Senior Business Systems Analyst, Digital CommerceMarriott International, Inc. - Bethesda, MD
Jun 25, 2018
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Leadswork groups and/or functions as a technical expert. Collaborates with client and informationtechnology organizations to lead the definition of functional requirements andfunctional designs of creative solutions that will support the clients' strategyand future business goals. Performsindependent research to proactively identify and analyze future opportunitiesand emerging solutions that could be applied in the clients' operations todrive improvement. Leverage technicalexpertise in updating multi-year technology roadmaps for clients. Support IT Architecture & Developmentorganization in clarifying functional requirements and functional design duringdevelopment of solution. This role will support Digital Commerce, with a focus onenabling the success of iT in the following discipline areas across allconsumer direct channels including web and mobile:
Shop & Book
Hotel Web Sites
Other areas as defined
Education and Experience Required:
8-10 years' experience ininformation technology application design or development - Undergraduate degreeor equivalent experience/certification - Skilled at converting business needsinto technology requirements and working within IT to manage the execution ofprojects - Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creativelyapproach solutions, and decide and influence appropriate courses of action
-Graduate degree - Experience identifying and analyzing alternative solutions tocomplex business requirements and providing guidance and advice/ Agile designand development experience.
Strongcommunication skills, including experience facilitating requirements analysisand functional design working sessions
Experiencecompleting information technology cost/resource estimates to implement andsupport solutions - Demonstrated ability to work independently and with others
Excellentanalytical skills where problems are very unusual and extremely difficult -Experience with business process re-engineering
Demonstrated knowledge of supporteddiscipline
Strongprocess management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills -Broad technical experience across technical components includinginfrastructure, network, applications, data, and information security
Familiaritywith Marriott's existing information architecture, application portfolio, andinformation management methodology - Knowledge of emerging technologies,including those new to the Marriott environment as well as those that are newto the information systems industry.
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
TechnicalLeadership - Facilitates business requirements analysis and functional designwork sessions including creating business presentations, communications, anddocumentation
Leadfunctional design including demonstrations to stakeholders to validate approach- Identifies creative solutions to business requirements, analyzes thestrengths and weaknesses of alternatives, and provides recommendations -
Works with external vendors and analogouscompanies to obtain additional insights, approaches, and demonstrations ofsolutions
Collaborateswith the client organization including business analysts in the clientorganizations - Document functional, integration, and testing requirements aswell as SLAs and operating level agreements
Leadstechnology cost/resource estimates and input to business cases - Work with theIT Architecture & Development organization during development to addressfunctional requirements and functional design clarifications - Provideexpertise and update multi-year technology road maps - Provide expertise totraining and field support groups as appropriate before new releases go-live -Identifies opportunities to enhance the business partnership and planningprocesses - Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers asappropriate IT Governance - Follows alldefined technology standards and processes (i.e. IT Governance, SM&G,Architecture, etc.), and provides input for improvements to the appropriateprocess owners as needed - Participates in technical evaluation process whenassessing additions or changes to defined technology standards
Leadership - Communication - Conveysinformation and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through avariety of methods.
Leading Through Vision and Values - Keepsthe organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision makingand action.
ManagingChange - Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on anongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; servesas role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performancelevel under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
ProblemSolving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, andopportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to drawconclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solvesproblems, and chooses a course of action.
Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioralstyles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a goodfirst impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Strategy Development - Develops businessplans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with thegreatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successfulpreparation and execution of business plans through effective planning,organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Managing Execution - Building a SuccessfulTeam - Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspiresand sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its missionand importance to the organization. -
StrategyExecution - Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed tomaximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share througheffective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Driving forResults - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumesresponsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors theefforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactivelytakes action and goes beyond what is required. Building Relationships -
Customer Relationships - Develops and sustainsrelationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs andactions consistent with the company's service standards. - Global Mindset -
Supportsemployees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations,and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation,engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given theopportunity to contribute to their full potential. -
StrategicPartnerships - Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees andbusiness partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included;explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside theorganization; influences and leverages corporate and continental sharedservices and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance,Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective externalrelations with government, business and industry in respective countries;performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporateto ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understoodand executed.
GeneratingTalent and Organizational Capability - Developing Others - Supports thedevelopment of other's skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill currentor future job/role responsibilities more effectively. -
OrganizationalCapability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and workprocesses to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizationalunit.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise -Continuous Learning - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularlycreates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gainedknowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application. -
TechnicalAcumen - Expertly understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge ina specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations,generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges,and function as a thought leader in his or her area of expertise.
BusinessAcumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everydayoperations and generate innovative solutions to approach business andadministrative challenges.
Basic Competencies - Fundamentalcompetencies required for accomplishing basic work activities. -
Basic ComputerSkills - Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers,word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.). - Mathematical Reasoning -Adds, subtracts, multiplies, or divides quickly, correctly, and in a way thatallows one to solve work-related issues. - Oral Comprehension - Listens to andunderstands information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.- Reading Comprehension - Understands written sentences and paragraphs in workrelated documents.
Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.
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Marriott International, Inc. is a leading hospitality company with more than 3,900 properties, 18 brands, and associates at more than 3,900 managed and franchised properties around the world. Founded by J. Willard and Alice Marriott and guided by Marriott family leadership for more than 80 years, the company is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, USA, and reported revenues of nearly $13 billion in fiscal year 2013.
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