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Business Analyst

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Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Durham, NC, South United States, USA
Company: Syngenta
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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About Syngenta:Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve
global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of
available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions,
our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are
grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation,
enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

About this Job:
  • Partner
    in business analysis efforts to deliver R&D information capabilities
    through IT projects and other delivery mechanisms working closely with Key
    Users, Project Managers, Solution Architects, and Development teams.
  • Provide
    best practice in business value delivery strategies, requirements
    gathering techniques, and user acceptance techniques to various groups in
  • Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Serves as a conduit between R&D end
    user community and the software development team
  • Collaborates with the Solution Architects,
    Application Development, and Software Quality Assurance Teams to
    understand scope, solutions, constraints, and risks
  • Business Analysis & Requirements
    Definition: Analyze business operations to determine opportunities to
    automate business processes and functions; Define and document project
    objectives and business requirements to be translated into functional
    specifications for systems development and new technology
  • Critically evaluate information gathered
    from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level
    information into details and abstract up from low-level information to a
    general understanding to discern user needs and key requirements. When appropriate challenge back to
    R&D team.
  • Proactively communicate and collaborate
    with R&D to analyze information and business workflow to deliver
    functional requirements, use cases, user stories, and user interface
  • Work with Delivery Team Lead in
    understanding business priorities and strategy, and influence investment
    portfolio within the team

  • Skills:

    Education & Experience:
  • 5
    7 years of IT Business Analysis or closely related experience
  • 2+
    years experience in an analyst role for multiple projects using agile
    software development methodologies is a must.
  • Demonstrates
    ability to work in a geographically and culturally diverse team
  • Demonstrates
    exceptional writing, presentation, and facilitation skills with a
    cross-functional business audience
  • Demonstrates
    strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates
    strong communication, leadership and negotiation skills
  • Ability
    to communicate complex issues in a non-technical manner to a diverse
  • Bachelors
    Degree in Computer Science, Biology, Bioinformatics, Plant Breeding or a
    related field
  • AdditionalKnowledge,
    Skills, Traits & Abilities:

  • R&D
    science-related experience, preferably in the areas of Trialing, Plant
    Breeding, Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics, or data science
  • IIBA
    Business Analysis Certification
  • Stakeholder
    experience a plus
  • What
    We Offer:

    • FullBenefit
      Package Medical, Dental & Vision that begins your first day
    • 401k plan with
      company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
    • Paid Vacation,
      12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate
      Discounts among others
    • A
      culture that promotes work/life balance, celebrates diversity and offers
      numerousfamily oriented events throughout the year
    is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment,
    hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race,
    color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender
    identity, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected

    Contact Information: please contact the
    Service Desk

    and Medical Leave Act FMLA

    Employment Opportunity Commission's EEOC

    Polygraph Protection Act EPPA

    To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION

    Job Post Date: 05/02/19
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