The primary role of a Business Analyst is to bridge the gap between business stakeholders and technology teams, ensuring that the software and systems developed align with business requirements. The following is a comprehensive job description for a Business Analyst:
Job Title: Business Analyst
Job Summary: The Business Analyst will collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to gather, document, and analyze business requirements, processes, and workflows. They will translate these requirements into functional specifications for technology teams and work closely with project managers, developers, and testers to ensure successful project delivery. The Business Analyst will also be involved in identifying areas for process improvement and recommending solutions to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness.
- Work closely with business stakeholders to understand their needs, objectives, and challenges.
- Elicit, document, and analyze business requirements, processes, and workflows.
- Translate business requirements into clear and concise functional specifications for technical teams.
- Collaborate with technology teams to design solutions that meet business needs.
- Propose innovative and practical solutions to address business challenges.
- Ensure that proposed solutions align with the organization’s strategic goals and technological capabilities.
- Serve as a liaison between business stakeholders and technology teams.
- Communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Present findings, recommendations, and project updates to various audiences.
- Create detailed documentation including business requirements, process flows, use cases, and user stories.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date project documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
- Collaborate with project managers to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
- Assist in project planning, estimation, and resource allocation.
- Monitor project progress and identify potential risks or deviations from the plan.
- Participate in system testing, user acceptance testing, and validation of implemented solutions.
- Ensure that delivered solutions meet the specified requirements and are of high quality.
- Identify areas for process optimization and efficiency enhancement.
- Recommend process improvements and assist in their implementation.
- Master’s degree in business administration, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Proven experience as a Business Analyst or in a related role.
- Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Proficiency in requirement gathering techniques, process modeling, and documentation.
- Familiarity with project management methodologies and software development lifecycle.
- Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
- Knowledge of relevant tools such as Microsoft Visio, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
Education Requirements: Master’s degree only
Select Minds LLC. seeks Master’s: Business Analyst (SMBA23) Plan, Initiate, Design and Monitor projects. Mail resume with job ID # to HR:1750 E Golf Rd, Suite 395 C, Schaumburg, IL 60173. Unanticipated worksite locations throughout U.S. Foreign Equiv. accepted.