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18 May 2022

Full-Time IT Business Analyst

GCJ – Posted by Jeffery Raskin Dallas or Tampa or Jersey City, NJ

Job Description

 Associate
 5 Years
 Bachelor’s degree
 Information Technology
 Financial Services 
 1
 No
 Only US citizens and Greencard holders

 

This role is contract to hire. 

Position Summary:

  • Business Analysis role is to elaborate details (e.g. acceptance criteria) in backlog items, ensure all Jira board items are completed by documented deadlines and work with the Scrum Master to maintain and groom the Jira board & associated backlog.
  • The Business Analyst bridges between technology and business stakeholders because they have both a deep understanding of user needs and system functionality.
  • Principal Responsibilities:
  • Translates user and business needs into product backlog items (shared responsibility with Product Owner (PO)) to achieve “definition of ready”
  • Collaborates with PO and squad on backlog item refinement to foster a shared understanding of what the product is supposed to do
  • Work closely with Business and AD teams to leverage IT resources to help achieve all project deadlines
  • Partner with PO and stakeholders to incorporate feedback into the backlog
  • Required participant in all daily and ongoing squad calls
  • When applicable, creates documentation for stakeholders and/or provide information for others to create documentation (e.g. training materials, message specs, technical/functional design, etc.)
  • Act as proxy product owner when delegated
  • Work with engineers & peers to communicate status, escalate roadblocks and work with support teams to perform as needed troubleshooting

Experience:

  • 5+ years of IT experience
  • Familiarity with diverse technologies and platforms
  • Familiarity with Agile techniques and tools – Scrum, Kanban, Jira, etc.
  • Experience navigating ServiceNow, Power BI & JIRA
  • Keen (internal) customer focus
  • Clear communicator, with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Continuous proactivity and follow-through
  • Ability to prioritize and focus on most urgent tasks & work in a fast-paced IT environment
  • ServiceNow, SharePoint, Power BI & JIRA – experience and familiarity in multiple settings
  • Expert MS Office skills
  • Effective use of Excel statistical functions (pivot tables, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of industry trends and user demands and pain points to be able to design a robust user-centric solution
  • Knowledge of system functionality to be able to engage in discussion with the squad
  • Innovative (to leverage variability)
  • Comfortable working closely with team management to review approaches and requirements that solve the business problem

MUST HAVE

5+ years of experience as an IT Business Analyst.

ServiceNow, SharePoint, Power BI & JIRA – experience and familiarity in multiple settings

Familiarity with Agile techniques and tools – Scrum, Kanban, Jira, etc.
Experience navigating ServiceNow, Power BI & JIRA

 

ADDITIONAL INFO

All candidates presented must know that when hired for the role that they will start out working remotely initially due to COVID-19 with offices closed but that they must be expected to work onsite in the office once offices are reopened (tentative target in Q2). When office reopens: 2 days onsite, 3 days remote (subject to change based on team business needs)

Job Categories: Information Technology Analyst. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Agile, JIRA, PowerBI, Service Now, Sharepoint, and T Business Analyst.

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