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Senior Analyst

Company: Finish Line, Inc.
Location: Central
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Come work for us!We are looking for dedicated employees to join our team to help our customers have the best experience possible every time they enter a JD Finish Line store.Our employees are key to our success.As a member of a development team, the analyst is committed to solving business problems and ensures team success by achieving desired business outcomes.The analyst represents business needs to their team by providing a deeper technical understanding of business process flows and desired outcomes.Analysts help define improvements to business processes, assist decision makers in gathering information to make decisions. Increase application quality by testing solutions including assist developers creating automated tests, assist software testers with test plans and execution. Define production system operation tools such as operational dashboards, active and actionable alert conditions, process run-books and other system documentation.Responsibilities will include a full range of activities from leading small to mid-size projects to assisting other project managers on larger more complex cross functional projects driven by other areas of the business by performing the following main duties.Ensure business outcomes are properly documented in epics, stories, environment/system documents.Gathers and develops the functional and technical requirement specifications necessary to meet the business support needs, project deliverables and deadlines.Creates and maintains project documentation including, but not limited to: solution requirements specifications, test plans, test results, and user acceptance test results and approvals Assist PO maintaining the team backlog (organize, prioritize, document epics and stories).Exhibits confidence and an extensive knowledge of emerging industry practices when solving business problems.Possess creative thinking beyond the boundaries of existing practices and client mindsets. Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions.Proactively seeks opportunities to serve in leadership roles and challenges others while serving as a role model and team lead. Generates enthusiasm among team members and mentors those with less experience.Holds teammates accountable for delivering sprint and increment goals.Manages multiple competing priorities according to team and sprint goals, production safety and security, executive management priorities.Embodies lean software development and DevOps methodologies (provide fast feedback to the team, support on demand deployments, technical debt retirement, protect production system assets).Ensures business unit management, IS resources and users are effectively engaged in the development and execution of the solution.Recommends changes and/or software enhancements to improve business efficiency.Additional duties and projects as requiredRequired Education and/or ExperienceBachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional 5+ years as a Business Analyst or similar role. At least 5 years' additional progressive experience.Required Computer and/or Technical SkillsShould have basic to intermediate knowledge and abilities with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Visio. Basic programming, development or technical knowledge. Basic SQL and database relationship understandingCore Competencies:Communication SkillsMust be an effective communicator with internal and external individuals at all levels. This includes spoken, written, electronic, and presentation skills. Communication should be consistently constructive and professional.Decision Making and Problem Solving SkillsAble to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to analyze results at a micro and macro level and present findings. Makes routine decisions following established policies and procedures; collaborates with manager to gain assistance when complex issues arise.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Sit for more than 6 hours per shiftUse hands to finger, handle and feelReach with hands and armsTalk and/or hearStand for up to 4 hours at a time regularlyWalk or move from one location to anotherPeriodically may need to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouchLift and/or move up to 10 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionallyPunctuality and regular attendance consistent with the company's policies are required for the position.Average work week is 40-50 hours, which can vary depending on business need.The work environment for this position is a moderately noisy office setting.The company reserves the right to modify this job description with or without notice. Employees may be asked to perform additional duties outside of normal job scope on a temporary basis per company policy.Physical Demands - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The company reserves the right to modify this job description with or without notice. Employees may be asked to perform additional duties outside of normal job scope on a temporary basis per company policy.EEOC Statement:The Finish Line, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. The Finish Line, Inc. prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. The Finish Line, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.Need accessibility assistance to apply?Applicants who require accessibility assistance to submit an employment application can either call Finish Line at (317) 613-6890 or email us at talentacquisition@finishline.com. A member of our Talent Acquisition team will respond as soon as reasonably possible. (This email address and phone number is only for individuals seeking accommodation when applying for a job.)

Keywords: Finish Line, Inc., Louisville , Senior Analyst, Professions , Central, Kentucky

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