As the Senior Agile Business Analyst (BA) you will serve as the facilitator between the Business and IT in truly understanding the business’s needs and playing a key role in the overall management and success of a project through the entire project lifecycle.
Using proven methods and tools, you will lead the planning, eliciting, analyzing, validating and managing of requirements, business processes, high-level solution design, test case design, and implementation planning & support in partnership with Project Managers, Business Stakeholders, and IT interfacing groups.
You will work on projects that use Agile Scrum delivery, and may also be called upon to lead other IT project work based on changing project demands.
Work alongside business and development partners to deliver solutions for internal and external customer facing application using an Agile framework
Develop, communicate, and implement plans for defining requirements complete with timelines, approach, stakeholders and deliverables
Facilitate requirements gathering sessions with multiple stakeholders to extract requirements using best practice methods and tools
Form a partnership with the business teams to deeply understand their business in order to enable the capture of clear, concise, and correct business requirements
Bridge the gap between business and IT, ensuring common understanding and IT / Business alignment of both functional (for business needs) and non-functional requirements (quality attributes, scalability, interfaces, constraints, etc.)
Convey business requirements and design concepts with models such as gap analysis, use cases, prototypes, etc. as appropriate
Responsible for creating, refining, and maintaining user stories and associated deliverables process flows, test cases, etc.
to meet development and stakeholder needs
Provide project management support using approved project management processes, tools, and techniques
Provide UAT support to business using test cases based off user stories
Contribute to a collaborative team environment by information sharing and team cooperation
University degree in Commerce / Business Administration, Applied / Computer Science, or equivalent
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Business Analyst role in an Agile project-based environment
In-depth knowledge of project and software development methodologies / techniques including Agile (Scrum) and Waterfall
Strong analysis, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
Solid presentation, facilitation, interview, and workshop skills
Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict-management skills
Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects at the same time and under tight deadlines
Ability to navigate ambiguity, overcome confusion, and simplify complex situations
Able to mitigate unexpected change and be able to communicate impacts as well as possible options to recover