Reference # 20-00034 Title IT Business Analyst
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 03-02-2020 --- 30-06-2020
From the Manager:
"Below is a high level of what we are looking for in a BA.
- Strong understanding of lean methodologies like Agile, Scrum as well as Waterfall.
- Strong experience in developing and maintaining Agile Product Backlogs.
- Strong experience in Eliciting, Detailing, Documenting and Validating requirements.
- Adept at communicating the business directive, goals and needs to the technical team and serving as client interface for managing user expectation and achieving client satisfaction
- Experience in creating use case , process flow , data flow diagram and User Stories.
- Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly. "

The Technical Business Analyst's primary objective is helping business customers implement technology solutions in a cost-effective and technically feasible way by determining the requirements of a project or program, and communicating them clearly to stakeholders, facilitators and partners. Candidates submitted for technical business analysis roles at Client's IT must have excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences and must have expertise working on SCRUM teams in Agile environments

Understand what business units (internal customers) do, how goals are accomplished and key process dependencies that may exist
Identify, document, and communicate complex requirements across systems and business domains
Understand the integration of processes across domains, scope, charter, plans
Collect business requirements and prepare written requirements using Client's IT specified formats to ensure continuity of requirement documents across projects
Develop Agile Product Backlog items for presentation to development teams and business owners including appropriate assumptions, acceptance criteria, user/system details, and non-functional requirements within Microsoft Team Foundation Server
Prepare business process maps, high-level work flows, use cases, functional specifications, wireframes, process flow diagrams, and report mock ups
Support development teams in obtaining clarification of requirements/features from business units in a timely manner to avoid delays in development cycle
Analyze business requirements to identify/suggest feature requirements, develop user stories, assist in identifying and documenting scope of work procedures and decision flows
Identify business processes for redesign; determine how to improve existing business process and identify modifications to automated processes
Ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience and to communicate business information to a technical audience
Participate in QA process by understanding the implementation and helping to define test cases based on user requirements
Performs other duties as assigned or apparent

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred; Master's degree required
Minimum of 4 years' practical experience in technical business analysis required
Minimum of 3 years' experience in scrum/agile environments; Scrum certification preferred
Strong understanding of lean methodologies like Agile, Scrum as well as Waterfall
Strong experience in developing and maintaining Agile Product Backlogs