Agile Business Analyst

Resolvit.com - New Orleans, LA

RESOLVIT

Bringing Solutions That Make Business Better

Join Resolvit as an Agile Business Analyst and be part of a creative, forward-thinking team. Our success at deploying skilled, highly knowledgeable experts has landed us on the Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing companies four times – and we’re just getting started.

As the Agile Business Analyst, you will work with the Technology Managers and Product Managers to evaluate business requirements, challenges, and pain points to identify needs and support development of strategies to maximize digital opportunities. You will work closely with Agile Product Owners, end users, and SMEs to create functional and nonfunctional product backlog items and user stories for enterprise ML/AI solutions in the nuclear industry. You will also ensure that we continuously optimize digital solutions to support customers and operations leveraging business and technical data analytics to enable data driven decision making. Additionally, you will:

  • Work closely with the Agile Product Owners and Agile Team Leaders to define and enforce the Definitions of Done while gathering insights and identifying trends for strategic initiatives
  • Be responsible for collecting and documenting business, functional, and technical requirements in support of digital product development, integration, enhancement, or maintenance
  • Provide support to the digital Agile Product Managers, Agile Team Leaders, and the Business Unit Product Managers to define business rules and data analytics that can assist in enhancing the digital portfolio strategy
  • Guide the team to ensure a solid understanding of the ceremonies, expectations, deliverables, and dependencies, and their role in the Agile development methodology
  • Provide guidance and facilitate conversations as needed on sizing stories, choosing stories for sprints, splitting stories and determining story details
  • Coordinate with quality assurance and compliance processes
  • Remove barriers and risks for the Agile team as they are identified
  • Coordinate with the Product Owner on prioritizing and grooming the product backlog
  • Collect and analyze business, technology, market, and applicable customer data, including technical and functional requirements, to fulfill business needs in support of digital products and services
  • Perform highly analytical, complex, data-driven analysis vital to the planning, direction, and evaluation of opportunities
  • Provide project support and coordinate with other teams based on the data analytics and coordinate with the Technology Platform Managers
  • Prepare key performance reports such as project adherence to schedule, costs, and business unit engagement as well as other metric reports as needed by Technology Manager, Operations Managers, and other responsible stakeholders
  • Identify, analyze, and drive process improvements within the applicable area, resource divisions, and/or the customer interfaces that enhance and improve internal/external customer satisfaction, shorten process times, and enhance business results
  • Conduct research, analytical studies, cost benefit analyses, and reviews on a variety of opportunities and prepare financial and statistical reports and recommendations
  • Analyze key competitive trends and business models, make comparative analyses, and study proposed changes in variables to recommend appropriate action
  • Support the annual strategic and business planning cycle by coordinating data inputs and requirements with the technology and operations manager
  • Effectively communicate relevant information to key stakeholders and support strategic and business planning sessions as required through the business planning cycle

What You’ll Need to be Successful:

  • At least 5 years of experience as a Scrum Master, Agile Team Leader, Agile Business Analyst, and/or Agile Project Manager for a software development team that diligently applied Agile principles and practices
  • 3 to 5 years of experience working on SDLC projects in one or more capacities
  • Certified Agile Business Analysis (CABA), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles and experience working on software development Agile teams
  • Experience interacting with cross-functional groups to support consensus outcome
  • Proven ability to play a key role in delivering iterative solutions that drive from ideation to full scale customer deployments
  • Experience moderating team dynamics and leading through influence
  • Background leveraging customer and team feedback, moderating communication between two or more teams or functional areas, and navigating interoffice dynamics to encourage and help attain beneficial outcomes
  • Knowledge of an Agile framework or method (SAFE, DAD, Kanban) and Agile tools, including reporting
  • Demonstrated experience facilitating meetings at multiple levels of an organization and an understanding of facilitation techniques
  • Comfortable leading team discussions and proficiency moderating discussions to get at the root of matters and plan a way forward
  • Experience applying different techniques to optimize the team's effectiveness when developing in an Agile framework (for example, various burndown technologies, differing retrospective, sprint planning handling bugs)
  • Experience removing blockers for teams and acting as a champion for a cross-functional team or department
  • Strong communicator, personable, business analysis skills, collaborative mindset, and inquisitive behavior
  • Introductory or technical knowledge of data science, data management, platform architecture, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, AR/VR, and other modern technologies that can be applied to digital solutions

Benefits:

At Resolvit, you’ll be given the support you need to grow in your consulting career. In addition to opportunities for advancement, we offer:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term and short-term disability coverage
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Professional support from our Client & Employee Optimization Specialist

We currently have more than 100 open career opportunities across the country, so be sure to mention the appropriate Job Code with any correspondence!

About Resolvit:

Resolvit is an international technology consulting firm with industry-leading customers in the financial services, high tech, manufacturing, retail, life sciences, and government sectors. Through its partnerships, Resolvit delivers highly impactful, innovative solutions across five core areas: Infrastructure Modernization, Application Development Services, Enterprise Data Management & Analytics, Knowledge & Content Management, and Strategic Staffing.



Posted On: Thursday, September 9, 2021



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