Job Title:IT MDM Analyst - Opportunity at our Ames, Iowa or Greensboro, North Carolina site Location:Ames, IA, Midwest United States, USA Company:Syngenta Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Analyst/Estimator Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
About SyngentaSyngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanitys most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
About UsAt Syngenta, we are working to build the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture that provides leading seeds and crop protection innovations to enhance the prosperity of farmers. We are currently seeking an IT Master Data Management Analyst at our Ames, Iowa or Greensboro, North Carolina site. As an MDM Business Analyst you will:
Lead business analysis efforts to deliver MDM 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
Developing deep knowledge within MDM including data, people, processes and technologies in use.
Creating supporting artifacts for the requirements (ERD, process maps, decision models, stakeholder maps etc.).
Working with technical teams in generating and evaluating solution options as well as mapping data to business functions and applications.
Supporting the MDM platform by answering questions and troubleshooting issues.
Assessing process adherence and quality issues to be proactively addressed before problems arise.
Serves as a conduit between business community and the technical delivery team.
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 business.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with business stakeholders to analyze information and business workflow in order to deliver functional requirements, use cases, user stories, and user interface designs.
Ability to act as relationship manager, portfolio manager, or project manager for team as needed.
Leading a team of business analysts within a program of work.
Delivering larger, more complicated initiatives across business functions.
Mentoring, coaching and setting direction for the Global MDM community.
Act as product owner for applications within the business analysis toolset (JIRA, etc.).
Ability to identify and resolve project impacts in a changing environment
Be a self-starter; proactively collaborate to understand goalsfrom design and cross-functional teams
Strong communication skills and capabilities to clearly articulate challenges back to customer groups
Be comfortable with an iterative process in an agile environment
Ability to influence without authority
Strong networking skills across cultures
Experience in an analyst role for multiple projects using Agile software development methodologies is a must
Experience workingwith a diverse range of technologies and platforms, especially with regards to cheminformatics, LIMS, integration, data analytics, and reporting. Experience working with computational models would be desirable
Ability to document existing business process, optimize, and deliver real business change to accompany software deliverables
Demonstrated ability to work in a geographically and culturally diverse development effort
Good knowledge of business analysis methodologies and associated best practices with an analytical mindset. Knowledge of both waterfall and agile scrum/kanban methodologies preferred
AI invention practices and processes in life sciences, cheminformatics, bioinformatics, agricultural practice, chemistry logistics or chemistry focused data science would be a plus
What We Offer
Full Benefit Package Medical, Dental & Vision that starts the same day you do
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 numerous family-oriented events throughout the year
Syngenta 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, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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