Sr Business Analyst
Senior Business Analyst with exposure to Agile / Scrum process in software applications development. This position works as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, validate and document business and functional requirements for changes to existing and new applications, business processes, policies and information systems. The resources must be inquisitive and able to efficiently reach an understanding of complex tasks while using this understanding to produce project artifacts that satisfy project objectives.
Understanding SDLC and Workflow analysis
" Perform business and application analysis and process improvement on application design and functional requirements for all development applications.
" Responsible for researching, analyzing and clearly understanding process, data and strategic goals and defining into clear user stories.
" Acts as a key point of contact for internal customer inquiries and requests, responsible for clarifying and clearly understanding business objectives, strategies and needs.
" Researches, gathers and refines business and functional requirements, performs business intelligence assessments and analysis; communicates findings, trends and relevant information effectively and proposes options and solutions; coordinates internal resources as needed and communicates progress/results.
" Responsible for facilitating clear understanding of all business processes and procedures, goals, objectives and drivers in order to effectively define business solutions.
" Assists with Scrum Master processes and promotes a high level of collaboration and teamwork in the development process and coordination of solution project plans, project definitions, feasibility and approach, cost and budget analysis, etc.
" May grow to perform role of Scrum Master and leads sprint activities on future release cycles.
" Role may lead and facilitate daily scrum meetings, assist in the development of sprints and release plans, manage product backlog, escalate issues to the head of applications and interface with all technical leads on the projects.
" Ensures overall project plan effectiveness and timely issue resolution; addresses any significant fluctuations in project initiative regularly.
" Consults with and collaborates with various departments, management, staff, and internal customers to review and assess work/data flow processes and areas of opportunity; provide record/business intelligence and statistical/financial information/reports to support business and data solutions.
" 6+ years combine business, functional and technical analyst experience.
" 3+ years of recent BA/BSA work with software / web development experience; in an Agile / Scrum environment is a plus.
" Strong understanding of a SDLC
" Very strong facilitation and planning skills.
" Demonstrated ability to successfully perform the various aspects of the Analyst role across multiple, complex development implementations.
" Experienced with structured development methodology with preferred Agile / Scrum methodology in a Scrum Master Role.