Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s Global Delivery Center is growing fast and we're looking for our next Senior Business Analyst (Dynamics 365) to join us.
What impact will you have in this role?
In-line with the explosive growth of our Applied Innovation business, we are seeking experienced E2E Agile Business Analysts to steer the ship on a number of our $multi-m cloud transformation projects (focused around Dynamics 365), and successfully deliver them to completion under budget, ahead of schedule & to a high-degree of quality and customer satisfaction.
What experience do you need to be successful in this role?
5+ Years' experience in an Agile Business Analyst capacity, working on large-scale Enterprise wide engagements
Demonstrable experience working with Dynamics CRM, including Power Platform
Confident challenging assumptions and requests; can present business re-design proposals and specify MVP solutions
Ability to effectively structure backlogs to define a product using epics and features aligning both business needs and technical architecture
Ability to write clear, testable user stories using Gherkin acceptance criteria
Ability to lead Stand-ups, Retrospectives, Showcases, Planning Sessions, Iteration Planning Sessions and Project Discovery Sessions, and Backlog Refinement Sessions
Expert understanding of SCRUM methodology
Solid experience working in an Agile team to agree and develop system/product designs based on user requirements and specify these as user stories
Ability to create and sustain effective stakeholder relationships, across all levels
Resilient and proactive with a strong delivery focus
Strong modelling skills across the data, application and business process domains using standard modelling conventions (i.e. UML, BMPN, etc)
Ability to become familiar with complex business domains quickly
What skills are required?
Experience of using Azure Devops Tooling
Experience of projects using the Microsoft Azure stack
Experience planning and coordinating UAT
Previous experience in a consultancy role
Does the role require travel?
Yes - up to 25% of the time (when it is safe to do so).
All employees must act in accordance with the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG)'s corporate security standards.
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ABOUT THE COGNIZANT MICROSOFT BUSINESS GROUP (MBG)
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose—advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed.
Who We Are
We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG).