Senior IT Business Analyst

XPO Logistics Portland, OR
Senior IT Business Analyst

Requisition Id: 56049

Business Unit: Supply Chain

Location:

Portland, OR, US, 97209

Logistics done differently.

You are always looking for a better, more efficient way to do things. At XPO Logistics, we are looking for people who can effectively identify strategies to help people and systems work smarter. As the Senior Business Analyst (IT), you will identify and analyze business needs and assist in designing, training, testing, and implementing solutions. We want to leverage your years of experience to educate IT personnel on how users perform their duties and how operations function. If you're ready to grow your career—to go bigger and better—we have the opportunity for you at XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

* Capture requirements as agile stories and expand stories into narratives to ensure a standard team understanding of the requirements; guide prioritization of requirements based on business value, risk, architectural significance, and other drivers

* Conduct team reviews of requirement documents, design documents, and work products

* Advocate for the customers and business clients as well as IT groups; manage customer expectations

* Collaborate with product owner(s), product managers, and project manager to complete iteration and release planning, ensuring appropriate technical representation

* Assist with project management duties including status reports, estimating work efforts, and planning work assignments

* Review QA test plans and scripts to ensure appropriate testing coverage of story requirements

* Work in a self-directed team environment with other IT professionals to ensure applications and Web tools add value to business operations; collaborate on the evaluation of technology for strategic value and use in solving business problems

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or technical area, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience

* 7 years of cross-functional business experience including business analysis, IT solutions development, and customer relationships

* Broad knowledge of technology and how to connect technology to business problems; working knowledge of IT software and application development methodologies

* Working knowledge of project management methodologies

* Availability to participate in 24/7 on-call application support as necessary; occasional travel

It'd be great if you also have:

* Knowledge of transportation, logistics, and supply chain management

* Ability to provide guidance in agile development methodology

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

* Effective listening, interviewing, and facilitation skills

* Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment

* Strong project and time management skills with ability to organize, negotiate and prioritize work

* Understanding of user experience processes and tool

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon