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Business Analyst II

Date:  Sep 2, 2023

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Join one of the world leaders in global agriculture engineering Technology. AGCO's consistent efforts to deliver smart farming solutions leveraging technology and engineering prowess has helped create innovative global platforms like Precision AG Technologies.


In Support of AGCO's Farmer First purpose and clear intent of developing innovative technological solutions, we are opening a new digital capability centre located in Bengaluru, India,


The centre would focus on augmenting AGCO's global IT and Digital capability and investment in high-quality technology, innovation, and R&D talent.


The teams will be an integral part of AGCO's global ecosystem. They will work as part of a global cross-function and cross-cultural team, working together to deliver AGCO's purpose to provide Farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world​​ and our vision to be the Trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions​.


"So if you are interested in working for a diverse organization that provides global opportunities, has a vision and purpose to help solve one of the biggest problems of our time and who is on the forefront of innovation, please apply today!"’



Who We Are Looking For:


AGCO is looking to hire candidates for the position of  IT Business Analyst II – MDG, Data Platform.


The Business Analyst position is responsible for leading the effort to understand the AGCO business needs and identify how best to meet those needs.  Overall, this role is critical to the entire project life cycle as it will be responsible for requirement definition, design, configuration, testing, and documentation to ensure best practice are followed and business value is delivered in accordance to the objectives.  The role leads the effort to analyze, validate and document the business and system requirements acting as a key liaison/engagement role between the global AGCO business and global IT functions.  This role encompasses systems and data related activities as well business knowledge.  These responsibilities include providing support for project work, ongoing day-to-day operational needs (maintenance, fixes, enhancements, releases and change requests), and performing data analysis.



What You Will Do:


  • Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation.

  • Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture.

  • Work with and lead other analysts to understand integration points with other systems and communicate the impact of proposed system changes.

  • Develop and keep updated, functional design documents and testing scripts ensuring scripts are aligned with current system design and business practices.

  • Partner with technical and business resources to support the product life cycle from Idea Generation through Delivery and Support.

  • Plan production software deployment activities and provide input into the change management process.

  • Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources).

  • Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high-level internal customer satisfaction to required service level performance measures, through the successful resolution of customer requests/issues/change requests.

  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security.  Follow established governance processes and standards.

  • Plan, prepare and execute system, product, acceptance and operational readiness testing.  Create test approaches, conditions, cycles, scripts, environments. 



What You Will Bring:



  • Extensive hands-on experience with SAP MDG, SAP Data Services or similar master data management, storage, warehousing and/or ETL solutions.

  • 6 to 10 years of IT experience


  • Formal IT methodology experience is required.   

  • Demonstrated ability in developing use cases, test scripts and then leading the execution of the tests including documenting the results.  Experience utilizing testing quality management software is required.

  • Experience with functional configuration and system design knowledge in the assigned coding component with some cross functional awareness of components that interact with the assigned functional code.

  • Experience working with offshore development teams in the delivery of enterprise solutions.

  • Detailed knowledge of the following:

    • IT change management process

    • Incident management procedures

    • Application management processes

    • Multiple business process from an IT perspective

    • All systems being and their impact on the business both regionally and globally

  • Develop and excellent working knowledge of the following:

    • Day-to-day operational environment locally, regionally, and globally

    • The roles and responsibilities of the key IT staff members regionally and globally

    • IT vendor management

  • Previous experience with SAP Hana, ERP, data warehouse, systems integration solutions, and other large system deployment knowledge is a plus.

  • Knowledge and experience in Agile and Waterfall development methodologies


    • Ability to quickly develop a strong understanding of the business areas supported by the systems is required to ensure solutions meet true business needs and requirements.

    • Be curious and explore end to end solutions to meet and exceed the stakeholders’ expectations.

    • Proactive mindset and the ability to take and assignment and deliver it with minimal oversight.

    • Discreet Manufacturing experience is a plus.

    • Global company experience is a plus.



Who You Are:


  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management.

  • Experience creating data models, querying data, business process and technical process mapping.

  • Successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions.

  • Effective working relationship with the business to ensure business requirements are accurately captured, agreed, and accepted.

  • Adaptable to new technologies/practices and acts as change agent within teams.



What We Offer You:


GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!


ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We're committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.


POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people worldwide who share your enthusiasm.


MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include health care and wellness plans and flexible and virtual work option……….


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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