Reference # 19-00240 Title IT Business Analyst/Scrum Master
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 13-05-2019 --- 13-05-2020
Description
Business Analyst Job Description:
The BA is responsible for all aspects of requirements management in an Agile project, including working with the Product Owner and other stakeholders to create and refine the Product Backlog for a new system.

Responsibilities
" Works with project stakeholders and Product Owners to create and maintain the Product Backlog.
" Understand and apply Agile development methodology as it applies to requirements management
" Performs feasibility analysis, scopes projects, and works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables, and negotiate on product functionalities.
" Creates detailed Business Requirement Document (BRD) and translate it into functional specifications.
" Partnering with business users to fully surface their requirements; conducting interviews with key project stakeholders and document and presenting the results.
" Provides analytic support by coordinating data extraction from various databases and data interpretation.
" Partners with development and analytic teams to provide reporting on software solutions.
" Creates UAT testing scenarios with subject matter experts. Participates in UAT.
" Supporting traceability from requirements through to QA; assisting in the definition of test plans and testing strategies and in the creation of test cases.

Requirements
" Bachelor's Degree in Business or IT
" 3+ years' experience working as a Functional, Data or Business Analyst
" 3+ years' experience in Access, Excel (Advanced), Visio, and MS Project
" 3+ years of customer interfacing experience project oversight, customer presentation.
" Experience with DevOps a plus
" Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
" Working knowledge of Agile development and best practices

Mandatory Skills:
" Excellent knowledge and understanding
" Excellent Communication (written + oral) Skills
" Business/Customer facing skills
" Ability to work independently and ability to multi task
" Experience of SDLC and Agile development methodologies
" Experience with any or all of the following highly desirable: MS Dynamics, OnBase, Azure DevOps. ERP implementations.