Hibu Inc. Business Analyst - Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The Business Analyst II is a conduit through which information flows between the business and Technology. As such, the Business Analyst II needs to maintain relationships to numerous organizations to ensure completeness and accuracy of information gathered and shared. As a member of the scrum team, the Business Analyst II must work effectively with scrum master, developers, QA personnel, and Business SMEs.
This role has the autonomy to manage your own diary, initiate discussions and set-up workshops and meeting with anyone in the business needed to clarify requirements. Initial requirements prioritization is also the sole responsibility of the Business Analyst II.
Job Summary / Purpose:
Elicitation - Discovering the underlying business need to be addressed and information related to the Initiative / project requirements
Analyzing Requirements – Organizing, specifying and modeling the requirements to ensure they are complete and unambiguous and deliver the business need.
Specifying Requirements - Documenting the requirements in a format that can be shared with Stakeholders / Designers / Developers / Quality Assurance and Business Testing in a format that both easy to follow and understand.
Validating and Verifying Requirements – Ensuring the requirements map to the real business need, are approved by all relevant stakeholders, and meet essential quality standards.
Identifying test cases – Ensuring all requirements have an acceptance criteria.
Mentors more junior level Business Analysts.
Work in conjunction with demand management and business architects to ensure the business capabilities and business processes required for a program, initiative, an organization are identified, defined, documented and any open requirements or issues well understood.
Communicate the business requirements to all participants within the initiative and program teams using appropriate techniques and deliverables
Document the design / modified business processes required to implement the new capabilities within the organization
Identify and document gaps and areas of process improvement
Gathering of business requirements from multiple communities and stake holders for a program / initiative and consolidating that into documents to be utilized across the product and project lifecycle
Developing business process representations that can be utilized by groups within the organization to understand the organizational, operations, and systems requirements required to implement the business capabilities. This should take the form of Swim Lanes / Flow Charts / Process Maps etc.
Identify issues, conflicts and missing information across the integration – and work with key stakeholders to facilitate a resolutions
Document business use cases.
Competencies / Critical Skills:
Being able to work alone or with a team.
Having excellent IT skills.
Being logical and objective.
Having good understanding of business environment.
Having math skills.
Being able to work under pressure.
Having interpersonal skills.
Being self-motivated and proactive.
Having leadership skills.
Having high attention to details.
- High School or better
Bachelors or better in Business Administration
Bachelors or better in Information Technology
2 years: Experience of documenting business requirements
Proficient with technology and MS Office Suite including Visio
Proficient with SharePoint and Jira
5 years: Business Experience