The Product Analyst on the product management team at Eka, will be part of a high functioning, dynamic team critical to the success of our Commodity and Energy Trading and Risk Management product strategy. The person in this role will be responsible for translating product strategy and market requirements into world class products working with customers, product development, internal clients and project teams at Eka. As an internal product manager, s/he will be responsible for translating market requirements into product features based on product roadmap and writing functional specifications and working on UI design working with cross-functional teams in product management, development, documentation, QA and consulting for successful product release.
B. Tech MBA from a reputed institute (Desirable)
5 years of experience as a product analyst/business analysts with IT systems or business analysis experience, preferably encompassing products released to external customers;
Knowledge of the commodities and energy business and derivatives (futures and options) would be an added advantage;
Experience in implementation of enterprise/web based business applications desirable;
Knowledge of the commodities and energy business and derivatives is mandatory.
Working knowledge of web technology (preferably J2EE) and Oracle EBS/SAP applications.
Knowledge of N-Tier Architecture, Design patterns, Object Oriented Design and Modeling
Strong project management, communication and presentation skills.
Contribute towards improving existing approaches by seeking opportunities to creatively transform current industry practices into fresh alternative solutions.
Must have excellent skills for working in cross-functional teams of with software development, quality assurance, and product support.
Obsessed with accuracy and productivity, and be a self-motivated problem solver.
Break down high-level business/user requirements into functional product design for product development, QA and documentation;.
Write functional requirements documentation, including use cases, usability information, workflows, etc for product implementation based on market requirements.
Lead the design reviews and the sign-off process to ensure that the requirements are interpreted and fulfilled correctly by product development, QA and documentation.
Lead the release management process (requirements verification, QA, documentation), ensuring that solution requirements are met.
Conduct industry/market research, competitive analysis and create white papers and competitive analysis guides.
Working with sales and marketing teams to develop marketing and sales collateral.
As the Engineering Manager, the candidate would have direct responsibility for leading the complete development and advancement of one or more of the company’s flagship product lines. He would be reporting to the head of engineering.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science / Electronics from a reputed Institute, Masters Level and (or) PhD can be an added advantage.
Overall 10 years of relevant IT experience with 4 years of progressive responsibility for enterprise software development and management.
Architect / Senior Architect with top tier Software Product Organizations with a focus on ERP/SCM/Financial Solutions.
Minimum of 4 years managing teams in an internet/Java/J2EE environment
Must have a proven track record of delivering large-scale, highly available systems and quality software products or components;
Must be experienced at leading development life cycle process and best practices, significant hiring and mentoring in a technical organization;
Must have demonstrated excellent communications skills.
Demonstrated hands on ability in architecture, design and development of scalable, complex Java / J2EE software products
Expert knowledge of latest architecture frameworks and design patterns with demonstrated technical leadership in engineering, design and deployment of products and applications employing enterprise architectures
Excellent trouble-shooting, debugging, research, and problem solving skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to function in a multi-cultural environment is a must.
Knowledge and experience in Commodity Trading / Financial / Risk Management products will be an added advantage.
Strong Hands on experience and knowledge of
N-Tier Architecture, design patterns, Object Oriented Design and Modeling (UML).
•Good design skills using n-tier architectures - scalability, caching, business & data layers
•Good knowledge of Eclipse & J-Unit
•UML Design Concepts
•Good design skills using n-tier architectures (scalability, caching, business & data layers)
•Awareness of SDLC stages
•Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) in English are a must
•Good Analytical Skill
•Able to work across projects
•Good knowledge on web logic, JBoss required. Web Services knowledge will be an added advantage Web sphere desired
•Based on the functional specifications and the high level design, create the low level design documents for the features that are being implemented.
•Lead a team of junior engineers for product development and implementation. This includes set-up and customization of the product for specific customers and provides on-going support in terms of fixing of bugs as well as enhancements. Contribute to Software Estimation
•Review code of the developers and ensure adherence to design and Eka Architecture
•Ensuring High quality of code
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