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Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Location:
Saint Louis, MO 
Area Code:
314 
Telecommute:
no 
Travel Required:
none 
Skills:
Scrum Master, Business Analyst 
Pay Rate:
DOE 
Tax Term:
CON_CORP 
Length:
 
Date Posted:
7-24-2014 
Position ID:
913016 
Dice ID:
marlabnj 

 

Need for Scrum Master/Business Analyst in St Louis, MO

 

Location - St Louis, MO

 

Duration – 12 months +

 

 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:

 

The IT Business Analyst will support the interaction between the IT organization and key business stakeholders for 2-3 Agile / Scrum teams.

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

 

This position will serve to help identify business requirements, translate those requirements user stories and specifications for the team, work with the product owner to prioritize the backlog and assist the team with implementation and deployment of the resulting solution. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

The IT BA will be responsible for all components of Requirements and System Specification Development including: Analysis and Solution Definition

  • Conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefits analyses in an effort to align information technology solutions with business initiatives.
  • Works with business users to define and analyze problems and align the most appropriate technical, application or configuration solutions.
  • Solicits, develops, documents and manages requirements throughout project life cycle up to and through change control.
  • Quickly understands the business issues and challenges business processes
  • Contributes to business requirements, business processes and makes recommendations related to proposed solution definition as led by business partners
  • Works with the Agile/scrum team to determine what kind of documentation is required and creates that documentation.
  • Works with the product owner to prioritize the backlog based on business value and difficulty. 
  • Works closely with the testing team, reviews the test plan, test cases and test reports to ensure the system functions as designed.

 

Support project teams as a subject matter expert and thought leader by:

  • Presenting complex concepts in a meaningful and concise manner for clients, project stakeholders, team members, and end users.
  • Help business partners work through conflicting requirements by driving out benefits driven requirements.
  • Ensures the business requirements are sound, global, and potentially re-usable.
  • Understanding organizational dependencies, regulatory constraints, technical limitations, and other factors that may impact the user experience.
  • Communicating and collaborating with project manager, software developers, system testers and business partners.
  • Is an advocate for the system process methodology and tools. (Agile/Scrum)

 

Communicate and collaborate with the IT staff and business including

  • Work in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Acts as a conduit between the Business Leads / Stakeholders and technical teams insuring the user stories are understood by the project team members

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education:

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field; equivalent work history is acceptable.

 

Experience:

  • 1-3 years managing Agile/Scrum teams.
  • Strong professional experience and a proven understanding with iterative development, incremental software delivery.
  • Having wide-ranging experience, knowledge, and belief in agile principles alongside strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge with a solid understanding of project management fundamentals (time/scope/cost).

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  •   Must have excellent problem solving skills and be customer centric
  •   Excellent oral and written communication skills
  •   Strong ability to multitask and keep multiple efforts moving forward
  •   Excellent analytical skills

 

 

NRC Naidu

Chief Manager - Strategic Sourcing

Marlabs Inc.| One Corporate Place South | Piscataway, NJ 08854

Tel: 732.694.1000 X  1460 | Mobile: 732.306.6684  | Fax: 732.676.7992 Nrc.naidu@Marlabs.com

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Marlabs is committed to environmental conservation. Please do not print this e-mail unless necessary.  

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

  

  

NRC Naidu

Chief Manager - Strategic Sourcing

Marlabs Inc.| One Corporate Place South | Piscataway, NJ 08854


Tel: 732.694.1000 X  1460 | Mobile: 732.306.6684  | Fax: 732.676.7992 Nrc.naidu@Marlabs.com


_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

Marlabs is committed to environmental conservation. Please do not print this e-mail unless necessary.  

_____________________________________________________________________________________

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