Business Analyst

City of Industry, CA
UNIS
Full-time

POSITION: Business Analyst
LOCATION: City of Industry, CA
CONTACT: Manon Newell, mn@startuptap.com, m. 323-829-3619
 
THE COMPANY: UNIS CO. (www.uniscompany.com)
 
UNIS (Unified Network Information Services) is a privately owned, technology enabled provider of fulfillment services in North America. UNIS currently operates four million square feet of warehouse space at multiple U.S. locations, provides logistics support for multi-million SKUs. UNIS is also a leading provider of transportation services for its customers and a provider of refurbishment and repair services. For many years, UNIS has developed internally a unique portfolio of technology solutions and services to support its growing fulfillment business. UNIS was among the first in the supply chain industry to invest in the development of emerging technologies including IoT, block chain, drone, and cloud computing, and over time  the Company has continued to innovate its software and enterprise solutions to further enhance its supply chain technology offering.
 
THE OPPORTUNITY: Business Analyst
 
We're seeking passionate and platform-oriented Business Analyst to work with cross-functional teams of
engineers and warehouse operational professionals in productizing our supply chain systems including warehouse management system (WMS), transportation management system (TMS), and others. You’ll be a part of building and evolving the supply chain platform through requirement collection, process design, business modeling, development and product launch. You will be among the team to lead the supply chain systems to become an industry leading platform that can easily launch in any warehouses and support any customers.
Gather, update and document user and business requirements from operation teams and clients
 
Specifically:
·       Study and identify business issues to optimize process flow and improve efficiency
·       Review business requirements with product managers, development team to ensure the development meets the business needs and the company objective
·       Conduct data analytics, usability studies, and market research/analysis to be utilized in product requirement evaluation and as part of development process
·       Use clear requirement writings, process flow charts, and other tools to design solutions and communicate with development teams and users
·       Perform prototype testing to ensure all requirements have been met
·       Create manuals and instructions for projects and functions, and provide training sessions for users
·       Ensure the consistency in the business requirement development across the multi systems within the company from the platform perspective
·       Evangelize the company mission of using technology to build stronger, safer neighborhoods, and effectively release world-class products that grow and improve the Nextdoor platform
 
EXPERIENCE:
·       2+ years in warehouse and logistics industry
·       2+ years business analysis experience
·       Exceptional communication and presentation skills
·       Exceptional organizational, analytical and process improvement skills
·       Application User Interface Design experience and skill preferred
·       Thorough understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable web and mobile applications
·       Knack for creating simple and delightful user interfaces, with the ability to generate examples through mock-ups and wireframes
·       Comfort working across the product development spectrum: ideation, strategy, concept work to pixel-level details and implementation
·       Previous experience in the social networking space is a plus
·       Visio, Jira, Axure or similar tools
·       BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business is preferred