North American Media Business Analyst
Harris Corporation 226 reviews - Denver, CO

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Job Title: North American Media Business Analyst

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If you turn on a television or a radio almost anywhere in the world, the chances are excellent that the signal you receive is being broadcast with solutions from the Broadcast Communications Division (BCD) of Harris Corporation, a highly diversified company with approximately $5.5 billion of annual revenue and about 15,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists.

BCD is delivering innovative, end-to-end solutions to customers in more than 150 countries - from the top broadcast facilities to the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues. We’re also investing deeply in the next generation of technologies to expand our leadership into even more markets, geographies and applications.

If you’re looking to be part of a market leader, join us today!

Job Description:
The Business Analyst participates in developing business requirements, testing, training and implementation of applications; conducts business process analyses, needs assessments and preliminary cost/benefits analysis in an effort to align information technology with business initiatives; formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements; and devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering technology limitations, operation times, and form of desired result.

§ Conduct business process/needs analyses and make decisions based on documented business opportunities, risks and success factors of potential application. Work with PLM in establishing a documented business case with preliminary cost/benefits analysis in an effort to align product development with business opportunities.

§ Actively participate in the product line vision and development planning process helping to ensure R&D dollars are invested on the most needed and highly valued capabilities.

§ Formulate and define systems scope and objectives based on both client needs and a thorough understanding of business and industry requirements.

§ Create written documentation of requirements and business design, and serve as consultant on requirements documentation created by team members.

§ Work with all levels of functional users to develop an understanding of the user’s business technology needs and the performance requirements.

§ Responsible for coordinating business requirements with applicable business units, including the following:

§ Develop business requirements for major enhancements, new development, minor enhancements, and resolution of defects.Gather, evaluate and prioritize enhancement requests considering roadmap implications and make recommendations as to which is the greatest need

§ Attend and/or drive design sessions and review functional specifications as needed

§ Coordinate acceptance of functional requirements for all forms of product development.

§ Support initiation and/or perform the completion of user acceptance testing.

§ Provide on going direction and answer clarifying questions for Partner personnel related to business domain subject matter expertise.

§ Facilitate functional requirements definition sessions between clients, knowledgeable business representatives, Harris, and Partner personnel.

§ Manage user expectations related to performance of proposed solutions, usability, business workflow implications, risk assessment and system functionality.

§ Coordinate activities and communications with the end user groups; frequent inter-organizational contact also required.

§ Provide product knowledge support and industry best practices to other areas of the organization as required.

§ Support response to support department on questions and issues

§ Troubleshoot issues on product functionality

§ Assist in end user training as needed.

§ Collaborate with Software Design Engineers on product development activities.

§ May guide and advise less experienced Business Analysts as needed/required.

§ Bachelor’s degree

§ 3+ years work experience in related field

§ 3 years of work experience MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)

§ Ability to travel domestically or internationally as needed for business execution

Preferred Additional Skills:
§ MBA or equivalent degree preferred

§ Experience with the Novar/OSi Traffic System

§ Exceptional communication skills - written, verbal and presentation - with internal and external parties

§ Training in college level computer systems preferred.

§ Prior experience in a managed service environment highly desirable

§ Ability to handle diverse, complex assignments concurrently

§ 3+ years experience in media business or adjacent markets preferred

§ Experience with Use Case methodology preferred or familiarity with User Stories

§ Must possess a strong customer focus.

§ Strong business acumen.

§ Excellent time management.

§ High integrity and focus on doing what’s best for the team, product and corporation.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

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226 reviews
Harris has ways to make its customers communicate. The company, which develops communications products for government and commercial...