Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst

Eka Software Solutions

Bangalore, IN / Karnataka, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Business Intelligence
  • Post Date: 01/03/2021
  • Website: ekaplus.com
  • Company Address: Vrindavan Tech Village, Phase II, Aster Building 2A, East Tower, Devarabeesanahalli, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore, India, 560 037

About Eka Software Solutions

Eka Software Solutions is a global leader in providing digital commodity management solutions driven by Cloud, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Analytics. The company’s best-of-breed solutions serve the entire trading value chain across agriculture, energy, metals and mining and manufacturing markets. Eka is reimagining commodity management with a new age architecture that breaks monolithic ETRM and CTRM systems into bite sized chunks of powerful, enterprise grade apps, thereby enabling faster implementation, adoption and decision making. Eka’s mobile-first, enterprise apps are embedded with commodity specific algorithms that empower businesses to stay on top of volatile markets by letting them scale at will, go live faster, and achieve better value for their investments. Eka has offices across the Americas, Asia, Australia, and EMEA serving 100+ customers globally across multiple commodity segments.

Job Description

About Eka:

Eka Software Solutions is the N0. 1 Commodity Management Platform in the world. Eka is the global leader in providing digital commodity management solutions driven by Cloud, Blockchain, Machine Learning and Analytics. The company’s best-of-breed solutions serve the entire trading value chain across agriculture, energy, metals and mining and manufacturing markets. Eka’s platform-driven solutions are embedded with commodity specific algorithms that empower businesses to stay on top of volatile markets by letting them scale at will, go live faster, and achieve better value for their investments. Eka has offices across the Americas, Asia, Australia, and EMEA serving 100+ customers globally across multiple commodity segments. 

Read more about Eka at www.eka1.com

Position: Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst

The Business Analyst will be responsible for the features and shape of a particular product family at Eka. They will be responsible for working with Product Management team, Marketing team and Pre-Sales team to understand the market needs and involve in product roadmap evaluation along with Product Management team.

Education & Experience:

  • Engineering Background (MBA would be desirable)
  • 4 - 7 years of experience in the area of business analysis / product owning with a top tier software product firm with a focus on CTRM (especially in Metals/Ags commodities covering international trading business, domestic business in specific geographies and origination business), ETRM, ERP, supply chain management solutions, or Financial applications
  • Should have direct responsibility of coming out with software product solutions to business needs in above mentioned areas
  • Knowledge of the commodities business and derivates (futures and options) would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in implementation of any business application at least at one customer location is desirable

Skill Sets:

  • The person needs to be creative at conceiving product solutions that allow clients to use our product more efficiently in their business.
  • Should be very well conversant with data modeling and should be able to apply the knowledge to propose the data model for new or change in solution
  • You must have excellent skills for working in cross-functional teams of Software Development, Quality Assurance, and Product Support.
  • Should have working knowledge of any of the web technology, preferably J2EE.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Managing the product backlog
  • Prioritizing needs
  • Overseeing development stages
  • Acting as primary liaison
  • Closely interacting with engineers and unblocking without any delay
  • Highlighting the risk to stake holders
  • Speaking to customers and market to understand and detail requirement
  • Assimilate customer and market needs in this area; translating there requirements into product features; writing product specifications; developing collateral for our Metals & Mining vertical.
  • Solutioning independently as well as giving directions to solution team preparing solutions for building new product features
  • Preparing / reviewing solutions including workflows, User interfaces, and business logic processing to ensure they meet the product features / specification requirements.
  • Controlling the evaluation of data model of the product
  • Working with Engineering in the evaluation of product features and trade off.
  • Providing internal /external product support and training and contribute to product documentation.
  • Involve in product design, co-ordinate in development and release process for assigned products to ensure product development based on the road map laid out by the Product management team.
  • Coordinate the collection, description, analysis and prioritization of requests for new product functionality from customers and prospects.
  • Create detailed use cases, business requirements, and marketing requirements.
  • Develop hands-on, in-depth knowledge of competitive products and maintain technical analysis of competitive strengths and weaknesses.
  • Coordinate beta testing of new products and features. Document and report problems and recommend solutions/improvements to program managers. Participate in product performance benchmarking activities.
  • Coordinate with related product partners in implementing interfaces / integration with their products
  • Perform product demonstrations at trade shows, online seminars, and other events.
  • Document answers to customer technical questions that cannot be answered by sales staff or product support specialists using existing documentation.

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