Business Systems Analyst – Enterprise Search,Sunnyvale, CA
Title: Business Systems Analyst – Enterprise Search
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
As part of the Client’s IT Enterprise Search team, the Enterprise Search BSA will be responsible for the analysis and documentation of business requirements and solution design for the Enterprise Search application. This role will work closely with a global team of Enterprise Search Business Owners, Program Managers, Project Managers, Architects, and Developers to translate requirements into robust, scalable designs, and then track implementation through build, test, and launch within the Enterprise Search application ecosystem.
Client’s Enterprise Search leverages Google Search Appliance (GSA) technology, and needs to integrate with related core technologies such as Oracle Universal Content Management, SharePoint, Oracle Access Manager, and Active Directory. There will be two areas of primary development focus:
1) ETL-based content indexing process: Extract content from a variety of content sources, Transform unstructured/non-normalized content to match new architecture standards (metadata mapping and normalization), and Load content into the GSA using the XML Feeds API.
2) Best-of-breed search UIs: Allow users to dynamically improve the relevance of their search results by leveraging modern search capabilities such as dynamic search suggestions (Search-As-You-Type), results filtering (faceted search), and GSA OneBox capabilities for targeted searches.
Collaborate with business partners and IT architects on end user requirements and implementation.
Lead application requirements gathering and design sessions.
Create and review business requirements, functional specification and solution design documents.
Review and approve technical designs.
Review end user acceptance test plans.
Research, resolve, and document functional issues.
Facilitate bug resolution.
BA/BS degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems.
7+ years in IT-related roles.
5+ years as a Systems Analyst or Project Manager.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Proven ability to identify, analyze, and document business requirements, then translate requirements into solution designs.
Deep experience with project management methodologies and process.
Experience facilitating design sessions and status meetings, and managing issues and issue resolution.
Specific experience with web-based application implementations.
Database design, database structures and programming background helpful.