Reference # 19-00832 Title IT Business Analyst
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 27-01-2020 --- 30-06-2020
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 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


REQUIREMENTS
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
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
Strong experience in creating use case , process flow , data flow diagram, wireframes and User Stories
Experience generating requirements from business units and using business requirement documents
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
Working knowledge of relational databases and database structures is 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
Strong aspiration and ability to learn new technologies
Ability to communicate analysis findings such as trends and opportunities to clients/business users in writing and verbally required