Business Analyst (API) Business Analyst (API) …

Cognizant
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
Competitive
Cognizant
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Sep 21
Competitive
Business Analyst (API)
Role summary
  • Work with Technical Product Owner to define and drive delivery of API s across the region
  • Understand the landscape of API requirements from external partners in the countries covered (Thailand, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong)
  • Execute upon a defined roadmap of API and microservice delivery
  • Engage with stakeholders and groom user stories
  • Assist Technical Product Owner with low-level requirements gathering and documentation
  • Work with local IT teams to understand existing systems and work with these teams on ensuring the systems offer services and stored procedures needed by APIs
  • Work with business partners to understand proposed APIs and to explain the effort of different connections and integrations
  • Work with an assigned Scrum Team to provide delivery of working software that provides value to the business every 2 weeks
  • Dive deep into solutions and requirements proposed by the business and provide alternative solutions for the business to consider
  • Work with the development team Scrum Master to identify and remove impediments that come up during the sprint process
  • Find way to optimize our way of working by offering and implementing solutions for continuous improvement

Job Responsibilities :
1 . Analysis and Solution Definition
  • Become a subject matter expert in the individual APIs you work to define and deliver, along with their contracts and corresponding integrations
  • Assist the Technical Product Owner with managing the sprints
  • Prepare and groom user stories and acceptance criteria for development teams based on discussion and negotiation with the business
  • D rive this cross-country initiative with stakeholders from across the business and IT
2 . Ensure Quality
  • Work with developers to ensure their solution design can satisfy user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Ensure acceptance criteria and any other test conditions are met before concluding a story is complete
  • Ensure that clear testing plans have been documented and executed before releasing software
  • Work with development team to ensure automated testing is baked into solutions
  • Identify and document system deficiencies and recommend ed solutions
3 . Project Support & Change Management
  • Follow-up with and push relevant parties to ensure that work is completed on agreed-upon schedule
  • Track deliverables and resolve issues that are negatively impacting timeline of delivery
  • Ensure Agile practices are followed by development teams
  • Ensure proper communication is conducted when system changes are made by keeping relevant stakeholders informed

Requirements :
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related fields
  • 4 + years of experience in IT or a Digital Product o rganization
  • Strong b usiness a nalysis s kills
  • Experience and knowledge of Scrum/Agile or Kanban methodologies
  • Experience in API development and API strategy. Major plus if have worked on and/or managed API rollout strategies previously. Especially for an Insurance company.
  • Ability to effectively and proactively interact and communicate with senior management, internal departments, clients , and vendors
  • Excellent negotiation, analytical , and decision-making skills
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • General insurance industry background and knowledge is preferable but not required





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