Hyatt Business Analyst – Agile/Scrum in CHICAGO, Illinois


Summary The Business Analyst position will work with their assigned Agile Product Development team (PDM’s, UX, Development, UX, Analytics, Operations) taking primary direction from the assigned Product Development Manager. This position will provide business and requirement analysis in support of migrating to a more holistic and cohesive re-architecture for Hyatt’s eCommerce web properties. The Business Analyst will have two major components: 1) Establishing requirements and business process documentation 2) participating with project leadership to influence process, culture and system transformation. Candidates will be expected to display proficiency in all of these areas.

Responsibilities - Perform and participate in the analysis, configuration, process improvement, development, and implementation of eCommerce systems for desktop and mobile applications. - Work with respective Project Development Managers to create business requirements and functional specifications documentation to aid in the facilitation of communications between UX, Digital Analytics, Content Management, eCommerce Development and Operations. Support Agile PLM end users with day-to-day issues - Conduct analysis of system specifications, functional specifications, and configuration. Develop appropriate documentation - Aid in the creation of conversion and system implementation plans - Demonstrate a commitment to Hyatt core values. - The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


Experience - 2 years of recent BA work with web/software development experience in an Agile/Scrum environment. - Ecommerce digital systems experience preferable - 3 years combined technical and functional business experience. - Demonstrate knowledge of Agile Methodologies including the writing of User Stories, involvement in SCRUM/KANBAN/LEAN, and project planning at a sprint and iteration level. - Experience working on a multi-lingual platform.

E ducation - Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or Information Systems; MS or MBA a plus.

Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job - Familiarity with Jira and Confluence. - Familiarity with REST API Architecture

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago
Organization: Hyatt Corporate Office
Pay Basis: Yearly
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Technology
Req ID: CHI008945

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