Analyst Red Arrow Software Labs
We?re looking for a business analyst to join our growing software development team. The ideal candidate will have superb interviewing skills, and be able to communicate both with a non-technical business audience, as well as a development team (project manager, QA, UX/IA, developer). The analyst must translate the client?s business needs into requirements that can be understood by development. The analyst must also be able to identify and communicate potential development challenges or restrictions back to the dev team and to the client in terms each audience can understand.
Red Arrow employs an agile development methodology, and the candidate should be familiar and comfortable working in this type of development lifecycle.
Translate business goals and requirements into user stories.
Write detailed acceptance criteria for user stories (experience with Behavior-Driven Development or Specification-by-Example style acceptance criteria is a plus).
Analyze target user base and document user profiles or personas.
Work closely with product owners, development team, client, and others to ensure application meets requirements.
Work with QA staff to ensure test plans address all requirements.
Work with Information Architect (UX expert) to ensure that application interface addresses requirements.
Work with technical architect to identify and document technical requirements and constraints
5 years experience in business analysis role in a software development environment
OR 1+ years in business analysis role with 5 years experience in other software development team role (QA, Developer, Tech Writer, IA/UX, etc.)
Proven experience in writing user stories for development work
Ability to lead clients in development of user stories and business requirements
Ability to quickly learn new business domains
Understanding of basic software usability
Ability to work on multiple projects and clients simultaneously, as well as communicate persuasively and resolve issues effectively
Ability to identify requirement gaps or identify potential development challenges from client requests
Desire and ability to work closely with technical architects and developers
Ability to keep a positive attitude and handle change
Ability to work independently and prioritize work items
Attention to detail
Experience with the software development lifecycle
Excellent communication skills and the ability to translate between technical and non-technical audiences
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