Agile Business Analyst in Richmond, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/16/2019

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Job #:  989046
Apex Systems is looking for a senior level Business Systems Analyst with Agile experience to support one of our top clients with a new product implementation project. If you're available and interested, please apply online or email your resume to jkrausse@apexsystems.com.
 
Location: Richmond, VA
Duration: 6+ Months
 
Responsibilities:
•  Analyze broadly-defined high-level epics, capabilities, and features to create a well-organized, value-driven framework to provide the required business value in the Product Backlog.
•  Work with Scrum Master/ scrum team to write individual user stories and acceptance criteria that are clear, concise, and easy to understand and implement/ test by the development/ test team.
•  Identify related user stories and epics, group them into themes as necessary and document the interrelationship and associated business process flows as necessary (coordination with the business process modeler).
•  Assist Scrum Master in facilitating sprint planning sessions, reviews, and retrospectives.
•  Assist the Product Owner and facilitate communication with the developers and testers on assigned Scrum Team.
•  Ability to enhance team spirit; proficient in teamwork - coordination, collaboration, facilitation, and information sharing.
•  Review sprint documents
•  Create/Maintain regression scenarios/scripts
•  Possess excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, and diplomatic skill sets.
•  Must be detail oriented, self-starter, able to work independently without constant direction.
•  Ability and willingness to work with challenging clients and provide effective communication for successful architecture development.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
•  5 – 7 years of functional experience as a business analyst on projects focused on Agile software development.
•  3 years of experience writing user stories/ acceptance criteria and maintaining Scrum backlogs.
•  Experience in Agile/Scrum and in supporting Agile efforts.
•  Excellent organizational and communication skills.
•  Ability to work effectively independently and with a team.
•  Proficient in MS Office suite.
•  Agile Certification (PM/PO, Agilist, Scrum Master, etc.).
•  Bachelor Degree in IT, Business, or Management OR 5 years of broad/diverse background and experience in business analysis, functional requirements management, IT systems test and evaluation, and/or IT operations.
•  IT testing and evaluation skills is preferred.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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