Infotech® is seeking a Senior Business Specialist to support product vision and strategy by gathering business requirements for a suite of web-based products used in road and infrastructure construction. Using a mix of strong analytical, communication, and technical skills, you will serve as an important connector bridging the gap between product management, engineering, and, most importantly, our customers.
Who We Are
If you are driving on a highway in North America, there is a good chance that Infotech software was used to build it. In the U.S., 88% of state transportation agencies use Infotech-developed software to manage their road construction projects. We support all aspects of road construction from managing bids to secure document signing to cost estimation and inspection. As an Infotech employee, you’ll play a direct role in building and improving the construction and safety of road and highway infrastructure.
With a diverse workforce and collaborative, relaxed environment, Infotech is a Gainesville-born pioneer of innovation, committed to its family of employees, customers, and community. We are known for our people-first culture, outstanding employee retention rates, and work-life flexibility - a flexibility that has allowed us to transition with ease to a fully remote workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Infotech was recently ranked No. 21 among Florida Trend’s “2020 Best Companies to Work For” in the large company category.
What We Are Looking For
Infotech is seeking a Senior Business Specialist to join the ITI Products Discovery and Analysis department. In this role, you will gather requirements through documentation analysis, customer feedback, joint application design sessions, and other techniques. You will collaborate with Product Managers and Business Analysts to assess the suitability of features for intended outcomes through research and design thinking principles. With a mix of analytical skills and technical curiosity, you ensure requirements bring clarity, focus, and prioritization to our engineering teams while remaining focused on meeting customer needs.
TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE:
Cultivating a deep understanding of the customer, and representing the customer perspective to engineers, sales, and other employees.
Collaborating with and supporting Product Managers and Business Analysts to define product vision, strategy, and roadmap for the Discovery and Analysis leadership through the analysis of data and customer feedback.
Assessing market data and studying existing features to evaluate effectiveness; proposing enhancements based on customer needs.
Collecting and documenting product needs and translating them, with the assistance of Technical Writers, into clear and specific requirements for the Product Design unit.
Assisting in testing business and functional processes during system development and quality assurance testing; providing feedback to product teams.
Bachelor’s degree in management information systems, computer science or in related fields plus 2 years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
2+ years of experience with and/or exposure to the software development life cycle or equivalent combination obtained through past work experience, internships and/or coursework
Detail oriented work style with excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities
Strong communications skills and the ability to work professionally with all levels of leadership
Capable of working in a collaborative team environment
Working understanding of design thinking methodologies
Knowledge of SaaS application concepts and the software development life cycle
Experience using JIRA, Confluence, and Google Analytics is a plus
Infotech is located in Gainesville, Florida. Come to work in our state of the art facility in Celebration Pointe where you can enjoy daily visits from award-winning food trucks and stunning nature views over Split Rock Conservation Area.
Currently, all employees are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, but once our office reopens, our preference is to hire someone in Gainesville or willing to relocate to Gainesville.
Up to 10% travel may be required. Rest assured. We take our employees’ safety seriously. Right now, no employees are traveling until the COVID-19 risk passes; however, travel is an expectation once normal operations resume.
Hiring Timeline and Application Instructions
Multiple positions available and will remain posted until filled. Resume is required. Cover letters are strongly encouraged.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities