Business Analyst

  • location: Madison, NJ (remote)
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $35 - $40 per hour

job description

Business Analyst

job summary:
This is a great opportunity to work for a large enterprise level environment as a Business Analyst. In this role you'll be responsible to:

- Partner with technical leads/product managers to groom the backlog

- Provide guidance and insight for projects impacting the platforms

- Work with product managers to define the vision and product roadmap

- Be a part of a scrum software development team

- Provide oversight and training to system power users

- B.S./B.A. with 5 years of experience in building a product backlog for a software development team

- Well versed in using Jira to manage a backlog and Confluence to document product and project information

- Demonstrates agile and lean mindset to drive feature development incrementally

- technical background, either from academic, engineering, or hands-on product development experience

- Proven experience in eliciting requirements, performing gap analyses, creating user stories, test cases, and wireframes

- Experienced in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools

- Ability to document system design, create specifications, flow charts, and other related diagrams based on needs

- Ability to lead by influencing others, without the need to project formal authority, especially in cross-functional and executive settings

- Well versed in defining roadmaps and collaborating with teams that employ agile/scrum software development methodologies

- consensus and relationship-building skills

- Ability to craft clear, compelling recommendations supported by analysis and business logic, and articulate them to the organization to gain support for recommendations

- Experience in working with multiple vendors and offshore teams

- understanding of the software development lifecycle 
location: Madison, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 40 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
As a Business Analyst, you will work to build the next generation of robust platforms that lay the foundation for the company. You will work across technical functions and with other product teams to prioritize building, integrating and maintaining platforms that are essential to the future growth.

You'll work as part of a nimble team, contributing to large-scale initiatives that impact product lines and teams across the organization. You'll work closely with the technical team - architects, developers, quality assurance, user experience and work with stakeholders from marketing, operations and product management.

You should be comfortable breaking down and solving complex problems. You should be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner; this includes being comfortable engaging with product managers, technical leaders and other key stakeholders to build consensus, define an approach and rationale for prioritization, and communicate project status, findings, and escalations on a regular basis.

What you'll do:

- Partner with technical leads/product managers to groom the backlog

- Provide guidance and insight for projects impacting the platforms

- Work with product managers to define the vision and product roadmap

- Be a part of a scrum software development team

- Provide oversight and training to system power users

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Business Analysis (3 years of experience is required)
  • JIRA (2 years of experience is required)
  • Agile Methodology (2 years of experience is 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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