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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-11540
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/09/2017
Title: Business Analyst (Video Streaming Engineering)
Duration: 3-6+ Month Contract
Location: NYC (Time Square)
Start: ASAP
Description / Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain processes that bridge the gap between engineering and product. Specifically, streamline communication between engineering and product teams to hone in on requirements and expectations by creating common reference points. Minimally, tools will include a ticket tracking system (Jira) and a wiki (Confluence), as well as tools to document API contracts.
  • Participate in technical architecture discussions across multiple engineering teams and document dependencies. Work with scrum masters across teams to track.
  • Work with product, portfolio management and engineering teams in an Agile framework to synchronize epics and stories with evolving product goals.
  • Partner with business product owners to define user stories and their corresponding acceptance criterion
  • Work closely with developers and testers to ensure business needs are translated accurately into working systems
  • Create Functional System Designs.
  • Able to understand strategic objectives.
  • Work with engineering teams to deliver tactical solutions .

  • 3-5+ years of Business Analyst experience 
  • Must be able to create technical documents and specifications that describe processes and architectures.
  • Experience with UML, generating sequence diagrams.
  • Experience with Confluence is a plus.
  • Must be able to invoke or quickly acquire business acumen.