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Business Analyst

Company: Paragon IT Professionals
Location: Colo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Facilitates the definition and development of user stories and project estimates with the product owner and SMEs to meet the business needs.
Facilitates business process mapping using visio, lucidchart, mural or MS whiteboard.
- Experience wireframing using Lucidchart or Balsamiq
Ensures stories and acceptance criteria are appropriately defined & documented. Experience with JIRA or Azure Dev Ops for backlog management.
- Points product backlog and refines stories every sprint with the team.
Creates burn-up charts, project estimates, updates timelines and knows how to identify and communicate delays
- Works with Product Owner to prioritize stories every sprint.
- Creates detailed functional requirements and business rules.
- Documents detailed non-functional requirements.
- Identifies dependencies on other teams and collaborates and communicates to resolve issues quickly
- Leads all scrum ceremonies - daily stand-up, backlog refinement, planning, pointing, sprint review/demo, retro and sponsor check-ins
- Designs, writes and executes test cases to meet acceptance criteria for new functionality, enhancements, and defect repairs
- Experience writing SQL to query and validate test results in a database
Strong communication, documentation, planning and decision-making skills

Skills / Experience:
Education and experience:
- Bachelor's degree in science, biotech, genetics, agriculture
- 4+ years as a BA
Competencies:
- Backlog management in JIRA/ADO
BE Experience using Confluence, SharePoint, Teams
Wireframing experience using Balsamiq, Lucidchart, or Sketch
Basic SQL
- Microsoft Office fluency
- Process mapping fluency - Visio, Lucidchart preferred
- Interpersonal communication

Keywords: Paragon IT Professionals, Des Moines , Business Analyst, Professions , Colo, Iowa

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