Kforce Business Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Kforce has a client in search of a Business Analyst in Chicago, Illinois (IL). Essential Job Functions:

  • Translate business requirements into IT application impacts and business process impacts

  • Develop and update functional use cases and conduct business process modeling to explain business requirements to development and QA teams

  • Assist teams to ensure requirements are translated to test plans and implement new functionalities by running training sessions, demos and documentation development

  • Provide shared support for customer onboarding and product fulfillment applications

  • Analyze, design, develop, test, and deliver quality software products in a complex environment

  • Supports the application's BAU and DEV/OPS processes and activities

  • Identify areas for improvement and drive change through to completion

  • Actively participate in a self-organized Scrum team where team members work together to determine who does what

  • Through negotiation, team members resolve their challenges to deliver on their commitments

  • Build less software - Learn and understand when to use services available from other teams

  • Translate business requirements into IT application impacts and business process impacts

  • Collaborate with business partners and architects to find innovative technology solutions

  • Leadership - everyone is a leader mentality

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar discipline

  • Experience with Agile techniques such as specification by example, story map creation, activity diagraming, process flows, use cases, user story creation and functional specifications

  • Experience in project management and testing such as creating and executing test scenarios and conditions.

  • Advanced business and data analysis, business process and application knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of change management and business continuity

  • Proficient in knowledge of business applications, data usage, and word processing, data management tools and flow charting tools

  • T-Shaped-/Broad skilled business systems analyst with deep skills in eliciting business requirements through JAD sessions, shadowing sessions, client interviews, and business processes

  • Communication (written and verbal) skills to collaborate effectively across development teams

  • Able to understand the logic of code and to construct simple data queries

  • Ability to drive an idea or concept through a successful implementation

  • Self-starter and naturally curious, able to work in fast paced agile development environment

  • Understanding of Financial and Banking applications or related business experience a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours