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Analista de Soluciones Sr / Sr Analyst, IT Business

Business Innovations

ID: 30004383 - 07122021


This position analyzes and synthesizes information provided by multiple IT and business stakeholders at varying levels and elicits the actual needs of the business. It plans and facilitates workshops to identify and validate requirements and specifications to produce the appropriate artifacts to support formal projects, small enhancements, and enterprise analysis opportunities. This position helps organizations define optimal solutions and associated costs for their needs given a set of constraints, including time, budget, and regulations under which that organization operates. This role delivers high-quality artifacts that support the project and software development life cycle to ensure the business value of a project is determined and then the technical solution is aligned to meet the business objectives for the project. This position projects supported include infrastructure and Web, SAP, and legacy applications. It develops and delivers business analysis training in support of the BACoE processes and methodology and provides guidance to help other BA team members identify the appropriate work products and deliverables while applying best practices to support critical or complex project assignments.

Works independently and receives minimal guidance. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Leads projects with moderate scope, risks, and resource requirements. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience. Develops and manages operational initiatives to deliver tactical results.


  • Plans and facilitates workshops with a variety of techniques to identify and validate requirements with IT and business stakeholders in support of complex projects/programs and opportunities.
  • Delivers high-quality artifacts such as business process models, use cases, user stories, context diagrams, business rules, data dictionaries, requirement packages, user interface models/mock-ups, opportunity summary presentations, executive summaries, requirements management plans, technical specifications, BA work plans, and others as needed.
  • Manages and communicates requirements throughout the software development lifecycle, including requirements prioritization and conflict resolution.
  • Facilitates enterprise analysis opportunity activities to identify business needs or problems, define the nature of a solution that meets that need, and justify the investment necessary to deliver a complete solution, including business architecture definition, identification of the work breakdown structure (WBS) and capital/operational cost estimations for the proposed solutions.
  • Validates solutions to ensure it meets the business requirements and helps determine the most appropriate actions to address problems identified through project testing or other assessment efforts. Evaluates functioning solution performance to understand the value it delivers and identify opportunities for improvement, including how a solution is actually used after it is deployed, and assessing the effect it has had, both positive and negative.
  • Develops and delivers business analysis training in support of processes and methodology.
  • Provides guidance to help other BA team members identify the appropriate work products and deliverables, while applying best practices to support critical or complex project assignments.
  • Exemplifies KCS Vision, Values, and Culture in each and every interaction with team, clients, and stakeholders.


Ideal Candidate Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, preferably in a job related major field of study
  • Minimum five (5) years of relevant professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience



  • Railroad industry experience.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English.
  • SharePoint experience.
  • Experience effectively identifying requirements for web based and ERP applications.
  • Experience effectively identifying requirements for infrastructure projects in support of security, data solutions, and telecommunications.
  • IIBA CBAP or equivalent Business Analysis certification preferred
  • Experience with Blueprint or other requirements management tools


Essential Functions

  • This position has a regular full time schedule with a normal work week of Monday through Friday. There may be a need for occasional work after hours or weekends.
  • This position may require minimal travel up to 10% of the time.


We Offer:

  • Complete health and welfare benefits package
  • Competitive salary
  • Incentive Bonus plan
  • Vacation plan

EEO Statement

We value a culturally diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Company Overview

In 1887, Arthur Stilwell constructed a north-south railroad while others were heading east and west, setting the tone for a century-old legacy of outstanding vision; entrepreneurial spirit; resilience in the face of adversity; and, willingness to challenge conventional wisdom. Building on that legacy, our culture is further defined by a new vision for the future and a core set of values - Safety, Customer Focus, Communication, Teamwork, Initiative & Innovation, and Diversity & Civility. We believe that the way we do business is as important as the business we do.

In addition to a culture that allows employees to thrive, we encourage resourcefulness with an award, recognizing employees who see a problem (or opportunity), find a solution, and use whatever authority and resources are available to get a job done well - accomplishing what was previously thought could not be done.

If you want to do work that is creative and strategic, be heard, grow professionally, be valued by your employer, and know that you are making an important contribution to an essential industry, a global supply chain, and the larger economy, Kansas City Southern may be the place for you.