Business Analyst

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Software Guidance & Assistance
Agile, Analysis, Analyst, Business Analyst, Business Requirements, Consulting, Development, Genetic, HTTP, Inquire, Management, Modeling, Networks, Scrum, Validation
Full Time, Right to Hire
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a non IT Business Analyst for a RIGHT TO HIRE a ssignment with one of our premier Insurance clients in Bethlehem, PA .

Responsibilities :

  • Create and perform ongoing updates to business cases for the Profit Center using a variety of complementary techniques
  • Facilitate the rigorous identification and documentation of business requirements by leading business resources through a variety of activities including:
  • Proactively elicit information through interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business analysis and workflow analysis
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish business user requests from the underlying business needs to establish minimal viable products and services for clients
  • Translate business needs into business and functional requirements in a complete, correct and clearly understood format to be shared with both business and technical stakeholders
  • Coordinate and perform the prioritization, transition and ongoing management of business requirements
  • Coordinate validation of requirements when necessary
  • Serve as a liaison across business areas and between business and technical teams
  • Ongoing development of industry expertise by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies, and applying this knowledge to the job

Required Skills :

  • 3 years of experience in Financial Services (Insurance, Commercial/Retail Banking and/or Capital Markets)
  • 3-5 years of experience in a business analyst role or similar experience with the responsibilities listed
  • Must have Agile knowledge and experience. SAFE Agile framework knowledge/experience is a plus.
  • Must have strong experience interacting with Third Party Vendors
  • Experience working as a Product Owner is a plus
  • Practical application and applied (working) knowledge and experience using Agile (Scrum & Kanban) & Waterfall Methodologies
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in most areas of requirement analysis:

    • Estimation
    • Impact Analysis
    • Cost Benefit Analysis
    • Non-Functional Requirement Analysis
    • Functional Requirement Analysis
    • Business Rules Analysis
    • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria

  • Advanced knowledge and experience using business analysis techniques including:

    • Benchmarking
    • Brainstorming
    • Data, process and context modeling
    • Surveys
    • Functional decomposition
    • Interviews
    • Prototyping
    • Requirement Workshops

  • Industry and enterprise knowledge including:

    • Cross-functional business knowledge
    • Business functions from both an operational and technical perspective

Preferred Skills :

  • IIBA accreditation preferred

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at .

Company Information

Founded in 1981, Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. is a privately-held, Certified Women’s Business Enterprise with over 30 years experience providing IT staffing to our diverse portfolio of clients across all industries with a strong presence in finance, insurance, utilities, and government vertificals.
Dice Id : sgainc
Position Id : 19-00043

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