Analyst – BA

DMSi Software

Omaha, NE Business Intelligence

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The analyst will work within a cross-functional team to develop our software according to priorities and specifications.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. The analyst will operate as part of a cross-functional Agile team.
  2. The team will meet daily to decide the highest priority work/tasks and complete working, tested and production quality software before moving on to additional work.
  3. Collaborate with team to decompose features into small pieces of working software that can be completed in a single iteration.
  4. Design and write clear, concise functional requirements, design specifications and performance goals for software applications and systems.
  5. Collaborate with customers, stakeholders, product owners, and design team during application changes and validate changes to meet business needs and goals.
  6. Analyze test plans to verify they meet the acceptance criteria and intent of user stories. Proactively communicate with team members including recommendations to resolve issues.
  7. Write supporting documentation for the software such as release notes, help documentation, articles and features.
  8. Provide oral and written status to project lead and management.
  9. Team members are expected to leverage their primary skill area but be open to learning and helping with other skill domains with the focus on completing the team’s work.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of Quality Assurance and testing best/emerging practices.

 

Cross-Functional Skill Development – Business Analyst will be the candidate’s main expertise, but analyst must be proactive about learning the skills and methods used across the various roles of the team. Ability to contribute to the team to advance the highest priority work items for the team when their primary skill work is not available or needed.

 

Clear, effective communication skills – Must be comfortable and willing to openly discuss work items within a cross-functional team.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Normal office environment with use of computers and telephone systems; no unusual physical demands.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in MIS or related field or 0-2 years of business analyst experience within an enterprise-wide environment.

 

Strong background in software design lifecycle, project management, and business analyst best practices.

 

Job ID: 2265

Posted 13 days ago

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