Lead Business Analyst

Lead Business Analyst Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Lead Business Analyst to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Gathering critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and producing useful reports;
  • Evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, and developing and implementing solutions;
  • Working closely with the client and other project team members;
  • Investigate and provide guidance to the development team to resolve application issues as needed;
  • Performing requirements analysis;
  • Work with UX researchers and designers to ensure features are user-centric;
  • Acts as an expert source of business and application knowledge within their domain;
  • Work on a daily basis with product owners and testers in a continuous integration environment, and be comfortable adjusting to evolving requirements;
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to share ideas and findings;
  • Performing user acceptance testing;
  • Documenting and communicating the results of your efforts;
  • Actively participate in scrum ceremonies – planning, estimation, demos, and retrospectives. Collaborate with other team members and product owners;
  • Effectively communicating your insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management;
  • Requirement Gathering and Analysis, Data Mining, System and Impact Analysis, Comprehensive Business Recommendations and Risk Analysis;
  • May contribute to some financial analysis, including building business cases for new business initiatives (cost/benefit analysis).

Requirements:

  • Ability to readily learn and operate effectively in other business technology applications required;
  • Proficiency with MS Office preferred;
  • 7-10 years of experience with software applications;
  • Strong balance of business and technology acumen;
  • Desire to work and thrive in a fast paced environment;
  • Project Management skills – including estimating, scheduling and change management;
  • Strong analytical skills to translate and analyze business requirements;
  • Experience with system integrations a strong plus;
  • Requires deep knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience;
  • Typically, requires a college degree or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years of prior relevant experience;
  • Experience writing user stories which include detailed acceptance criteria;
  • Typically, viewed as a specialist within discipline; May have broad knowledge of project management;
  • Healthcare experience preferred;
  • Experience in a deadline-driven environment;
  • Experience working with SQL Queries, Excel, Tableau, JIRA, Rally, Confluence, Postman API Calls, JSON, XML, HTML.