Innovation Analyst

Synergis IT

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Innovation Analyst

Atlanta, GA (remote to start, eventual onsite required 1-4 days per week)

Long-term contract, potential to convert (full benefits offered)

Innovation Analyst will be a collaborative partner delivering innovative ideas, solutions and services to solve business problems. The person will be working with design thinking process and will participate in innovation projects uncovering requirements and conducting research on emerging technologies for deeper understanding. With this knowledge the person will reveal insights about solutions and surface new opportunities for innovation. The Innovation Analyst will support the delivery of projects around innovation solutions by working closely with the technical teams and business.

  

Innovation Analyst must-have skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Work, Office, TEAMS, Forms.

Ability to research and trouble shoot technology problems and find solutions with ambiguity and minimal guidance.

Demonstrates technical competency and ability to adjust to and learn new technologies quickly.

Experience with design thinking knowledge

Ideal – Experience using prototyping and storyboarding

Experience in business analysis and analytics

Innovation Analyst preferred skills:

Knowledge of MS Power BI, SQL, and digital media. 

Strong understanding of agile processes and applied methodologies

Good organization, attention to details, responsibility, follow-through skills, timeliness

Take personal responsibility for the success of all projects. Be a role model for teamwork to ensure that projects are completed successfully and on time. Ability to work with team members to resolve technical problems quickly and respectfully when they occur.

 

Innovation Analyst Responsibilities:

Their work can change from day to day and the candidate should be comfortable with an un-structured work format, but available during business hours. The candidate should have the skills to organize and complete their work as needed with minimal oversight, and their work can range from researching new technology, problem solving issues, working with the business to create and document requirements, and driving for change.

 

·        Ability to learn technology and research technology problems and find solutions with minimal guidance

·        Ability to research and learn technology problems quickly and think of creative ways to solve problems.

·        Ability to demonstrate technologies to non-technical people.

·        Identify pilot opportunities with business units and provide input to business cases.

·        Research disruptive technologies. Share information, create presentation materials, and present as needed.

·        Lead and participate in Incubator projects as assigned to pilot emerging technologies. Work with the individual business units to test and develop the technologies as needed.

·        Make recommendations on new technologies and business uses as needed. Use research advisory services, peer utilities, vendors, business units, and the internet to conduct research.

·        Lead and participate in Incubator projects as assigned to pilot emerging technologies. Work with the individual business units to test and develop the technologies as needed.

·        Identify pilot opportunities with business units and provide input to business cases.

·        May Lead and facilitate Ideation Hackathons including creative ideation, documentation of resulting ideas, and logistical support

·        Requires creative thinking skills and the ability to combine business needs with technology to solve business problems.

·        Create dashboards and visual graphics to display metrics creatively

·        Elicits, analyzes, and documents business requirements to deliver business value and efficient systems delivery.

·        Responsible for thoroughly understanding the requirements, managing the specifications of the requirements, verifying the fulfillment of all requirements, and making recommendations to ensure business needs are met.

·        Liaises with IT project teams to communicate business priorities, translate business requirements into technical requirements and identify appropriate solutions

·        Lead requirement review sessions evaluating comprehensiveness and usability and makes recommendations for system design, design changes, etc. to ensure compliance to requirements. May include participating in code reviews, unit test reviews, system test reviews, etc. to ensure requirements are met.

·        Facilitates regular requirement gathering and design sessions with user community and communicates expectations to the development team

·        Negotiates innovative business solutions that satisfy customer needs, are consistent with architectural guidelines, and conform to security standards

·        Works with multiple stakeholders to assess the impact of proposed solutions, facilitate deployments and minimize disruption to services

·        Works with business partners to conduct user acceptance testing

·        Documents user manuals to describe application installation and operating procedures

·        Coordinates the project resources to ensure that projects are delivered on time and within budget

·        Provides consultative support on business-led technology initiatives

 

*Might require up to 20% travel*

Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at www.synergishr.com. 

 

 Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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