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Business Analyst

  • Location: Oakland, California, 94612
  • Salary: 57.9
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

Position: Business Analyst (Product Owner)
Location: 100% remote during COVID - then onsite 100% in Oakland
Term: 6 months w/potential to extend for full 2 year term


In this role, you will:

  • Act as a liaison between the business client and technical organization by planning, conducting, and directing the analysis of highly complex business problems solved through strategic digital solutions
  • Lead requirements elicitation sessions to understand business problems and how proposed system enhancements address them while assessing impact to existing functionality and business processes
  • Be part of a scrum team and participate in daily standups, lead grooming sessions, author user stories, attend size/commit sessions, provide feedback in retrospectives
  • Produce business requirement artifacts – including User Stories, UML, Use Cases, Business Rules, and Supplemental (Non- Functional) Specifications– for complex capabilities
  • Work directly with all levels through to senior management across the organization and be considered the highest-level functioning expert
  • Be a self-starter, able to multi-task, work well under tight deadlines, and be comfortable working with technical and business teams


Minimum Qualifications

  • 8-10+ years’ experience in digital-based (multi-device) business systems or e-business consulting.
  • A B.S. or B.A Degree or higher


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Agile methodology (authoring user stories and acceptance criteria to express Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to produce and explain UML (using Enterprise Architect) and use cases.
  • Must be a self-starter, able to multi-task, work well under tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in Financial Services or other highly regulated industry
  • Existing knowledge of the company, particularly of one or more current online sales/servicing platforms and related business and functional requirements is highly desirable.
  • Skill with requirements management tools, preferably IBM DOORS, JIRA.
  • Experience with an account origination platform supporting sales staff internal to the organization is a plus
  • Agile scrum/user story/use case experience.