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Business Analyst
Summary
Title:Business Analyst
ID:1145
Department:R&D
Location:Pleasanton, CA
Description
Blume Global is a technology company based in Pleasanton, CA. We recently renamed and relaunched our company as Blume, but we have been an established technology services company for 24 years as REZ-1, Inc., primarily servicing the North American intermodal transportation market. Blume is a successful, privately owned company with approximately 200 employees located in offices in Pleasanton CA, Wellesley MA, Oak Brook IL, and Hong Kong. Today, we develop and operate cloud-based solutions for stakeholders in the global supply chain - shippers, logistics companies and transportation providers.

Our relaunch as Blume is part of a new growth strategy that entails significant investment in R&D over the coming 2-3 years as we build upon our industry-leading digital platform with machine learning, AI and big data at its foundation. This is an extremely exciting time for Blume, and we are urgently building out our organization to enable and support our growth.

Blume is an energetic, diverse environment where we pride ourselves on high standards, collaboration, and personal development. As an established and successful company, we offer our employees competitive compensation and a broad set of benefits often only found with larger companies, but more importantly, a working environment where everyone makes a difference - with opportunities to match

As a Business Analyst, you will:
  • Be responsible for bringing new products and new functionalities for existing products to market 
  • Work creatively with a lot of passion and enthusiasm to define the requirements of world-class products for Blume Global 
  • Collaborate with people from multiple departments
If you are energetic & passionate about taking up a new challenge then we are interested in speaking to you!

Responsibilities:
  • Familiarize yourself with the existing product line’s components and its potential impact on the market as a whole 
  • Define new requirements to be added to the product as part of multiple release cycles. 
  • Work closely with Product Manager to understand the future roadmap, assess the approach/impact for development, and ensure that actionable work is always available for the engineering team.
  • Work with Business Analysts and the Engineering Team very closely to translate the business requirements into user stories and system/functional requirements so that the team can design and build the product
  • Translate technical requirements into work backlog and ensure that appropriate level of detail is available:
    • Business need
    • Technical approach
    • Acceptance Criteria
    • Key QA test cases
  • Work closely with Engineering team to ensure that features being developed meet the customer/market need 
  • Work closely with Professional Services to ensure that the team is positioned to successfully train/implement new features 
  • Work closely with the testing team to ensure the product is of high quality
  • Act as a flexible member of the Scrum team – facilitate conversations, clarify requirements, pitch in on analysis / development / troubleshooting / testing / accepting work – to help ensure deadlines are met. 
  • Keep track of new functionalities being added as part of the Product Release cycles and maintain expertise of product.
Qualifications:
  • Be able to work independently and pro-actively, with strong motivational skills
  • Excellent team player who is able to collaborate very well with Engineering and Product Management Teams. 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in a science or technical field
  • Comfortable conversing with both highly technical or highly business oriented audiences
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly organize thoughts and ideas and convey them to others in their language 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain domain
  • Ability to query, manipulate and analyze data 
  • Strong attention to detail
The following skills would be considered a plus:
  • One year experience as a Business or Product Analyst in a Product Development Company. 
  • Solid working experience with Agile Development Methodology - Defining Epics, Writing Stories etc. 
  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain domain
  • Experience with Jira & Confluence
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