Business Analyst & Project Manager

  • Sonar
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • 26 Jun, 2024
Full time

Job Description

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 the success of its overall growth. The BAPM is part of the Business Project Team and acts as an internal consultant by working closely with the business stakeholders, teams, and users.
The BAPM leads the gathering, reviewing, and advising on business processes; translating business requirements into specifications that agile development teams can implement. The BAPM also conveys technical questions to the Product Owner, facilitating prioritization, fast decision-making, and deliveries. 
The BAPM is also involved in introducing solutions to users, gathering and analyzing feedback to continuously improve solutions. In this respect, the BAPM acts as a knowledge integrator and change agent.
This role provides a great opportunity to work within a very international team, offering a variety of work, exposure to different business problems, and access to top management. As SonarSource is expanding and growing at a fast pace, the successful candidate will integrate a dynamic and agile Business Project Team to create true business impacts.


On a daily basis, you will

… as part of your BA role
  • Lead the gathering and specification of business requirements through a variety of techniques and methods, including interviews, workshops, prototypes
  • Analyze, challenge the current state and define or/and advise on the future state as well as document functional and non-functional business requirements, constraints, and dependencies, using agreed tools
  • Describe business rules and scenarios to help teams design, develop, and test the solutions
  • Help the business formalize its requirements in case IT solution should be implemented by IT Operations.
  • Set business acceptance criteria associated with business requirements to ensure that business objectives are reached.
  • Assist with building and executing test cases
  • Participate in backlog prioritization to ensure the most valuable aspects of the solutions are developed and delivered on time
  • Research and monitor functionality and industry developments to identify and recommend new solutions
  • Support solutions go live and roll out to users

… as part of your PM role
  • Manage projects and be responsible for the planning, budget, and quality of the deliverables.
  • Prioritize activities with the objective of actively optimizing the project execution and results.
  • Establishing clear communication plans (communication activities, channels, sequence, contents)


The skills you will demonstrate

  • 8-10 years experience in internal processes review and strim for a fast-growing business
  • Experience working within international, cross-functional, agile, and complex projects
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience in working in consulting services is a plus
  • Mastering qualitative methods
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken. French is a plus
  • Service/UX Design experience and exposure to high-growth business is a plus
  • Team player and strong relator
  • Positive attitude toward change
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.