Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.
About this Job:
Partner in business analysis efforts to deliver R&D information capabilities through IT projects and other delivery mechanisms working closely with Key Users, Project Managers, Solution Architects, and Development teams.
Provide best practice in business value delivery strategies, requirements gathering techniques, and user acceptance techniques to various groups in R&D
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Serves as a conduit between R&D end user community and the software development team
Collaborates with the Solution Architects, Application Development, and Software Quality Assurance Teams to understand scope, solutions, constraints, and risks
Business Analysis & Requirements Definition: Analyze business operations to determine opportunities to automate business processes and functions; Define and document project objectives and business requirements to be translated into functional specifications for systems development and new technology
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding to discern user needs and key requirements. When appropriate challenge back to R&D team.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with R&D to analyze information and business workflow to deliver functional requirements, use cases, user stories, and user interface designs
Work with Delivery Team Lead in understanding business priorities and strategy, and influence investment portfolio within the team
Education & Experience:
5 7 years of IT Business Analysis or closely related experience
2 years' experience in an analyst role for multiple projects using agile software development methodologies is a must.
Demonstrates ability to work in a geographically and culturally diverse team environment
Demonstrates exceptional writing, presentation, and facilitation skills with a cross-functional business audience
Demonstrates strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Demonstrates strong communication, leadership and negotiation skills
Ability to communicate complex issues in a non-technical manner to a diverse audience
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Biology, Bioinformatics, Plant Breeding or a related field
Additional Knowledge, Skills, Traits & Abilities:
R&D science-related experience, preferably in the areas of Trialing, Plant Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, or data science
IIBA Business Analysis Certification
Stakeholder experience a plus
What We Offer:
Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that begins your first day
401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
A culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers numerous family oriented events throughout the year
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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