Keller Foundations, LLC

  • IT Business Analyst

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/8/2018 3:18 PM)
    ID
    2018-1312
    # of Openings
    1
    Branch Name
    Keller Foundations: Corporate Office
    Location
    US-MD-Hanover
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Keller

    Overview

    Keller Foundations, LLC is the parent company of leading specialty construction companies across North America. We are part of the leading international ground engineering firm, Keller Group, PLC based in the UK.

     

    We are seeking an IT Business Analyst in our corporate office located in Hanover, MD. The IT Business Analyst role is essential to our cross-functional agile teams and will work closely with the various team members, including developers and QA analysts, to support the deployment of functional, high-quality solutions to a global organization.

    Responsibilities

    Description of Role:

    • Analyze a broadly-defined business need and use functional decomposition to define value-driven epics, features, and user stories in the Product Backlog 
    • Write individual user stories that are clear, concise, and easy to understand and implement by the development team
    • Identify related user stories and features, grouping them into themes as necessary, and document the associated business process flows as necessary
    • Analyze and model existing business processes to better identify areas for improvement.
    • Conduct workshops and training sessions to facilitate backlog grooming and product implementation
    • Find, report, and document bugs in our Azure DevOps environment
    • Work closely with the cross-functional agile team to define acceptance criteria in user stories and to estimate story points
    • Ensure requirements are ready for approval, development, and are testable; assist in requirement change requests and testing as needed

    Qualifications

    Candidate Requirements:

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent combination of education/experience
    • Preferred experience with one or more Agile tools (Azure DevOps/VSTS, Jira, Version One) and agile frameworks (Kanban, Scrum, Lean etc.)
    • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in a Business Analyst role, defining requirements and objectives for complex projects through research, interviews, and fact-finding
    • Minimum 3 years of experience working in an IT-related project/program
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and facilitation skills and proven ability to work with diverse personality types
    • Experience with Microsoft Systems and Technologies preferred
      • Microsoft Office/O365
      • Microsoft Dynamics
      • SharePoint
    • Experience with Agile/ SCRUM methodologies
    • Understanding of software development life cycles
    • Exceptional communication skills required, both written and verbal