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Sr. IT Business Analyst  
Madison, New Jersey  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on August 14, 2022
Job Id #57676 Posted July 15, 2022

  • As a Sr. Business Analyst, you will work across technical functions and with other product teams to prioritize building, integrating, and maintaining platforms that are essential to client's  future growth.
  • You'll work as part of a nimble team, contributing to large-scale initiatives that impact product lines and teams across the organization.
  • You'll work closely with client's s technical team - architects, developers, quality assurance, user experience and work with stakeholders from marketing, operations, and product management.
  • You should be comfortable breaking down and solving complex problems.
  • You should be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner; this includes being comfortable engaging with product managers, technical leaders, and other key stakeholders to build consensus, define an approach and rationale for prioritization, and communicate project status, findings, and escalations on a regular basis.
What you'll do:
  • Work closely with business product owners to facilitate creation and maintenance of product roadmaps and backlogs
  • Partner with technical leads/product managers to groom the backlog
  • Provide guidance and insight for projects impacting the platforms
  • Be a part of a scrum software development team
  • Become the authority of your product
  • Elicit and document business requirements for delivering new or enhanced software systems, appropriately document the system requirements, and measure the success of the resultant initiatives
What you need to succeed:
  • BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 4-6 years experience as a Technical Product Manager or Business Analyst
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements, performing gap analyses, creating user stories, test cases, and wireframes
  • Experienced in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions and in data visualization techniques and tools
  • Ability to document system design, create specifications, flow charts, and other related diagrams based on needs
  • Ability to lead by influencing others, without the need to project formal authority, especially in cross-functional and executive settings
  • Well versed in defining roadmaps and collaborating with teams that employ agile/scrum software development methodologies
  • Strong consensus and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to craft clear, compelling recommendations supported by strong analysis and business logic, and articulate them to the organization to gain support for recommendations
  • Experience in working with multiple vendors and offshore teams
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle
  • Ability to use Jira to manage a backlog and Confluence to document product and project information
  • PMI-PBA, CBAP, CSPO Certification is a plus

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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