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Business Analyst in Franklin Lakes, NJ at NextGen

Date Posted: 3/20/2018

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Job Description

The IT Business Analyst will be serving in a TPO (technical product owner) capacity and will be responsible for maintaining the backlog of work for one of our applications: User story creation and prioritization. The IT Business Analyst works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. The Business Analyst understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals and overall business strategies.

  • Function in complex environments with minimal direction

  • Solid individual performance while partnering with others

  • Work well through self-directed effort

  • Share knowledge in area of expertise May provide technical assistance to resolve operating issues

  • Perform analysis of business issues, provide recommendations for possible solutions, work with Business users and IT project teams to drive decision making and define requirements for application development, ensuring that business needs are met

  • Complete documentation for business requirements that guide application development efforts, working closely with the Development team and Business teams to ensure successful implementation of business requirements.

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the business requirements process used to define requirements for systems projects, assist with the definition of project scope and create appropriate scope documentation

  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to implement solutions to enhance application reliability

  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to provide ongoing support to manage application SLAs, resolve problems and fulfill service requests that do not require application

  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to support regulatory compliance activities development

  • Communicate project status and escalates issues as needed


  • Strong communicator

  • Very proficient with Agile methodologies

  • Technical aptitude

  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis of product or software development

  • Proficiency in elaboration of business requirements into user stories.

  • Proven organizational skills with the ability to develop a detailed work plan to ensure project success

  • Exposure to development methodologies is highly desired

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and facilitate requirements meetings. Promote consensus on a high level view of the project and drill down into the details to obtain the requirements. Perform thorough requirement interviews with project stakeholders. Ability to document project issues, risks, assumptions and requirements

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues

  • The ability to analyze and develop business scenarios

  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure audit and corporate compliance

  • Consistently deliver project status and time tracking regularly to management

  • Conduct comprehensive requirements reviews with project stakeholders, Development and QA teams

  • Creating process flows and diagrams necessary to assist the requirements gathering process

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong requirements elicitation and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities

  • General PC knowledge including working knowledge of Microsoft application software (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, Project and Access)