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Alight Solutions LLC Product Development Analyst in DES MOINES, Iowa

Alight unlocks enterprise growth for the world's most influential companies with future ready human capital and business solutions. We combine industry leading data and insights with unmatched depth and operational expertise to improve the employee experience and optimize cloud-enabled business processes. Our 15,000 colleagues proudly serve thousands of clients and their more than 30 million employees and family members throughout 180 countries. Learn how Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100, achieve next level transformation at Product Development Analyst is responsible for the development and support of the Alight platforms and related auxiliary software products. This individual will be involved in all aspects of the development life cycle of these products, from requirements to development, to testing, to release (including formal communication of released items to appropriate parties). The Product Development Analyst will also assist with ongoing product-related support, including both new feature/enhancement requests and software fixes.This position is available anywhere in the US, with a preference for candidates located in Dallas, TX.Primary job duties and responsibilities:Create technical requirements documentation for new products and/or new features and enhancements to existing products.Facilitate life-cycle development and provide support to affiliated internal groups (such as Product Development, Quality Assurance, etc.) regarding the development, testing, and release of new products and/or new features and enhancements to existing products.Create formal internal and external release documentation and/or training material related to new products and/or new features and enhancements to existing products.Manage various product-related projects from beginning to end, oftentimes working with multiple groups and a predetermined delivery schedule.Work with Product Management to evaluate scope and to provide development and testing guidance for new features and enhancements.Work with Business Operations to evaluate client requirements, determine feasibility and priority of client requests, and provide creative solutions.Assist with Quality Assurance testing on an as-needed basis.Knowledge and Skills:1 - 3 years of relevant job experiencePro-actively works on his/her/their own development and serves as a role model for those on his/her/their teamAbility to give and receive constructive feedbackAbility to think critically and develop creative approaches for product development, ensuring the platform meets/exceeds client expectationsAbility to anticipate the needs of end-users to ensure a robust solutionFamiliarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the Benefits Administration industry. Experience in a Platform Delivery or Data Analyst role is preferred.Excellent project management, time management, planning, organization, and multi-tasking skills is required.Proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Experience with SQL Server is beneficial.Ability to perform a variety of tasks, manage competing priorities, and complete tasks on-time in a high-pressure environmentStrong communication skills and ability to interact/work within own and other teamsAbility to identify and implement process improvementsProven analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilitiesEducation:Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Computer Science, or other benefits-related field preferredBy applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verifica