Business Analyst

for Bay Area Techworkers in San Ramon, CA

Business Analyst, Scrum/Agile, Visio 
San Ramon, CA
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As a Business Analyst you will connect with asset management stakeholders and product owners to understand business and product requirements, responsible for analyzing the business needs, and translating those needs into units of work that the agile software development team can deliver as working software.  

Essential Functions/Responsibilities                    

·         Work with product manager and product owner to manage product backlog for agile software development teams

·         Work with Product Management and Scrum Master to set release plans and prioritize product feature scope (The release plans will outline the delivery deadlines for providing the GWT details. This also includes preparation of the business case sections for the Software Review milestone gates)

·         Work directly with developers to make ensure the software meets the product requirements and business requirements. ·         Represent product manager and product owner in facilitating backlog reviews and scope estimation with the engineering team

·         Support agile software development team with scope considerations throughout the development cycle ·         Support the Product Manager to develop future product roadmap and drive improvements to product vision ·         Maintain leading edge understanding of technologies and industry trends relevant to the application, via training, webinars, on-line journals, Trade Shows and User Groups

·         Support the business to provide expert technical knowledge on key customer bids/projects and issue resolution ·         Drive process definition and improvement for the business analyst role and work with Scrum Master with improving overall agile development

·         Work with product manager and product owner to ensure the product feature sets and technical implementation is in alignment with business goals and requirements

Qualifications/Requirements   Qualification / Requirements

·         Master's Degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional work experience (or a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in Business, Software, Computer Science or related field) or ITLP graduate

·         Minimum of 3 years of high-tech industry work experience

·         Minimum of 2 years of experience in developing commercial software in an agile environment or ITLP graduate   Desired Skills ·         Software industry experience in product software companies

·         MBA from a reputable institution

·         Strong analytical and product management skills required, including a thorough understanding of the software business, ability to understand market needs and translate into requirements

·         Experience and demonstrated success in running or managing independent business or technology projects ·         Consulting experience related to software industry

·         Demonstrated excellent verbal and written presentation and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts

·         Self-starter, able to acquire new domain knowledge quickly and to adapt to different stakeholder styles in a fast-paced environment

·         Strong analytical skills to apply business system analysis tools to diverse domain and problems and to abstract high-level commonalities and learning across businesses

·         Excellent attention to detail and ability to understand the 'big picture'

·         Certified Scrum Master and/or Product Owner

·         Experience with either transportation, railroad, ERP, energy services, or other industrial systems

***Please send resumes to Shanthi at

Shanthi Bala
Bay Area Techworkers
2000 Crow Canyon Place
Suite 150
San Ramon, CA 94583
Fax: (925) 359-2201