Senior IT Business Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18
Lewisville, TX
5 - 7 years experience
Professional, Scientific & Technical Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/29/18

This role can be based in any of the following locations: Lewisville, TX; Gardena, CA

The Senior Business Analyst leads the requirements gathering process and works as a liaison in order to understand the business issues and challenges of our customers. Than working with the teams to solution ideas that enable customers to achieve their goals. The Senior Business Analyst works closely with product owners, designers, web developers, engineers, scrum masters and quality assurance teams to understand, analyze, and document requirements and deliver functional specifications for project delivery. 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the requirements gathering process
  • Quickly understand the business issues and data challenges of our customers quickly organize solutions to resolve those pain points
  • Translate business needs to system solutions
  • Recommend new features or improvements to features that return value to our customers
  • Ensure business, functional, and technical requirements are captured, organized. Incorporating feedback from customers, end users or key stakeholders, to continually increase value for our customers
  • Dynamically facilitate working sessions as well as stakeholder interviews, focus groups and a/b testing
  • Identify functional gaps and provide solutions
  • Author user stories and define acceptance criteria
  • Create user scenarios, process flow diagrams, and wireframes
  • Collaborate with multiple team members to ensure a standard level of requirement understanding

Qualifications

Must Have Skills:

  • Developing and writing user stories that directly support the primary objective of the project and are appropriate size for iterative development.
  • Active participation in Agile teams developing software solutions (5+ years experience)
  • Requirement documentation and detail analysis
  • Rally, JIRA or any other advanced tool for Agile teams
  • Participating in meetings regarding requirement specification
  • Identifying business needs, requirements, constraints and business problems of current systems along with the stakeholders
  • Consistently meeting with business customers to receive business requirements
  • Effectively communicating to all stakeholders to solidify needs and identifying issues in a timely manner
  • Writing and maintains defects and user stories and reviewing them with stakeholders

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience in Business Analyst roles/Scrum Master roles: A minimum of 5 years
  • 3+ years working in agile environments. SCM is a big plus
  • Identify major stakeholders and requirement sources
  • Healthcare Revenue Cycle Management experience (great plus)
  • Experience with offshore delivery model
  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with staff through executive level employees
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to negotiate

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Communicate frequently with co-workers as well as with managers to discern their needs, and be able to express themselves
  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work
  • Usually remains stationary for the majority of the day
  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
  • Generally works in an office environment
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