Kforce Business Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in search of a Business Analyst in Waltham, Massachusetts (MA). Responsibilities include:

  • Reviews, drafts, and outlines business requirements that impact strategic initiatives and/or business unit objectives

  • Assists in the development and documentation of business requirements and/or business solutions to solve problems and issues related to business operations

  • Examines various data sources and applies consistent approaches to data interpretation and performance measurement results

  • In coordination with business partners and users, assists to ensure that critical strategic decisions are vetted and well thought out prior to implementation

  • Ensures project dependencies are clearly defined, documented and communicated appropriately in terms of time required to complete

  • May liaise with the business, development team, and technology on certain projects

  • Assists in the planning and implementing of Projects and Strategic initiatives of the Business Line Unit/Operations

  • May assist in the development of business unit analytics, department or operational procedures, reporting, financial analysis, communicating and/or strategic planning activities

  • Consult with corporate offices, project managers, auditors, client and sub-consultant representatives regarding future proposals

  • Prepare sub-agreements and review and input sub-consultant invoices to ensure contact compliance

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Economics, Finance, Accounting or relevant field required

  • 5-7 years of experience required

  • Experience with software development process (experience specifically with Salesforce products is a huge plus)

  • Experience as a system/software product manager is a huge plus

  • Command of MS Office suite (PPT, Excel, Word)

  • Good technical skills/general knowledge of technical and software vocabulary (i.e., someone who describes themselves as 'not tech savvy' or 'not really good with computers' is not a good fit)

  • Good project management skills (e.g., understanding chronology of work, communicating to others when certain deliverables are due; knowing their own deliverables; following up, ensuring things get done in a timely and coordinated manner)

  • Ability to observe, understand, and execute business process mapping and documentation

  • Ability to translate business processes into comprehensive needs of the HC platform to support such processes

  • Ability to translate high level business processes into user journeys/maps and user needs, whether such needs are specifically articulated by users or not (must be able to intuit user needs)

  • Ability to lead requirements-gathering and documentation

  • Ability to differentiate features & functions that are needed for MVP vs those that can be implemented iteratively

  • Ability to write PRDs

  • Ability to document and execute test scripts

  • Ability to comprehend and articulate the connection between software development and product management (i.e., our role as product managers/developers of software/platform products)

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours