Jr. Product Manager/BA

Synergis Creative

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Title: Business Analyst Project Manager

Location: Remote

Duration: 10+ months (medical, dental, vision benefits offered)

(*** must be able to work PST hours***)

What will you be doing as a Business Analyst?

As a Business Analyst, you will act as a central point of contact for business and functional

requirements across multiple technology projects. You will attend stakeholder meetings, document requirements,

and translate these requirements to the development teams. You will build strong relationships with stakeholders

across various business departments and collaboratively define and document the product vision. This position

will work most directly with Product Management, Engineering, Program Management groups within Technology,

but will also have regular meetings with business stakeholders involved in the projects.

 

Responsibilities:

● Develop and maintain a deep understanding of our users’ needs and business objectives as they relate to

the application

● Become a subject matter expert on the application, including its business rules and how it

interacts with upstream and downstream systems

● Support teams across multiple simultaneous projects to:

○ Define, document, and refine project and feature scope through the product development

lifecycle

○ Create and maintain a robust, detailed backlog of user stories (requirements) and groom (clarify

and estimate) them with the engineering teams

○ Attend meetings and Agile ceremonies related to the project; provide notes and action items

back to respective team members

○ Coordinate with Product Managers and PMO on other teams working on cross-functional

projects

● Clarify and question assumptions that teams and individuals could be making by summarizing decisions

● Other duties and projects as assigned

Experience

● Minimum of 2 years experience as a Business Analyst or Product Manager working on large, enterprise

tech projects

● Experience with projects that involve analytics preferred

● Experience with the Direct Selling Industry preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

● Passion for solving problems, defining business rules, and working across a variety of stakeholder groups

● Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively interact and facilitate discussions with cross

functional teams

● Expertise documenting business and technical requirements

● Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and organizational skills

● Must be adaptable in the face of rapidly changing priorities

● Must be able to find the clarity in ambiguous requirements

● Ability to recall details on the fly and apply them to new problems; see the big picture and the minutiae

simultaneously

● Technical savvy; ability to work and communicate effectively with engineers from a variety of disciplines

● Expertise with Agile Scrum, “User Story” format for requirements documentation and Atlassian JIRA

● Proficiency with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides is a plus

Education, Certificates, Licenses, and other requirements:

Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from a 4-year accredited college or university in a related field or equivalent

combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Synergis Creative (creative.synergishr.com) is a specialized division of Synergis (www.synergishr.com) that serves the needs of leading creative firms, departments and agencies. Synergis Creative carefully matches creative and marketing talent to a full-time, contract or project positions.

Synergis Creative's recruiters have been a driving force of the creative and marketing space for over six years. We draw from a wealth of experience with technology staffing, industry best practices and exceptional connections to match candidates with incredible opportunities.

Synergis Creative is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

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