Sr. Business Analyst

Columbia Sportswear, Inc.


0 year(s)

Job Description


From the farm to the factory to our closets, we all have an opportunity to create positive change through clothing as we work to fundamentally change the way clothing is made.

Do you want to join a team committed to creating positive change in the world through the C4PC movement?

ConsiderprAna, where you can transcend the current trends and demand more from your wardrobe and your employer; where you can help an enthusiastic and loyal audience celebrate the outdoors and their own unique style; and where you can help lessen our impact on the planet and its people every day.


As a Sr. Business Analyst on the prAna Information Systems team, you'll collaborate with business partners, systems engineers, and systems and reporting analysts to develop new applications and improve upon existing applications.

You'll be responsible for capturing business requirements, documenting business processes, building and executing test cases to validate solutions, and performing end-user training. This position will also work closely with our Information Technology team to translate business requirements into implementable solutions.

This position works on a broad array of platforms within the prAna landscape, including our ERP system, Reporting and Data Warehouse solutions, and other in-house and third-party applications that support our internal and externally facing solutions.

Work with stakeholders to understand and capture requirements, relaying that information to the technical team through functional specifications

Create materials such as Business Requirements documents and other project artifacts

Ensure solutions meet business needs and requirements through collaboration with business and GIS partners

Perform functional unit testing

Coordinate user acceptance testing with stakeholders

Work with stakeholders to write and provide end-user training

Provide production support of current systems as scheduled or as required

Communicate analysis and results to business, GIS partners, and management

Manage small to medium-sized projects, developing project plans, and monitoring deliverables

Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncover areas for improvement and develop and implement solutions

Update, implement, and maintain standard operating procedures

Excellent problem-solving skillsand an ability to work independently with limited supervision

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate and manage projects or project activities

Proven experience in capturing business requirements

A high level of proficiency in creating functional specification and business process documentation

Strong written, verbal, and graphical communications skills with the ability to express complex technical concepts effectively

Good organization, planning and prioritizing skills and demonstrates the ability to establish a course of action for self and others to accomplish specific goals, objectives, project objectives; establishes follow up systems and feedback mechanisms to monitor projects

Bachelors in computer engineering, computer science, or related field

5+ years of experience with SQL Server databases

5-8 years relevant experience in implementing/supporting business and systems processes, preferably in the apparel and/or retail industry

Experience with an ERP system such as Full Circle

Experience in providing end-user training

Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence preferred or similar tools

An understanding of Software development life cycle (SDLC)

The ability to capture requirements and deliver solutions in BI Reporting and PowerApps applications


We create versatile, stylish, and sustainable clothing and accessories that you can wear during every activity, every adventure, every day. How do we know? Because we base our designs on our own experiences. You see were more than makers, were doersyogis, climbers, and world travelersand we use our knowledge to make adventurous, free-spirited clothes that look good and play hard.

This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.

At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.