1 x Business Analyst | IoT.nxt

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1 x Business Analyst

Role: Business Analyst

Department: Management

Location: Centurion, Pretoria

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Job Title/Reporting to

IoT Business Analyst reporting to the IoT Solution Architect located in Centurion, Pretoria  

Job Purpose

The primary mission of the IoT Business Analyst is to improve the client experience while reducing the risk of deployment for IoT projects by ensuring that we have a clear understanding of the client’s needs and accurately translate these into designs for the delivery teams.  

Key Result Areas (Major Accountabilities)

  • Ensuring that there is a clear understanding of the user’s problem that we are solving. 
  • Creating a joint understanding of the functional and non-functional requirements that would deliver the outcomes the client expects to achieve.
  • Mapping the functional and non-functional requirements to the features and capabilities of the IoT.nxt Core Product to identify configuration and custom development scope.
  • Integrating with IoT Device (Integration) Specialists to identify and specify the integration of IoT devices to deliver on the user requirements.
  • Translating this information into clear and concise design documentation enabling delivery teams to productively deliver on requirements.
  • Develop test plans to ensure high quality delivery and alignment with client requirements.
  • Participates in User Acceptance testing
  • Participate in User Training
 

Job Contact

Internal:

  • IoT Project Manager
  • IoT Solution Architect
  • IoT Device Integration specialist
 

External:

  • Users
  • Third Party Software suppliers
 

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Knowledge:

  • Exhibit knowledge of telematics, M2M, Internet of Things (IoT) and/or Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
  • Exhibit knowledge of principles and procedures for project management
  • Exhibit knowledge of Waterfall and Agile delivery methods
  • Systems / Software / Principles – Cloud based, Platform as a Service, Big Data
  • Should understand integration via REST API, Logical data modelling using ER diagramming.
 

Skills:

  • Use of diagramming tools and methods (i.e. MS Visio, Aris, UML, BPMN)
  • Skilled in specification/requirements elicitation for software solutions and new product development
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to explain technical issues in a concise and non-technical manner to users
  • Technical writing and verbal communication skills to document and explain models to and between multiple stakeholders
  • Skilled in Data visualisation - the ability to present data in a meaningful and efficient manner
  • Development of wireframe designs
  • Conducted JAD sessions, created Use Cases, workflows, screen shots and Power Point presentations
  • Lead and coordinate requirements gathering sessions with the purpose of creating user stories, Epics, Features for various releases
  • Experience in Functional, Integration, System and User Acceptance Testing.
  • Ability to work across multiple teams/projects/time zones

Professional Experience:

  • Between 3-5 years business analysis experience with a preference for background in industrial environments.
 

Educational Background:

  • B. Eng [Computer Engineering]
  • B.Sc Computer Science
  • Or equivalent
 

Competencies:

Change management
  • Develops workable implementation plans. 
  • Communicates changes effectively. 
  • Builds commitment and overcomes resistance. 
  • Prepares and supports those affected by change. 
  • Monitors transition and evaluate results.
Leadership
  • Exhibits confidence in self and others. 
  • Inspires respect and trust. 
  • Accepts feedback from others. 
  • Gives appropriate recognition to others.
Judgment
  • Displays willingness to make decisions. 
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. 
  • Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. 
  • Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. 
  • Makes timely decisions.
Motivation
  • Sets and achieves challenging goals. 
  • Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. 
  • Measures self against standard of excellence. 
  • Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
 

Values and Behaviours:

  • We are honest and respect each other.
  • We challenge issues but honour commitments.
  • We believe that innovation is a way of life.
  • We have a passion to win; a freedom to fail; but only once for the same reason.
  • We take responsibility for our actions; we are accountable for achieving results and we take ownership of our mistakes.
  • We do the right thing for the right reason.
  • We are part of the solution, not part of the problem.
  • We are fearless with nerves of steel.
  • We believe in teamwork and partnership.
  • We are diverse yet united.
  • We are involved yet independent.
  • We believe in learning and continuous improvement.
 

Remuneration & Benefits:

  • Annual Salary CTC
  • Benefits - Medical Aid 
  • Car Allowance 
  • Pension 
  • Wellness Programs 
  • Flexible / Remote Working
  • Cell Phone Allowance

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