Senior Business Analyst

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CoStar Realty Information, Inc
Agile, Analysis, Analyst, Business Analyst, Business Requirements, CASE, Development, Management, Project, Project Management, QA, Scripts, Scrum, SDLC, Testing
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Senior Business Analyst


Job Description


The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for understanding and documents business requirements and converting requirements into technical specifications. Business Analysts define business rules, allowable values and expected behaviors. Business Analysts document acceptance criteria and clarify functionality for developers.


Major responsibilities:

* Involved in requirements gathering and analysis to identify problems and suggest solutions using a systematic, multi-step approach.

* Work cross-functionally to solve problems and recommend changes to technology solutions and/or business processes.

* Collaborate within the project team and other external departments to lead the assessment and selection of technology solutions and vendors, including the documentation and management of proposal requests.

* Understand project objectives and benefits, documents the business case and project charter, including scope, resources and initial budget. Share technical and administrative knowledge to others.

* Drive project success via formal requirements definition, solution design facilitation, and work with business and technical teams to build detailed test scripts.

* Leverage several project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, and Hybrid) to ensure predictable project success.

* Lead small projects and/or system enhancements.

* Provide support to junior staff.

* Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

* Assess business operations and processes of assigned business unit to identify inefficiencies in procedures, information flows and handoffs, decisions, communications pathways and ways in which systems supporting these can be enhanced

* Create, design, and format technical specifications including descriptive text, process flows, and other information needed to describe required system changes for development, QA, and other units; serve on project team accomplishing these functions.

* Provide support to applications in production by tracking production problems and troubleshooting them to sustain application in production

* Develop queries, analyses, or reports from applications for operations and management staff or develop specifications for such queries or analyses to be performed by others

* Leverage technology capabilities to fulfill automation opportunities


Qualifications:

* Minimally requires education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor-s degree.

* Minimum 6-8 years of experience in a technical environment.

* Minimum 4 years of experience as a Business Analyst.

* An energetic passion for continuous improvement.

* Strong analytical ability

* Ability to organize, facilitate and lead workshops

* Experience working in IT and cross-functional project teams.

* Knowledge of prevalent IT and project management methodologies, system development life cycles and best practices.

* Prefer SDLC (software development life cycle) experience.

* Prefer knowledge of financial business processes.

* Leverage technology capabilities to fulfill automation opportunities

* Excellent communication and organization skills, verbally and written


So why work for CoStar Group?


Our culture of innovation and excellence attracts and encourages the best and brightest in a broad range of disciplines, which makes CoStar a fun and supportive place to work. CoStar Group-s benefits plan ranked among the top 10% of employers nationwide. Besides generous pay and performance-based incentives, the company also provides a 401(k) with company match. We support our employees- professional and academic growth with internal training and tuition reimbursement.


With a state of the art in-house gym and healthy snacks in every kitchen, we were recently recognized by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence with their Seal of Workplace Excellence and their Health & Wellness Trailblazers award. Our 10-point commuter assistance program, which resulted in traveling 4.8 million fewer vehicle miles and saving 242,000 gallons of gasoline per year, also recently won the Commuter Connections Incentive Award!


At CoStar Group we believe in working hard and playing hard. While we take our work seriously, we make plenty of time for fun. Join the team and check out our fleet of loaner bicycles and Segways to take a break. Give back to the community and participate in the CoStar Builds service program. Restore and rejuvenate with onsite yoga classes or in our state of the art gym.


CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing


Company Information

Join a world where you can influence an entire market, and launch a remarkable career. When you work for CoStar, you’ll find that doors open. We’re looking for software developers to help build the tools and analytics that harvest our big data and power our research operations. CoStar was named one of Forbes’ Most Innovative Growth Companies in 2016 and is on the leading edge of technology.
Dice Id : 10100023
Position Id : R18549

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