Business Analyst

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  • Location:

    Chesterfield

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    379472

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiration date:

    09/29/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Business Analyst for an opportunity with a client located in Chesterfield, MO.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist development team by ensuring automated testing meets expected results

  • Assist with prioritizing work within an iteration and targeted release

  • Conduct grooming sessions with full team and facilitate technical grooming session with development team

  • Conduct structured walkthroughs of requirements with business and project team members

  • Create business process and technical diagrams for shared understanding

  • Create defect and enhancement items to add to the backlog then collaborate with software engineer for mutual understandings

  • Document business needs in the form of user stories

  • Evaluate new or enhanced solutions to determine potential issues then communicate how problems may affect business, then recommend solutions

  • Evaluation of business requests to determine feasibility by researching and identifying options

  • Mentor and coach teammates

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Abilities/Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 4+ years of IT-related experience, such as Business or Data Analysis

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, related field OR equivalent experience

  • Basic SQL query writing skills

  • Data analysis skills

  • Demonstrated ability to share and impart knowledge

  • Demonstrated working membership of Agile project team in Business Analyst role

  • Flexibility when needed with the ability to take initiative and demonstrate accountability

  • General business knowledge and application support aptitude

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of programming languages, project management, and application or systems development methodologies

  • Microsoft Office application experience

  • Negotiating and persuasion skills

  • Strong oral and written communication

  • Working competency of technology stack within project solutions

Ability to:

    • Adapt to new methods

    • Balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables against business needs

    • Foster customer service, as needed

    • Multi-task

    • Translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions

    • Work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions

    • Work well in a team environment and participate in department/team projects

Preferred Abilities/Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Master's degree

  • LOMA certification

  • Professional designation: PMI, Six Sigma, etc.

  • Requirements management tool experience (Azure DevOps or others)

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.