Business Analyst – remote

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A Business Analyst is needed for a 100% remote contract opportunity. If you have the passion and technical expertise to thrive in an innovative and agile environment, we want to learn more about you! You will play a key role by being responsible for gathering business requirements, analyzing workflow and business processes, and writing functional specifications, user stories, and test plans.

 

No time zone preference of where worker located.

Core hours 8am PT-1pm PT

8 hours per day with 40 hours per week

 

Must Have for this role: 

  • 1 plus years’ experience with Agile software development.
  • Need to have some scrum master experience
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence
  • Leadership qualities for cross team collaboration effectively with diverse personalities and skill sets and enjoy constructive conflict
  • Deadline‐conscious, results‐driven, and high‐performing in a high‐intensity environment
  • Acute attention to detail, the ability to analyze complex systems, and the ability to manage multiple priorities concurrently
  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills; must be able to communicate with technical teams and business stakeholders in a multi-cultural environment, as well as clearly document software for these audiences

 

BA Responsibilities:

  • The BA is a results‐oriented individual with a passion and capability for contributing to the development of world-class learning solutions, delivered on‐time and in‐scope.
  • The BA is a self‐directed team member with demonstrated leadership potential to effectively work across multiple teams, products, and/or platforms.
  • This role may also serve as scrum master for their team(s). With digital products accounting for over 70% of revenue (and growing), you will set a vision and utilize your influence and collaboration to drive the evolution of our digital content delivery and learning experiences.
  • Draft agile epics and stories; maintain backlog with high-quality stories, acceptance criteria, and current priority.
  • Partner with engineering, technical product management, user experience, project management, and QA to investigate, document, and maintain business and technical processes.
  • Articulate user personas and needs as required. Document release notes, workflows, processes, case studies, training materials, and technical alternatives for specific epics or feature sets.
  • Partner with team leads to deliver roadmap commitments on-time, on-scope, on-quality. Lead scrum ceremonies to ensure that there is an understanding of the user stories, enabling sizing and task breakdown to occur, and maximizing team productivity.
  • Partner with mobile apps team leads to deliver roadmap commitments on-time, on-scope, on-quality.

 

What can you bring to the role?

  • 2+ years of experience with Agile software development
  • Experience understanding wireframes, UX design, and use-case diagrams
  • Demonstrated leadership potential to effectively work across multiple teams, time zones, and countries
  • Demonstrated people skills; must be able to collaborate effectively with diverse personalities and skill sets and enjoy constructive conflict
  • Comfortable working in a fully remote environment.

 

Bonus points:

  • Scrum Master Certification
  • Jira and Confluence experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience working on mobile apps

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