Business Analyst – Digital Core

Posted 5 months ago by Daniel Fransson
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Job Description

At Volvo Cars, they are always looking for world-class leaders who bring out the best in people. If you want to be part of leading and inspiring the mission to change the automotive experience and make people’s lives less complicated, then they have the job for you. In the cluster, they are now looking for one Business Analyst Consultant in the team.

This team is working with enabling backlog management, team collaboration and planning at Volvo Cars with digital tools and solutions. The team is using a wide array of technologies and platforms and the stakeholders are spread out both internally within Volvo Cars and externally at the partners. The team is responsible for many collaboration tools at Volvo Cars such as Jira (VIRA), Confluence and Planisware.

The cluster consist of 5 different products where product owners, solution architects and teams work alongside in an agile way to deliver value to the products that are aligned to the architectural runway.

What you’ll do
As a Business Analyst you will enable product success by working as a liaison among different stakeholders to understand the customer benefits and needs, and by supporting backlog refinement in accordance with the Product Owner’s and the team’s agenda.

Your responsibilities will be to facilitate a grounded way of working with focus on business value and excellent user experience.
You will also support the product owner in the exploration phase of the new capabilities coming in from stakeholders or architects. You will analyze and break down business needs, including impact mapping and dependency analysis. To achieve this, you will need to work closely with the product owner and the team to support the products growth from the team’s vision and in line with the architect’s runway. Essentially, making sure the capabilities are well understood before they are ready for the next increment.
Technical knowledge and hands-on experience of the different tools being used is great for this role.

Who are you?

Requirements, knowledge & skills
Agile mindset, Scrum, and writing epics, features, and stories in an effective format. Ability to pinpoint value creating activities in relation to a vision. Servant leadership in complex situations to achieve great, holistic results.Analytical Skills – Ability to conceptualize and visualize gathered information in a structured and pedagogic way.Critical thinking and problem solving – Ability to evaluate and examine a situation from different parties’ perspectives so that everyone involved understands and then holistically create a base for decision making.
Ability to understand customer/end user needs and then convey them into backlog items that enables the team delivery. Experience in UX Process and User journeys are crucial. Capability to define the business value of the product area value and surrounding value streams.Collaboration, facilitation, and delegation skills to involve and engage stakeholders and team members to create ownership and gain results.Experience in information handling and information security / Cyber security is meritorious.Experience of the following tools:
Atlassian JiraAtlassian ConfluencePlanisware