Cognizant Technology Solutions Sr. Business Analyst - 00027318391 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking for “Agile Business Analyst “; this candidate should have strong experience in Agile scrum methodologies who could join in our team of IT professionals in a permanent role. If you meet our background requirements and skills and looking for an opportunity to be rewarded for your skills and expertise, here is the ideal opportunity for you! Role: Business Analyst Location: Philadelphia, PA “Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a “Green Card”) for this role. Role: * Prepare business cases/proposals to justify the business/economic benefit (cost vs benefit) for all requested changes * Work with multiple business stakeholders and elicit business requirements * Consult to provide an optimal solution to features, process improvements and operational enhancements * Work as an extension of the Product Owner and prioritize the product backlog * Translate the business requirements into functional-specifications; author user-stories with detailed acceptance criteria * Groom the user-stories with the IT team and clarify any queries on the acceptance criteria * Be able to visualize process flows, rule engines and UI mockups to illustrate the POs vision * Participate in all scrum ceremonies; be available to the team 100% and quickly clarify queries on stories that are in progress * Prepare detailed agent guides prior to each deployment * Actively participate in user acceptance testing and ensure that the user-stories have been implemented as defined (by the BA) prior to reviewing them with the business * Maintain up-to-date process documents and functional flows * Solicit release feedback (surveys) from the stakeholders and CARE agents and analyze trends/identify areas of improvement * Strong communication skills (written/oral) with an assertive persona * Able to take/compile meeting minutes for key stakeholder meetings * Strong background about IT systems and Agile methodology * Work experience in Telecom domain is preferable Equal Opportunities Employer: Cognizant Technology Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion, or belief or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.