Retail Business Analyst

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>"At La-Z-Boy we're dedicated to home... because home is what really matters and what will always matter. At the end of even the longest days, home is where we find ourselves."</strong></em><strong><em><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here.</a> </em></strong></p>

Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

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Overview: Come join our team and help us Build Something Amazing.
Responsibilities: &bull; Leads and conducts definition, design, configuring, documentation, testing, training, implementation, and support of system requirements for strategic projects; utilizing the defined software development life cycle (SDLC) on assigned projects. Manages issues and reports status to assigned Project Manager.<br />&bull; Elicits and documents business requirements using interviews, workshops, and/or existing systems documentation or procedures to effectively capture business requirements for systems upgrades/enhancements. Uses industry standard analysis techniques to document business requirements such as data flow modeling, use case analysis, workflow analysis, functional decomposition analysis, and object modeling.<br />&bull; Participates in the deployment of Retail Software to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries to include Readiness Assessment, table set and configuration, data conversion, training, and deployment.<br />&bull; Develops functional designs (FDD&rsquo;s) to include wire frames, logical data model, system interfaces, and security requirements, and reviews with and obtains stakeholder approvals.<br />&bull; Develops user acceptance test (UAT) plans and test scenarios and manages the execution of UAT. Documents test results and monitors and reports testing results and status to IT leadership and business.<br />&bull; Performs first and second level production support to Retail systems, including analysis and resolution of assigned incidents.<br />&bull; Manages requirements and functional design through entire lifecycle - tracks and fully documents changes for functional and business specifications; writes detailed universally understood procedures for permanent records and for use in training.<br />&bull; Liaison between departmental end-users and I.T. in the analysis, design, configuration, testing and maintenance of information systems to ensure optimal operational performance.<br /><br />SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:<br />This role primarily supports the RMS system, but is used cross functionally across many La-Z-Boy information systems. The RMS system supports (6) Retail Distributions Centers across the U.S, (140+) Retail stores, and (60+) independent dealer stores all comprising hundreds of users transacting daily on the system that this role supports. Additionally, the role is responsible for maintaining an understanding of multiple business disciplines within the organization to effectively perform the job duties, to include but not limited to, Retail, Point of Sale, Operations (warehousing), Merchandising/Purchasing, and Accounting.
Requirements: MINIMIUM REQUIREMENTS:<br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree with 2 &ndash; 4 years of relevant experience or equivalent.<br />&bull; Ability to effectively work with both technical staff and business process owners.<br />&bull; Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills<br />&bull; Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and independently<br />&bull; Ability to effectively work within cross vertical teams<br />&bull; Must demonstrate critical thinking skills<br />&bull; Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, business process modeling<br />&bull; Travel: Up to 20%<br /><br />PREFERED REQUIREMENTS:<br />&bull; Certified Business Analyst Professional<br />&bull; Experience with DROOLS, Pentaho, and Business Objects<br />&bull; Skilled with Project Management and organizational tools<br />&bull; SQL<br /><br />SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.<br /><br />PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:<br />Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.<br /><br />CORE ATTRIBUTES:<br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br />OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.