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Senior Business Analyst Description

Job #: 65177
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.


Currently we are looking for a Senior Business Analyst .

We Value

Value the individuals – We encourage and motivate people to grow. We perceive our people as a source of our success;
Strive for excellence – We strive for the highest standards of excellence and continuously learn. We take pride in our engineering and accomplishments;
Act as a team – We treat one another with respect and encourage the best ideas to come from anywhere within the organization. We value our diversity;
Focus on Customers – We build long term customer relationships, as we strive to always understand our customers' business and needs;
Act with integrity – We operate legally, honestly and ethically. We take responsibility for our actions.


  • Play the Key Business / System Analyst role or a Team Lead role for managing 2-5 Analysts
  • Business Analysis Approach planning, including Business Analysis Information Management, Stakeholder Engagement & Communication (artifacts templates, documents structure, process flow, etc.)
  • Collaboration with stakeholders (i.e. business representatives, SMEs, Development and QA teams etc.)
  • Translation of business needs into requirements (Functional, Non-functional, Transition)
  • Requirements elicitation using different techniques, i.e., participating or facilitating workshops, stakeholder interviews, solution review meeting etc
  • Create and maintain high-quality business analysis artifacts and requirement documentation, i.e., specifications, requirement documents, User Story including Acceptance Criteria, Wireframes etc
  • Ensure requirements are captured, scope is controlled, and expectations are met
  • Establish and maintain professional and consultative relationships with customers
  • Maintain expertise and knowledge of business domain, technologies and solutions
  • Participate and support sales activities
  • Conduct Technical Interviews for BA position


  • 3+ year’s business analysis experience in software development or enterprise software products
  • Knowledge of different software development methodologies (e.g. RUP, Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience in requirement management, including eliciting, analyzing, validating and formalization / regulation of requirements in written format. Ability to create and maintain specification documentation
  • Proficiency in BA techniques, tools or business areas
  • Hands on experience in delivering products / projects in Agile Environment (i.e. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Good understanding of one business domain area and business processes. Demonstrate ability to learn and systematize business knowledge
  • Good client management skills; strong ability to interface and build relationships with client stakeholders
  • Ability to participate in phone conferences; be interviewed by customers; be involved in customer workshops and presentations; visit customers without supervision
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and strong communication skills to effectively communicate with stakeholders and team members
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-IT-discipline and multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to collaborate with distributed teams and client stakeholders
  • Native or Fluent Japanese (N1 JPTL) communication
  • Upper Intermediate (CEFR B2) or higher level of verbal and written English

Nice to have

  • Strong experience of Agile practices (i.e. Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience of creating system prototypes, user interface, web product design (JavaScript)

We offer

  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule
  • Online training library, mentoring, career development and potential partial grant of certification
  • Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
  • Referral bonuses
  • Compensation for sick leave and paid time off
  • Opportunities for self-realization

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