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Business Analyst Intermediate Level

Company: DXC
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: May 18, 2019

Job Description:

Job Description:This position is located on site in New Orleans, LA, in our Digital Transformation Center next to the Super dome. Relocation assistance available.

DXCs Delivery organization operates technical and service functions to serve DXCs diverse client base across a broad range of operational sectors. A data scientist within the Operations Engineering and Excellence (OE&E) team works within DXC to identify, develop and implement opportunities for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our delivery operations via insights generated from operational data. OE&Es focus is on solving business problems and thus a core focus of the data science team is on finding the simplest solution that generates the most value for the business. Many of these insights are also evolved into automated data science assetsin collaboration with a DevOps teamthat provide continual interactive actionable insights to operations teams.

As a member of the data science team you will work both your local peers and team members located around the world to build, deploy and evolve analytics assets across DXC. You will also work closely with operational leaders within Delivery operations to identify opportunities, available data and ways that data can help in achieving actions with value for our clients and DXC.


  • Participate in the elicitation, documentation, analysis and validation of business processes, systems, and solution requirements.
  • Research components of solutions to problems.
  • Produce visualization, user experience and configuration elements of solution design.
  • Document requirements specifications using high-maturity methods, processes and tools.
  • Support requirements management and change management processes.
  • Support aspects of the business cycle, including proposals, feasibility studies, and implementations.
  • Through self-directed activities act as a liaison between client and technical groups, using superior communication skills to elicit, document, analyze and validate requirements.
  • Apply industry-specific expertise to recommend and coordinate the development, enhancement, and maintenance of a client's business systems, processes, and products using high-maturity methods, processes and tools.
  • Combine industry expertise with a thorough understanding of information technology to develop innovative business solutions. Influence the strategic direction of clients.
  • Lead analysis teams on large projects. Lead requirements management and change management processes.
  • Direct development of visualization, and user experience elements of solution design.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external relationships to manage scope, schedule, budgets and expectations.
  • Lead business studies and present study results to the company and client senior management.
  • Coordinate and participate in proposals, feasibility studies, and new business development activities.
  • Leverage industry knowledge and client relationships to assess the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment and to identify new business opportunities. Promote and direct process improvement activities and training of peers and clients.

    Required Skillets

    • Ability to generate actionable insights from messy disconnected datasets, including datasets that may originate in many various forms (e.g., flat files, APIs, database access)
    • 8 or more years experience.
    • Determination using structured techniques for documentation, analysis, evaluation/ validation.
    • Decomposition of high-level information into details; abstracting low-level information; distinguishing requests vs needs; distinguishing requirements vs. solutions.
    • Classifying prioritizing requirements; OO techniques using UML models; ambiguity analysis, ensuring consistent understanding across users, designers and testers; business process modeling of current state and desired future state processes; defining and managing scope and client expectations, requirements change management and traceability; identifying and mitigating risks; applying creativity/ innovation to solving complex problems; building relationships and working collaboratively; developing and communicating a vision for project/ system; providing thought leadership; mentoring; effective verbal/ written communication; preparing and delivering effective presentations; experience in one or more industry domains.
    • Specialized: Function Point counting; survey design and execution; statistical analysis; developing structured user manuals and training; visualization modeling; business rules modeling; develop and executing acceptance test plans.
    • Ability to clearly communicate with business units and delivery groups to understand the nature of their business challenges, factors specific to that operation
    • Ability to quickly generate simple yet power data visualizations to communicate insights
    • Ability to work closely with others in a fast-paced and collaborative technical setting

      • Ability to rapidly learn and develop new skills, largely on ones own by staying in tune with the market and emerging technologies and techniques
      • Strong math and statistical skills and an ability to apply those skills towards generating logical, accurate and meaningful insights from data
      • An ability to quickly learn the essentials of a new operational team (e.g., a specific account within DXCs delivery organization) and understand the nuances of tools, processes, data and business requirements that impact actions required to add value for the client and DXC

        Desired Qualifications

        • Typically a Bachelor's degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 8 years of related experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 6 years of experience.
        • Recommended: IIBA CBAP& #8482; (or equivalent) certification obtained.
        • Ideally, recognized industry- certification.
        • Proficiency with Python and/or R for use in conducting data analytics
        • Proficiency with storing and manipulating relational data in databases
        • Proficiency in handling and working with large datasets, beyond those traditionally handed within relational databases
        • Proficiency with machine learning techniques and, equally important, when to apply them and when not
        • Demonstrated track record of generate business insights from data and communicating (ideally via a portfolio of previous work)

          Trust, Transform & Thrive with a company whose mission is to leading clients on their digital transformation journeys, DXC Technology will be recognized globally as a force multiplier, enabling clients to seize the opportunities presented by todays rapidly changing technologies

Keywords: DXC, New Orleans , Business Analyst Intermediate Level, Professions , New Orleans, Louisiana

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