Business Analyst

Seamgen is looking for an experienced Business Analyst to join our Agile development team. In addition to requirements gathering, participation in the knowledge transfer and discovery stages at the start of a project, the Agile Business Analyst will help ensure the client’s product vision is reflected in the application we build.


Responsibilities

  • Meet with client during discovery and knowledge transfer stage to build requirements (may require up to 10%-20% travel)
  • Convert the requirements gathered into user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Collaborate with client subject matter experts and stakeholders to refine the requirements and acceptance criteria
  • Participate in the Agile grooming and planning sessions to organize the epics, stories, and tasks
  • Ensure epics, stories, acceptance criteria and their links to visual comps are kept up-to-date, especially after agreed scope changes
  • Validate functionally against the acceptance criteria to identify any defects that require adjustment to meet acceptance criteria

Experience

  • 3-5 year minimum experience with requirements gathering and writing
  • Strong understanding of Agile development lifecycle (Agile/Scrum)
  • Experience in tools such as JIRA Studio, FogBugz, Rally, etc.
  • Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
  • Ability to succinctly summarize and communicate key issues

Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology or MIS preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of Business Analyst experience
  • Highly organized with strong problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills. Must possess ability to interact with peers in a high-bandwidth and collaborative fashion
  • Must have creative and innovative aptitude to proactively suggest improvements to existing process and functions
  • Language Skills: Exceptional written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills. Candidate possesses the ability to succinctly summarize and communicate key issues

Additional Skills & Competencies

  • Must be delivery focused and exercise good judgment to maintain high standards of efficiency

Application

Our projects are big and our team is tight. While we may not always be actively hiring for each position listed, we’d love to hear from you. Relevant experience is typically required, so please provide a cover letter addressing aspects of the position. Hold the phone calls, please!

To apply for this position, please submit your resume to jobs@seamgen.com

Must be available to work onsite in our downtown San Diego office. No relocation packages available.