Business Analyst (Agile)

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions APAC
  • 26 Sep 16

Business Analyst (Agile)

Job Requirements:

You can talk to all levels of the organization, and to many functions (teams, stakeholders, leaders). You will be directly involved (Deep-dive) in project(s) implementation activities and its deliverables. You are required to capture the spoken and unspoken users' needs and translate them into user-centric stories or requirements. If you are looking for opportunities to collaborate with leading industry experts and be surrounded by highly motivated peers, we welcome you to join us.

Primary Responsibilities

· Work with stakeholders to identify & understand the requirements of software systems
o Plan and participate in product conceptualisation sessions with stakeholders for eliciting requirements.
o Elicit and documents business/user requirements and translate them into user-stories for development.
o Manage requirements by continuously clarifying and reviewing them via walkthrough with stakeholders.
o Work with developers to interpret requirements leading to technical implementation.
· Analyze requirements to drive the design or review of test cases/business model/processes
· Work closely with Product Owner on project schedule, issues and escalation
· Work closely with Product Owner to manager business owners' and project sponsor's expectations
· Maintain and continuously refine Product Backlog
· Drive business process change requests on gaps identified and manage a project's scope and acceptance.
· Provide inputs to development team for implementation.
· Work with user experience designers (UXDs) and business users to plan for UAT, coordinates and monitor progress and acceptance of UAT.
· Ensures completion of documentations and filings to facilitate software development.

· Continuously finds means and ways to improve operations, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly with various users' departments to provide quality service.


· Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines
· Min 3 years working experience in an Agile environment, involving in requirements elicitation.
· CBAP or other Business Analysis certification is an added advantage.
· Experiences with web-based and business process software systems implementation will be preferred
· Good listening, written and verbal communication skills, including minute taking and technical writing.
· Possess business case and user-stories development skills
· Ability to work effectively as individual or with a team to understand and interpret requirements leading to technical implementation.
· Working experience with Agile Lifecycle Management tools will be an added advantage
· Working knowledge of Scrum, XP and Kanban will be an added advantage
· Working knowledge of Agile Contracting will be an added advantage

· Working knowledge of design thinking and workshop facilitation will be an added advantage

About Cognizant

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 244,300 employees as of June 30, 2016 , Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant .