Business Analyst II – Proagrica – Champaign, IL
This position will work with one or more Business Units, supporting multiple assigned projects aimed at delivering IT solutions and services that meet company cost, quality, and strategic targets. The role will predominately focus on gathering and analyzing work group data, defining current processes and requirements, researching best practices, and identifying and documenting process improvements and functional specifications.
1+ years of IT business analyst experience
BS/BA degree in relevant discipline or equivalent experience required; ISEB-qualified Business Analyst preferred
Previous experience of working in an agile environment and using recognized development methodology; e.g., Agile, SCRUM, and KANBAN
Experience in agriculture is preferred but not required.
Proficient in documenting As-Is and To-Be processes.
Broad understanding of software development methodologies.
Experience using a recognized development methodology; e.g., Agile, SCRUM, and KANBAN.
Understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC).
Understanding of Design Thinking concepts and practices.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
Moderate facilitation skills.
Strong communication skills that allow for effective communication across all levels of the organization.
Written communication skills including process documentation.
Proven project management skills.
Business requirements gathering.
Knowledge and prior use of UML modeling language.
Broad technical understanding across various methodologies, platforms, tools, and languages
Basic oral and written communication skills.
Analyze and document requirements and business processes.
Assist in development of systems specifications, process flow, and conversion strategies.
Assist in creation of technical and functional user documentation.
Contribute to the development of new tools, processes, and solutions to meet desired product needs.
Follow established business processes, protocols, and quality standards in the development and deployment of solutions.
Maintain stakeholder expectations and raise appropriate issues to project managers as necessary.
Assist in gathering business requirements and translate them into user stories/functional specifications.
Identify and document process improvements and functional specifications based on research of best practices and analysis of work group data.
Other duties as assigned.
About Reed Business Information:
Reed Business Information (RBI) provides information, analytics and data to business professionals worldwide. Our strong global products and services hold market-leading positions across a wide range of industry sectors including banking, petrochemicals and aviation where we help customers make key strategic decisions every day. RBI is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
RBI General Benefits Package
– 401k match of 5%
– 18 Days Holiday
– Paid Charity Days – 2 days per year
– Benefits start upon hire date
– Excellent OTE & Competitive Salaries
RBI is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact firstname.lastname@example.org . EEO is the Law. EEO is the Law Supplement
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