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Sr. Business Analyst

Farmington Hills, MI 48335

Posted: 02/18/2019 Industry: Analyst Job Number: 7655

Senior Business Analyst

Farmington Hills, MI

12-Month Contract +

  • The Business Analyst collaborates with our Business Units to gain knowledge regarding enterprise applications and current processes. 
  • Acting as a liaison between the Product Owner and Agile Team, the Business Analyst elicits requirements and creates agile user stories, offering alternative Business solutions and clarifying requirements where necessary. 
  • They perform testing of agile user stories and support the implementation of system changes.

  • Speaks and understands the language of our Business when communicating with the Product Owners and Business Users. 
  • Speaks and understands technical language of our Agile Teams when communicating with Developers and Testers.
  • Collaborates with the Product Owner to gain a clear understanding of all business processes, procedures, goals, and objectives.
  • Attends and is an active participant in required meetings held by the Business to further understand Business priorities. 
  • Analyzes proposed changes for system impacts and suggests alternatives.  This may include changes to current processes, applications, file layouts, and web services.
  • Works in partnership with the Product Owner to write clear and concise Agile user stories. Breaks down larger user stories into multiple, smaller, user stories according to departmental standards.
  • Assists the Product Owner to record priority order to ensure it is done frequently, completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Attends and engages in daily standup meetings along with other agile team ceremonies. 
  • Follows departmental testing processes to create and document test cases, execute the test cases for the assigned stories, verify and report the results.
  • May extract test data from databases by creating new, or altering existing, basic SQL queries.   The data will be used for testing and verification of results.
  • Expected to swarm user stories to help the team meet their commitments for the sprint.
  • Assists the Product Owner and Scrum Master to prepare for Team Sprint Reviews and System Demos.
  • Constantly looks for ways to improve processes and discuss issues, all in order to deliver better value to the customer.
  • Position requires a bachelor’ s degree with relevant coursework in computer science or computer information systems.
  • Five years' related work experience in an application and systems development environment, testing, and writing related documentation and procedures. 
  • Will accept any suitable combination of education, training, or experience.
  • Experience with the Agile methodology (Scrum or SAFe is preferred) and tools used to create and track Agile user stories (VersionOne is preferred). 
  • Experience creating, altering, and running SQL queries.  Basic working knowledge of web services (REST or SOAP).
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and Yellow Belt training. 
  • Ability to review software changes and determine system impact.
  • Experience with incident/support ticketing systems and process workflow. 
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.  
  • The ability to be flexible in a fast paced and active work environment.
  • Good communication skills in order to effectively interact with internal and external customers.

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