Business Analyst


Philadelphia, NY

Industry: e-Commerce


Not Specified years

Posted 382 days ago

  by    Adesh Kumar

This job is no longer available.

Title:                   Business Analyst 

Location:            Philadelphia, PA

Duration:      Full-time

Job Description:

Core Requirements:

Remaining continuously involved in the product lifecycle to help broker agreements between business owners and engineering teams on key priorities

Gatekeeper of scope; review new stories

Assist in providing just-in-time story elaboration, and quickly provides just-in-time decisions to keep team moving forward.

Contributes to release management objectives, requirements, functionality, and timing, and communicating status to other departments in the company

Act as single point of contact for project status and information in the form of formal executive briefings, project update meetings, and written, electronic, and graphic reports.

Develops, maintains, and manages plans, action item registers, and major milestone timelines for assigned projects.

Creates and maintains process workflow documents to support business needs.

Addresses problems through risk management and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to Executive management.

Ensures effective implementation of solutions/changes.


Desired Skills:

BA or BS or equivalent experience is required

Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence

Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

Excellent writing skills; you should be able to document and persuade in a written format

Engaging and concise speaking and presentation skills

Excellent conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking skills

Experience working in an Agile and/or lean start-up environment

Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate Agile Project tools

Excellent oral communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level

Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

Self-starter with experience running agileengineering processes e.g. scrums, backlog grooming, sprint meetings, sprint retrospectives

Highly collaborative with a strong work ethic

Embraces challenges, ability to work “in the gray”

Ability to establish rapport, credibility, and influence in a highly cross-functional, matrixed organization.

Proven track record of taking end-to-end ownership and driving results; demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - work prioritization, planning, task delegation and coordination across teams.

Ability to successfully influence multiple stakeholders and lead cross-functional teams.

Defining, analyzing and documenting requirements during feature elaboration and grooming discussion

Ensuring the feature/user story scope is aligned to meet business needs

Preparing user testing, via test case scenarios to get to user acceptance

Participate in the solution design process

Adesh Kumar

Team Lead

Pinaki INC

5809 Valley View Dr Alexandria, VA 22310

Fax: 302-531-3150 

Phone : 302-643-4006

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