job summary: The Financial Business Analyst will work with financial business, developers, and quality analysts to drive requirements to drive value delivery and will participate in all phases of Agile software development. In this position you will be using systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine software, or system functional specifications. You will document the user or system design specifications. You will define, elaborate, and document detailed user stories based on Epics or Story Titles. location: GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan job type: Contract salary: $52 - 53 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: High School responsibilities: Job Duties Define, elaborate, synthesize, and document detailed user stories based on Epics or Story Titles from business requirementsMap out process flows in existing and future payment environmentCollaborate with Technical Product Owners or business SME's to understand and define business requirements and ensure alignment with user storiesProvide authoritative single point of contact for development and testing team members to address open questions or issues about user storiesCross-train with other BA's to provide mutual backup and support when necessaryPartner very closely with QA specialists to be "side by side" during testing to avoid ambiguity, friction, and delaysParticipate as a member of a cross-functional Scrum team to help:Execute tests and provide support for UAT Establish estimates/points for storiesIdentify roadblocks and areas for improvement during retrospectives" Job Requirements 7+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst on a cross-functional Scrum team delivering custom software development2+ years of experience working in the financial or retail industryKnowledge of common Agile methods, processes, and toolsExperience with predictive modeling, forecasting, and is proactive to the development teamsProven ability to be effective and adaptable in response to frequent changeWritten and oral communications, including the ability to be clear and concise Desired Skills & Experience Experience using Jira, Confluence, Azure DevOps, or other Scrum tools, particularly to document storiesIT domain experience in the areas of Product Management, Application Development, Enterprise Architecture, and Quality AssuranceTechnical background, particularly using SQL and relational databasesProvide coaching and advice on Agile best practices qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 7 years of experienceEducation: High School skills: Business Analysis (5 years of experience is required)Accounting/Finance (1 year 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.At Randstad Digital, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact HRsupport@randstadusa.com. Pay offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate's education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad Digital offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).