Business Analyst in Columbus, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Columbus, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    BUSIN95418

Job Description

We are seeking a Business Analyst to support our client's Business Operations and Data Analytics initiatives. This position will elicit and capture business requirements from our clients and translate them into tangible features for the development team. This position may also serve as a project manager on smaller initiatives.

Job Duties:


  • Leads requirements gathering, analysis and documentation for implementation of solutions.
  • Creates and maintains story cards, scope statements, stakeholder analysis, key project documentation, project plans, project charters, etc.
  • Facilitates Sprint and/or Kanban JIRA boards for various projects.
  • Assesses and prioritizes the business user's needs.
  • Creates status updates, presentations and similar documents in support of project initiatives.
  • Develops and implements test plans to ensure successful delivery of project(s).
  • Assists customers in controlling quality, scope, time to implement, and cost of projects, including the implementation of change control processes.

  • Job Requirements:


  • B.S. in Information Systems or similar IT or Business field.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a Business Analyst (or similar role).
  • Must have experience with business process mapping, use case analysis and modeling.
  • Experience with Agile and other software development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence and familiarity with Sprint and/or Kanban.
  • Expertise in the use of Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio; Must be able to prepare presentations and present to various audiences.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Managed multiple concurrent initiatives.
  • Excellent creative problem-solving.
  • Ability to work independently or as a part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational skills and customer service skills.

  • Preferred but not required:

    • Experience in financial, business process and order management systems.
    • Familiarity with Data Analytics and Reporting systems (SQL Server, Data Warehousing, Power BI/Tableau/Qlik, Analytics, etc.)
    • Experience in project management.