Business Systems Analyst III
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Business Systems Analyst III

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is looking for a talented and highly motivated Business Systems Analyst to join our Corporate Systems Team. This position will be a key link with business partners for projects of diverse size and complexity such as International expansion and new acquisitions, with specific focus on introduction and integration of SVC and Payment Processing functionality. The analyst will be responsible for scope and impact assessment of business needs, requirements gathering and definition, functional design and specification, and will act as the functional point of contact across the IT organization for business units in the coordination of a variety of SVC related project activities.

Essential Functions:

-Collaborates with business partners to elicit and refine business requirements.
-Operates as a financial and payment processing SME.
- Identifies, analyzes, defines, and documents detailed business requirements in support of project and business objectives.
-Coordinates and/or participates in the analysis of business processes and functional requirements and in the preparation of appropriate documentation to communicate and validate the information.
-Uses knowledge of application features and functions to assess scope and impact of business needs.
-Collaborates with user experience, development, and cross functional IT teams throughout the project lifecycle.
-Acts as client proxy during development and testing.
-Identifies and documents workflow, information resources, and system specifications.
-Participates in the analysis and definition of efficient, cost effective solutions that support business processes and functional requirements.
-Resolves issues related to IT systems involving cross group and vendor coordination and escalates as needed.
-Conducts workflow, process diagrams and gap analysis.
-Evaluates existing application products that could address client requirements and or develop new ones.

Secondary Functions :

-Provides product expertise to business partners, acting as a resource in understanding how IT systems perform business and user functions.
-May assist in development of project plans using the associated project planning tools, which include work plans, estimates, schedules, milestones, critical paths, detailed tasks, and deliverables.
-Develops test plans and associated test cases and conducts test execution.

Requirements/ Qualifications:


-Bachelor’s degree in relevant field of work or equivalent work experience
-5+ years of relevant work experience
-Reliable business knowledge, preferably in the financial industry
-Experience in International and Domestic Financial systems - Europe; Asia
-In depth understanding in the areas of data analysis, application integration, software testing, systems analysis and design, systems development, troubleshooting and problem solving
-Excellent interpersonal, business communication, and writing skills
-Customer focused with high quality standards
-Proven analytical and problem solving skills
-Experience in SDLC methodology / understanding of agile methodology is a plus
-Ability to use computer for extended period of time


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