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Business Analyst

Maryland Heights, MO 63146 | Fully Remote

Posted: 06/07/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 16600

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 a Business Analyst to join our team.


Responsibilities
  • The Business Analyst role is responsible for facilitating meetings, eliciting, developing, interpreting, reviewing, validating, documenting, and maintaining business and functional requirements in support of software development.
  • This position evaluates business requests to determine feasibility, researches and identifies options, and recommends solutions that best serve business needs.
  • The Business Analyst also presents information and tracks and responds to questions related to business standards.
  • In addition, this position participates in integration testing, and acceptance testing, identifies potential problems, and researches opportunities to minimize complexity.
  • The Business Analyst serves as the primary interface between the business user and the IT team.

Required Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years related experience, or equivalent years related experience in requirements gathering and functional specifications in support of software development
  • Expert at requirements elicitation using various techniques including meeting facilitation, requirements workshops, business process analysis, use cases, user stories, document analysis, site visits, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Ability to speak in front of, interact with, and elicit information from all organizational levels
  • Translate business and data needs into system requirements for designers, developers and testers using requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification and management techniques
  • Assists in defining system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems
  • Works on medium to large initiatives where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors and proactive risk management
  • Provides escalation assistance; recommends potential solutions to issues; follows established escalation procedures; resolves complex issues
  • Experience logging items such as: defects, changes, and enhancements in a tracking tool
  • Experience in writing requirements into user stories with relevant and clear acceptance criteria
  • Participates in and/or leads Backlog Refinement/Grooming sessions
  • Collaborates in the coordination of testing initiatives for large-scale projects to include: test scenario definition, status tracking, and test planning
  • Prepares and delivers informal and formal presentations to own team, department, other IT teams, business partners, and IT leadership

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Excellent facilitation and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide leadership in procedural and technical capability including the ability to explain and educate others
  • Experience with Agile Development (for example KANBAN, SCRUM) is required
  • Familiarity with the JIRA Software Development Tool is a plus but is not required
  • Familiarity with Zephyr Test Management Solution is a plus but is not required
  • Familiarity with Confluence Team Collaboration Software is a plus but is not required

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

business analyst, IT, Jira, Confluence

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