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Business Analyst - Agile in Naples, FL ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Naples, FL
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Job Description

Requisition ID:
Business Analyst - Agile
Arthrex, Inc.
Naples, FL

Main Objective: Lead the analysis, documentation, and management of business requirements throughout the project lifecycle and ensure that requirements are fully understood by the technical team before solutions are designed and implemented.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads and manages requirements gathering and analysis activities by working with stakeholders, developers, designers, QA analysts and internal/external customers.
  • Elicits, captures, analyzes, refines, articulates and documents business requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria and software documentation via approved processes.
  • Manages requirement changes throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Balances business requirements with technical feasibility and sustainability.
  • Synthesizes complex information into concise, readable, unambiguous language.
  • Assists with product backlog maintenance and grooming.
  • Collaborates closely with UX, Development and QA Teams.
  • Establishes and maintains agreements between team members on requirements.
  • Participates in Agile cadence such as Scrum standup meetings, backlog grooming sessions, review and retrospective meetings.
  • Ensures that appropriate project documentation is produced throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Occasional travel for training, meetings or trade shows may be required.

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of relevant industry experience required.
  • Scrum experience highly desirable.
  • Experience with Ruby, Objective-C, AWS and continuous integration is a plus.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycle and Agile development processes.
  • Proven experience creating user stories, acceptance criteria, design documentation, process flows and wireframes in order to clearly communicate a set of functional requirements.
  • Strong business requirement analytical skills with the ability to produce clearly articulated requirements and documents.
  • Strong understanding of iterative software development.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills required to interact with staff, colleagues, management and internal/external customers.
  • Attention to details to include ability to follow written and verbal directions and error free written communication
  • Manage multiple projects and priorities, tasks and coordinate various channels of communication at the same time
  • Ability to facilitate and conduct meetings while asking questions and soliciting feedback, presenting and capturing notes/requirements in various software applications / tools
  • Be proactive and take initiative with little or vague directions at times to include desire to solve problems and be resourceful in seeking answers
  • Conduct at a high level of professionalism to include characteristics that exemplify Digital Media core values and align with the team mission statement.
  • Experience with the development of web and mobile applications.
  • Knowledge of healthcare industry, HIPAA and FDA guidelines is a plus.
  • Knowledge of computer software validation processes is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HP QC, ALM  and JIRA is a plus

Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • Experience working with project management software, QA software and Microsoft Office Suite.  Ability to use standard office equipment and type at an average of 30 to 40 words per minute.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.