Business Analyst (any major city)

Location: Chcago, IL
Date Posted: 09-19-2018
Business Analyst

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst responsible for providing analysis for strategic, complex initiatives in support of multiple lines of businesses throughout the company. This role requires an individual to be able to think "out-of-box" in client solution development  and work collaboratively with clients to conduct stakeholder interviews, identify business process impacts, and elicit business & functional requirements

Role Description
  • Perform requirements gathering through interviews, document and artifact analysis, facilitated workshop sessions, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, user stories, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis
  • Bring strong analytical skills to bear on projects, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret client business needs and translate them into detailed user stories & functional specifications
  • Drive and challenge business stakeholders on requirements, processes, and solution drivers to ensure an appropriate level of detail and to remove ambiguity
  • Communicate and collaborate proactively with external and internal clients to analyze information and functional needs and deliver functional requirements, business requirements, and user stories
  • Collaborate with Creative team and ensure that User Experience and Visual Design align with required functionality
  • Provide support to Technical and QA teams to provide guidance and clarifications regarding requirement questions
  • Gain thorough understanding of client and business needs in order to provide consultative insights and fill role of business partner 
Skills and Knowledge
  • BS or 3-5 years’ experience in documenting requirements
  • Experience working in the digital agency or consulting firm space
  • Willingness to travel as required for client engagements
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills that establish trust, credibility and respect
  • Familiarity with and aptitude to understand ecommerce, CRM, and CMS platforms supported by Olson Digital, such as Hybris, Sitecore, Marketo, Adobe AEM, Salesforce, or similar
  • Experience with the Atlassian Suite (Jira, Confluence)
  • Excellent attention to detail with a strong understanding of business
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, self-motivated, and self-managed environment
  • Experience with Adobe Analytics or similar analytics program is highly desirable
  • Experience working with highly distributed and offshore teams
  • Familiarity with different development methodologies including Agile, Iterative and Waterfall
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