Business Analyst

Business Analysis, Jira, Financial Services, Scrum, Agile, SQL
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 6 Months
$60 - $75

Job Description

We have a Financial Services client in downtown Chicago searching for a Business Analyst.  Initially a 6 month project that can be remote based.  We need someone proficient with SQL, Agile and comes from a financial services background.  This does have a high chance for extension in duration.  All applicants must be local to the Chicago area.

  • Engage with Business and technical partners to identify, develop, document, and validate the business requirements
  • Advice and support Product owners to prioritize and shape the product backlog and sprint backlog, using agile practices
  • Facilitate all backlog refinement meetings and work with Product owners to ensure all stories covered in refinements are updated and ready for the team to review.
  • Create, update or review all requirements and perform gap analysis
  • Interpret and research information on various design documents
  • Work with product owner to provide scrum teams with defined user stories and business-motivated acceptance criteria
  • Assist and supporting team members with their work where required(example support team with manual testing when needed)
  • Facilitate meetings at multiple levels of an organization and have a deep understanding of facilitation techniques
  • Be the liaison between lines of business and the development team, and work with a wide range of stakeholders and collaborate with teams
  • Proactively support the uplift of agile practices and champion the culture of continual improvements

Qualifications:

We are looking for a smart, communicative, experienced team member who can understand the our client's business and can operate in an environment transitioning to Agile. 

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 Years’ experience
  • Strong decision-making skills that allow the team to take action
  • Strong communication skills within written and oral communication and the ability to drive agreement through intellect, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated advance ability to operate using analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills
  • Experience with tools that aid teams (e.g. Jira, Confluence, Drive, Collaboration tools), including knowing how to streamline or optimize tools.
  • Knowledge of agile approaches like Scrum, Safe, Kanban, XP, waterfall
Dice Id : solpart
Position Id : MH-BAFA312
Originally Posted : 3 weeks ago
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