Work with all stakeholders to define and document the use cases and product requirements that will determine the success of the solution.
Translate product requirements and user stories into detailed functional and/or technical specifications.
Develop and write clear technical tasks and acceptance criteria in JIRA.
Provide other documentation as needed such as API specifications, process diagrams, and other models to clarify the desired solutions.
Work with the team leads, collaboratively using JIRA, to help prioritize stories, tasks, and their dependencies to ensure a smooth agile process.
Provide input in test plans and participate in writing test cases, test execution and defect reporting to ensure that solutions implemented meet requirements and are both of high quality and operationally sustainable.
Identify opportunities and drive solutions for improving current business and technical processes.
Facilitate communication and coordination across business and technical units.
Timely escalation of any concerns, risks and issues pertaining to business analysis.
Support Agile project management processes as needed.
Participate in project meetings and provide insight as appropriate.
Documenting and reporting to project leadership and senior management.
Has a deep understanding of business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefit analyses. Solves complex problems relating to computer equipment capacity, limitations, and operation time.
Utilizes thorough understanding of business systems and industry requirements to translate business and user needs into system requirement specifications.
Recommends process improvements in existing applications and revises existing system logic difficulties as necessary. Designs, develops, and implements new applications, systems architecture, network systems, and applications infrastructures.
Communicates and presents on system enhancements and/or alternatives to colleagues in IT management.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related field.
5+ years of experience in progressive technical business analysis or relevant role.
Experience with Agile methodology and the Software Development Life Cycle.
Experience translating high-level requirements and user stories into functional specifications.
Experience with writing technical specifications, with a focus on full stack architecture, including REST APIs, SQL and noSQL data solutions and distributed infrastructure.
Experience with business analysis and quality assurance professional standards, business processes, workflows, methodologies and leading practices.
Experience leading business analysis activities while ensuring the traceability and optimum coverage of business requirements defined.
Experience managing a backlog of requirements in an Agile workflow.
Experience with programming languages and web technologies strongly preferred.
Experience working in a Linux command line environment strongly preferred.
Experience as scrum master strongly preferred.
Experience in Change Management, Release Management, Incident, Project Management and working on Business Intelligence strongly preferred.
Experience with HIPAA and/or FISMA security regulations strongly preferred.
Experience with cancer or human genomics strongly preferred.
Experience with bioinformatics strongly preferred.
Experience with JIRA project tracking software strongly preferred.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively with technical staff, non-technical staff, all levels of management, and clients.
Detail-oriented and highly organized with outstanding problem-solving skills.
Work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Perform business process re-engineering and transformations.
Understand disparate functionalities arising from various business units from a technical point of view.
Familiarity with full stack architecture, specifically SQL databases, APIs, and web development.
Ability to generate wire-frames and flowcharts to accompany user stories or as a brainstorming aid.
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