IT Business Analyst III
at SkillStorm

Date Posted: 3/7/2017

Job Description

Technical Analyst (6 months assignment) 

Accountable for end-to-end delivery of initiative and maintenance projects as well as application production stability. 

Responsibilities: 
•    Participates in review and sizing of business requirements 
•    Works with Product Owner to define features and stories 
•    Documents detailed design specifications and reviews them with scrum team 
•    Creates and proofs data scripts for inserts, updates and deletes as needed to fulfill design 
•    Creates ad hoc SQL to perform data analysis for design validation and issue resolution 
•    Reviews existing application code for business logic and to determine what needs to be modified for design of initiatives or defect corrections 
•    Works with external teams and/or vendors for any integration of new interfaces or changes to existing interfaces 
•    Reviews test scripts and work with testers to ensure system testing is completed and documented appropriately 
•    Supports user acceptance testing by providing feedback during test case creation and ensuring any defects found are addressed appropriately 
•    Promptly raises any issues encountered during the project and works with Scrum Master to resolve them 
•    Works with Scrum Master and Change Manager to control scope and follow change management process 
•    Participates in and contributes to Agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, story grooming sessions, sprint demonstrations and retrospectives (meetings start at 8:30 ET to accommodate both US and India participants) 
•    Plans, coordinates and supports production deployment and verification (releases take place between 1 am and 6 am during the week as well as over the weekend) 
•    Researches any fallout from production releases and works with team members to address appropriately 
•    Acts as subject matter expert on implemented projects and provides consultation to other teams beyond deployment 

Skill Set: 
•    Excellent English verbal and written communication skills 
•    Experience writing design documents as well as Agile stories 
•    Competency with writing SQL, preferably Oracle SQL 
•    Proficiency in CA Agile (Rally) 
•    Familiarity with both waterfall and agile methodologies 
•    Ability to work with light supervision on multiple deliverables simultaneously, adhere to tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities 
•    Knowledge of Microsoft OS and proficiency in Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio 
•    Over 7 years of applicable experience 
•    3+ years Agile experience preferred 

Location: 
•    Preference is for position to be fulfilled in Jacksonville, Florida where team is located

Job Snapshot

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SkillStorm is one of the nation’s fastest-growing I.T. Services Company. We have been providing technology consulting, outsourcing and staffing solutions since 2002. SkillStorm can provide you with the right tools to ensure you have the best technology team in place to fuel your organization’s continued success. SkillStorm works with scores of fine companies, including many that rank among the elite Fortune 500 and has been setting the standard for customer service in the industry since inception.

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