Manager of IT Business Analysis at Workiva
The Manager of IT Business Analysis is embedded with the Information Technology business unit working with leaders to identify business requirements, scope projects, develop documentation, communicate progress, and test solutions. This person collaborates with leaders to align high profile Information Technology Projects across multiple teams and stakeholders, both internal and external to the Information Technology department. They establish credibility and rapport with stakeholders and project team members through planning and coordination of project and operational deliverables.
Requirements Definition and Analytics
Design the methods IT Business Analysts will use to develop requirements in any given project. Drive the business toward a common project methodology, and mature the organization's capabilities over time.
Perform gap analyses on current state infrastructure, integrations, data flows across the enterprise
Collaborate with leaders to scope and forecast projects, stakeholder needs, and objectives
Conduct research and analysis in order to come up with solutions to business problems and help to introduce these systems to stakeholders and/or project teams
Perform testing when appropriate to ensure defined requirements have been met
Use reports to plan, deliver, and provide quality assurance of services to customers to drive satisfaction
Identify process gaps through the analysis of requirements, data, and information received from stakeholders
Lead data management and cleanup when projects require
Communicate, translate, and simplify business requirements to ensure buy-in from all stakeholders
Assess change-proposals and define solutions to help the organization achieve its goals
IT Project Management
Assist in the management of the project portfolio and IT roadmap
Participate in planning and resource allocation
Contribute to IT operational planning including systems design
Engages with individuals and teams to ensure optimal performance, employee engagement, development, and collaboration within and across teams
Provides ongoing mentoring, coaching and feedback to employees to support optimal performance and development
What You'll Need
Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
Ability to effectively interact with business partners at varying levels of the organization
Solid verbal and written skills to translate business needs and requirements
Exceptional analytical skills with ability to develop insights and draw conclusions beyond what is readily apparent
In-depth understanding of organizational data flow and its use in management decision-making
Familiarity leveraging technology, tools and process improvements to develop innovative solutions and drive continuous improvement
Self-motivated with strong propensity for action, results, and continuous improvement
Ability to work successfully in a high-energy, fast paced, rapidly changing environment
Exceptional organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines, organizational goals, and initiatives
Ability to work effectively with geographically dispersed teams
Knowledge of current trends and innovations in technology infrastructure and SaaS applications
Database architecture and design
IT System architecture development
Strong team leadership and development
Facilitation, negotiation, problem resolution
Specific knowledge of business analysis methodologies and tools
7+ years of experience in information technology business analysis activities, including but not limited to requirements gathering, data analysis, process improvement discovery
Experience analyzing and managing complex technical project requirements with cross-functional teams
Experience working in a cloud environment
Experience using a variety of project approaches
Up to 10%
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.
How You'll Be Rewarded
Base Pay Range in Colorado: $127,000 - $168,000
A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
The base pay range represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.
Our values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we’ve created.
- Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
- Trust: Rely on each other.
- Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
- Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
- Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
- Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
- Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.
We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need—backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought—to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today’s most challenging problems.
At Workiva, you’ll enjoy:
- Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
- Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
- Involvement: Ability to participate in Employee Resource Groups, (Women in Tech, Women in Sales, Ethnic Diversity, Veterans, Rainbow (LGBTQ), Remote Employees, Caregiving) Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
- Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.
Learn more: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/workiva-life-and-careers/
Learn more: https://www.workiva.com/careers/benefits
Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.
Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email [email protected].