Accenture Business Analyst - Liquid Studio in Sacramento, California

Title: Business Analyst - Liquid Studio Location: USA-West Job Number: 00494211

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward. Liquid Studios will be located in various cities where Accenture has a high concentration of clients who need software developers they can work with face-to-face, using Agile methods of delivery. This studio is based in Redwood City, CA ( Silicon Valley area.)

Liquid Studio residents and client guests collaborate on development of “new IT” solutions using liquid software development techniques, beginning with rapid prototyping and construction of business applications, and applying the latest in design thinking and Agile approaches to interactively assemble adaptive applications from modular, proven components. Teams will work in small groups of up to 10 software engineers.

Liquid Studios will also be able to take advantage of global centers of innovation (such as Silicon Valley) to attract talent and creative energy from the ecosystem, creating an osmotic effect for experimentation using new tools and approaches and fostering an environment where new styles of working are combined with real-world challenges of building applications for the digital era.

Liquid Studio teams will also be able to tap into the power of Accenture’s broader ecosystem partnerships, Global Delivery Network and Accenture Digital capabilities. We have more than a decade of experience in Agile and DevOps along with Accenture tools and assets that can be leveraged to enable continuous liquid delivery.

Are you a demonstrated team player, strategic thinker, and executor? Are you passionate about to turning raw data into meaningful business information? We want to hear from you. The Business Analyst will take a data-driven approach to informing decisions and process improvements critical to the benefit of our support organization within any given line of business. You will be first and foremost a strategist, using a deep knowledge of the product, a passion for agent success and customer support, and analytical skills to inform policies and processes that are simultaneously the best for the business, the agent, and the customer. You should have excellent analytical skills, great time-management and organizational habits, a creative and problem-solving mindset, and the ability to clearly communicate and present information.

Responsibilities include:

Act as a product Subject Matter Expert (SME) to answer questions from staff regarding new functionality, system inputs, process and outputs for the Borrower Center product. Act as the liaison between the product owner and the Scrum team to define business requirements and collaborate in defining design options through a hybrid Agile methodology. Work closely with Product Owners, Developers, Quality Assurance and Application Support teams to implement software requirements and communicate system enhancements. Generate SQL queries and research databases to verify and troubleshoot issues. Extract detailed system requirements from user story scenarios and high level business requirements. Conduct research and analysis into the nature, effect and results of system problems. Consult frequently with our internal customers to ensure a complete understanding of their needs and concerns. Push analysis on projects/experiments and use that to inform important strategic decisions improving the support experience for drivers and riders Professional Skills Requirements:

Processed focus mindset Results oriented attitude Desire to make a difference Attention to detail and accuracy Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously Creative, outgoing, and professional demeanor Proactive team player Qualifications: Basic Requirements:

Minimum 3 years of experience in professional business analysis role Proficient in MS Office Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, SharePoint Proficient in Development Requirement Management Tools SQL Strong analytical skills with experience in gathering requirements Well-developed oral, written and listening skills Experience presenting data visually Exceptional Excel / data management skills Experience with Agile software development methodology Preferred Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Business/Economics, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Degrees or similar fields Demonstrated project management skills

Candidates who are currently on assignment as part of the Global Careers program are not eligible for consideration. Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity. All employment decisions shall be 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 basis as protected by federal, state, or local law. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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