Function Point Analysis Specialist

Description

BearingPoint Caribbean is looking for an experienced, driven and proactive Function Point Analyst (FPA) who is aware of the different approaches that are used in this area of expertise. On a daily basis you will work independently with your fellow colleagues in the preparation of functional descriptions, which will serve as input for the Function Point Analysis. Additionally you will run FPA points in accordance to the NESMA guidelines, where you provide a thorough measurement of the functional size of a system by identifying relevant user features and data sets. You align the FPA points with your customer demands and subsequently know where to place these points in the wider project context. In order to achieve all of the above it is expected of you to have good people skills, a flexible mindset and a good sense of judgement.

In addition you also provide indicative counts and give your estimates and input for proposals to project managers. You are able to understand the functional and business context of requested product changes and are able to give a correct and reliable function points indication. Furthermore, you actively contribute to the dissemination of knowledge of FPA in the company and increase awareness of the impact of FPA in the software development process. You are able to identify bottlenecks and to make proposals to solve them. As a FPA specialist you are a sounding board for your colleagues, both within as outside the FPA team as you support them with your expertise.

Last but not least no one needs to explain the importance of customer focus to you as this is top 1 on your priority list.

Requirements

  • You own a Bachelor or Masters in Business Administration, (Business) Informatics Organisation- & Information science, Computer Science or similar study background,
  • You have a minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience with Function Point Analysis,
  • You have good speaking and writing skills when it comes to the Dutch and English language,
  • You have demonstrable good communication and presentation skills,
  • You have knowledge of Scrum and have previously worked in an agile environment; you understand the benefits of iterative work and have this experience.
  • You have experience when it comes to tuning with suppliers and other clients,
  • You’re NESMA certified,
  • COSMIC certificering is een pré,
  • You’re well known with Project Management and are Prince2 certified.

Recommended

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of relevant working experience with Function Point Analysis, preferably on the Be Informed platform or any other similar platforms.
  • You’re COSMIC certified.

What we offer

  • International unique environment
  • Innovative and creative thinking is rewarded
  • The opportunity to be part of a bigger picture
  • Own client management in a short time frame
  • Good pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • A structured performance management process
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • Monthly office events

Personality

We are looking for someone who can think creatively, take initiative and work under pressure. You have strong analytical skills and work in a structured way. In addition to this customer service is crucial and it is expected of you to play an active role in our social networks. Furthermore traveling is not an issue for you as you could be deployed to our other offices in the Caribbean.

Interested? Apply now!

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