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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
11/3/2013
Job Category:
Information Services
Industry:
Manufacturing
Aerospace & Defense
Functional Analyst 1/2
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Boeing | Renton, WA
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Job Description

Position Description

Functional Analyst to Support Non-IT systems transition to IT functional support. Work with Customers on
requirements definitions, document and validate change requirements, use Agile development principles and
capture data for reporting and metrics, learn and use reports and metrics in order to demonstrate progress and
delivery to customers. Research and obtain data centric requirements for complex and/or multiple processes to
identify and refine requirements into functional specifications. Produce documentation items that describe them in
unit processes and functions. Develop, review and critique program specifications. Design, document, execute,
and verify computing application functional tests. Support system implementation activities, as required.
Represent functional expertise necessary to define the business functions in data and process models for data
acquisition. Support the development of logical and physical computing database models. Understand standard
software development methodology. Assist in resolving technical issues as part of Production Support /
Sustaining. Support Integrated Product Team leader on development projects. Consult with internal customers
and suppliers to document source system information, collaborate on requirements definition, and support all
phases of testing. Support and participate in activities necessary to negotiate and document source system
Interface Control Documents. Advocate and support Program process improvement activities. Leads and
performs activities to develop and execute tests to validate system functionality & usability against design
specifications.

Competencies

General

[ + ] Adaptability

Tries to understand changes in work-group tasks, situations, and the department as well as the logic or basis for change; occasionally seeks information about changes affecting their individual job. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow work group members. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Change Management

Tries to encourage fellow work group members to question established work processes or assumptions; tries to challenge fellow work group members to ask 'why' until underlying cause is discovered; occasionally involves fellow work group members in continuous improvement actions and alternatives. Remains open to ideas offered by others; supports and uses good ideas to solve problems or address issues. Recognizes fellow work group members who make useful changes. Helps fellow work group members overcome resistance to change. Shows empathy with people who feel loss as a result of change. Tries to minimize complexities, contradictions, and paradoxes or reduce their impact on fellow work group members.

[ + ] Collaboration

Makes an effort to work effectively and cooperatively with fellow work group members; establishes and maintains productive working relationships by involving other work group members as appropriate and thanking them for their assistance. Places higher priority on work group goals rather than on own goals; offers to help other employees when they need assistance.

[ + ] Communication

Makes an effort to clarify purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Tries to keep the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. With guidance from others frames messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; tries to use terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Occasionally seeks input from audience; checks understanding; tries to present message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; at times requires guidance from others on how to respond.

[ + ] Customer Focus

Understands customers and their needs and considers such factors in the completion of day-to-day job tasks and responsibilities; supports more experienced employees as required to develop and sustain productive customer relationships; uses available information to understand customer related circumstances, problems, and needs; considers how day-to-day actions will affect customers; responds quickly to help more experienced employees meet customer needs and resolve problems.

Technical

[ + ] Analytical Skills

Basic - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources.

Preferred - Skill and ability to: collect, organize, synthesize, and analyze data; summarize findings; develop conclusions and recommendations from appropriate data sources at the work group level.

[ + ] Effective Written Comm

Basic - Basic knowledge of different communication materials (e.g., proposals, papers, user guides, reports, articles, promotional materials, brochures, web sites, presentations, speeches). Basic writing ability to assist in preparation of departmental correspondence and documents.

Preferred - General knowledge of different communication materials (e.g., proposals, papers, user guides, reports, articles, promotional materials, brochures, web sites, presentations, speeches). Basic writing ability to assist in preparation of departmental correspondence and documents.

[ + ] Requirements

Basic - Basic familiarity with how to derive and allocate requirements (e.g., system, sub-system, software) and show traceability throughout the product lifecycle.

Preferred - General knowledge of how to derive and allocate requirements (e.g., system, sub-system, software) and show traceability throughout the product lifecycle.

[ + ] Software Architecture & Design

Basic - Basic knowledge of software architecture and design methodologies. Ability to synthesize software architectures and designs that meet requirements, characteristics and constraints.

Preferred - General knowledge of software architecture and design methodologies. Ability to synthesize software architectures and designs that meet requirements, characteristics and constraints.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you meet the criteria described in the 'Typical Education / Experience' section of this requisition?

Do you have class or work related experience analyzing business requirements to instruct computing professionals on building systems?

Do you have class or work related experience analyzing processes, applications, systems and data to identify functional requirements for application or system design?

Do you have class or work related experience creating design documents or functional specification documents for business systems?

Typical Education/Experience

Level 1 - Technical bachelor's degree. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Level 2 - Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Other Job related information

RESUME GUIDANCE: Applicants must state their graduation date in their resume. Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or other related Technology majors preferred. Candidates should also list any IT experience including, but not limited to internships. RELOCATION: Candidates who qualify will be offered a competitive relocation package. ORGANIZATION & NEW HIRE EXPERIENCE: The new team member will be paired with a mentor who will help acclimate them to the position. We expect the new team member to demonstrate initiative for learning, adaptability to complex situations and a fundamental understanding of how IT systems operate. Entry level employees will participate in a developed on-boarding experience which helps explain the strategies of the organization, introduce them to other new employees, interact with our leadership and provide career resources to help them navigate through a variety of opportunities. Boeing Information Technology supports all aspects of The Boeing Company from Commercial Airplanes to Space and Defense Programs. We're responsible for business systems which support our finance, human resources and Boeing Capital Corporation. IT designs, deploys, operates and maintains the computing and telecommunications infrastructure for The Boeing Company. We also establish common processes, standards and procedures to use, protect and share information, and comply with government, regulatory and competitive obligations. We develop and sustain product systems which include our engineering, manufacturing, quality and supplier management organizations throughout The Boeing Company. We are able to accomplish these goals by investing in both our people and our leadership.

About Boeing

To apply for this job, please click the “Apply Now” button to reach Boeing’s employment page. Click on “Job Search” on the left of the page and enter the specific job req number in the search field. Follow the instructions to apply. Boeing is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. Boeing is the world's leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft, with capabilities in rotorcraft, electronic and defense systems, missiles, satellites, launch vehicles and advanced information and communication systems. Our reach extends to customers in 145 countries around the world, and we are the number one U.S. exporter in terms of sales.