Senior Agile Business Analyst

Senior Agile Business Analyst

Job Code: TJ_7688
Job Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 19019
Job Category/Title:
Employment Category: Contract - Corp-to-Corp, Contract - Independent, Contract - W2
Position Type: Senior Level
Travel Required: No
Interview Type: In-person
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 5-10 year(s)
Job Description: Required Skills:-
• Asset Management Industry experience preferred.
• Demonstrated experience delivery technology value to business Operations (middle and back office).
• Deep experience in SDLC using both agile/scrum and traditional/waterfall methodologies.
• Proficient knowledge of tools such as Jira with GreenHopper and Rally for backlog management.
• Ability to analyze data and write SQL queries using SQL Server and Sybase.
• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines and guide / mentor other business analysts.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent problem solving abilities.
• Highly effective time management skills.
• Highly motivated and self-directed - always striving to improve skill set.
• Demonstrated use of best practice business and technical analysis principles such as process analysis and definition using structured approaches, etc.
• CSPO designation highly desired.
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.
Responsibilities:-
• Perform duties of Lead Business Analyst / Product Owner for high visibility and high priority projects.
• For Agile / Scrum projects - Write Epics, Features and user stories with detailed acceptance criteria.
• For Traditional / Waterfall projects - Write business and functional requirements documents/specifications and test scripts.
• Work closely with the assigned project managers / scrum masters and business to define the scope of a project.
• Own and manage the backlog. Ensure that the backlog items are appropriately groomed, prioritized and estimated and that the team fully understand what needs to be delivered.
• Identify and raise risks, issues, assumptions, dependencies, etc. to support solution delivery.
• Help to define mitigations, resolutions, implementation, and other actions to remove obstacles to quality and supportable solution delivery.
• Perform testing and validation for the projects. Ultimately own accepting the work from technology side.
• Facilitating business acceptance of completed transition solution.
• Provide guidance as required when there are critical production issues which may require business analyst inputs.
Duration: 6 Month(s)
No. of Posts: 1
Job Expiry Date: November 1, 2016
Telecommute: No
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