Tempe, AZ
26 days ago


Job Description:

The Business Analyst is responsible for working closely with clients, project manager, core team members and other project stakeholders and providing leadership throughout the project life cycle. This individual must possess solid business acumen, strong oral and written communication skills, flexibility, self-motivation, and social skills. They also must have the ability to bridge the business/IT divide in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding and trust.

Responsibilities include:

• Facilitating and recording client discovery sessions
• Identifying business process improvement
• Identifying and managing business and functional requirements
• Developing, grooming and validating user stories
• Documenting key content deliverables (Requirements & functional design, user stories, test plans, test cases, UAT sessions, acceptance report, training materials)
• Coordinating execution of test plans, including end-to-end and UAT
• Communicating status to project managers, team members and management

Experience Requirements:

• 5 years of experience as Business Analyst, extensive hands on experience with agile practices, requirements documentation, facilitating and interviewing techniques to extract and validate user requirements
• 5 years extensive hands on experience with requirements (product backlog), design, construction, testing and implementation phases of software development in an agile development environment.

We would really like someone that has a strong quality assurance background in addition to business analysis skills.

Someone with experience:
• Developing testing strategies and executing test plans
• Coordinating and facilitating user acceptance testing.
• Communicating quantitative and qualitative findings from test results.
• Good verbal and written communication skills

****Any candidates that have experience with Geographic Information System (GIS) is a big plus for this position. ****

The ideal candidate will

• Be a team player with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, initiative, and self-motivation.
• Have knowledge and experience with analyzing business information, scope definition, requirements gathering, data analysis, functional specifications, application design, testing and implementation in an agile development environment.
• Possess strong interpersonal, leadership, negotiation and written communication skills.