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Business Analyst - Contract to Hire
Ref No.: 18-00466
Location: Bethlehem
Atlantic Partners has a direct client located in Bethlehem, PA who has an immediate need for a Business Analyst for a Contract to Hire opportunity.

Position Objective:
The Business Analyst is responsible for performing the business analysis function in any size effort (typically medium-large size) with minimal support and guidance. The primary responsibilities include elicitation, identification and documentation of business needs, the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of Client, in both oral and written form, while serving as a liaison across business areas and between business and technical teams. Imperative are an adaptive style and the ability to quickly assimilate new information. These tasks are primarily delivered through a highly iterative approach and use of agile practices, principles and lean thinking.

  • 3-5 years of experience working as a Business Analyst .
  • Must have Agile knowledge and experience.
  • Experience working with 3rd Party Vendors (our client outsources many of the external applications to 3 party vendors, the Hiring Manager is looking for candidates who have experience working with off-shore vendors).
  • SAFE Agile framework knowledge/experience is a plus, NOT a must.
Key responsibilities include the following:
  • Create and perform ongoing updates to business cases for the Profit Center using a variety of complementary techniques.
  • Proactively elicit information through interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, business analysis and workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish business user requests from the underlying business needs to establish minimal viable products and services for clients.
  • Translate business needs into business and functional requirements in a complete, correct and clearly understood format to be shared with both business and technical stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and perform the prioritization, transition and ongoing management of business requirements.
  • Coordinate validation of requirements when necessary.
  • Serve as a liaison across business areas and between business and technical teams.
  • Practical application and applied (working) knowledge and experience using Agile (Scrum & Kanban) & Waterfall Methodologies.
Strong knowledge and experience in most areas of requirement analysis:
  • Estimation
  • Impact Analysis
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Non-Functional Requirement Analysis
  • Functional Requirement Analysis
  • Business Rules Analysis
  • Acceptance and Evaluation Criteria
Strong knowledge and experience using business analysis techniques including:
  • Benchmarking
  • Brainstorming
  • Data, process and context modeling
  • Surveys
  • Functional decomposition
  • Interviews
  • Prototyping
  • Requirement Workshops
  • Bachelor's Degree of higher