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Business Analyst

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Job Description – Business Analyst (Software Engineering)

Location : Hyderabad

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Corteva Agriscience is a global leader in providing seed, crop protection, software, and analytics solutions helping farmers meet global demand with economically successful and environmentally sustainable farming. Farming Solutions and Digital (FS&D) is a global function of Corteva R&D with more than 400 employees distributed across 10 different countries. FS&D aims to be the place where talented people come, stay, and do their best work to solve agricultural problems. We believe in and strive towards an inclusive culture that starts with a diverse workforce as the foundation for creativity, innovation, and collaboration. Our ideal candidate is well-organized, self-motivated and seeks to work in a high energy, collaborative, and diverse team environment. We are looking for a creative individual with excellent functional understanding of agriculture/life science and informatics domains, user requirements gathering and communication skills to help in the process of software development in an Agile environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively and independently on agile software teams to create innovative software systems.
  • Communicate complex technical information to a variety of audiences in a clear and concise manner.
  • Conduct workshops with researchers/Subject Matter Experts to understand business processes, data structures, system design and define user requirements.
  • Document requirements as User Stories in JIRA and Confluence to ensure that the business needs are captured with high degree of accuracy.
  • Drive user centered design process. Create wireframes, interview users, create process flow maps, and develop personas.
  • Collaborate with the Product Owner, SME(s), development and testing team on functional specifications during development and testing phases.
  • Perform functional testing/validation of design as per the user requirements to ensure that the product scope is met.
  • Understand databases to extract, summarize, and report data.
  • Provide product training to the Users & Support Team, be a one-point contact for any technical support required for the product during and after implementation.
  • Maintain deep understanding of product capabilities and articulate proper use of the functionality as and when required.

Qualifications

Desired Candidate Profile

Educational Qualifications: M.S. in Agriculture, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Life Science, Information Management or related field or equivalent amount of relevant education and experience.

  • 3-5 years’ experience in gathering user requirements, writing user stories, doing functional testing and problem solving with attention to details.
  • Should have a strong understanding of the agriculture/life science domain and technologies.
  • Should have a good understanding of software development best practices, systems development lifecycle, and enterprise architecture principles.
  • Should have experience working in a Scrum/Agile environment.
  • A confident speaker; able to articulate messages well in small to medium size groups.
  • Should be able to handle conflicts and approach negotiations in a diplomatic but confident manner.
  • Working or development experience with LIS/LIMS or other Life Science software products is an advantage.

Other Skills

  • Team building and team integration skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills required.
  • Be comfortable with the unknown, ask questions, be inquisitive, be a self-starter.

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Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. Discrimination, harassment and retaliation are inconsistent with our values and will not be tolerated.

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