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Business Analyst (Portals & Collaboration)

Business Analyst (Portals & Collaboration)

ID 
2017-1563
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 
12/6/2017

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Overview

Business Analyst/Consultant  (Portals & Collaboration)

DEG is seeking a Business Analyst to develop and manage requirements for a variety of client projects. The Business Analyst will focus on large portal, website and custom application projects.  This person will be expected to possess a functional knowledge of various platforms (particularly content management platforms), have experience defining and documenting business processes, and be familiar with functional specifications and system requirements.  This person should be experienced with traditional Business Analyst software development methodologies in a high pressure, deadine driven consulting setting and be comfortable communicating directly with client stakeholders. 

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a person to solve business problems, design systems, and have a direct impact on client’s lives.  This role is an excellent balance between technical and client interaction.  DEG’s highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact. With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, we are also a great place to work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform business analysis on projects of moderate to high complexity
  • Understand the project scope and high-level business requirements
  • Assist to create high-level business requirements
  • Review Statement of Work (SOW), project timeline, requirements and identify risks
  • Facilitate and lead specifications elicitation meetings with the client
  • Facilitate sprint planning meetings with the project team
  • Manage backlog and future specifications to ensure engineering team is aware of the pipeline
  • Analyze documentation from clients and vendors
  • Create process/data flows to create a visual representation of requirements
  • Participate in design sessions and create wireframes as and when needed
  • Manage requirements, specifications and track changes with use of effective change management process
  • Remove roadblocks for engineering team
  • Assist to create QA test cases, client acceptance test plan and management of issue log
  • Conduct showcases with clients to gather feedback throughout the project
  • Conduct peer reviews to ensure deliverable quality, help other business analysts grow and learn from their work
  • Provide guidance and direction to Associate Business Analysts during the project

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in technical or business area and 3-6 years of formal business analyst experience, or 3-6 years of equivalent work experience in a process driven environment with effective documentation methods
  • Willingness to travel as needed for project activities (typically less than 5%)
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis™ (CCBA®) a plus
  • Experience with various technologies like .Net, Java, UI frameworks, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with Content Management, CRM, cloud technologies and mobile platforms is a plus
  • Prior experience with the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodology
  • Experience with Agile methodology is a plus

About DEG

DEG creates smart digital marketing, commerce, and collaboration strategies that empower organizations to amplify their competitive advantages and achieve their objectives. We use our expertise to impact the trajectory of business by crafting innovative approaches that employ digital direct marketing and eCRM, social media, integrated e-commerce, web content management, portals and  collaboration, and mobile development—all driven and supported by analytics, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative.

 

Since we opened our doors in 1999, one of our most important goals has been to create a culture in which excellence is recognized, individualism is encouraged, and the workplace is vibrant. We think we’ve accomplished that, and the fact that DEG has been repeatedly recognized as one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” backs that up.

But how have we done it? It starts with building a profitable, stable company and extending the more traditional benefits to our associates and their families, including:

  • Multiple Health Plan options (including PPO/HMO), company-paid premiums for all associates, and with no waiting period
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability, with premium covered by DEG
  • Independent Insurance and Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional Group Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company-sponsored matching program
  • Personal Emergency Services, including travel assistance and identity theft protection
  • Bonus Plan based on company and individual performance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays

But just as our take on digital strategy is far from traditional, so are the benefits of hanging your hat here at DEG. Ours is a fun, energetic, casual work environment. We offer flexible schedules and collaborative, cross-disciplinary work. You have the opportunity to work with high-profile clients in myriad industries and visionary leaders and technologists in every discipline. And, of course, there’s free soda, juice, and Starbuck’s coffee in our company coffeehouse. Every Friday, feel free to join us for our weekly Beer:30.