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CoStar Group is hiring a Senior Business Analyst, Technical with 5 - 10 years of experience. Based in United States - Irvine, CA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $97,000 - $148,000
About CoStar Group

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the property markets. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics, and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. Ten-X provides a leading platform for conducting commercial real estate online auctions and negotiated bids. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online. Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, Westside Rentals, AFTER55.com, CorporateHousing.com, ForRentUniversity.com and Apartamentos.com form the premier online apartment resource for renters seeking great apartment homes and provide property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. Homesnap is an industry-leading online and mobile software platform that provides user-friendly applications to optimize residential real estate agent workflow and reinforce the agent-client relationship. Homes.com is the fastest growing online residential marketplace that connects agents, buyers, and sellers. BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France. Business Immo is France’s leading commercial real estate news service. CoStar Group’s websites attract tens of millions of unique monthly visitors.

Senior Business Analyst, Technical - Job Role & Responsibilities

Homes.com is already one of the fastest growing real estate portals in the industry, we are driven to be #1. Just ask Brad Bellflower, Chief Change Officer at Apartments.com. After its acquisition in 2014, Apartments.com quickly turned into the most popular place to find a place. Proven success at the highest level – and we’re doing it again with the new Homes.com. Homes.com is a CoStar Group company with 20+ years' experience in leading and growing digital marketplaces. We pride ourselves on continually improving, innovating, and setting the standard for property search and marketing experiences. With Homes.com we’re building a brand on the cusp of defining the industry. We’re looking for big thinkers, brave leaders, and creative advertising wizards ready to influence a new age of homebuying within a tried-and-true, award-winning company.

Learn more about Homes.com.

Our Irvine, CA team is seeking an accomplished Senior Technical Business Analyst to join our team in supporting the supporting multiple software products and brands across the organization, such as www.homes.com and www.homesnap.com. You will have a direct impact on highly visible Homes web applications that touch millions of users. You continuously learn emerging technologies and architecture advancements and apply the learnings to improve Homes’ software products

This position is located in Irvine and offers the following hybrid schedule option:

  • 3 days onsite, 2 days remote

Responsibilities

  • Lead discovery sessions between product managers, technical managers, and user experience designers to gather requirements to build market-leading consumer web products.
  • Serve as product ambassador internally and externally, sharing knowledge and answering questions
  • Facilitate meetings with business stakeholders and product management to help build project charters, business processes, and business process activities.
  • Gather business requirements and break them down into relevant, accurate, detailed, and consumable user stories that can be developed within an agile scrum framework.
  • Write detailed Acceptance Criteria in the form of Behavior Driven Development scenarios for User Stories that can be understood by business stakeholders, software developers, and quality assurance analysts.
  • Facilitate technical design meetings between different technical managers to help gather and document their technical solutions to the business problems for which you are defining requirements.
  • Foster a high-level understanding of technical solutions so you can explain the solution to developers and Quality Assurance (QA) analysts.
  • Participate in backlog refinement sessions with a scrum team to help explain and answer questions so they can accurately story point the delivery effort.
  • Perform end-to-end User Acceptance Testing
  • Work closely with the product manager and technical manager to help create and shape release plans.
  • Review automation tests and quality assurance test cases to ensure they cover the relevant business scenarios.
  • Work with product managers to help define their key performance indicators (KPI) for new initiatives.
  • Be able to analyze and collect KPI metrics and reporting to be delivered to the product manager so they can report on the progress and success of their products and initiatives to senior management.
  • Provide input and feedback on product roadmaps.
  • Work with UX designers to help refine prototypes and/or high-fidelity mockups based on requirements you have gathered.
Senior Business Analyst, Technical - Job requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of Product, Systems, or Business analysis experience
  • 2+ years of Product Owner experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, MIS, computer science, or other related technical field.
  • This role is highly self-directed. Being capable of driving outcomes with very little supervision is a must.
  • Software coding experience background is a plus.
  • Occasionally, creating wireframes in a tool such as Visio is required for this role.
  • Agile/Scrum experience is required

Preferred Qualifications And Skills

  • Previous project management experience is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is a plus
  • Understanding of relational data models and be comfortable writing basic SQL is a plus.
What we offer at CoStar Group

We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our Benefits Package Includes (but Is Not Limited To)

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes
  • Access to CoStar Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

This position offers a base salary range of $97,000-$148,000, based on relevant skills and experience and includes a generous benefits plan.

