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Requirements CoE Lead
Ref No.: 18-08138
Location: Plano, Texas
Job Title: Requirements CoE Lead
Job Location: Plano,TX
Job Duration: 6+ months contract 

  • Looking for a candidate that can speak to the components that go into making a good BRD AND User Story.
  • The candidate will be responsible for helping to train teams on Agile/Scrum methodology, and explaining what a good user story/BRD/artifact looks like.
  • Needs exceptional communication skills.
  • The candidate needs to be able to speak in detail to the differences between functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Leads the Requirements CoE key components
  • Work across Client's Technology Projects to engage the right resources at the right time to ensure quality artifacts are created under the projects
  • Provide input and Subject matter expertise to Technology Projects on Scope management and requirements management best practices and processes
  • Provide input on Requirements management tools used on projects
  • Identify, Recommend, adopt and Implement

Roles And Responsibilities:
  • Management industry best practices and tools within Client.
  • Works with PMO/ PM CoE to oversee and govern the quality of requirements artifacts across all projects
  • Participate in PMO Project review gates as SME for requirements artifacts
  • Follow-up with each Project leadership to ensure that Requirements deliverables remain within Client quality Standards
  • Work with BTS (Business Technology solution) leads to promote Requirements best practicesTrack Technology projects Scope volatility, report to and engage cross organization leaders to improve the process
  • Ensure Technology projects have solid requirements/ scope management process , aligned architectural view and E2E traceability
  • Works closely with QA CoE and PM CoE to align strategies
  • Keep the Requirements CoE Sharepoint, documentations and processes up to date
  • Create user training material on Requirements CoE practices, processes, tools and techniques
  • Provide classroom and one-on-one training to the project teams
Looking For:
  • Business Analyst/Project Management experience with large technology implementations
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall projects
  • In-depth subject matter expertise on Scope management, Requirements management tools, processes and best practices
  • Ability to work at both detail and high level
  • Ability to communicate to multiple audiences
  • Work across organization to ensure that all components supporting the end-to-end objective/requirement have been assigned
The candidate will be interacting with:
  • All business units (accounting, tax, BI, Legal, Risk, VMO)
  • Other CoE groups (PM CoE, QA CoE)
  • This is an operational support role

Must Haves:
  • Project Management experience and skills (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability to drive across multiple stakeholder organizations
  • Experience modeling strategy and recommendations
  • Great presentation skills
  • In-depth understanding and experience on Scope management, Requirements management tools and techniques
  • In-depth understanding of business architecture and Business process mapping
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Excel, PowerPoint and Visio included)
  • Direct hands on experience working with Waterfall and Agile project methodology

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
PMP Scrum MasterLean / Six Sigma