Technical Business Analyst

We are looking for a Technical Business Analyst who comes from a development background and is passionate about transforming data into information that creates exceptional user experiences. The day-to-day activities will be focused on creating specifications for data integration between systems and decomposing visual designs into content models to support the UX. The individual will also be responsible for working with the development team to help them understand what data is needed to support their backend and frontend development.
 
A successful Analyst is someone who is highly resourceful, intellectually curious with solid technical skills, and is constantly thinking ahead. This individual must be able to communicate effectively and have the confidence to defend your work along with the mental flexibility and humility to think outside the box. The ideal person is held in high regard from the implementation and client teams, garnered by being able to successfully drive delivery of new, complex content-drive applications.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Interface with key stakeholders, including client team members, developers, and quality assurance teams to define, develop, shape, and refine data requirements of a complex software product
  • Define, prioritize, gain consensus on, and clarify data integration and transformation user stories using a behavior driven design approach
  • Decompose visual designs into content models, then take those content models and map them to originating data from a source application or integration
  • Define computations needed to transform data into content, designing the optimized location for the computation (e.g. at data transformation, backend code or frontend)
  • Design indexes optimized for the front-end user search and presentation experience
  • Work with the development team to create estimates for implementation of your work
  • Support the development team through implementation of your work
  • Collaborate with the product owner to define project risks related to content for functional needs
  • Analyze content for anomalies, quality, and conformance to visual designs (e.g. overly long, short, codified or other indicators of low quality data)
 
Skills and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, OR related experience
  • 7+ years’ experience content/data modeling
  • 5+ years’ experience defining API integrations
  • 2+ years’ experience defining functional specifications related to integration
  • 3+ years’ experience integrating with various CRM and ERP systems
  • Demonstrable experience in data and content mapping to functional specifications
  • Deep experience with complex SQL queries, Powershell experience a plus
  • Deep understanding of indexing methodologies and optimization approaches using Solr or similar
  • Highly developed organizational skills
  • Strong presentation, communication and problem-solving skills as this is a client-facing role
  • Must be able to synthesize a high-level concept to implementation
  • Experience performing content modeling for CMS platforms a plus
  • Must have a customer service-oriented approach and believe in servant leadership
  • Experience with Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence) and agile delivery
Who we are:
 
EX Squared Solutions (EX²) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Builder Homesite, and is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner focusing on the development of websites, intranets and portals. Our user-centered, .NET based practice helps businesses deploy highly successful and cost-effective software solutions.
 
 
EX Squared was founded on the belief that progress is diminished when innovation is stifled. Too many great solutions are lost not because of a bad solution, but because of the poor execution of a good idea. We created EX Squared to change that.
 
Digital transformation requires an analog component. The science has to include the art. At the heart of every digital experience are users, customers, stakeholders, employees and investors. People.
 
The digital experience will always be about people, and understanding their motivations, ambitions, process, habits, and desires is essential.
 
That’s why for the last twenty years we have combined our cutting-edge digital know-how with our deep understanding of people and their behavior. That’s why the world’s brands that are driving digital experiences use EX Squared as the rocket fuel for their solutions.
 
Listen, Serve & Succeed
We are mission-driven to our client’s success. Failure is not an option. We take a servant-leadership philosophy toward our work and client relationships and uphold empathy, listening, stewardship, and commitment to others’ growth. Relationships are at the center of everything we do.
 
Access to the Future
We see a world where digital innovation drives consumer experiences. We want to demystify the digital experience for our clients by shouldering the complexity and providing a clear picture of how digital experience implementation can future-proof the health of their business.
 
EX² Benefits:
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • 11 Company Paid Holidays
  • Use of Company Vacation home in the Mountain and at the Beach
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Volunteer opportunities to give back to the community
Notes:
 
We appreciate all responses, but only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. 
 
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.
 
 
Equal Opportunity Employer:
EX² Solutions (http://www.exsquared.com/) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.
 
The above job description and requirements are not intended to be all inclusive.  BHI retains the right to make changes or adjustments to job descriptions and/or job requirements at any time without notice.