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CoStar Group

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Senior Business Analyst, Technical

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Posted on: 
July 20, 2024

About Our Company

CoStar Group (NASDAQ: CSGP), is a leading provider of online real estate marketplaces, information, and analytics in the property markets. Founded in 1987, CoStar conducts expansive, ongoing research to produce and maintain the largest and most comprehensive database of commercial real estate information. Our suite of online services enables clients to analyze, interpret and gain unmatched insight on commercial property values, market conditions and current availabilities. STR provides premium data benchmarking, analytics, and marketplace insights for the global hospitality industry. Ten-X provides a leading platform for conducting commercial real estate online auctions and negotiated bids. LoopNet is the most heavily trafficked commercial real estate marketplace online. Apartments.com, ApartmentFinder.com, ForRent.com, ApartmentHomeLiving.com, Westside Rentals, AFTER55.com, CorporateHousing.com, ForRentUniversity.com and Apartamentos.com form the premier online apartment resource for renters seeking great apartment homes and provide property managers and owners a proven platform for marketing their properties. Homesnap is an industry-leading online and mobile software platform that provides user-friendly applications to optimize residential real estate agent workflow and reinforce the agent-client relationship. Homes.com is the fastest growing online residential marketplace that connects agents, buyers, and sellers. BureauxLocaux is one of the largest specialized property portals for buying and leasing commercial real estate in France. Business Immo is France’s leading commercial real estate news service. CoStar Group’s websites attract tens of millions of unique monthly visitors.

Job Description & Responsibilities

Homes.com is already one of the fastest growing real estate portals in the industry, we are driven to be #1. Just ask Brad Bellflower, Chief Change Officer at Apartments.com. After its acquisition in 2014, Apartments.com quickly turned into the most popular place to find a place. Proven success at the highest level – and we’re doing it again with the new Homes.com. Homes.com is a CoStar Group company with 20+ years' experience in leading and growing digital marketplaces. We pride ourselves on continually improving, innovating, and setting the standard for property search and marketing experiences. With Homes.com we’re building a brand on the cusp of defining the industry. We’re looking for big thinkers, brave leaders, and creative advertising wizards ready to influence a new age of homebuying within a tried-and-true, award-winning company.

Learn more about Homes.com.

Our Irvine, CA team is seeking an accomplished Senior Technical Business Analyst to join our team in supporting the supporting multiple software products and brands across the organization, such as www.homes.com and www.homesnap.com. You will have a direct impact on highly visible Homes web applications that touch millions of users. You continuously learn emerging technologies and architecture advancements and apply the learnings to improve Homes’ software products

This position is located in Irvine and offers the following hybrid schedule option:

  • 3 days onsite, 2 days remote

Responsibilities

  • Lead discovery sessions between product managers, technical managers, and user experience designers to gather requirements to build market-leading consumer web products.
  • Serve as product ambassador internally and externally, sharing knowledge and answering questions
  • Facilitate meetings with business stakeholders and product management to help build project charters, business processes, and business process activities.
  • Gather business requirements and break them down into relevant, accurate, detailed, and consumable user stories that can be developed within an agile scrum framework.
  • Write detailed Acceptance Criteria in the form of Behavior Driven Development scenarios for User Stories that can be understood by business stakeholders, software developers, and quality assurance analysts.
  • Facilitate technical design meetings between different technical managers to help gather and document their technical solutions to the business problems for which you are defining requirements.
  • Foster a high-level understanding of technical solutions so you can explain the solution to developers and Quality Assurance (QA) analysts.
  • Participate in backlog refinement sessions with a scrum team to help explain and answer questions so they can accurately story point the delivery effort.
  • Perform end-to-end User Acceptance Testing
  • Work closely with the product manager and technical manager to help create and shape release plans.
  • Review automation tests and quality assurance test cases to ensure they cover the relevant business scenarios.
  • Work with product managers to help define their key performance indicators (KPI) for new initiatives.
  • Be able to analyze and collect KPI metrics and reporting to be delivered to the product manager so they can report on the progress and success of their products and initiatives to senior management.
  • Provide input and feedback on product roadmaps.
  • Work with UX designers to help refine prototypes and/or high-fidelity mockups based on requirements you have gathered.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of Product, Systems, or Business analysis experience
  • 2+ years of Product Owner experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, MIS, computer science, or other related technical field.
  • This role is highly self-directed. Being capable of driving outcomes with very little supervision is a must.
  • Software coding experience background is a plus.
  • Occasionally, creating wireframes in a tool such as Visio is required for this role.
  • Agile/Scrum experience is required

Preferred Qualifications And Skills

  • Previous project management experience is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) is a plus
  • Understanding of relational data models and be comfortable writing basic SQL is a plus.

What we offer

We offer you generous compensation and performance-based incentives. CoStar Group also invests in your professional and academic growth with internal training, tuition reimbursement, and an inter-office exchange program.

Our Benefits Package Includes (but Is Not Limited To)

  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage: Medical / Vision / Dental / Prescription Drug
  • Life, legal, and supplementary insurance
  • Virtual and in person mental health counseling services for individuals and family
  • Commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(K) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site fitness center and/or reimbursed fitness center membership costs (location dependent), with yoga studio, Pelotons, personal training, group exercise classes
  • Access to CoStar Group’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Employee Resource Groups
  • Complimentary gourmet coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fresh fruit, and other healthy snacks

We welcome all qualified candidates who are currently eligible to work full-time in the United States to apply. However, please note that CoStar Group is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

This position offers a base salary range of $97,000-$148,000, based on relevant skills and experience and includes a generous benefits plan.

Apply now

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