IT Business Analyst

  • location: Phoenix, AZ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $47 per hour
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IT Business Analyst

job summary:
The Technical Business Analyst's primary objective is helping business customers implement technology solutions in a cost-effective and technically feasible way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners. Candidates submitted for technical business analysis roles at Client IT must have excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences and must have expertise working on SCRUM teams in Agile environments

 
location: Phoenix, Arizona
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 47 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand what business units (internal customers) do, how goals are accomplished and key process dependencies that may exist
  • Identify, document, and communicate complex requirements across systems and business domains
  • Understand the integration of processes across domains, scope, charter, plans
  • Collect business requirements and prepare written requirements using Client IT specified formats to ensure continuity of requirement documents across projects
  • Develop Agile Product Backlog items for presentation to development teams and business owners including appropriate assumptions, acceptance criteria, user/system details, and non-functional requirements within Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Prepare business process maps, high-level work flows, use cases, functional specifications, wireframes, process flow diagrams, and report mock ups
  • Support development teams in obtaining clarification of requirements/features from business units in a timely manner to avoid delays in development cycle
  • Analyze business requirements to identify/suggest feature requirements, develop user stories, assist in identifying and documenting scope of work procedures and decision flows
  • Identify business processes for redesign; determine how to improve existing business process and identify modifications to automated processes
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience and to communicate business information to a technical audience
  • Participate in QA process by understanding the implementation and helping to define test cases based on user requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned or apparent
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred; Master's degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years' practical experience in technical business analysis required
 
skills: REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred; Master's degree required
  • Minimum of 4 years' practical experience in technical business analysis required
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in scrum/agile environments; Scrum certification preferred
  • Strong understanding of lean methodologies like Agile, Scrum as well as Waterfall
  • Strong experience in developing and maintaining Agile Product Backlogs
  • Strong experience in Eliciting, Detailing, Documenting and Validating requirements
  • Clientpt at communicating the business directive, goals and needs to the technical team and serving as client interface for managing user expectation and achieving client satisfaction
  • Strong experience in creating use case , process flow , data flow diagram, wireframes and User Stories
  • Experience generating requirements from business units and using business requirement documents
  • Experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes required
  • Advanced level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems required (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and database structures is required
  • Knowledge of current Microsoft .NET technologies including C#, VB.NET, ASP.Net, and SharePoint highly preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Services 2013 preferred
  • Strong aspiration and ability to learn new technologies
  • Ability to communicate analysis findings such as trends and opportunities to clients/business users in writing and verbally required

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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