Business Analyst / Sr. Business Analyst
Durham, NC 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
About Syngenta
Syngenta is a global leader in agriculture; rooted in science and dedicated to bringing plant potential to life. Each of our 28,000 employees in more than 90 countries work together to solve one of humanity's most pressing challenges: growing more food with fewer resources. A diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace environment are enablers of our ambition to be the most collaborative and trusted team in agriculture. Our employees reflect the diversity of our customers, the markets where we operate and the communities which we serve. No matter what your position, you will have a vital role in safely feeding the world and taking care of our planet. Join us and help shape the future of agriculture.
This position is open to a remote option.
As a business analyst in R&D IT, you are a key member of a DevOps team delivering IT products to the most innovative scientists in agriculture. You are not limited to your title but love to roll up your sleeves and play whatever part your team needs to succeed. You truly shine when translating the scientific needs of the users into concise language for your team to deliver. Most importantly, you love to learn about the cool science going on in Syngenta every day - from trait discovery to crop modeling to in silico predictive breeding.
Multiple position openings available; this position has the flexibility of working at other Syngenta locations.
What will you do?
  • Engage with R&D and IT colleagues to generate user stories for next generation scientific capabilities
  • Team up with the R&D product owner to continually refine, groom, and prioritize the backlog of capabilities
  • Collaborate with the entire DevOps team to clarify technical, QA, and functional needs
  • Keep your eye on the ball: focus on business goals and business outcomes to deliver continuous value to the users
  • Influence stakeholders to keep them focused and realistic, as well as show leadership in the team and across the function
What do you need to have?
  • What makes you a Senior Analyst candidate? You can Influence stakeholders to keep them focused and realistic, as well as show leadership in the team and across the function, as well as having additional years of experience
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience as a business analyst in an agile organization
  • Excellent communication skills, and a knack for writing good user stories
  • A continuous improvement mindset for your DevOps team, and a willingness to give and take honest feedback
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices
What We Offer:
  • A culture that celebrates diversity & inclusion, promotes professional development and offers flexible work options to meet both your work and personal needs
  • Full Benefit Package (Medical, Dental & Vision) that starts the same day you do
  • 401k plan with company match, Profit Sharing & Retirement Savings Contribution
  • Paid Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, Maternity and Paternity Leave, Education Assistance, Wellness Programs, Corporate Discounts among others
Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC)
Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)
Primary Location: USA-North Carolina-Durham
Job: IS & Business Architecture - Business & IS Architecture


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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