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Summary of the Business Analyst job at Strategic Education

Strategic Education is hiring a Business Analyst with 3 - 5 years of experience. Based in United States - Remote and with Remote ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $82,800 - $124,200
About Strategic Education

Strategic Education Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) is dedicated to enabling economic mobility with education. Through a suite of innovative programs and services, we help our working adult students advance their careers and improve their lives.

Business Analyst - Job Role & Responsibilities

The Business Analyst will function as an interface between business owners and IT project teams to identify business requirements and translate these into functional design specifications. Project Management skills are required as sometimes required to play both BA and PM roles on smaller projects

Essential Duties

  • Work with IT development team and other departments to gather requirements for development of applications and projects.
  • Gain sufficient understanding of various IT applications to translate business requirements into functional design specifications
  • Serve as a conduit of information on IT infrastructure, capabilities, limitations, systems to other departments with Capella.
  • Provide and promote internal communication between IT, and other functional groups within Capella.
  • Participate in business process enhancement meetings.
  • Provide Project Management for small to medium sized projects. This includes preparing project plans, managing issue and risk logs and mitigation strategies, preparing budgets, facilitating status meetings, managing project resources, and preparing and auditing any necessary documentation.
Business Analyst - Job requirements

Job Skills

  • Working knowledge of business analysis concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Proven ability to practice a variety of techniques to ensure complete requirements.
  • Previous development experience in SQL, VBScript, and .NET preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of dynamic websites and content management required.
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal preferred.
  • Must be proficient in gathering, documenting and communicating business requirements to business and technical resources. Experience gathering and documenting system requirements.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Excellent ability to organize information, manage tasks and projects and use available tools to effectively contribute to organization.
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills required. The ability to express oneself effectively within groups and in one-to-one conversations. Conveys information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents. Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality input/out flows smoothly between self and others.
  • Must have previous project management experience managing small to medium sized projects.
  • Ability to work at a computer up to 8 hours a day.

Work Experience

  • 3+ years in a business analyst role.

Education

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in business or information technology

Certificates, licenses and registrations

Other

  • Must be able to travel 0-10% of time.
  • Must be able to lift 20lbs.
  • Typical office setting.
  • Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor.
  • Travel via plane, car, and metro may be required to perform this job.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week when business needs warrant
  • Access information using a computer.
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain.
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job.
  • Other essential functions and marginal job functions are subject to modification.
  • SEI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all. While it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top end of the pay range at SEI, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The actual base pay offered to the successful candidate may vary depending on multiple factors including, but not limited to, job-related knowledge/skills, experience, business needs, geographical location, and internal pay equity. Our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to discuss your interest in joining SEI. The expected salary range for this position is below.
What we offer at Strategic Education

Salary $82,800.00 - $124,200.00

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Strategic Education

Strategic Education

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Business Analyst

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Posted on: 
June 13, 2024

About Our Company

Strategic Education Inc. (NASDAQ: STRA) is dedicated to enabling economic mobility with education. Through a suite of innovative programs and services, we help our working adult students advance their careers and improve their lives.

Job Description & Responsibilities

The Business Analyst will function as an interface between business owners and IT project teams to identify business requirements and translate these into functional design specifications. Project Management skills are required as sometimes required to play both BA and PM roles on smaller projects

Essential Duties

  • Work with IT development team and other departments to gather requirements for development of applications and projects.
  • Gain sufficient understanding of various IT applications to translate business requirements into functional design specifications
  • Serve as a conduit of information on IT infrastructure, capabilities, limitations, systems to other departments with Capella.
  • Provide and promote internal communication between IT, and other functional groups within Capella.
  • Participate in business process enhancement meetings.
  • Provide Project Management for small to medium sized projects. This includes preparing project plans, managing issue and risk logs and mitigation strategies, preparing budgets, facilitating status meetings, managing project resources, and preparing and auditing any necessary documentation.

Requirements

Job Skills

  • Working knowledge of business analysis concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Working knowledge of project management concepts, tools, and techniques.
  • Proven ability to practice a variety of techniques to ensure complete requirements.
  • Previous development experience in SQL, VBScript, and .NET preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of dynamic websites and content management required.
  • Previous experience with PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal preferred.
  • Must be proficient in gathering, documenting and communicating business requirements to business and technical resources. Experience gathering and documenting system requirements.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Excellent ability to organize information, manage tasks and projects and use available tools to effectively contribute to organization.
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills required. The ability to express oneself effectively within groups and in one-to-one conversations. Conveys information clearly and effectively through both formal and informal documents. Creates an atmosphere in which timely and high quality input/out flows smoothly between self and others.
  • Must have previous project management experience managing small to medium sized projects.
  • Ability to work at a computer up to 8 hours a day.

Work Experience

  • 3+ years in a business analyst role.

Education

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in business or information technology

Certificates, licenses and registrations

Other

  • Must be able to travel 0-10% of time.
  • Must be able to lift 20lbs.
  • Typical office setting.
  • Mobility within the office including movement from floor to floor.
  • Travel via plane, car, and metro may be required to perform this job.
  • Must be able to work more than 40 hours per week when business needs warrant
  • Access information using a computer.
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain.
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this job.
  • Other essential functions and marginal job functions are subject to modification.
  • SEI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all. While it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top end of the pay range at SEI, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package. The actual base pay offered to the successful candidate may vary depending on multiple factors including, but not limited to, job-related knowledge/skills, experience, business needs, geographical location, and internal pay equity. Our Talent Acquisition Team is ready to discuss your interest in joining SEI. The expected salary range for this position is below.

What we offer

Salary $82,800.00 - $124,200.00

Apply now

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