Senior Agile Business Analyst

Axispoint has an immediate opening for an experienced and multi-disciplined individual to be a part of a dynamic and collaborative team environment.  You will be essential in contributing to successful implementations of custom software solutions.  This is a critical role within the company and we’re looking for a talented person to fill it.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Elicit and document stakeholder needs and requests and facilitate prioritization of those requests;
  • Envision software solutions to satisfy those stakeholder needs;
  • Effectively communicate complex concepts to all-levels of the client organization and the project team through efficient use of appropriate requirements artifacts (e.g., Functional requirements, Use Cases, UML Models, etc).;
  • Work closely with technical team to assist in the analysis & design of technical solutions that fulfill the stated requirements;
  • Manage requirements change process through effective maintenance of requirement attributes and traceability;
  • Support the project team (UX designers, developers and testers) through the development process.

What’s In It For You?

  • A stimulating and challenging work-environment with talented yet laid-back colleagues;
  • Competitive salary and benefits including Medical, Dental, and 401k;
  • Machine, gear and environment of your choice;
  • NYC-based office with flexible work schedule and location based on client/project needs.

Requirements

  • What You'll Need:
    • 5+ years Business Analysis experience;
    • Demonstrable ability to quickly understand and convey new and complex businesses and industries;
    • Experience with or thorough understanding of iterative software development methodologies (e.g. Agile, RUP);
    • Experience eliciting and developing requirements documentation, such as User Stories, functional requirements specifications, structural and dynamic UML models, and user-interface prototypes;
    • Desire to learn and apply new skills and methodologies;
    • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent experience.
  • And of course, you:
    • Have excellent time management and problem solving skills;
    • Are detail oriented, organized and thorough;
    • Have outstanding written and verbal communication skills – including a typo free resume!;
    • Are highly personable and are able to build strong relationships with clients and across department groups.
  • We'd Also Like, But Not Essential:
    • Consulting experience and/or experience in the healthcare, media, music or publishing industries or with digital asset management systems a big plus;
    • Practical experience with Agile management tools such as Confluence and Jira;
    • Experience working on an Agile team;
    • Experience playing the Product Owner role on an Agile project.