Senior Business Analyst

Glendale, CA 91020

Job Category: Business Analyst Job Number: 133331

Job Title:  Senior Business Analyst

Location: Glendale, CA - 91020

Duration:  6 - 12 Months

About Our Client : Our Client is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Our Client works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Our Client drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives

Job Description:

  • Elicit business requirements, analyze, specify/refine, and validate the requirements with clients to determine minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Serve as a key contact to manage requirements discussions with Teams from Residuals, Payroll, and Technology
  • Manage to the MVP and ensure product delivery is in accordance with Business and Technology needs
  • Create visual models for software requirements that will help comprehend, illustrate, and translate for development
  • Document user stories and ensure backlog is outpacing development work
  • Assist Product Owner with prioritizing user stories and assist in creating overall feature release plan
  • Partner with Residuals and Payroll to understand Guild rules, residuals and payroll processes and translate to  Project Team
  • Partner with Development Team to clarify user stories, acceptance criteria, and mitigate blockers
  • Partner with QA Team to assist in creating test plans and acceptance criteria
  • Reinforce Agile Practices
  • Cultivate and nurture SCRUM Teams
  • Challenge the Teams in collaborative discussions, debate, negotiate, and compromise to ultimately provide the user community with the best solution while promoting a safe Team environment
  • Evaluate information from multiple sources and help distinguish user requests from user needs
  • Interface with all levels of internal clients and analyze current business and software development processes
  • Assist in building business cases
  • Measure impact of solutions on the Business & Technology

Qualifications:

  • 5-8+ yrs of experience performing business analysis preferably in the media and entertainment arena
  • Agile certification and 2-3+ yrs of experience using Agile SCRUM methodology in the Product Owner role
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills and ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Strong partnering skills and ability to work within a collaborative team environment
  • Proven ability to meet project milestones and customer expectations
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio or equivalent, software requirements visualization tools (ie-RML)
  • Strong business definition capabilities, including the ability to create visual models for software requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical developers and translate business requirements as required
  • Responsive to business needs and highly motivated to improve the skills and capabilities of his/her organization
  • A sense of ownership and responsibility for successful delivery
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Must be able to work independently, support several projects simultaneously and prioritize effectively
  • Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Business Administration, Operations or Finance

About ASK: ASK Staffing is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Staffing connects people with amazing opportunities

Contact:

Mukesh Sharma  @   mukeshs@askstaffing.com ;   678-785-3381

Mukesh Sharma
Sr Delivery Manager

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