Digital Solutions Consultant in Braintree, MA at Voya

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    30 Braintree Hill Park
    Braintree, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/10/2018

Job Description

As part of the application process, a candidate account is required to log in and view application(s).  Please be sure to check email regularly for information regarding our employment process.

Profile Summary:

The Digital Solutions Consultant role supports the Business by working with the development teams with responsibility for eliciting, understanding and documenting business needs to determine and recommend the most optimal solution to conduct software development.  Makes independent, creative, technical contributions to defining user business and functional requirements for enhancements and projects and implementing business solutions. Expert analytical resource focusing on highly visible, complex and critical business priorities. Forecasts and establishes plans for defining, delivering, enabling and supporting significant information technology components into the organization architecture.


Profile Description:

  • Serves as the highest level business analyst expert, providing leadership on complex projects across multiple business areas, multiple platforms and/or multiple locations. 
  • Provide consulting regarding  the practices and methods for defining detailed business requirements including planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to corporate standards
  • Define/review high level business requirements which describe the business needs and the scope of the solution – prior to developing detailed business and functional requirements.
  • Document and refine business requirements to describe the business needs to a functional requirement level without presuming a technical solution.  Requirements should be verifiable and testable once a solution is defined. 
  • Support the execution of the development pipeline and delivery of Voya’s software products including vendor solutions to QA, and ultimately to production
  • Work in execution of product development across all teams as part of the development lifecycle
  • Develop or modify processes to resolve moderate to complex business issues by using business and IT solutions, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired result through understanding past, current and future business unit goals, strategies and plans including current and future roadmaps.
  • Work with Project and Release Management to sequence/coordinate development activities within software development environment methodologies
  • Leverage understanding of high level system architecture/portfolio that supports the business process, and the key process areas supported by the IT systems to provide in-depth solution and problem solving.
  • Operate at a high technical level for all phases of projects; ensuring broader business implications of proposed IT solutions are considered. 
  • Identify applicable business and technology alternatives to given business problems using applied research and tools; reviews new products/services using pre-established evaluation criteria that include architecture standards and  the standards to request proposals with outside firms 
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced analysts.  Assign, check work and provide guidance on assignments to other team members

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in a directly related field
  • Eight + years of professional experience with leadership in technical and business analysis 


Required skills:

  • Software development environment methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile)
  • Business requirement knowledge (i.e. elicitation of requirements, planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to standards)
  • Functional requirement knowledge (i.e. elicitation of requirements, planning, documentation, analysis and alignment to standards)
  • Requirements Analysis, Planning & prioritization execution
  • Requirements Elicitation and facilitation execution
  • Financial Management knowledge
  • Organizational Change Management (OCM)
  • Supplier/Vendor management
  • Analytical /data analysis skills
  • Change Management
  • Coach/Mentor
  • Consensus building to gather requirements
  • Interviewing skills among stakeholders
  • Meeting facilitation (in person and virtual)
  • Communication Skills (written, verbal and presentation skills, detail orientated)
  • Communication skills (Functional communication to technical stakeholders, Technical communication to non-technical stakeholders)
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Collaboration with internal and external teams and business partners
  • Business Acumen among LOBs  (past, current, future goals, strategies and plans)
  • Business relationship management

Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.

CHECK OUT OUR SIMILAR JOBS

  1. Business Analyst Jobs
  2. Systems Analyst Jobs