Business Analyst

  • location: Minneapolis, MN
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $42.22 - $47.50 per hour
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Business Analyst

job summary:
Recognized as an expert and visionary in providing strategic business solutions to enterprise-wide technology initiatives. Acts as a liaison between client area and technical organization by planning, conducting, and directing the analysis of the most complex, strategic, corporate-wide business problems to be solved with automated systems. Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet business requirements. Applies knowledge of industry trends and technology to drive organizational change and position for the future.

location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $42.22 - 47.50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
Works with user groups to provide training, resolve questions, assess user needs, and recommend changes. Participates in transforming strategic enterprise architecture and design principles into specific system requirements and specifications. Recommends and initiates systems testing. Acts as the highest-level internal consultant within technology and business groups by re-engineering technical processes for greater efficiencies with significant impact to the business. Directs and serves as a mentor to less experienced staff.

Experience with eliciting and writing business requirements at business and functional level.

Experience of analyzing difficult business problems and explain developers thru functional requirements.

Experience with defining data needs and usage from an operational and end user perspective.

Experience with Agile methodology in writing stories and acceptance criteria.

Experience in leading user story grooming sessions.

Excellent organization, written and communication skills.

Experience with Jira and Confluence.

Independent self-starter with ability to organize and adjust to new tasks.

Ability to work with remote teams and drive tasks of others.

Well versed with MS office tools.

skills: 12+ years of Business Analysis experience.

Financial Services or Banking Industry experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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