from the business side and from IT department as well as EPAM team of high-quality engineers on creating a product roadmap, backlog, system boundaries definition, data source analysis, integration requirements and prototypes;
  • You will get an opportunity to work with a cutting edge technology stack: Java 8 - Spring Cloud, Spring Boot - Oracle DB - Solr - Kafka – Maven + Machine learning algorithms;
  • As a Senior BA you should ideally have technical understanding to correctly describe requirements for functionality as well as for needed integrations;
  • This is an ideal role for a person with interest in the Retail domain, Innovation and Digital Transformation projects;
  • Your role assumes business trips to our Customer's headquarter in Germany.

Requirements

  • Good experience in functional decomposition, user stories creation, understanding the acceptance criteria;
  • Some technical knowledge: understanding of the application architecture, ability to read/analyze *.json, understanding what is DB and how to map fields, API understanding;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, proactivity;
  • Ability to work as a team member, responsible, punctual;
  • Agile experience, understanding of agile requirements management;
  • Scrum process and ceremonies;
  • Upper-intermediate English.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Sick leave and regular vacation;
  • Partial coverage of costs for certification and IT conferences;
  • English classes with certified English teachers.