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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Job Description

Business Analyst

The Business Analyst role is a 6-month contract opportunity with one of our clients in Cary, NC. Client tends to extend multiple times or convert to perm. Target rate range is up to $30.00/hr. Local candidates strongly preferred. No sponsorship or C2C arrangements available.

The Business Analyst is an entry level position that is assigned specific products to learn and manage. You will take the vision of the Product Manager and collaborate with external and internal customers to gather and deliver new software features.

Responsibilities of the Business Analyst:
Essential Functions
  • Drive the Agile software development effort by acting as the voice of the customer to define and clarify user stories with the development teams through continual team collaboration, business acceptance testing, making quality decisions, and taking responsibility for the overall development team success.
  • Interface with stakeholders to obtain requirements. The requirements (user stories) will include the business logic, expected behavior and user acceptance criteria. The Business Analyst will test the user story and sign off on the business functionality completeness.
  • Develop new product ideas by challenging business owners and subject matter experts on their assumptions and how their proposed business requirements will successfully meet their business goals while identifying potential solutions to business problems by applying technical and non-technical analysis.
  • Analyze and assess data usage and product performance for maintenance prioritization and compliance with service level agreements. Provide third level support to the product support team as the product subject matter expert.
  • Continually prioritize work within the budget, level of effort and opportunity costs constraints by leveraging customer, product support, internal IT and other stakeholder interests. Work can be defined as user stories, features, new products, projects or a process improvement.

Non-Essential Functions
  • Support the product manager in the daily activities and operation of product lines, projects and customer interactions.
  • Conduct market research and business intelligence analysis around new product lines and profitable opportunities.
  • Participate in root cause analyses for product performance.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement processes
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements of the Business Analyst:
  • Strong ability to manage multiple activities in a deadline-oriented environment; highly organized and flexible.
  • Confident in building customer and industry relationships
  • Strong research skills with an attention to detail.
  • Exceptional listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in analysis, basic statistical analysis; must be able to write basic SQL queries
  • Ability to work independently and jointly in unstructured environments in a self-directed way
  • Ability to take a leadership role on projects and with customers
  • Bachelor’s level degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field and minimum 2 years of relevant analyst experience or in lieu of a degree a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience will be considered
  • Experienced in research and analysis of data, market needs, and customer issues.

Apply for this position now through CareerBuilder, or by sending a Word resume to Amanda King at aking AT hirenetworks.com.  To help ensure a timely response, include the reference code CBAK-4568 in the subject heading of your email message.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology, Business Opportunity
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Computer Software, Transportation
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID CBAK-4568
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