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Senior Business Analyst Sofia, Bulgaria

Senior Business Analyst Description

Job #: 43825
EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.

You are a self -starter who can work without supervision and establish business analysis activities from scratch. You are experienced and customer-focused Business Analyst who has a keen interest in Retail Financial Services and other areas across the Financial Services Domain. Your true calling is shaping software solutions that power established multinational businesses. You take initiative and solve problems. The key ingredients of your success are dedication and active collaboration - both with engineering teams and business representatives. You are a team player, whose motivation and curiosity can inspire the people around you. The fruits of your work excel with outstanding quality and accuracy – your engineering colleagues can’t wait to implement your requirements; the customers don’t start using a product until your user-guide is published.
If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST and make our team even stronger.

What You’ll Do

  • Ensure excellent quality, innovation, data-driven decision making with focus on high customer satisfaction and great customer experience
  • Maintain and improve requirement management and/or software development processes through the whole project life cycle
  • Establish and manage business analysis activities
  • Elicit business requirements from stakeholders using various techniques
  • Evaluate proactively and critically the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
  • Collect and analyze functional and non-functional software requirements and turn them into high quality specifications
  • Create Epics/Use Cases/User Stories based on selected formats
  • Create and maintain artifact templates, detailed product artifacts, technical specifications, wireframes, diagrams, and processes
  • Demonstrate full ownership of features and requirements during the whole lifecycle
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders, collaborate with cross-functional teams (business, operations, technical), manage expectations and communicate clearly
  • Invest the necessary effort to be an undisputed hands-on expert on your actual product throughout the whole product lifecycle (till go-to-market)
  • Actively participate in internal knowledge sharing forums and conduct trainings

What You Have

  • 5+ years of work experience as a Business Analyst in software development
  • Experience in organizing business analysis at the outset of a project
  • Strong knowledge of BA tools: modeling notations (UML, BPMN), diagram types and tools (Visio,, etc.), UI wireframing and prototyping (Balsamiq Mockups, InVision, etc.), tracking tools (JIRA, etc.)
  • Significant experience with Agile methodologies
  • Strong Product Backlog Management skills
  • Proven track record of end-to-end delivery experience for at least 3 software projects
  • Proactivity, ability to work without supervision, and decision-making skills
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of at least one business domain area
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new domains, research information and use new information ‘on the fly’
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Experience and knowledge across Investment Banking and/or other areas across the Financial Services Domain
  • Technical background
  • Experience with API products and API design principles

We offer

  • Opportunity to Engineer your Future
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Established and accelerated growth toward different career paths, competencies, and roles
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaboration in a multicultural environment and exchange of best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits: Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office/collaboration spaces (incl. new Infinity Tower business center, Sofia)
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • 1. Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • 2. We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • 3. We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • 4. At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement