Business Analyst II

La Macchia Enterprises - Addison, TX (30+ days ago)4.2


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Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to be a part of an entrepreneurial company where your unique abilities are celebrated, you increase your creative energy and your role adds value every day? Sound impossible? It’s not.

La Macchia Enterprises (LME) has a unique story of being family-owned for over 40 years. We turn vacation dreams into long-lasting memories by focusing on our customers’ End-to-End Experience at every touch point. Our 1,000+ team members embody our core values, making us a global leader in leisure travel and technology. Our team is the reason we’ve earned a spot on the Top Workplaces list for multiple years.

Trisept Solutions, a division of LME, was the first to process an online vacation booking. Trisept has continued its evolution working with the leading global airlines, hotels and theme parks to provide cutting-edge technology solutions. Visit www.triseptsolutions.com to continue the story.

Now it’s your turn to enhance your career with Trisept Solutions. Grow and learn with us as a Business Analyst II. You will help meet the objectives and goals of our travel partners through the development of new products, technology solution requests or process improvement initiatives. In this role, you will work with stakeholders ranging from travel agents, external and internal clients, tour operators, and internal executives on a variety of project initiatives to ensure our travel technology is innovative and cutting edge in the industry.

A successful Business Analyst II will:
Be an active participant in all Scrum ceremonies
Serve as the “voice of the customer” for the delivery team, representing/reinforcing the customer’s perspective throughout the product realization cycle
As directed, own, prioritize, and maintain the Product Backlog
Act as subject-member-expert for assigned products
Drive realization of product vision on the Scrum team
Work with Scrum Masters to help direct, motivate, and guide the delivery team
Participate with the Business Analysts, Testing, and Architect to break down projects into detail-level user stories consumable and testable by the scrum team
Review output of BA team to ensure quality deliverables have been created for consumption by the scrum team
Ensure that Scrum Team deliverables meet agreed-upon standards for quality and non-functional requirements, and that the product meets the stated business need
Review output of the scrum team to ensure specified acceptance criteria has been completed
Manage, prioritize, and assess the impact of project defects, including providing key input on the decisions to fix or defer
Influence and persuade in order to achieve desired outcomes.
Confidently present concepts and solutions verbally in front of a group.
Offer alternative solutions to project scope.
Work with minimal supervision, to multi-task and prioritize several project initiatives.
Proactively seek and gain knowledge in the BA and Travel industries.
Volunteer to coordinate or help with team and/or companywide activities.
Act as a champion for the team and the company.
Manage large scale efforts by delegating tasks and overseeing multiple projects.
Interpret technical specifications.
Provide consultative guidance to customers and product teams utilizing Trisept applications.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (BA) from four-year college or university and 5+ years related experience in the BA/Product Owner discipline facilitating a wide variety of projects from inception through completion, and 3+ years related experience in the Travel Industry.

IIBA certification or other BA certification a plus.

1+ year in Agile development environment.
Outstanding technical, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally.
Expertise using Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent interpersonal, consultative, and communication skills (written and verbal).
Excellent organizational, planning, facilitation, and prioritization skills.
Ability to solve problems under time constraints.
Expertise of the business analysis discipline and application of concepts to projects.
Expertise of software development lifecycle processes.
Expertise in processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Always works within the context of the gated process and software development lifecycle.
Proactively pursues initiatives that enhance the development of Trisept products or create improvements within the process.
Utilize and embrace LME’s core values, concepts and tools.
Ensure and support “End-to-End” customer service experience.

Benefits at a Glance:
Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability
Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) with employer match
Generous time off plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Travel Discounts
Team Member Referral Program
Wellness Program
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.