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We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.
The American Red Cross is currently seeking a Business Analyst, this is a work from home position, open to candidates that live in the continental United States. You must be available to work in Eastern Standard time.
What You Need To Know
Reporting to the Senior Director, Business Applications, the Business Analyst is focused working with the business stakeholders and development team to document the processes involved in the software development life cycle.
Serves as a relationship manager and technical consultant to the Training Services business unit. Work to understand business practices, elicit and document business requirements, ensure that information technology meets the requirement of end users and provides the intended business value. Actively participate in all phases of the solution lifecycle and work closely with a variety of internal and external business and technology partners. Provide training and guidance to other staff. Provide support, development and/or leadership guidance to all volunteers.
WHERE YOUR CAREER IS A FORCE FOR GOOD
Scope: Individual contributor that is fully proficient in applying technical knowledge. Technical knowledge base acquired from several years of experience in particular area. Work independently and may instruct or coach other professionals.
What You Need To Succeed
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field required.
Experience: Minimum 4 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
Management Experience: N/A
Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of techniques related to project/program management, business process redesign, technology awareness, requirements analysis and client relationship management.
Ability to lead and drive key customer engagement discussions, as well as, quick learner, think outside the box, and bring new ideas to discussions.
Ability to produce and decipher complex technical use cases, user stories, process flows, diagraming, data analysis, data mapping, interfaces, reporting and testing activities on web and hosted technologies.
Business acumen with ability to align IT priorities with business objectives.
Clear and effective writing and documenting skills.
Ability to work on a team.
Experience Agile or Scaled Agile Framework of development.
MS Teams, MS Office Products, JIRA, and Confluence; Salesforce and Monday.com a plus.
Travel: 10-20%Travel required.
Combination of candidate’s education and general experience satisfies requirements so long as the total years equate to description’s minimum education and general experience years combined (Management experience cannot be substituted).
Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The work environment will consist of moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phones and printers, light traffic). The employee must have the ability to work in a small cubicle and can sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
WHAT WILL GIVE YOU THE COMPETITIVE EDGE: Experience Salesforce, JIRA. Monday.com a plus.
Benefits For You
We take care of you, while you take care of others. As a mission-based organization, we believe our team needs great support to do great work. Our comprehensive benefits help you in balancing home and work. With our resources and perks, you have amazing possibilities at the American Red Cross to advance the learn.