Business AnalystJob Details

Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job Code : BSA-19-0038

Positions : 1

Job Type : Full Time

Location : Sunnyvale, California, USA

Key Skills :

4 years ago

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and gather business and technical/functional requirements to establish the framework for each phase of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Schedule and facilitate Requirement Elicitation sessions with Internal/External resources and IT teams to convey the Business need and to identify gaps, impacts and requirements for each impacted area
  • Analyze and interpret Functional and Non-Functional requirements and impacts using information provided in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Apply mathematical concepts to practical situations
  • Create and manage Business Requirement collateral relevant to each SDLC stage
  • Modify requirements through Amendments or Variances due to change in scope during SDLC
  • Support testing cycles to ensure technical specifications meet the business requirements
  • Create collateral such as reference docs, user guides, etc. in support of the products and solutions
  • Document functional requirements and determine the complexity of work for applicable projects
  • Work with Solutions Consultants and Solutions Architects to create proposal documents and requirements templates
  • Formulate and define Business Requirements & Use Cases
  • Document and execute acceptance criteria
  • Provide analysis to resolve production issues, support, and/or perform User Acceptance Test (UAT)
  • Participate in or conduct product demos and requirements gathering exercise
  • Participate in or conduct Agile development activities such as stand-up meetings, sprint planning, sprint retrospective, continuous improvement, and cross-functional collaboration; serve as ScrumMaster
  • Create and manage the progress of Product backlog Items
  • Gather and document requirements and high-level estimates for defect fixes and enhancements
  • Work with cross-functional client stakeholders to complete application worksheets and customization's scoping
  • Work closely with Technical, QA,      and Business Teams in explaining the requirements and provide functional guidance/answers
  • Research, gather, articulate, refine and document business/technical requirements
  • Work with TSQL, SQL, and Office Tools to create business requested data/reports
  • Acts as a liaison between Developers, Operations, and Product Management
  • Analyze client reported issues and help Support Team in designing/implementing and testing fixes Conduct preliminary functional testing Prepare Help/Support Documentation for new features/fixes
  • Use JIRA to manage Sprints - create Sprints, coordinate with the Scrum Team to assign/update tasks
  • Participate & contribute to functional framework discussions


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, IT, or closely related field.
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience working in Software Development teams
  • Microsoft SQL server experience is a must
  • Experience with web services including REST and SOAP
  • A solid understanding of the methodologies surrounding the SDLC
  • Working knowledge and understanding of web-based and middleware technologies (J2EE, XML)
  • Proficient in various tools such as JIRA, Tableau, Confluence, Clarity, and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in financial domains (banks, credit unions, lending)
  • Ability to work with globally dispersed teams
  • Strong Communication, Presentation, and Writing Skills
  • Solves problems using data and other relevant information
  • Previous Business Analyst experience in a financial software/service development company

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