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Senior Associate, Data Analyst

Company: KPMG
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, Data Analyst to join our Growth and Strategy organization.Responsibilities:

  • Work with solution team owners and subject matter experts to develop and document business requirements, system use cases, functional, non-functional, and operational requirements
  • Review and analyze the request backlog for fit/gap to existing architecture patterns and solutions; work with business teams and architects to close gaps by recommending existing pattern solutions whenever possible; identify similar requests, work with solution owners to reach consensus and consolidate
  • Represent solution owner in functions including backlog prioritization, participate in sprint planning/grooming and resourcing requirements
  • Elicit and capture business requirements in an Agile software development environment
  • Facilitate discussions with team in developing acceptance criteria for user stories and assist with operational transition, training, knowledge transfer and SOP documentation
  • Partner closely with our Architecture team, project managers and offshore development teams managing work using Agile Scrum and Kanban boardsQualifications:
    • Minimum three years of recent experience as a business analyst
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field from a leading accredited college/university preferred
    • Experience writing requirements for architecture solutions using an agile software development process, preferably Azure DevOps; demonstrated ability to provide robust documentation and interacting with multi-disciplined teams, architects, infrastructure, software development, testing, operations, and support
    • Prior experience with creation and execution of test plans, ability to trace test plans to requirements
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; a team player who works well with functional and technical resources; aptitude for taking strategic direction from executive management and see tasks through to completion without significant guidance
    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the futureKPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please. KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site). /

Keywords: KPMG, Des Moines , Senior Associate, Data Analyst, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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