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Business Analyst - agile (BA111419)

Cambridge, MA
The Business Analyst will join the Agile team for an Active Directory consolidation project. This project will support schools and departments across the University to migrate into a single University Active Directory.
The Business Analyst will be a key member of the Agile project team and a conduit for managing requirements between the schools/departments migrating into the University Active Directory and the Engineering Team.

Responsibilities include:
- Actively engage with schools/departments across theUniversity, including participating in meetings and communications through the migration process.
- Gather, analyze, and document requirements and needs from the schools/departments, potentially working with several at one time.
- Write user stories translating business requirements into actionable work for the Engineering Team.
- Participate in the project team’s Agile events (daily Scrum, backlog grooming, etc.).
- Write project documentation and communications in partnership with the Project Manager/Scrum Master.
- Clarify requirements and user stories for the Engineering Team and Product Owner so that high value work can be prioritized.
- Partner with the Product Owner to support prioritizing the highest value work for the schools/departments, and possibly proxy for the Product Owner in meetings if needed.

Qualifications:
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Business Analyst role working with a variety of stakeholders
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience translating technical requirements into user stories
- Attention to detail and analytical skills
- A team-player who can collaborate with technical and non-technical resources
- Comfort with change and problem-solving skills
- Experience working on Agile teams (Kanban and/or Scrum)
- Familiarity with JIRA and Confluence
- Experience working in an academic institution
This is a newly forming Agile team, and experience working on new teams would also be a plus.
Thank you,
Doreen Daly

(w) 508-293-4038
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