Business Analyst / Product Owner (Contract Position)
at Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation
Los Angeles, CA
PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.
Business Analyst (Contract Position)
Los Angeles, CA
The Business Analyst will work with Product Management team to fine tune features and convert features into user stories. They will be responsible for grooming stories with developers and QA team members. As a part of SAFe process, this position will also prioritize user stories into future sprints while taking dependencies into consideration.
Work with Product Management to understand features and minimize gaps in requirements.
Responsible for converting features into user stories.
Ensure backlog is prioritized while taking technical and business dependencies into consideration.
Groom user stories with developers and QA to ensure requirements are clear and the team is ready to execute.
Demo stories to stakeholders and gather feedback.
Troubleshoot issues as they arise in various production and non-production environments.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related software engineering discipline.
2years experience as a Business Analyst or a Product Owner.
Proven ability to transform features into well-articulated business requirements as user stories.
Outstanding problem solving skills, attention to detail and ability to find the correct solution for complex business problems.
Self-motivated and able to handle requests from multiple team members with competing priorities.
Excellent written, verbal and social skills.
Understand agile software development process.
Strong proficiency with collaboration and agile tools (Rally, JIRA, Confluence) is a plus.
Experience with SQL is a plus.
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