Sr. Business Analyst - Enterprise Applications

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Sr. Business Analyst - Enterprise Applications

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Sr. Business Analyst - Enterprise Applications.

COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1,000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely-used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

Position Summary

The Enterprise Application (EA) Sr. Business Analyst's main objective is to lead the implementation of solutions through manage processes that provide the organization with the ability to remain adaptable and agile through constant change and innovation. Duties will include a wide range of technical and functional analysis and coordinating activities that support deliverables across the organization. 

Responsibilities

  • Gather functional and technical detailed requirements from stakeholders on projects. new processes or changes requested
  • Conduct meetings and presentations to share requirements with Developers and QA team
  • Document and communicate the results of on-going efforts to maximize efficiencies
  • Own the process of moving requirements through the SDLC
  • Assist QA in developing test cases based on requirements
  • Effectively communicate insights to cross-functional team members, with a solutions-oriented approach to problems
  • Gather critical information from meetings with various stakeholders and produce useful. helpful reports that drive the team to take action
  • Perform user acceptance testing (UAT) for larger project initiatives
  • Prioritize initiatives based on business needs and requirements
  • Serve as a liason between stakeholders and Development Team
  • Manage competing resources and priorities
  • Assist in monitoring deliverables and ensure timely completion of on-going projects
  • Assist in the solution. design, and testing of required system improvements/ upgrades/ patches
  • Assist in coaching other business analyst and team members on grooming user stories
  • Provide communications on solutions and case updates to business stakeholders
  • Analyze back office processes to identify opportunities for improvement

Requirements

  • Minimum of 7 years experience in business analysis or related role
  • Proven skills in problem solving and understanding business impact
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities, resolve issues, complete tasks
  • Commitment to timely delivery to internal customers and stakeholders
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Self driven, solution minded individual that is comfortable working in a remote small, collaborative team environment
  • Comfortable in Salesforce and ERP systems
  • Advanced technical skills
  • Experience collaborating with agile and engineering teams
  • Ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills
  • Understanding the unique business requirements of internal users, and translating/presenting those needs into a compelling vision and roadmap

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.

New employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law or otherwise permitted by the Company.


Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.