Business AnalystProduct Owner

you will own the product related activities (Presence in daily standups, sprint planning meetings, grooming sessions, retrospectives, defect prioritization), as identified as part of Colo process as well as coordination of product activities between Onshore & Offshore, including the sharing of information.

We have offices inSan Francisco, CA / Denver, CO / Boston, MA, so the candidate can join in any of these 3 locations.

Reviews story progress throughout the sprint*

Prioritizes individual stories in the backlog*

To work with Pearson product team for Scoping/Prioritisation

Support backlog grooming with Onshore team

Participate in the solution process to make sure the right product is getting developed.

Facilitate answering questions from Offshore BAs

Give feedback and Accepts Stories from Dev

Supports Offshore demos at the end of the Sprint.

Reconciling and documenting demo feedback

Create Jira stories for demo feedback after reviewing with GLP Product Manager or PCM SME, as appropriate

Deliver prioritized demo feedback to offshore BAs

Candidates will require experience at

Building and understanding Business, Technology and Functional Requirements and scope the project.

Managing and engineering Business Requirements.

Managing and leading initiatives involving multiple functions and project teams to drive process improvement for a product or service offering.

Consulting with business leaders to identify relevant internal, client and external processes for optimization; perform root-cause analysis, develop recommendations for resolution and track effectiveness of remedies.

Managing multiple project deliveries simultaneously.

Managing activities of supporting project teams and internal partners; ensures progress against established plan and makes determinations based on analysis of business information to alter or update schedule and resource allocation to meet product requirements and schedules.

Communicating initiative progress, escalations, and issue analysis to stakeholders; collaborates with management and internal development, manufacturing and service delivery partners to implement changes to resolve escalated issues and produce solutions.

Driving innovation and integration of new technologies and quality initiatives into projects and activities in the organization.

Providing guidance and mentoring to less- experienced staff members.

Acting as subject matter expert to provide business requirements for process improvements, new product introductions and system enhancements.

Assisting with training including identification of needs, development of materials.

Proactive ongoing analysis and reporting of business impacting changes or initiatives.

Developing presentations of models, findings/analysis, plans and/or conclusions on a continuous improvement basis to stakeholders.

Working with business counterparts to identify demand/needs and prioritize & continually looks for process improvement strategies

Providing status reporting of activities against the program plan or schedule.

Experienced in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) processes like SCRUM (Agile), Kanban (Agile), Scrumban (Agile).

Extensive experience in developing use cases and tracking changing requirements.

Proficient in developing business requirement documents (BRD), functional requirement specifications (FRS) and maintaining the requirements traceability matrix

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