Functional Analyst

Hasselt, Belgium

Are you passionate about figuring out how systems relate to each other and what it takes to make them better and deliver more value to our customers in a sustainable way? If translating a product vision to actual steps gives you energy and makes you happy, we need to talk!

Your challenge

As a functional analyst you’re in charge of translating the TrendMiner product team’s vision towards actual deliverables. You understand what these features imply when it comes to a functional perspective and can translate that to a team of software engineers.

What you’ll do

  • You will report to the Team Lead.
  • Functional elaboration of roadmap items:
    • Define feature requirements
    • Define non-functional requirements
    • Define acceptance criteria
    • Functional story splitting
    • Feature scoping and phasing
    • Define relative priorities
  • Collaborate with UX to generate feature designs.
  • Closely collaborate with the QA (Quality Assurance) Engineers to define acceptance criteria and acceptance tests.
  • Act as point of contact for the Software Engineers to ensure correct functional development of the features.
  • Initial point of contact for 2nd line support + prioritising of 2nd line support work
  • Manage release notes for the team’s deliverables.
  • Facilitate cross-team communication in the elaboration of tickets (bring together the right sources of knowledge)

What you bring along

  • You come from a scientific background – MSc. in Computer Science, Mathematical Science or equivalent with an affinity for the process industry
  • MSc. in Chemical engineering, biotechnology, or equivalent with an affinity for information technology
  • Previous experience as a business/functional analyst or product owner
  • Structured, detailed, and punctual
  • You have a results-driven and analytical mindset
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in English
  • You value team results above personal praise
  • You are self-motivated, agile, and able to work autonomously

Don’t miss the opportunity to…

  • Become part of a smart and ambitious team that will help you thrive
  • Experience the rise of a successful and fast-growing company
  • Join a dynamic environment with a lot to learn and do
  • Work in and with international teams that are focused on delivering great value to our customers

What we offer

  • A competitive compensation package including company car.
  • Flexible working hours and attention to work/life balance
  • An open-minded culture where you can ‘be your best you’.
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Exciting and challenging initiatives and projects and the possibility to make a real difference.
  • The opportunity to join a visionary technical innovator and work with state-of-the-art tools.
  • A great office at Corda in Hasselt

How to apply

You can apply for this job by emailing your resume and motivation letter to or you can use our online application form. If you have more questions, you can contact Jan De Dobbeleer via Linkedin.

About TrendMiner

Founded in 2008 as a spin-off from the University of Leuven, TrendMiner develops discovery, diagnostic & predictive analytics solutions for the process manufacturing industry. Our cross-functional agile development teams are developing an innovative big data analytics product for the process industry. As of 2018, TrendMiner is part of the Software AG company to consolidate its leading position in the rapidly growing IoT market. TrendMiner is growing fast, so we’re always on the lookout for ambitious and enthusiastic new talent.

TrendMiner is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability status.


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