Business Systems Analyst

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Type of Employment: Full-Time

Department: Product

Job Snapshot

Location: Clive, IA or Cedar Falls, IA
Travel: Limited
Industry: Insurance, SaaS
Relocation Covered: No
Manages Others: No

Job Description

We’re seeking an outstanding individual to support the development of our awesome product. The Business Systems Analyst will be a member of the Product Development Team and will have business analysis and project management responsibilities. This role will work to evaluate common client needs, formulate actionable plans for enhancing the product, and ensure timely product releases by way managing projects and reporting results. You will work in a fast-paced dynamic environment that demands flexibility, high quality work, striving for simplicity, and creativity. Core values of our company include:

  • Client-centric organization focused on delivering great customer service
  • Positive, collaborative team environment with co-workers who genuinely care about their work
  • High level of professionalism in everything we do
  • Continuous teaching, learning, and growth for all team members as they share in the journey that is the story of our company

Responsibilities

  • Acquiring a deep understanding and passion for our product and how our clients benefit from using it
  • Analyzing how to meet the common needs of our clients through product development
  • Assembling ideas into a cohesive plan for addressing market needs
  • Collaborating with our interactive designers to integrate new features
  • Translating requirements into specifications to be developed by our product developers
  • Engaging with the development team to ensure the solution meets our clients’ needs while maintaining simplicity
  • Assisting with help documentation and messaging of new features to aid our clients
  • Working with the product team to define and manage realistic project schedules
  • Driving the coordination and clear communication of a project from inception through rollout and post-release across the organization

Requirements

  • Comprehensive foundation in business systems analysis practices such as elicitation, collaboration, requirements life cycle management, initiative strategy analysis, requirements analysis and design definition, and solution evaluation
  • Exceptional experience with formulating specific requirements to meet a business need
  • Experience working with a development team to follow-through on implementation
  • Solid knowledge in web application technologies
  • Solid experience with creating project schedules and using project management tools
  • Comfortable working with hybrid software development lifecycle methodologies
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong risk assessment and prioritization skills
  • Strong organizational and project tracking skills
  • Self-guided and goal-oriented