Sr. Business Analyst- Kansas City, MO

Date Posted: 04/15/2019

Equity Staffing is seeking a Sr. Business Analyst for an exciting long term project with a major client located in the downtown P&L District area!

Opportunity: Long term contract with potential for extension/conversion
Location: Kansas City, MO
Start Date: Beginning of May

Major Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the product owner, architects and developers to identify and define technical requirements in agile environment that utilizes KanBan for managing workload
• Facilitate requirement and design sessions for smaller to medium scope projects and participate in the requirement and design sessions for large scope projects
• Develop subject matter expertise with the functionalities and use cases pertaining to the assigned system
• Use in-depth understanding of system to write user stories in support of system functionality and features
• Develop process flows, system flows, and data models using modeling and process tools
• Prioritize requirements based on user needs and project constraints
• Maintain the product backlog by ensuring user stories have a complete description, acceptance criteria, and test cases
• Work with users and technical team to produce project charters, scope documents and conceptual design documents
• Work with team members located across different time zones (onshore/offshore resources)

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Business Management, Systems Development, or related area or equivalent combination of education and work experience
• Three to five years of experience as a business systems analyst in an information technology environment
• Knowledge of relational database concepts
• Knowledge of the systems development lifecycle in agile project environment
• Exposure to client/server and/or web development
• Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Experience using Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) systems such as Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS), Jira or similar for requirements management
• Experience using software applications such as Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Visio




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