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IHG Senior Analyst IT Business in Atlanta, Georgia

Senior Analyst IT Business

Job Number R163372

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate

Americas - United States - Georgia - Atlanta

Description

About us

Bringing True Hospitality to the world.

We want to welcome you to a world of bringing True Hospitality to everyone. When you join us at IHG®, you become part of our global family. A welcoming culture of warmth, honesty, and a passion for providing True Hospitality.

We pride ourselves on letting your personality and passions shine, recognizing the individual contribution you make and supporting your ambition to learn and create your own career path. In making a difference to our guests and owners, colleagues and communities, every day is a chance to create great and unique experiences, in your own way.

With over 370,000 colleagues in nearly 100 countries sharing our values, there’s countless opportunities at your fingertips.

We’re growing; grow with us.

Your day to day

The Sr Analyst IT Business is responsible for leading business process reviews and provide recommendations to ensure processes, systems and documentation meet changing business conditions and/or requirements. The Sr Analyst IT Business will gather business requirements, perform system and process analysis, design, support testing and prototyping for large cross functional complex projects. The Sr Analyst IT Business is a senior level individual contributor, who may provide guidance to other professionals for the overall successful completion of projects. The Sr Analyst IT Business contributes to the development of other professionals in their area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for identifying and analyzing gaps between current processes and desired state and document processing requirements on cross functional and complex projects.

  • Perform analysis of processes and software capabilities including system process analysis, design and prototyping, as well as develop alternative design solutions, advise on options, risks, costs and impact on other business processes and/or systems.

  • Maintain expert knowledge of assignedsystems, processes, and infrastructure.

  • Maintain deep technical and architectural aspects of the product at points of interface with internal systems and processes.

  • Responsible for collaborating with business partners to assist a delivery team to produce technical solutions to address complex business needs.

  • Create and validate recommended test scripts and scenarios working with testing team for large cross functional complex projects.

  • Create User Stories and Features to convey changes to a system or process

What we need from you

Education

Bachelor's in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

SAFe PO/PM certification preferred

SAFe Agilist certification preferred

Experience Typically a minimum of 7+ years of progressive work related experience with demonstrated proficiency in multiple disciplines, technologies, or processes related to the position.

Technical skills and Knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of business analysis applications and a proficient understanding of organizational business systems and processes.

  • Ability to understand highly complex technical problems and build cross functional solutions in relation to current and future business environments.

  • Ability to strategically demonstrate analytical and conceptual skills needed to develop efficient and effective solutions for a variety of sized, complex business problems.

  • Ability to demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills to provide and explain technical information to business partners, vendors, and management.

  • Ability to collaborate with Technical SMEs to deliver large cross functional complex projects and initiatives

  • Ability to provide guidance to other business analysts to facilitate the successful completion of projects.

  • Experience working in Agile or ideally, Scaled Agile Framework environments

  • Demonstrated proficiency writing and presenting User Stories and Features, creating the right level of supporting artifacts to enable team understanding

  • Certified Product Owner

  • Clear understanding of Agile values & principles and its approaches – Scrum, Kanban, XP

  • Knowledge of Scaling Approaches – Scaled Agile

What we offer

We’ll reward all your hard work with a great salary and benefits – including great room discount and superb training.

Join us and you’ll become part of the global IHG family – and like all families, all our individual team members share some winning characteristics. As a team, we work better together – we trust and support each other, we do the right thing and we welcome different perspectives. You need to show us you care, that you notice the little things that make a difference to guests as well as always looking for ways to improve - click here to find out more about us.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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    United States Army

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    Brad enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1992, and was assigned as an infantryman at Fort Lewis, Wash., where he served six years in 9th Infantry Regiment and 25th Infantry Division. In 1999, he was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., where he completed Drill Sergeant School and then served with the Infantry Training Brigade. He was next assigned to Officer Candidate School in 2003 and earned his commission as a second lieutenant in the Adjutant General Corps. Major Anderson’s previous assignments as an officer include Camp Casey, South Korea, where he served as a postal platoon leader; Iraq, where he served as deputy plans and operations officer, III Corps; Fort Benning, where he served with 30th Adjutant General Reception Battalion, as Headquarters and Headquarters Company commander; Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., where he served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), as battalion and group human resources officer and Fort Lee where he served his final assignment as the Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) commander.

    Brad’s professional military education includes the Adjutant General Corps Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, Air Assault School, Drill Sergeant School, Pathfinder Course, and Rappel Master School. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Wash.

    Brad’s military awards and decorations include a Joint Service Achievement Medal, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 3 Army Achievement Medals, and 4 Army Good Conduct Medals. He has also been awarded a variety of unit and service medals & ribbons, in addition to earning the Expert Infantryman Badge.

    On his first day of military retirement (October 1st, 2015) we proudly welcomed Brad to the IHG family. It was then, that Brad began his career with us as the HR Manager of the IHG Army Hotels on Fort Benning, a role he continues to thrive in today.

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    In 2002, Michael took on a General Manager position at an Air Force Inn, and since that time, he has managed hotel complexes with over 2000+ rooms, on 3 different properties. Michael found his way to IHG when he intentionally took on a role with Army Lodging, knowing that the hotel would soon be privatized into an IHG hotel.

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