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Business Analyst & Project Manager



IT, Operations
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024
Sonar solves the trillion-dollar challenge of bad code. Sonar equips organizations to achieve and sustain a Clean Code state by empowering developers to write consistent, intentional, adaptable, and responsible code. Clean Code produces software that is maintainable, reliable, and secure, allowing development teams to spend less time fixing issues and more time innovating. With Sonar, and by employing the company’s Clean as You Code methodology, organizations minimize risk, reduce technical debt, increase productivity, and derive more value from their software in a predictable and sustainable way.
Sonar’s open-source and commercial products – SonarLint, SonarCloud, and SonarQube – support over 30 programming languages, frameworks, and infrastructure technologies. Trusted by more than 500,000 organizations and used by more than 7 million developers globally to clean more than half a trillion lines of code, Sonar is integral to delivering better software.
The impact you can have
SonarSource is looking for an experienced Business Analyst & Project Manager (BAPM) to contribute to its overall growth success. Join a dynamic and agile Business Project Team at SonarSource and play a crucial role in creating impactful business solutions. This position offers a unique opportunity to work within an international team, address diverse business challenges, and interact with top management. As SonarSource continues its rapid expansion, the successful candidate will manage and drive projects that deliver significant business value. The BAPM acts as an internal consultant (Business Partner) by working closely with business stakeholders, teams, and users. The BAPM leads the gathering, reviewing, and advising on business processes; translating business requirements into specifications that agile IT teams can implement. The BAPM also conveys technical questions to the Product Owner, facilitating prioritization, fast decision-making, and deliveries. The BAPM introduces new solutions to users and gathers and analyzes feedback for continuous improvements. In this respect, the BAPM acts as a knowledge integrator and change agent.

On a daily basis, you will

  • …As part of Business Partnership:
  • Establish and nurture collaborative relationships with assigned teams, ensuring alignment and effective communication.
  • Collaboratively define the teams’ roadmap, ensuring it aligns with overall business objectives.
  • Conduct recurrent follow-ups on the teams’ roadmap to ensure continuous alignment and progress toward goals.
  • …As part of Business Analysis & Project Management (BAPM):
  • Continuously review, improve, and document the teams’ processes, including RACI and playbooks. Review, improve, and define SonarSource guidelines, policies, and FAQs to ensure consistency and clarity.
  • Assist IT teams in the implementation, testing, and training of new tools and technologies.
  • Support the definition and the monitoring of processes to ensure operational excellence and help to identify areas for improvement.
  • Support the definition of project scope, budget, planning, and risk assessment.
  • Conduct detailed analysis and design solutions that meet business needs.
  • Oversee project execution, ensuring timely and within-objective delivery.
  • Manage testing phases, train users, and ensure successful roll-out of solutions.
  • Support the definition and the monitoring of hypercare activities to ensure successful post-rollout support.
  • Provide post-implementation support, review project outcomes, and formally close projects.

The skills you will demonstrate

  • 8-10 years experience in internal processes review and strim for a fast-growing business.
  • Extensive experience managing complex, cross-functional, and international projects in an agile environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, capable of conveying complex information clearly and effectively.
  • Experience in consulting services is advantageous, providing a robust framework for problem-solving and client interaction.
  • Mastery of qualitative analysis methods to gather insights and inform project decisions.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken; proficiency in French is a plus.
  • Experience in service and user experience design, with exposure to high-growth business environments.
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, fostering a collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Positive attitude towards change and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving, and structured business landscape.
Why you will love it here
• We value a safe work culture - founded in respect, kindness, and the right to fail.
• We hire great people - we value communication skills as much as technical prowess and we strive to create a work environment that allows for everyone to succeed and feel empowered to do their best work. Our 500+ SonarSourcers from 35 different nationalities can relate!
• Work-life balance - a healthy work-life balance is very important at Sonar.
• Flexible hours - we schedule our days in order to be effective at work, while also being able to enjoy life’s important moments.
• We promote continuous learning - in an ever-changing industry, learning new skills is the key to growth and success! We're happy to support all employees in this journey if desired.
What we do
As Home of Clean Code, Sonar is the ultimate solution to achieving Clean Code for developers and organizations alike.
The company was formed to develop the open-source tool SonarQube, which has since become the go-to standard in code quality management. We strive every day to pave the way for developers, tackling the toughest issues head-on and pushing the limits of what’s possible.
Who we are
At Sonar we believe in people, dedication, and innovation. We’re a team of problem solvers who are passionate and relentless in their respective missions. We want to work with people who are ready and willing to fasten their seat belts and be part of an incredible ride!
Our Core Values are: Smarter Together, Excellence, Innovation, and Delivery. They reflect our unique culture and we expect them to help shape and positively strengthen our organization.
If you want to learn more about our culture, check out our blog post.
Join us; we’ll be smarter and stronger together!
Sonar is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to treating every employee with equal respect and fairness. We maintain a zero-tolerance policy toward any form of discrimination. All candidates will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.