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Senior Business Analyst

Remote - Business Analyst

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Job Description

As a Senior Business Analyst supporting new and existing products, your role is critical in helping deliver world-class service for our customers. This role would include supporting product development by eliciting and documenting all necessary requirements based on business and customer needs, maintaining a backlog of user stories, working with integrated design and development teams to deliver functionality, staying abreast of competing products, and communicating with all stakeholders. 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

·       Act as the voice of the customer in eliciting and analyzing information for development of business requirements.

·       Define and document/communicate business requirements in a collaborative environment.

·       Development of visual models, diagrams, tables, graphs, and/or charts to represent current state and future business needs.

·       Understand the product vision, road-map and product growth opportunities to support product management in the creation of capabilities and features for agile delivery initiation.

·       Actively participate in daily meetings, backlog refinement and prioritization, defect management and retrospectives.

·       Decompose requested business features into user stories as part of the Agile team.

·       Document Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD) acceptance criteria.

·       Support the product owner by discussing business and technical impacts of and dependencies related to priority decisions.

·       Keep abreast with developing internal and external Agile trends and practices.

·       Contribute to continued organizational growth by sharing knowledge, promoting a positive team environment, mentoring others and continual self-development.

·       Anticipate customer needs and proactively collaborate on value-based outcomes.

·       Review work performed by self and others, and provide recommendations for quality improvement.

·       Constructively challenge current thinking, supporting change that will deliver exceptional user ­ centric experiences.

·       Actively participate in activities to support business agility within the organization.

·       Manage team conflict.

 

Required skills:

·       Minimum of 3+ years of proven BA experience to include eliciting and documenting business requirements OR Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field of study with 1+ years of above-mentioned proven BA experience

·       3+ years of experience with visual models, diagrams, tables, graphs, and/or charts to represent business processes and needs

·       2+ years of experience with Agile principles and practices

·       1+ year of experience using Agile application lifecycle management software (ex: Rally, JIRA)

·       Strong communicator, curious, and not afraid to ask questions to dig in with key stakeholders

·       Utilize critical thinking to ask questions and find answers to how the project will impact other business workflows

 

 

Preferred:

·       Experience working in a virtual team environment

·       Experience working in the Healthcare Industry

·       Knowledge of Workforce Management concepts and practices

·       Excellent communication, collaboration, time/project management, problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills.

·       Experience working within an SDLC (system development life cycle) methodology

·       Can successfully write Acceptance Test Driven Development criteria (ATDD) using the Gherkin language.



Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.