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Business Analyst

Kansas City, MO 64114

Posted: 06/25/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 16624

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for an Business Analyst to join our team.

  • Act as a liaison between the business stakeholders and technical delivery teams translating concepts into language that is easily understood by both parties.
  • Develop a fundamental understanding of your team’s technical systems and your business stakeholders’ processes.
  • Elicit user and technical requirements for new initiatives and ad hoc requests from multiple internal business practices.
  • Document requirements and technical details with clear user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Determine scope of requests and identify possible development iterations to unlock greatest client value.
  • Prioritize and sequence backlog with an understanding of dependencies related to roadmap.
  • Facilitate various agile team ceremonies such as standups, refinement, planning and retrospectives.
  • Measure and monitor development team’s process efficiency and velocity.
  • Communicate project status with stakeholders and others throughout IT.
  • Ensure projects stay on track towards deliverable commitments, occasionally completing trade-off analysis to influence product decisions.
  • Coordinate technical implementation, testing, training and communication efforts with multiple internal business and IT groups, as well as external vendors.
  • Act as an ambassador for the product and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.
  • Apply critical thinking to troubleshoot issues quickly and effectively.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or applicable years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum 4 years technical business analysis experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of agile development methodology and practices
  • Understanding of technical terminology, preferably experience in Cloud and Infrastructure projects
  • Strong facilitation skills for meetings and stakeholder workshops
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Experience with Azure DevOps or other agile software a plus

Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

agile development methodology and practices, Cloud and Infrastructure Knowledge, Project Management

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