Reference # 19-00207 Title Business Analyst
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 22-04-2019 --- 30-06-2019
Description
RESPONSIBILITIES " 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 ADE 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 " 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; 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

REQUIREMENTS " Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred; Master's degree preferred " Minimum of 4 years' practical experience in technical business analysis required " Minimum of 3 years' experience in scrum/agile environments; Scrum certification preferred " Experience generating requirements from the client/business and documenting. " Experience with process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and / or evaluation of business processes required " Advanced level of proficiency with PC based software programs and automated database management systems required (Excel, Access, PowerPoint) required " Knowledge of current Microsoft .NET technologies including C#, VB.NET, ASP.Net, and SharePoint highly preferred " Working knowledge of Microsoft Team Foundation Services 2013 preferred " Working knowledge of relational databases and database structures is required " Strong aspiration to learn new technologies " Ability to communicate analysis findings such as trends and opportunities to clients/business users in writing and verbally required " Demonstrated ability to use discretion, make sound decisions, and maintain confidentiality " Proven strong relationship-building and communication skills with team members and business users. " Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping their management informed of project related issues. " Ability to respectfully question ideas and share a point of view with others in support of the business requirements and needs. " Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership. " Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly. " Experience working on an Agile/Scrum team preferred. " Proven strong problem-solving skills, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis. " Experience in the education industry preferred