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Business Systems Analyst III

Allen, Texas Contract Job ID: 2210152215
Estimated Duration: 6 months

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Description
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Business Systems Analyst III.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Experience with Agile methodology, writing user stories, managing scrum calls, prioritizing backlog, etc.
  • Elicit functional and non-functional requirements and document in the form of epics, stories, wireframes, business rules, and acceptance criteria.
  • Develop use cases and process flows and ensure documentation conforms to SLC/PMO standards.
  • Facilitate the ongoing backlog grooming process, supporting the Product Owner to define value, priority, and select scope for upcoming releases and sprints.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner, Business Users, and Technical Team to write and elaborate user stories to include acceptance criteria and business rules per the team’s “Definition of Ready”.
  • Ensure stories meet quality criteria; for example: unambiguous, complete, consistent, deterministic, and testable.
  • Ensure stories are "Ready" for upcoming sprints.
  • Establish a requirements management strategy for the team, which describes process for elicitation, documentation standards and format, tools, meeting cadence, backlog grooming process, review & approval process, change process, and communications processes.
  • Analyze new requests from stakeholders and determine if the request is a defect, new story, a modification to an existing story, or already covered in an existing story. Update the backlog and stories as appropriate.
  • Maintain an overall view and perspective on the “big picture” and understanding how the parts of the project fit together to provide the overall solution.
  • Works with QA to develop and execute test plans based on appropriate coverage for the functionality being delivered.
  • Clarify questions/defects during testing process to ensure project requirements are met: Identify and assess potential scope creep.
Qualifications
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Prior IT Business Analysis experience or experience as a user of IT applications with specific business knowledge with Web and Mobile App development is desirable.
  • Prior experience with software delivery, project management, requirements gathering desired.
Required Skills:
  • 7+ years of related experience as IT or Business Analysis that includes researching, testing, documenting and/or maintaining applications or using applications in a business setting.
  • Experience working as part of Agile teams.
  • Experience as a scrum master would be a plus.
  • Digitally savvy, with a passion for innovative and quality digital products.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Skilled in various business analysis techniques including feature decomposition, context diagrams, stakeholder analysis, state diagrams, wireframes, functional requirements, non-functional requirements, use cases, business process definition, user stories, and backlog management.
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written.
  • Scrum Master or Product Owner certification a plus.
  • Business Analysis Certification from IIBA or PMI a plus.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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