Sr. Business Analyst - IT (Scrum Master)
Location:
Charlotte , North Carolina
Posted:
November 17, 2017
Reference:
1711000
Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

Since 1918, it has been TIAA’s mission to serve, our ability to perform and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization. We’re dedicated to serving the financial needs of those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields, and committed to helping make lifetime financial well-being possible for them.

 

By building a culture that allows all employees to contribute their unique talents and skills, we’re able to provide our customers with fresh ideas and distinct perspectives to help them achieve their goals.  We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is one of our greatest strengths and a key measure of our success*.

 

For more information about TIAA, visit our website.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

IT Business Analysts work as liaisons among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies and operations of an organization and recommend solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
 

•Elicit and document business requirements, risks and priorities to establish a clear understanding of the stakeholders’ environment in support of solution development
•Document environmental knowledge and leverage existing knowledge repositories
•Ensure the traceability of individual requirements and adherence to the defined requirements management process
•Research other internal / external approaches to solution design for similar business needs / requirements
•Analyze/interpret business requirements and perform current/target/gap/impact analyses
•Articulate business needs, gaps, impact across all areas and proposals to close gaps
•Validate that the proposed/designed solution(s) and associated testing approach will support meeting the articulated business requirements
•Prepare documents such as expected benefits, gap analysis, use cases, models, current and proposes process, workflows, data flows, implementation plans and end user guides in accordance with standards and methodologies
•Identify/escalate and/or manage conflicts, issues and changes in order to appropriately manage scope
•Achieve consensus on scope changes and achieve signoff by all stakeholders
•Investigate, evaluate and support prioritization of client requests for new or existing solutions
•Define business criteria for prioritization, and other key decisions (e.g., product evaluation or build vs. buy decisions)
•Challenge assumptions made by either the business and IT
 


QUALIFICATIONS:


3+ years as an Agile Scrum Coach
3+ years as an Agile Scrum Master
 
Desired Skills:
Proven track record of delivering on time and under budget



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*©2016 Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017


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