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Digital Business Analyst


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Simplot Digital Experience team is a newly formed organization within Simplot comprised of cross-functional, collaborative and digital first individuals with the goal of creating innovative solutions to support the company’s customer-facing digital assets.  We are starting from the ground up and looking for motivated and self-driven individuals to help bring this team to life.


To help us achieve our mission, we are hiring a Digital Business Analyst to join our team.


As a Digital Business Analyst within Simplot Digital Experience you will work closely with our digital teams to translate business needs into functional requirements and work with engineering teams to deliver technical solutions aligned to business needs. You will also partner closely with product managers as well as engineers to drive project execution including requirements gathering, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), and rollout of technology solutions. You are a self-starter with attention to detail and can demonstrate the ability to prioritize, plan and manage stakeholders. You relish the opportunity to work with diverse teams under high pressure and tight timelines.


Our ideal Digital Business Analyst candidate is team-oriented, possesses excellent communication skills, and is highly organized and skilled in Agile. You take a collaborative approach to working with others and have a solid knowledge base of technical processes and language. You are confident in your abilities and know what ‘good’ looks like. A professional manner is essential, as is the ability to think on your feet. The desire to seek to add value to every project is crucial.

Key Responsibilities
  • Act as a functional expert on digital projects and help support the Digital Project Manager
  • Lead workshops and requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders and then translates business needs into functional requirements
  • Partner with product managers to create user stories and assist in managing the functional backlog for engineering teams
  • Actively collaborate with engineering teams to validate solutions throughout each sprint
  • Lead end-of-sprint demos in partnership with product managers and engineering teams; facilitate and collate business feedback during the demo
  • Coordinate with stakeholders on user acceptance testing strategy, planning and tracking
  • Coordinate new capability and feature prioritization with business owners and product managers
  • Identify and anticipate customer requirements, expectations and needs – think outside of the box with a forward looking mindset
  • Probes and looks past symptoms to determine the underlying causes of problems and issues
  • Approaches problems holistically; defines connections, linkages, interdependencies and develops solutions
  • Takes ownership of problems and stays on top of them until resolved
  • Foster a sense of ownership and commitment to work
Typical Education


  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university
Relevant Experience
  • 8-10 years related experience and/or training

Job Requisition ID: 1551

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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