IT Business Analyst

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Job Title: IT Business Analyst Location: Whippany, NJ Duration: Contract to hire OR Full time employment Job Description As a Business Analyst, you’ll team up work alongside clients, software engineers, QA, project managers, operations experts, and external vendors to deliver market-leading capabilities driven through our integrated solutions with our platform services. The Lead Business Analyst will utilize software development knowledge and experiences to work closely with the Client business teams / stakeholders of capital and maintenance projects from inception to completion. The position requires close and fast-paced collaboration to define product scope, test, and implement new applications and system enhancements that support Client’s corporate strategy. Essential Duties Lead/mentor BAs on the client program team to define complex application requirements. Lead business requirements discussions with business and technology team members to ensure user stories are as complete and understood by team members. Interface with development and business Team Leads; be first point of contact for requirements. Assist in the hiring process by performing phone screens and interviews. Work closely with Director of Product Management on team related items. Feature analysis Coordinate project scoping and planning with cross-functional business team members. Lead discovery sessions and requirements gathering process with cross functional teams. Document process flows to identify actors, inputs, outputs, and dependencies; ensure software development decisions support process model. Support customer needs with techniques such as research requests, data pilot requests, deck creation, process flow updates. Create mockups, wireframes, and prototypes that illustrate current and future workflows to facilitate market research, user testing, and product. Define epics, user stories, and prioritize accordingly for project delivery design. Support business in creating business user training materials related to system enhancements and new applications; assist in the training. Perform data analysis and translate the data into actionable business requirements. Feature grooming Interface with customers, operations, technology, vendors to define requirements, specifications, functionality and acceptance. Work closely with technology to define API requirements. Interpret and document technical specifications, such as data dictionaries, data flows, API specs. Prioritize backlog to prep for agile ceremonies. Drive user story grooming sessions. User Story Refinement. Create acceptance criteria to express requirements. Ensure validation methods. Provide and promote internal communication between software development, project management, product management, and other functional groups. Competencies Communication Proficiency Problem Solving/Analysis Technical Capacity Collaboration Skills Project Management Qualifications 5 years of software development business analysis; within an agile software development SDLC. Bachelor’s degree Ability to manage business expectations with a delivery focused approach. Experience in interfacing with clients, operations, Solution Architects and cross functional software teams. Highly proficient in gathering, documenting and communicating business requirements to business and technical resources. Demonstrates ability to analyze problems and understand the necessary components of a solution through planning, cost/benefit analysis, testing and reporting. Conveys information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents and presentations. Working knowledge of technical specifications, such as; APIs, including json, XML, data dictionaries. Proven ability to practice a variety of techniques to ensure complete requirements. Strong work ethic, communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong technical background. Nice to have: Third party vendor management experience. Nice to have: Software engineering background / database and data analytics experience, including SQL. cyberThink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ankit Chaurey Recruiter at cyberThink Inc. Phone: 732-481-4174 Ext. 6644. | Email: Website: Address: 685 US-206 STE 101, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 - provided by Dice

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