Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 2/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Title: Sr. Business Analyst

Location: Atlanta

Approximate Duration: 9 months

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate discussions with users and executive stakeholders to identify product needs that align with the product roadmap.
  • Work with a development team to translate those needs into clear problem solution statements in the form of user stories and designed user experiences.
  • Present features to clients across all businesses to collect feedback and create consensus for a unified solution.
  • Gain and leverage ad sales expertise to be able to identify unrecognized needs and assist clients in determining if the solution requires a product enhancement, process change, or both.
  • Ensure product solutions align with technology roadmap and department goals.
  • Manage backlog prioritization of user stories based on business needs.
  • Facilitate backlog grooming, domain walkthrough, retrospective, and daily standup to guide the technical team through delivery of their sprint commitments.
  • Create diagrams for business processes, data flows, and application workflows.
  • Communicate meaningfully with developers who are building systems in a variety of technologies.
  • Coordinate with testers and developers to analyze and validate data conversions.
  • Own the creation of UAT materials, Release Notes, FAQ documents, and functional system documentation (in wiki format) for your products.
  • Provide project status and issue updates as needed to leadership, executive stakeholders, and user groups.
  • Work with Product and Technical Management to ensure the project scope is completed on time and on budget.
  • Facilitate meetings across teams using agendas, minutes, and follow-up communication to ensure execution of action items.
  • Provide mentoring and task direction to other Business Analysts and assist with problem resolution across projects.
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to escalated support issues with troubleshooting, prioritization, and client updates.
  • Identify training needs, process issues, and system problem trends and proactively seek improvement.

Requirements:

  • 3-5+ years of demonstrated ability as the lead Product Owner/Business Analyst on at least 2 large custom-developed applications, including responsibility for Product Launch, Project Management, and Business Consultant tasks.
  • Advanced analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills with the ability to translate complex concepts between business and technical groups.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills used to build client relationships and lead a cross-functional development team to deliver a product.
  • Demonstrated use of Agile methodologies.
  • Advanced skills using the MS Office suite and process modeling tools (e.g., Visio).
  • Bachelor's degree CIS, MIS, BBA or equivalent work experience.
  • Media or Ad Sales experience preferred.
  • Scrum certification a plus.