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Business Analyst

Business Analyst

ID 
2018-1663
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 
7/3/2018

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Overview

 

DEG is seeking a Business Analyst to work onsite with one of our clients helping to develop and manage requirements for a variety of projects. This person should be experienced with traditional Business Analyst software development methodologies and be comfortable communicating directly with client stakeholders. To be successful in this role, this person should be able to quickly understand and explain different technologies and solutions, explaining how they map to a clients business needs.

A successful Business Analyst will elicit business requirements and document functional specifications to assure a successful implementation of a solution of high quality, on-time, and on-budget to exceed client expectations and achieve business needs. 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 PHP, .Net, Java, UI frameworks, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with Ecommerce, Content Management, CRM, 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 is a full-service digital agency that believes in marketing for the moment. We use the creative application of technology to help our clients create strategic, provocative, and actionable ideas when it means most—all driven and supported by data, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative. We’ve become one of the fastest-growing, most-respected digital resources in America because our clients have demanded it. While other shops are working to become “digital,” we were born here.

 

We empower our associates to grow and accomplish what they’re passionate about, pursue outside interests, prioritize their families, contribute to their communities, and actively travel. We have a fun, casual work environment and have repeatedly been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work.”

 

Our benefits include: 

  • Multiple health plan options, including independent insurance and pre-tax FSAs, with no waiting period and company-paid premiums for all associates
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability with company-paid premium
  • Ample paid time off and holidays
  • Generous full paid leave for new parents, including parental, maternity, paternity, and adoption leave and assistance
  • Military leave for active duty service members deployed to full-time service and disaster leave in the event of a natural disaster
  • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company-sponsored matching program
  • Bonus plans based on company and individual performance
  • Culture Club social events each year
  • Free pop, juice, sparkling water, and Roasterie hot and nitro cold brew coffee in our company coffeehouse, as well as free on-tap and bottled beer for our weekly Beer:30

We're constantly searching for the best ideas, new and better ways to do things, and new and better things to do. We want smart, driven individuals to help us create DEG’s future. If you invest yourself in your work, live with enthusiasm, and thrive on results, we want to know you.