Business Analyst in Data Management

Full-time position in Paris, France


The Company

Founded in 2000, Orchestra Networks is a leading pure-play, independent data management software provider. Headquartered in Paris with branches in the US, UK, Germany, Vietnam and operations across North America and EMEA region, Orchestra Networks has successfully addressed the MDM and Data Governance needs of a range of Global 1000 customers in multiple industries, including: Financial Services, Banking, Insurance, Manufacturing, Retail, Consumer Goods, Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Public Utilities and Global Logistics. We help organizations manage their most important data: the product they manufacture, the assets they own, the customers they sell to, the partners they deal with, the financial accounts they report on – any data shared between business teams and IT applications.

Orchestra Networks is positioned as a Leader by Gartner in bits 2017 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management.

Context:

Our core data management software, EBX5, is developed by our product engineering group in Paris. The Product Management team collects and formalizes our client’s requirements in the data management domain such as: master data, time management, workflows, GDPR compliance, scripting, dynamic forms and graphical view of the data, etc.

You will join the Product Management team in Paris, as a Business Analyst to ensure the best market fit for our line of products.

Your opportunity:

We are looking for a Business Analyst who acts as a communication channel between the stakeholders (i.e. customers, partners, pre-sales and professional services teams) and Orchestra Networks’ development teams.
Directly reporting to the Product Manager, you will be contributing to our core product’s evolutions management (EBX5) and increasingly get larger responsibility in the roadmap management.

You will identify stakeholders problems, gather requirements and formalize them so they can be easily understood by engineering (functional scoping and user stories document writing), as well as to clarify questions that may raise during the development process.

You will also prioritize the features to be delivered (backlog maintenance) and be responsible for the product roadmap.

Finally, you will:
  • Assist stakeholders in adoption of new features
  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT)
  • Actively participate in, and contribute to internal forums. This would involve providing information on new features, replying to consultants with advice and guidance, and defining implementation of best practices.

You will have the opportunity to experience projects on various innovative domains for international clients (master data, data quality, data analytics, mobile data, big data). You will work with talented and recognized experts in the data management.

This position can transition to a Product Owner role, in the context of our agile organization.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor or Engineer’s degree in Computer Sciences or related fields
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in Business Analyst or Product Owner role
  • Mastering MS Word/Powerpoint software (or LibreOffice, Google Docs and Slides)
  • An experience with the following software is a plus but not necessary: prototyping (Axure or Balsamiq), requirement/release tracking systems (JIRA, Confluence, etc)
  • Fluent in English. Another foreign language is an advantage
  • Experience in enterprise software and business applications
  • Understanding on our technical landscape: JEE / Java development, Data modeling (UML, XSD, relational), Database (RDBMS) and ORM (Hibernate, JPQL), Enterprise middleware solutions such as ETL, ESB, BPM, BRMS, Web-based solutions, Agile (Scrum) and V-Cycle software engineering process
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to collaborate with both on-site and overseas colleagues
  • Significant negotiation skills
  • High sensibility to software ergonomic and user experience.

We offer

  • Permanent full-time contract
  • Attractive salary, competitive reward and benefits according to work performance & achievements
  • Complementary private health insurance
  • Continuous training and development on the company’s products
  • Professional, innovative and dynamic work environment
  • Restaurant voucher and transport pass
  • Company savings plan (CET)
  • RTT rights as per SYNTEC collective agreement
  • Employee profit sharing (a.k.a “Plan d’interessement”).