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Junior Business Analyst

Company: TalentBurst, Inc.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:



Junior -Business Analyst
Hyde Park hybrid two days a week onsite
Long term project

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Education/Experience:
--- Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
--- At least five years of related business analyst and testing experience required.
--- Experience with automated software testing tools.
--- Experience writing basic SQL queries.
--- Basic understanding of the project management and software development lifecycles.
--- Experience with Agile software development lifecycle preferred.
--- Ability to maintain confidentiality and follow IT and other university policies regarding data security and protection required.
--- Ability to communicate technical ideas and concepts to non-technical audiences required.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

Key Competencies:
--- Analytical thinking
--- Information Gathering
--- Verbal and written communications
--- Leadership
--- Detail oriented
--- Problem solving
--- Results Orientation
--- Influencing
--- Initiative
--- Collaborative

Responsibilities:



--- Experience with Agile product development lifecycle methodology
--- Work closely with PMO team to gather requirements and create the Product Backlog
--- Create new or improve existing user stories. Be able to develop User Stories and write clear acceptance criteria
--- Be able to present backlog to the Scrum team
--- Ability to study existing applications to develop requirements for application replacement
--- Coordinate technical design of new features/software with Application Development
--- Create basic mockups for the purpose of illustrating the new UI and user experience
--- Ability to independently research and analyze requirements
--- Be able to develop use cases and develop test plans for features
--- Execute test plans and Verify that completed work meet the acceptance criteria

Analysis
--- Consults with business customers to gather information about system needs, objectives, functions, features, and input and output requirements
--- Elicits requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
--- Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs
--- Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs
--- Designs screen layouts, graphical user interfaces, reports, and interfaces with other systems.
--- Applies business process reengineering techniques to redesign and improve business processes.
--- Must be able to understand and communicate effectively with all levels of both business and technical team members

Quality Assurance

--- Creates test plans, test cases and test data.
--- Tests software and services to compare to requirements and documentation.
--- Identifies, analyzes, and documents defects, questionable functions, errors, and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, and content.
--- Performs simple SQL queries against databases to validate test results.
--- Creates and executes automated test scripts using testing software applications.
--- Coordinates testing by testers, consultants, business users and third parties.
--- Creates test transactions and runs tests to find errors and confirm systems meet specifications.

Training and Support
--- Supports Booth faculty, staff and students on the use of technology tools and applications.
--- Provides technical assistance by responding to inquiries from others regarding errors, problems, or questions about tools and applications.
--- Develops training materials and/or video content and provides training on the use of technology tools and applications.

Keywords: TalentBurst, Inc., Chicago , Junior Business Analyst, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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