Lead Business Analyst

Kansas City, Missouri Digital Strategy - Digital Strategy Full Time

At Valorem Reply, the Business Analyst (BA) works closely with our client’s business teams and our own technical teams.  The BA is a major contributor to the requirements specification deliverable, writes the business and functional requirements and user stories. This person understands business and ensures that there is integration between business and technology.
The BA also works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables and negotiate on product functionalities. The BA understands development processes – SDLC and Agile – and is very analytical with problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues

Responsibilities

  • Works with the project management team to prioritizes deliverables and negotiate on product functionalities.
  • Creates detailed user stories and acceptance criteria that serve as the specifications for software development and product implementation projects.
  • Partners with development and analytic teams to provide reporting on software solutions.
  • Maintaining a backlog of user stories in an Application Lifecycle Management tool (primarily Azure DevOps).
  • May participate in Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Functionality Testing.
  • Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or IT
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Functional, Data or Business Analyst
  • 5+ years of customer interfacing experience – project oversight, customer presentation.
  • Experience defining requirements and user stories for solutions based on Microsoft’s technology platform including Microsoft Azure is preferred
  • Experience working in a consulting environment is preferred
  • Kansas City, Missouri

    Lead Business Analyst