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Business Analyst III

Chicago, Illinois |
Job ID: 76967
Listed on 12/7/2017

KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Job Summary: Business Analyst


  • Work closely with business owners, stakeholders and various teams to understand the business objectives of the product and gather data requirements for the initiatives. 
  • Define the primary metrics to measure the success of the initiatives and identify the secondary metrics to gather insights for learning and continuous improvement. 
  • Develop user stories for data tracking requirements and collaborate with business owner to ensure their intent is effectively captured. 
  • Define precise and accurate user story acceptance criteria that will be used by  teams and automation test frameworks. 
  • Oversee the implementation of the business requirements and collaborate with teams to develop user acceptance testing specifications 
  • Provide support to business owners and reporting team to utilize the data 
  • Analyze the data for discrepancies and identify errors and abnormalities in the data 
  • Assist in the business case development using modeling techniques and methods as needed 
  • Produce clear and concise workflow documents to drive balanced solutions that consider people, process and technology components
  • Evaluate information from multiple data sources and help distinguish user requests from user needs 
  • Foster Agile principles and methods for requirements gathering 
  • Adhere to Agile development methodology best practice 
  • Facilitate Agile rapid and meaningful releases 
  • Assist in the creation of project approval request documentation 
  • Work with the Project Manager to help facilitate and ensure successful user acceptance testing 
  • Work with the business to ensure business adoption 

Desired Skills/Experience: 

  • 4-5+ years of experience performing business analysis within a large enterprise covering both business and information technology domains using Agile SCRUM methodology 
  • Must be an excellent verbal and written communicator, able to convey requirements to both technical and non-technical audiences and communicate effectively with business stakeholders, technical developers, and Quality Assurance team 
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Strong partnering skills and ability to work within a collaborative team environment 
  • Strong personal and professional integrity accompanied by a sense of ownership and responsibility for delivery 
  • Strong business process definition capabilities, including the ability to capture process and data flows visually according to standard methodologies 
  • Responsive to business needs and highly motivated to improve the skills and capabilities of his/her organization 
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies 
  • Must be able to work independently, support several projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively 
  • Familiarity with the mobile application development landscape 
  • Experience with TFS 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Prior experience as an Analyst in delivery of Mobile Applications 
  • DevOps experience 

Required Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field – e.g. Marketing, Information Technology, or equivalent experience in Entertainment, Financial services segments.