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Business Analyst

Ann Arbor, Michigan LLamasoft, Inc.

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600+ enterprise customers in 60 countries
50% of Fortune 100 companies are customers
24 of the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain are customers
So, yes, we’re all about business. But we’re also all about sustainability, see our 2017 Green Award **

We were named to the 2017 Best and Brightest Company in the US of A and in Metro Detroit’s 2017 Best and Brightest Company list
We’re well funded, fun and focused on building the very best in supply chain and we want YOU to help us build complex models that allow global companies to quickly, safely model supply chain impacts.
Don’t believe us – read the Gartner Supply Chain Masters and you’ll learn that nearly all of the Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 use our solutions to tackle the most complex supply chains issues the world has ever seen.
Smart, energetic and ready to make your mark in a best in class enterprise software company? Join our herd!
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The Role:

Do you take initiative and own projects from start to finish? Are you a smart, forward thinking problem solver? Consider joining LLamasoft!
As a Business Analyst, you will work closely with product management and other stakeholders to identify application needs and help build up a requirements pipeline for development. Leveraging your expertise, project experience, customer interactions, and knowledge, you will shape the supply chain software that is helping people solve complex problems through better decision making.
A business analyst’s role is both tactical and strategic, and involves gaining considerable knowledge of LLamasoft products. The product focus of this role is centered on our Web Based Technologies. ******************* allows our customers to model and share their supply chain end to end, analyze "what if" scenarios and find optimal production, sourcing, inventory and distribution policies and processes. Additionally ******************* provides visual and analytical tools to help users understand and present their model.

Job Description:

Act as the domain expert for your area, *******************
Primary activity is creating and defining User Epics and Stories in Jira/Wiki
Drive innovative solutions that translates LLamasoft’s desktop presence into a great web experience.
Define, manage, and help prioritize feature/enhancement requests within the development team.
Build detailed feature specifications with wireframe mockups as needed
Interact with UX/UI team to drive the delivery of additional high fidelity mockups as needed
Work with web platform architects to understand how a product or feature may impact multiple teams
Evaluate customer issues/requests and turn them into actionable tasks for development
Facilitate design discussions between all stakeholders
Create and edit reports for distribution on the web site
Engage in knowledge sharing activities, such as building SummerCon demos, providing training to support for troubleshooting issues, etc
Facilitate QA testing by providing guidance on how new or modified features should behave
Work with documentation and development teams to provide product release notes

The Qualifications:

Degree in Supply Chain Management, Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent industry experience
Strong analytical abilities to convert business requirements into actionable development tasks
Familiarity with mockup wireframe tools such as Balsamiq
Experience providing requirements for SaaS/web-based products
An understanding of business data modeling and business intelligence.
Tableau or other report writing experience
Experience with Agile Software Development, specifically Epic and User Story requirement design
Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic work environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with senior management and cross functional teams

Bonus Points:

Familiarity with the capabilities of Amazon and Azure cloud services
A working knowledge of Supply Chain Guru desktop application
Basic knowledge of SQL and database schemas

About LLamasoft

LLamasoft provides software and expertise to help companies design and improve their supply chain operations. We enable companies to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain operations, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability, and risk mitigation. Supply Chain Guru, LLamasoft’s flagship product, is the leading supply chain design and predictive analytics application available in the market today. LLamasoft is expanding its product offering into multiple design platforms as well as enterprise solutions.
Since 1999, LLamasoft has helped hundreds of global organizations in over 30 countries leverage their unique blend of technology and deep domain expertise to drive competitive advantage and savings across their supply chain operations.
LLamasoft offers a stimulating small company atmosphere where your efforts will have a significant impact on global logistics and our company’s success. We are a fun, results-driven company that centers on developing high quality software, not work schedules and dress codes. We are driven by people who have a passion for technology and innovation. If you are excited about software development and looking for a fun and flexible environment in a growing company, please apply!
To apply for this position, please visit our online application portal at: *************************************
LLamasoft is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin.
If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to ***************************

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