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Job Posting End Date: 02/28 Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 33 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's three distinct, but similarly focused US businesses A cents € " Unum US, Colonial Life, and Starmount Life A cents € " are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace.Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum has significant US operations in Portland, Maine, Worcester, Massachusetts, and Glendale, California with over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide. Starmount Life is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and is the dental and vision center of excellence for Unum in the US. General Summary:Business Analysts are responsible for working with the agile team and the Product Owner to define and document acceptance criteria. They ensure the solutions delivered are of high quality by collaborating with their agile team members and by leveraging/using appropriate elicitation/documentation practices for the team. They are active team members who participate in the estimation of work required to deliver software features. This role strongly prefers someone with Sitecore implementation and administration experience. Also, preferred experience in Search Engine Optimization, Web Content Management, and Digital Marketing Technologies.Principal Duties and Responsibilities Elicit requirements using appropriate techniques (often times elicitation will require work on artifacts such as Personas, User Stories and/or Story Maps)Collaborates with Product Owners to manage and groom the backlog for the teamCollaborates with the Product owner and relevant subject matter experts to define concise and effective user stories with precise and accurate acceptance criteria that will be used by the team and product owner to ensure that stakeholder and product owner intent is effectively captured and developedDefine the detailed design and acceptance criteria for a user story on a justA cents € inA cents € time/justA cents € enough basisReview the acceptance criteria with the Team (Software Engineers and Test Engineers) to ensure agreement on testability so the team can drive toward getting the right tests automated to support continuous integrationCollaborates with the team on the definition of done for business analysis tasks to ensure successful development of user storiesCollaborates with business partners and the agile team to define, coordinate and at times execute Acceptance TestingDetermine and use the most appropriate means of representing business requirements in the context of a specific change initiative, ensuring traceability back to the sourcePerforms Story Decomposition to enable planning at the appropriate level of granularity that supports the justA cents € inA cents € time nature of agile approachesCollaborates with the agile team during planning and interacts with the Scrum Master or Team Lead and product owner to agree sprint deliverables post sprint planningCollaborates with the Business Architect to ensure that the stories identified and defined are aligned with the Capability roadmapHas a detailed knowledge of business processes for assigned business portfoliosEvaluates native functionality from third party/cloud solutions and identifies opportunities to meet business needsIdentify data sources and gather and analyze data relevant to processes impacted by the solutions being createdDocuments functional and non-functional specificationsAssists the agile team with internal test execution, inclusive of documenting results, managing and tracking defects, and trouble-shooting issues that arise out of testingCollaborates with the Team (Architects, Software Engineers, Test Engineers, etc.) to ensure that the team defines, builds and produces features and solutions that meet or exceed what the Product Owner is expectingMay perform configurations of third party/cloud solutions including page layouts, workflows, reporting and dashboardsEnsures that the latest project progress is known to the agile team by ensuring Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) tools are up to date and participating in daily stand-ups outlining progress made, progress planned and detailing impediments Job Specifications Bachelors Degree preferred, or equivalent experienceSitecore experience preferredShows evidence of analytical abilityTakes a logical, analytical approach to problem solving and pays close attention to detailKnowledge of Agile Development MethodologiesSelf motivated and results orientedDemonstrates good oral and written communication skills.Strong team player; able to work effectively within a team and more broadly with people from a variety of backgrounds and areas across the organization.Takes an innovative approach to problem solvingIIBA certifications are a plus Unum and its family of businesses offer world-class training and development, generous compensation and benefits packages, and a culture built on employee ideas.Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.Company:Unum


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