Jun 20, 2019
Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the St. Louis, Kansas City, and Denver Areas. We are currently looking for a Sr. Business Analyst to join our team. Job Duties and Responsibilities The Senior Business Analyst role is responsible for facilitating meetings, eliciting, developing, interpreting, reviewing, validating, documenting, and maintaining business and functional requirements in support of software development. This position evaluates business requests to determine feasibility, researches and identifies options, and recommends solutions that best serve business needs. The Senior Business Analyst also presents information and tracks and responds to questions related to business standards. In addition, this position participates in integration testing, acceptance testing, identifies potential problems, and researches opportunities to minimize complexity. The Senior Business Analyst serves as the primary interface between the business user and the IT team. Required Qualifications 5+ years related experience, or equivalent years related experience in requirements gathering and functional specifications in support of software development Expert at requirements elicitation using various techniques including meeting facilitation, requirements workshops, business process analysis, use cases, user stories, document analysis, site visits, business analysis, task and workflow analysis Ability to speak in front of, interact with, and elicit information from all organizational levels Translate business and data needs into system requirements for designers, developers and testers using requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification and management techniques Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems Works on large, complex initiatives where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors and proactive risk management Works on initiatives that address future concepts, products or technologies May oversee multiple projects that may have interdependencies Provides escalation assistance; recommends potential solutions to issues; follows established escalation procedures; resolves complex issues Experience logging items such as: defects, changes, and enhancements in a tracking tool Experience in writing requirements into user stories with relevant and clear acceptance criteria Participates in and/or leads Grooming sessions Leads the coordination of testing initiatives for large scale projects to include: test scenario definition, status tracking, and test planning Prepares and delivers informal and formal presentations to own team, department, other IT teams, business partners, and IT leadership Excellent facilitation and written communication skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to provide leadership in procedural and technical capability including the ability to explain and educate others Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’ s degree Accounting background is a plus but is not required Experience with Agile Development (for example: KANBAN, SCRUM) is required Familiarity with JIRA Software Development Tool is a plus but is not required Familiarity with Zephyr Test Management Solution is a plus but is not required Familiarity with Confluence Team Collaboration Software is a plus but is not required Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.
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