Location: Houston, TX
The Business Analyst will work with US Marketing and IT teams, in addition to external vendors, partners and customers to advance the project portfolio and various US Marketing initiatives.
This position provides a unique opportunity to build relationships and network across various businesses, IT organizations, and vendors. A successful business analyst has a customer-first mindset and is a self-starter who can learn quickly and work independently.
Translating business strategies into IT requirements and sourcing IT services to meet requirements, and measuring their business value
Increasing business acumen; understanding end-to-end business processes
Advocacy of IT policies, strategies, and practices
Understanding and identifying alternatives, presenting options, and making recommendations to improve and optimize the businesses systems footprint
Capturing business requirements and reviewing functional designs with technical teams for systems changes
Coordination of testing efforts, including automated testing and beta releases
Performing feasibility analysis of project initiatives to prioritize, scope, and secure funding for IT projects impacting US Marketing
Executing small capital projects within the US Marketing systems project portfolio
Providing input and influence on process and systems roadmap and long-range plan
Managing vendor relationships, software upgrades, and software renewals
Facilitating training opportunities across IT teams and US Marketing
Liaising with IT support and software vendors to assist business users experiencing desktop support or software issues
Participating in business unit, IT, vendor, and/or industry networks