Business Analyst


Saint Paul, MN

Industry: Education


5 - 7 years

Posted 165 days ago

  by    Priyanka Arora

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*   Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, business process models, independent business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.

*   Write requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely. Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios, where appropriate.

*   Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements specifying an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those who must base their work on the requirements.

*   Identify business processes; define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.

*   Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.

*   Translate business requirements to System/Functional specifications, and pass them on to Application Developers.

*   Coordinate Business Validation to verify that a set of end-to-end business processes function as intended.

*   Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.

*   Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.

Minimum Qualifications:

*   Seven (7) years' experiencein a Business Analyst role

    A Master's degree substitutes for three years of experience, or a Bachelor's degree substitutes for two years, or an Associate's degree substitutes for one year

*   Two (2) engagements lasting more than 12 months in a Business Analyst role

*   Past experience in any project management activities

Desired Skills:

*   Experience with agile and/or iterative development

*   Lead BA experience

*   Bachelor's degree in Information Services

*   Business Analyst Certification (IIBA certification or equivalent)