Job #: 2591

Title: Business Analyst – Ann Arbor, MI

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $25-50
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 4 months ago

     

    The Marketing Offer Management System (MOMS) team develops software to provide an automated solution for the creation and management of client offers. This includes providing a new and improved user interface and a robust service layer to allow other systems to utilize our data. While in this role, you will have an opportunity to work in an energized Agile development team working closely with developers, quality engineers, and product owners.

    This individual will work as a liaison between product owners and an agile development team to refine and clarify business requirements and expectations for industry-leading new features and complex technical requirements.
    This role works independently with little to no guidance and is naturally inquisitive and adept in communication, elicitation, and agile ceremony facilitation. This role may also mentor other business analysts, and apply working knowledge of the Trading and Finance domain.

    Job Responsibilities:
    • Defines, prioritizes, communicates, and secures agreement on project objectives and scope
    • Performs and communicates results of stakeholder analysis
    • Defines, estimates effort, communicates, and secures agreement on plan of business analysis activities and artifacts
    • Collaborates with stakeholders to elicit, prioritize, validate, and document testable, developer-ready business requirements
    • Creates professional quality project artifacts such as charters, requirement plans, business requirement documents, models, traceability matrices, and others as appropriate
    • Ensures that the solution design satisfies project objectives and business requirements
    • Liaises between business subject matter experts and technologists throughout the project lifecycle
    • Identifies and communicates risks and issues as well as possible solutions
    • Lead, coordinate, and support business analysis activities across a program or multiple business analysts on a project
    • Shares observations and feedback on internal business analysis practices, processes, templates, tools, and training materials as well as any information gleaned from external resources
    • Mentors business analysts, providing them and their managers with meaningful feedback on performance and development

    Qualifications:
    • 4 year college degree
    • Business or Information Technology degree preferred
    • 4 years minimum of business analysis or equivalent
    • 3 years of financial services industry preferred
    • Military education or experience may be considered in lieu of civilian requirements listed
    • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
    • Advanced active listening skills
    • Able to analyze and solve problems of a complex nature with little guidance and is often sought out to guide others
    • Adept in a large variety of elicitation, facilitation, and modeling techniques
    • Able to work effectively in a team environment, building rapport and relationships to develop an advanced level of organizational savvy
    • Advanced organization and time management skills
    • Advanced in conflict resolution strategies
    • Familiarity and experience with multiple business analysis methodologies
    • Advanced working knowledge of the company, industry, and/or assigned business domain preferred
    • Familiarity with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and experience in more than one approach such as waterfall, iterative, or agile
    • Proficient in the use of web-based document repository applications (e.g., Microsoft SharePoint)
    • Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBATM), Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAPTM), or equivalent a plus

     

     

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