Kellwood

IT Business Analyst- Commercial, NY

US-NY-New York
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Established in 2002, Vince is a global luxury brand best known for utilizing luxe fabrications and innovative techniques to create a product assortment that combines urban utility and modern effortless style. From its edited core collection of ultra-soft cashmere knits and cotton tees, Vince has evolved into a global lifestyle brand and destination for both women’s and men’s apparel and accessories. As of January 28, 2017, Vince products were sold in prestige distribution worldwide, including approximately 2,300 distribution locations across approximately 45 countries. With corporate headquarters in New York and its design studio in Los Angeles, the Company operated 41 full-price retail stores, 14 outlet stores and its e-commerce site, vince.com. Please visit www.vince.com for more information.

 

Vince is searching for talent to contribute to the future development of the brand who have passion, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. As a company, we are committed to offering our employees a challenging and rewarding work environment, opportunities for growth and development, a customer focused culture, a community to “give-back”, and competitive pay and benefits.

 

The IT Business Analyst is responsible for designing process improvement and other initiatives with end-users, defining business requirements, and managing projects to successfully implement system changes. The Business Analyst will act as a liaison between our IT and business teams, ensuring alignment of new IT solutions with our omni-channel initiatives. The Business Analyst will gather and document business requirements to support development and enhancements of business applications.

 

Organizational Structure:

 

The IT Business Analyst- Commercial reports directly to the CIO

Responsibilities

  • Work with Vince’s E-Commerce, Wholesale & Retail teams to define process improvements, systems scope, requirements, and objectives through research and fact finding combined with an understanding of business needs and existing business systems
  • Analyzing business processes to identify process deficiencies; researching solutions, and collaborating with peers and business partners to remediate deficiencies
  • Participating in conceptual and logical system design
  • Clarifying and validating both functional and non-functional requirements for the IT teams designing, building and testing project deliverables
  • Managing resources to ensure on time, on budget delivery of projects
  • Participating in the identification, prioritization, and resolution of production issues
  • Driving results through effective communication of ideas and solutions, and building productive working relationships with peers and partners
  • Communicating key insights and findings to constituents and IT team members
  • Developing approaches for testing software features prior to release
  • Constantly being on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver better value to the customer
  • Work with business teams to set priorities and expectations for technology enhancements
  • Facilitate workshops for the client and end users to agree on functional and non-functional requirements

Qualifications

  • A degree in IT/ Computer Science
  • Proven experience in collaborating with commercial business teams to improve productivity and insight
  • 5+ years of experience designing, developing, and implementing business solutions to enhance system capabilities for critical business areas; systems within the retail industry preferred
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions in Microsoft Dynamics AX, and Microsoft POS
  • Expert understanding of the Systems Development Life Cycle, as applied to areas of problem solving, functional analysis/design, requirements elicitation and documentation, estimating, and planning
  • Significant experience in creating requirements specifications, process models and business rules for commercial solutions
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the integration between IT systems and business concepts, processes and activities
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to establish goals, set clear expectations, prioritize activities, and follow through to completion

 

Compensation:

 

The successful candidate will enjoy a competitive compensation package which may include short and/or long term incentives, clothing allowance, and merchandise discount, in addition to base salary and full health and welfare benefits. 

 

 

Vince strives to maintain a diverse workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

 

Vince is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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