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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

SecurEnds is seeking a Business Analyst to transform high level business requirements into detailed user stories for onsite and offshore Development and QA Agile scrum teams.  This individual will solicit, understand, and document the business requirements, processes and workflows developing both written and visual depictions of requirements and process flows.  As an experienced analyst, you will be responsible for recommending and instituting business analysis best practices, tools and methodology towards standardization of BA deliverables and procedures.  This individual must have strong analysis, problem-solving and communication skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Product Owner to understand Product Roadmap, Use Cases and Vision
  • Analyze business use cases and develop clearly defined technical user stories with acceptance criteria to ensure enhancements meet customer needs and that application integrity is maintained
  • Ensure user stories resolve customer use cases for functionality and usability within applications and services
  • Work with onsite and offshore Development and QA to ensure user stories and acceptance criteria are understood by the teams
  • Build and maintain a backlog of prioritized work for agile teams
  • Facilitate and/or participate in daily standup, backlog grooming, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives
  • Prioritize features based on release
  • Create supporting documentation, such as process flows and data mapping
  • Coordinate dependencies across teams
  • Partner with Sales and Customer Success Team to demo the product and features with prospects and existing clients.
  • May participate in the training of customer and technical support personnel on enhancements, new systems or procedures

Qualifications :

  • A bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant BA/Product experience in software technology
  • At least one Agile Certification is a plus for this position
  • Skilled at working in Scrum/Kanban environment authoring epics, user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Knowledge of the tools, techniques and principles used in Agile development
  • Understanding of API’s
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, interpersonal, negotiation, and time management skills
  • Willingly share relevant knowledge and expertise to others
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated and a strong team player