Baker McKenzie is a dynamic, fast paced organization with an equally impressive Technology team that designs, develops and maintains in house or vendor solutions to maximize business value. Our Technology organization is cloud-first focused - accelerating the delivery of continuous evolutionary change in collaboration capabilities, data maturity, automation, and productivity.Our People have the skills they need to source and deliver high-quality cloud services fast and with an improved value proposition for the Firm.
Our focus is also on re-orienting our technology Culture and how we govern technology by establishing guardrails that balance speed and changes the way our technology services are sourced, delivered, and used. Our Cloud Journey requires our firm to embrace change in the way we do things in order to fully take advantage of the benefits that cloud transformation can bring in the digital world.
In the changing climate of the world and legal industry, we have become more data driven. In Technology, we are focused on making sure to acquire the right data for the business to access the right data to enhance client relationships, business models and growth and leverage our data to inform better working approaches. Strong requirements elicitation and documentation are essential to efficiently and swiftly integrate data into cloud and on premise solutions. The use of data models, data mapping, data dictionaries, visualization platforms and integration hubs are used to achieve these expected deliverables on projects.
Expert understanding of various methods for the documentation of data requirements; including decision and data models, data mapping, workflow diagrams, use cases, rapid prototyping, wireframes, UI specifications with ability to identify appropriate selection of tools to do same
Understanding of how virtualization and integration platforms are used and governed for security and efficiencies
Manage business rules repository
Create and revise Business Requirements Documents (BRDs); thereby translating business requirements into functional specifications
Create prototypes, wireframes, mock-ups, storyboards, user personas, task flows, data flows
Contribute to the BA Data Analysis team by identifying data and process efficiencies, driving the adoption of BA Data Analysis tools and contributing to continuous improvements
Collaborate with developers, technical teams and vendors to understand cloud technologies and requirements relevant for integration
This is a global role requiring regular work outside normal business hours to communicate with people in multiple time zones
Serving as a liaison to the following:
Business Sponsors and Stakeholders - maintains a close working relationship to elicit business requirements and discuss scoping decisions
Enterprise Architecture & Security - collaborates early on during business requirements to review business capabilities identification as well as taking into consideration the necessary internal security processes and procedures
Technology Teams - collaborates with all facets of technology throughout a project and to maintain consistent alignment with technology initiatives, strategy and compliance
Skills and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree information systems, computer science, data science/analytics, business management, or a related field or equivalent work experience
Extensive experience in a business analysis role creating BRDs and managing requirements, developing Use Cases, Personas, User journeys, Wireframes, Mock-ups, conducting data modelling and data mappings and process models
Business Analysis and/or Agile certifications are highly desirable.
Experience and understanding of security and data integrations with Cloud applications
Experience with Denodo, Dell Boomi, Jupyter, Panda and/or Collibra desirable
Experience in a legal environment is highly desirable
Experience working for a Partnership is highly desirable
Global thinking and experience is preferred
Consulting experience is preferred
This role requires excellent communication skills with both team members and internal business constituents. The ideal candidate is comfortable mediating between user needs, business objectives, and technical feasibility with confidence
Extensive experience collecting and documenting data requirements, BRDs, Use Cases, Site Architecture, System Workflows, Wireframes, Visual Data Mapping, Data Modelling and Diagrams
Continued drive for excellence and high quality, despite frequent iterations, changes in priority, scope and stakeholders
Strong Microsoft skills (i.e., Azure DevOps, Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint)
Knowledge of Visualization tools and know how to facilitate data driven decisions is highly desirable (e.g Power BI or Tableau)
Knowledge of SQL desirable