Search Jobs

Business Analyst II

Austin, TX 78753

Posted: 04/16/2019 Industry: Analyst, Information Technology Management Job Number: 7917

Business Analyst

**Client will not allow C2C**

Major Duties and Responsibilities
  • Acts on behalf of the business owner or product owner to meet the needs of the Scrum Development Team and assure product delivery
  • Develops a clear understanding of the customer’ s needs and defines a Product Backlog
  • Constantly re-prioritizes the Product Backlog based on customer feedback, market changes and business priority. 
  • Determines the appropriate product Release Date and Content
  • Actively manage internal and external stakeholders
  • Accept or reject the product teams work results at each Sprint Review meeting
  • Maintain a basic knowledge of software development
  • Provide regular reporting including product spend, scope, schedule and planning
  • Manages the integration and communications among applications, databases and technology platform teams
  • Administers company technology practices, standards and procedures
  • Manages an inventory of technology related assets hardware, software, application systems, databases, licenses, products
  • Makes decisions based on documented business opportunities, benefits, risks, and success factors of potential applications
  • May manage a portfolio of development projects with implication to cost reduction initiatives
  • Analyzes a variety of work processes and associated document and information flow for strategic recommendation to leadership
  • Oversees group that defines and implements new or enhanced applications into a production environment
  • Manages Third Party relationships with software integrators


Top Skills:
  • 5+ years of experience as a business analyst
  • Documents project requirements
  • Creates user stories
  • Agile Methodology/SCRUM 
  • Team Foundation Server (TFS) 


Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Experience in software Product Development (Products having a graphical user interface is a must. Applications delivered to a mobile phone preferred. Customer facing websites secondary.)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of software development lifecycles and activities 
  • A strong understanding of software Agile methodologies 
  • A clear ability to manage a range of different personality types in a facilitative and mature manner
  • Strong relationship building skills including the ability to relate constructively to all levels of the organization 
  • Strong listening and written and oral communication skills
  • A proven ability to plan, undertake and finish activities to achieve high quality results 
  • The desire to be part of and contribute to a team environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to keeping sensitive information confidential 
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Very high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivates employees, and elicits work output
  • Knowledge and understanding of Information Technology industry trends, directions and market experience; ability to relate them to own organization
  • Knowledge of architectural concepts, principles, and tools relevant to infrastructure, information, Applications, organizational structure, etc.
  • Familiarity with company' s information architecture and information management methodologies
  • Proven experience developing product requirements using an Agile project/software development lifecycle methodology (User Stories preferred)
  • Extremely high level of sound logic and analytical ability where problems are very unusual and difficult
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills


Location:                             Austin, TX (Must work onsite)

Work Schedule:                 Mon-Fri / 8AM-5PM

Duration:                            Long-term Contract (through the end of 2019)




Karen Kersten
Sr. Technical Recruiter

As a 25-year veteran of Technical Recruiting, I have one top priority: keeping you informed. I believe in being transparent and straightforward with you so that every interaction is comfortable and easy – together, we’ll get you the information and opportunities you need. Let’s have a conversation!
Apply Online
Apply with LinkedIn Apply with Facebook Apply with Twitter

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.