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Senior Business Analyst Tokyo, Japan

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Senior Business Analyst Description

Job #: 57667

DESCRIPTION


We are looking for an experienced Senior Business Analyst in our Tokyo office to join our thriving teams of international professionals working in cutting-edge technology solutions.

Our Business Analsyt will be a key member in making the team stronger and maintain strong business relationships with our clients.

We Value


Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.

Responsibilities

  • Plays the Key Business/System Analyst role for managing 2-5 Analysts, and performs a Team Lead, Reviewer or Auditor role
  • Work closely with customer to ensure requirements are captured, scope is controlled and expectations are met
  • Work closely with team members to synthesize analysis into key features and develop actionable recommendations
  • Participate or facilitate workshops, stakeholder interviews, solution review meeting etc
  • Read and understand project documentation; create and maintain high-quality business analysis artifacts, including specifications, requirement documents, user story, wireframes etc
  • Establish and maintain professional and consultative relationships with customers; communicate with business stakeholders throughout project lifecycle
  • Maintain expertise and knowledge of business domain, technologies and solutions
  • Participate and support sales activities

Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years’ business analysis experience in software development or enterprise software products
  • Expert knowledge of one business domain areas and business processes. Had exposure into other business areas and demonstrated abilities to quickly learn, systematize, retain, and re-apply business knowledge
  • Ability to coach and train others; can teach and tutor business concepts to project teams and colleagues
  • Able to self-manage, take full responsibility for a subsystem or a whole project, work without supervision and check his/her own work thoroughly
  • Proven experience in evaluating theoretical knowledge and practical skills and the seniority level of candidates and providing actionable feedback and recommendations on positions/projects matching
  • Ability to be on a par with the best industry experts in customer relationship skills; participate in phone conferences; be interviewed by customers; participate in customer workshops and presentations; visit customers without supervision
  • Good customer management skills; strong ability to interface and build relationships with customer stakeholders
  • Must be a role model for colleagues; creates deliverables in high quality
  • Advanced knowledge of software development life cycle. Ability to understand and enhance a defined software development process
  • Proven experienced in working with Agile and other software methodologies; Strong knowledge of Agile practices
  • Proficiency in various BA techniques and tools such as requirement management, modeling and analysis of business processes (e.g. UML, Modeling and Design skills), BA risk analysis. Ability to create and maintain specification documentation
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new processes and standards, with a strong commitment to providing exceptional customer service
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-IT-discipline and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to collaborate with distributed teams and customer stakeholders
  • Basic IT knowledge to understand and communicate with software engineers
  • Native level Japanese communication and business negotiation skills
  • Upper intermediate (CEFR B2) or higher level of spoken and written English

We offer

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule
  • Online training library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Referral bonuses
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Opportunities for self-realization

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