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Business analyst
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A Business Analyst (BA) participates in the analysis and design efforts for various projects and business processes of low to medium complexity; Establishes a common understanding of the business environment in which a project or solution must be defined, designed, created, deployed, used, and supported; Applies knowledge and facilitative expertise to gather and define requirements


Work with business users to understand their business functions and processes in order to help them define project requirement documents.

Conduct internal walkthroughs with the project team and insure comprehension. Insure requirements are being met as the project team progresses through the software development process.

Provide/confirm detailed estimates for assigned work units and provide communications for deviations from estimates. Proactively works with project managers to ensure appropriate time is allocated to assigned tasks.

Review and understand detailed business and high level functional requirements including security and audit. Participate in design reviews.

Follows documentation and development standards.

Support test planning and participate in testing reviews.

Track and resolve simple to intermediate defects.

Assist in production support activities by determining the nature, impact, and extent of the problem.

Assist with change management activities supporting production deployment to Developers, Quality Control Analysts, and Environment Management personnel.


Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Communications, Business or related area

0-3 years working as a Business Analyst in a technical environment gathering and documenting requirements for technology projects.

Some experience working with project team following a software development lifecycle preferred; Exposure to Agile a plus.

Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment with changing priorities

Willingness to work outside of normal business hours

Excellent English oral / written communication skills