Monday , May 27 2024

Costco Careers – Business Analyst

Website Costco

Job Description

Business Analysts are responsible for facilitating business change management by developing detailed business requirements and process flow diagrams in addition to other appropriate standard analysis artifacts. The selected candidate will be involved in program/project implementations. This Business Analyst will support multiple customers and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle to help realize business benefits and define a set of business requirements that will translate into valuable business solutions and technology systems.The candidate will work closely with end users, business unit representatives, Information System resources and others in all stages of the project lifecycle including discovery, design, construction, transition, and implementation. This individual should demonstrate the highest levels of customer service, communication, productivity and professionalism. In addition, the candidate will have the ability and aptitude for leadership and be self-motivated, possessing strong analytical skills and Costco business (or other retail) expertise.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures that all requirements support the delivery of business value, fulfills goals and objectives and meet stakeholder needs
  • Leads in functional and business requirements gathering sessions
  • Leads User Acceptance sessions for confirmation of requirements implementation prior to deployment
  • Effectively manages changes and conflicts during requirements gathering process
  • Assists in other areas of the department and company as necessary
  • Ensures appropriate stakeholders are involved and obtain required information for capturing and validating requirements and other artifacts
  • Partners with Product Engineers and Solution Architects to validate macro designs and review micro designs
  • Develops business analysis artifacts (use cases, user stories, business models, etc.)
  • Prioritizes requirements effectively based on appropriately identified factors (estimation points, business needs, product backlog, etc.
  • Builds and manages stakeholder relationships, influence including business partners, users, vendors, customers, project team members, and management leaders
  • Interacts with technical team(s) to translate functional specifications into technology solutions
  • Partners with the Development teams to translate functional designs into technical designs

Job Requirements

  • Must possess excellent analytical skills and ability to effectively troubleshoot and provide solutions
  • Ability to effectively mentor less experienced team members
  • Strong conceptual, analytical, problem-solving, troubleshooting, and resolution skills
  • Must have the ability to work with limited supervision and exhibit a strong sense of urgency
  • Must be available to work as needed to honor project commitments, meet deadlines, and support assigned business area needs (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays)
  • Must be available for travel up to 25% of the time
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Analysis, Business, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • Professional business analysis certifications, such as CBAP or CCBA
  • Experience with Supply Chain systems and solutions including WMS and SAP

Job Details

Company: Costco

Vacancy Type: Full-time

Job Location: Issaquah,Washington

Application Deadline: N/A