Stoneridge Software Business Analyst, Dynamics 365 F&SCM in Topeka, Kansas
Stoneridge Software began with an idea: How can Microsoft implementations be done better? After considering the idea and continually seeing the need for a business partner who could successfully deliver software implementations, Eric Newell, Becky Newell and Cody Marshall founded Stoneridge Software. As a 2021 Inc. Best Workplaces Honoree and a Microsoft Gold Partner, we’ve developed a proven process for project delivery, a laser focus on long-term support to empower our clients’ success and a way to enjoy our work with a high degree of integrity. We know how to use tenacity to get the work done but we also know how important it is to balance work with the rest of our lives. Stoneridge Software has cultivated a flexible working environment, flexible vacation, paid parental leave, continuous learning and development, and social wellness initiatives that bring a sense of belonging to all. What are you waiting for? Join us!
Stoneridge Software is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our team who will be responsible for consulting primarily on Dynamics 365 F&SCM pre-implementation discovery engagements, but may include implementations, upgrades, and/or extensions of existing applications. This individual will work closely with key stakeholders to analyze current business processes and then define user, functional, and non-functional requirements that will be used to evaluate, plan, design, and build a solution.
The individual will act as a liaison between clients and internal teams on Dynamics 365 projects. This individual may be responsible for one or more aspects of the project including project management, business analysis, data, and testing.
Typical project responsibilities include solution requirement elicitation and documentation, business process analysis and documentation, identifying and documenting business process improvement opportunities, facilitating collaborative work sessions with internal and client teams, and defining and documenting future state design. This individual carries the ultimate responsibility for developing an approach and coordinating discovery sessions, uncovering the client’s requirements, and completing deliverables based on the project plan.
The candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, have the ability to multitask, be meticulously organized, and be able to prioritize multiple demands in a fast-paced environment. The individual must also be an excellent communicator with exceptional customer service skills who can quickly navigate any situation to reach desired goals.
This position is available on a REMOTE basis in the United States or REMOTE in Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan).
A Day in the Life
Lead a small to mid-sized team through EPR pre-implementation discovery
Act as a liaison between the project team and the client
Leads the planning and coordination as well as defines the approach for ERP discovery
Provide direction and support to the project team to completion of the engagement
Facilitates the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables
Elicit and analyze requirements and develop high-level and detailed business process designs
Collaborate with internal stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop improved processes and solutions
Communicates in formal presentation settings including medium-sized groups, internal and external project teams, and business unit events; develops written communications to address varied styles and information needs
Maintain notes & communication channels regarding project progress with clients & internal resources
Track project deliverables using the appropriate Stoneridge tools daily
Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.
Prepare deliverables and documentation, as required
Establishes credibility at all levels with clients and builds problem-solving partnerships with clients and colleagues
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with teams to enhance work culture and a positive environment.
Track time to ensure proper invoicing
5+ years of experience as a business analyst or similar role
Sound knowledge and/or certification in Business Analysis methodologies
Experience conducting requirements gathering and Fit-Gap analysis
Ability to translate requirements into a solution that meets the business needs
Possess ability to manage the execution of multiple projects simultaneously and negotiate and enhance project value
Demonstrated leadership role on enterprise-level projects
Good knowledge and understanding of project execution plan and project procedures.
Understanding of D365 F&SCM and CE capabilities
Working knowledge of ISV solutions
Have knowledge of industry business practices, software development and experience in client/server and web applications.
Background working in the corporate business settings with staff at various roles within the organization
Excellent communication, planning and organization skills – both within a team and as an individual
Strong and effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and staff
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to establish priorities and work independently
Ability to communicate effectively in both spoken and written English
Travel Required: Incumbent is expected to periodically meet with client teams across the United States and will be asked to attend industry events from time to time.
Health and Wellness
Medical and dental Insurance (premiums for employees and dependents paid for by the company)
401(k) matching contribution program (US) or RRSP Benefits (Canada)
Paid parental leave
Paid flexible time off
Paid sick time (US) or floater days (Canada)
Flexible work schedules
Employee and family assistance program
Learning and development allowance
Employer charitable contribution
Social wellness clubs
Paid business mileage
HSA contribution (US Only)
We live and breathe our core values:
Integrity | Technical Excellence | Tenacity | Client Centric | Enjoy Our Work
They are the fabric of our company and a reflection of our organizational culture. Our values are a part of our talent acquisition process, how we operate our company and how we partner with our clients. We enjoy our work by exhibiting our technical excellence and tenacity while being inherently client-centric with integrity toward every customer engagement.
We will comply with local guidelines regarding infection diseases and vaccine requirements. At this time, proof of vaccination status is required to work within one of our offices, travel for work internationally, or attend in-person events sponsored by Stoneridge Software.
Team members are not required at this time to receive the FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccinations to work remote.
Team members who are required to travel to client sites, conferences and events that are not in Stoneridge Software offices, must comply with the client's COVID-19 policy and procedures.
Stoneridge Software is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us unique.