Business Analyst Job Description
The Business Analyst is the individual who has the primary responsibility to elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify, and manage the real needs of the scrum team and the product owner.
The BA serves as the bridge between the Product Owner, UX designer, and the Engineering team through whom the requirements flow.
A BA is involved at some level throughout the entire software development life cycle. Upon establishment of the requirements baseline, the focus is shifted towards the management of the requirements set and verifying their satisfaction.
Work with the product owner and UX designer to document requirements clearly.
Use document analysis, use cases or user stories, scenarios, workflow analysis to ensure requirements are clear to stakeholders.
Break product capabilities and user requirements into functional requirements, specified in an appropriate level of detail and in appropriate forms suitable for use by those who must base their work on the requirements.
Perform impact and gap analysis for the application
Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents
Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were implemented correctly
Track requirements status throughout the project
Establish and implement effective requirements practices, including the continuous improvement of a requirements process.
Work with other departmental BAs to ensure dependencies are accounted for
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelors or Master Degree
1-2 Years of experience in the same profile
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent questioning skills and analytical skills
An understanding of how to practice requirements engineering according to several software development life cycles in a team environment in SAAS products
Knowledge of existing tools for requirements development and requirements management
Application domain knowledge is a plus
Has SDLC and Agile knowledge
Competencies Measured By Characterised By
Discovery and problem analysis
Epic, user story, and requirements writing
Defect Backlog management and prioritization
Tech debt impact
Definition of done
Project Stakeholder communication Feature Success
Release Success Individual contributor