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Business Applications Consultant

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Business Applications Consultant, with guidance from the Engagement Manager, provides value-added professional services for client facing engagements. This role works alongside the Engagement Manager, Solutions Engineer, and other members of TRCMS for successful delivery of the end to end solution for our clients. Analyzing requirements, configuring the C-Track solution, participating in data migration activities, and providing customer facing training are key functions of this role. This role may act as a resource for consolidating and translating a diverse set of business requirements to Functional Designs in preparation for software development while meeting all of the intended needs of the business. The Business Applications Consultant is primarily externally focused and plays a supporting role for product management activities. This position is 100% work from home.

About the Role

In the opportunity as a Business Applications Consultant, you will:

  • Serve as the primary C-Track product and solutions expert for both the client and TRCMS advocating a product first approach
  • Lead or support requirements gathering and business analysis through techniques such as:
    • Data gathering
    • Reviewing current system documentation
    • Business process modeling
    • Assisting or conducting Joint Application Design sessions
    • Map business requirements to Functional Specifications ensuring that all requirements are met
    • Define business rules and logic
    • Develop acceptance criteria
    • Lead or support data analysis specifically for migration of data from one system to the other using techniques such as:
      • Data analysis to support migration and configuration
      • Data mapping based on understanding of the data model
      • Complete tasks with input from Engagement Manager or Senior Business Applications Consultant. Work is project-oriented and day to day tasks must be defined by employee.
      • Support the development of customer specific test plans in collaboration with the Quality Assurance team to test, validate, evaluate new applications and functions, and determine issues in services and software.
      • Organize and analyze source materials such as design and test specifications, design documents, and other scoping material.
      • Support development of functional design documents including:
        • Prepare HTML mockups of proposed screens.
        • Develop Functional Specifications according to standard templates.
        • Understand corporate goals and practices and apply them when resolving a variety of problems.
        • Follow up to monitor satisfaction and respond to additional requests or problems quickly.

          About You

          You are a fit for the Business Applications Consultant if your background includes:
          • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred OR equivalent experience
          • 1-2 years experience in requirements gathering and preparation of Functional Specifications or other technical documentation.
          • Strong experience with UI mock up software packages such as: MS Office, Visio, Photoshop and /or Illustrator, Adobe, Acrobat, and HTML and UX standards.
          • Understanding of software development lifecycle from planning to implementation and maintenance.
          • The ability to communicate complex information clearly and concisely.
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in relation to technical documentation.
          • Highly organized and computer literate with excellent analytic and problem-solving abilities.
          • Quality focused and deadline oriented.
          • Ability to understand and articulate technical requirements and processes and translate that information into technical documentation.
          • Experience with or understanding of judicial/court process a plus.
          • Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including executives, managers, and subject matter experts and to facilitate consensus.
          • Travel is required (20-30%)

            What's in it For You?

            You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:
            • Hybrid Work Model: Currently the majority of our employees are working within a hybrid environment consisting of in-office and remote work, and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines.
            • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
            • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; flexible and supportive benefits for work-life balance: company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
            • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters caf-- networking
            • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact
            • Purpose Driven Work: We have a superpower that we've never talked about with as much pride as we should - we are one of the only companies on the planet that helps its customers pursue justice, truth and transparency. Together, with the professionals and institutions we serve, we help uphold the rule of law, turn the wheels of commerce, catch bad actors, report the facts, and provide trusted, unbiased information to people all over the world.

              Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

              We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


              As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

              We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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              As required by the New York City Human Rights Law (NYCHRL) for New York City based roles, the base compensation range for this position is $72,800 - $135,200. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance.As required by local legislation for this remote based role, the base compensation range for this position is $65,800 - $122,200. This role may also be eligible for an Annual Bonus based on a combination of enterprise and individual performance.

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