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Lead Business Analyst Kazakhstan

Lead Business Analyst Description


We are looking for an experienced Lead Business Analyst to join our growing team and help drive new opportunities in various business domains. In this role, you will work with clients from all over the globe, setting up a business analysis approach on projects of different scales and complexity, driving the BA team, and sharing BA best practices.

What You’ll Do

  • Define business goals and identify improvement opportunities for product, process and a team
  • Plan Business Analysis, including Business Analysis Information Management, Stakeholder Engagement & Communication (artifacts templates, documents structure, process flow, etc.) at multi-stream or large-scale projects
  • Create a stakeholder engagement approach and monitor to keep them actively involved in the delivery process
  • Translate business needs into requirements (Functional, Non-functional, Transition)
  • Choose new or adapt existing requirement's documentation framework to project needs
  • Plan BA activities and facilitate them during the discovery phase
  • Manage project / product backlog
  • Conduct technical Interviews for BA positions and mentor other BAs within the project team or organization

What You Have

  • Expertise in creating different types of requirements (e.g., business, user, system, transition requirements etc.) and in planning the Business Analysis Approach to the project
  • Experience in working with Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban, Lean, SAFe)
  • Acquaintance with arranging and facilitating stakeholder communication across different levels using various relevant techniques (e.g., workshops, meetings, interviews, etc.)
  • Understanding and ability to propose suitable software development processes and influence / enhance them
  • Ability to effectively guide BA activities across all delivery phases (e.g., elicitation, requirements management etc.)
  • Expertise in project / product scope management, scope creep control
  • Ability to accurately assesses project / business analysis risks
  • Experience in BA efforts estimation (including large-scale projects), modeling and prototyping
  • Advanced knowledge of at least one requirements management tool (Jira, Target Process, Rally, etc.)
  • Experience in BAs mentoring / coaching, in leading a team of BAs
  • English Level: B2+

We Offer

  • Outstanding career development opportunities with a transparent roadmap to accelerate your journey
  • Knowledge sharing within the community of industry’s top professionals worldwide
  • Various opportunities for self-development: hard & soft skills internal training courses, mentoring programs, and unlimited access to 8,000+ LinkedIn Learning courses
  • Free English classes with certified teachers
  • Competitive compensation in USD, regular assessments, and salary reviews
  • Bonuses for participating in the referral program
  • Flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely from any place in Kazakhstan
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Relocation opportunities within our offices in 50+ countries with throughout support for you and your family
  • 28 vacation days and six trust days per year (sick leave without a medical certificate)
  • Medical & family care programs, corporate and social events

About EPAM

  • EPAM Kazakhstan is a team of technologists and innovators united by a passion for technology. Today we operate across all cities with offices in Astana, Almaty, and Karaganda and work with the world's leading companies from different industries. EPAM builds a continuously learning organization and helps its employees reach their full potential and achieve their professional goals through learning. Our agile methodologies, customer collaboration frameworks, engineering excellence programs, and hybrid teams offer many career paths and development opportunities

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