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Business Analyst in Lansing, MI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  949093

Summary of Duties:

Responsible for business requirements gathering, documentation, developing software test plans, software testing, and analyze end-user and stakeholder needs, recommending solutions, and collaborating with product development teams to manage the execution. 

Years of Experience:

  • 12-15 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Job Description:

  • As a member of the team, you will be responsible for business requirements gathering, documentation, developing software test plans, software testing, and analyze end-user and stakeholder needs, recommending solutions, and collaborating with product development teams to manage the execution of approved initiatives in an agile environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Business requirements gathering, business process analysis/improvement, requirements management and software testing
    • Assess “As Is” and “To Be” processes and document gaps
  • Collect end-user requirements (for improving business processes and software) via interviews, focus groups, and other stakeholder discussions
  • Categorize / segment similar requirements, and create additional requirements that address client pain points
  • Maintain up-to-date requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, test plans (in Excel, word docs, Microsoft Azure), and run reports on the same to inform management discussions
  • Facilitate planning and requirements prioritization meetings with the stakeholders
  • Understand and create solutions to improve user experience
  • Agile product development support
  • Participate in Sprint planning sessions, Sprint retrospective and daily standups
  • Collaborate with product development team to translate requirements into technical specifications for the proposed solution
  • Develop user stories and initial wireframes to guide the architecture of the proposed solution
  • Develop software test plans
  • Participate in regression testing, Quality Assurance testing, User acceptance testing
  • Conduct QAT/UAT sessions / focus groups with users to capture feedback on functionality being developed within each agile sprint
  • Translate user feedback into refined requirements for development team
  • Serve as liaison between client business users and development team, communicating and interpreting requirements and technical solutions
  • Collaborate to elicit new product ideas and improve existing solutions
  • Program management documentation support, including developing high-quality presentations for client meetings
  • Participation in team and customer meetings, documenting notes and action items

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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