Business Analyst Jobs

Business Analyst Jobs Overview


Business analysts are sometimes referred to as management analysts, business continuity planners or business operations specialists. A business analyst identifies and analyzes an organization's business processes for the purposes of building a software application or platform, improving productivity, minimizing risk or waste, or developing a new product or service line. Business analysts must interface with several departments and job titles to glean information about how a process operates, and analysts are often involved in high-level discussions with company owners, clients, upper management and other important stakeholders. Similar analyst jobs include positions such as Commercial Analysts.

Daily tasks of a business analyst might include:
  • Attending client and stakeholder meetings
  • Presenting process documentation
  • Creating case and process diagrams
  • Coordinating projects
  • Interviewing business associates
  • Writing documents

Business Analyst Education Requirements


The minimum educational requirement for a business analyst position is a four-year degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. However, many business analysts also hold professional certifications, such as the CMC, CBAP or PMP. A master's degree may be a prerequisite for some analyst positions. The position of business analyst is a fertile training ground for future project managers and others with management aspirations.

Business Analyst Jobs Outlook


The general outlook for jobs in business analysis is bright. Business analysts and management consultants can expect to see a 19 percent rate of growth through the year 2020, a higher rate of growth than most other jobs. The demand for business analysts is driven by companies and organizations desiring to control costs of production and waste. Analysts assist companies in finding ways to improve efficiency on the production line and control costs by reducing waste and mediating risks.

Business Analyst Salary


Statistics show that the median income for business analysts in the United States is $61,000; salaries can range from approximately $45,000 to $85,000. The highest-paying business analyst positions can generally be found in the Information Technology, health care and financial industries.
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Our client, a global media company, is looking to staff a Business Analyst to work on a large Workday implementation. Must haves include: TheWorkday Analyst for HR/Payroll and Finance is responsible for understanding anddocumenting the complete Workday HR/Payroll process. The Workday BusinessAnalyst will collect requirements, perform analysis, and communicateinformation appropriately to the Work...
Job Description Under varying levels of direction and expertise, is responsible for the on-going assessment, design, and development and implementation of corporate –wide clinical systems. Specifically, collect and transform large quantities of information into meaningful business requirements; develop and modify requirements documentation for the design and implementation of clinical information...
IT BA, IT Business Analyst, Applications, Infrastructure, Unit Testing, BRD, Finance, Banking, Technical Business Analyst, Technical BA, Requirements Gathering, I am currently seeking IT Business Analysts who have worked in the Applications and Infrastructure environments. Banking or Finance experience preferred! Must have experience with applications solutions and providing support on infrastruc...
Multiple Positions Amensys Inc Lewisville, TX Sr. Business Analyst: Document system requirements & analytical data requirements to meet business needs. Create user narratives using AGILE methodologies, Business Cases, & user acceptance plans. Evaluate interface between hardware & software. Produce test plans, execute & evaluate test cases. Develop automated regression test suites. Proficient in Q...
Modis IT in Tulsa is looking for a Business Analyst for a long-term contract position for our client. The term of the contract is at least 18 months and will pay an hourly pay rate of $60-70. BASICS: The role of the Business Analyst is to analyze the various business processes, evaluate any and all new applications, identify system requirements and propose suggested solutions. SKILLS NEEDED: Ex...
Modis is currently seeking a Business Analyst for the Web EX for our client in Rancho Cordova area This job is a Contract that is likely to extend into the mid of 2015 Qualifications and Experience: • Five (5+) years of experience in business process analysis, major computer system implementations, change management, large group facilitation, and/or major analytical or research studies. • Pract...
Business Analyst job opportunity in Washington, DC This is a contract opportunity which requires Summit experience. The candidate is needed to work on several enhancements for the applications under the Treasury portfolio of applications and new projects. Any prior experience working on the summit application is a strong advantage. • Minimum 7 years business analysis experience • In-depth theo...
We are looking for a Business Analyst for our Healthcare services client in PA. Job Details: This role is part of a team responsible for the continuous operation and performance of Cigna's enterprise technical infrastructure. This individual participates in the design and implementation of key metrics and reporting capabilities in support of Enterprise Technical Support department. This individu...
Senior Business Analyst job in Omaha, Nebraska A large bank client of ours in Omaha, NE has a full-time, Senior Business Analyst job opening. The right person for the Senior Business Analyst job will be strong in business analysis and also have experience with credit card authorization. Duties & Responsibilities: • Work collaboratively to plan and coordinate research, analysis, and preparation ...
We are seeking a candidate for a Business Analyst job opportunity in Ft Lauderdale, FL This is a contract position within the finance industry. The role of the Testing Analyst is to provide lead coordination and support of the entire Continuity of Business (CoB) Third Party testing process for the Latin America OneBank organization, i.e. covering ICG, GCG, Corporate Center and EI / O&T. The cand...
MODIS is seeking a senior business analyst for a contract to hire job for our direct client in ROCKVILLE, MD. Candidates must be able to convert to full time with client. Requirements/qualifications include: ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment; experience in the healthcare industry is a plus; strong background in requirements gathering, management and analysis; ability to work...
Business Analysts/Project Manager Job in Dearborn, MI Position Description: We are looking to fill a Business Analysts/Project Manager job in Dearborn, MI. This integrated Business Analysts/Project Manager will work with in the Marketing and Sales Owner Digital program. This position will focus on cross-project and cross-program planning and strategy. This person will work in the automotive indu...
Stable and progressive company currently has a specific need for a direct (permanent)/full time Senior JDE Business Analyst that is experienced with JDE Enterprise One v.9.1 or greater. This resource would be required to work in Myrtle Beach, SC at the company offices Specifically, this JDE resource will be responsible for the US South extension of a JDE ERP based technology platform that went li...
Summary: The Analyst is primarily responsible for business unit support and analysis with specific responsibilities of client invoicing and contract compliance, fixed asset accounting, commission calculations, account reconciliations, sales and property tax returns and treasury responsibilities. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: · Generation and control of client billing process, ensurin...
Job Summary Incumbent interacts with various stakeholders, including subject matter experts, executives, operational users, etc. and technical staff to analyze, elicit, and document requirements associated with defined system scope and objectives for technical solutions. Highest levels partner with previous audiences to establish project vision and drive scope, including determination of appropri...
Business Analyst professional needed with Aprimo specific experience for a Fortune 500, major Financial Services firm. They are seeking a candidate with Aprimo Marketing Studio experience; The Ideal Candidate will be able to convert Aprimo Language to Business Language. The main need is for the ideal candidates to have working knowledge of Aprimo to help our client expand workflow across lines of ...
Judge Healthcare is currently seeking a Business Analyst with one of our best healthcare clients in Green Bay, WI! This job will have the following responsibilities: Evaluate the impact, return and cost presented by work process improvement opportunities, participate in business planning, demand analysis, and business risk assessment. This role will reside within the Testing Management Team tha...
Accounting Principals is currently seeking a Business Analyst for our client in the El Segundo area. This is a temporary opportunity with a strong possibility of turning into a temporary to hire opportunity since our client is experiencing tremendous growth! Ideally our client is seeking a candidate who has worked through a software system conversion. Some exposure to inventory and procurement is ...
Build your career at ConAgra Foods. At ConAgra Foods, we make great food — everyday food — in extraordinary ways, which is why we’re creating meaningful career opportunities for the best and the brightest. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, ConAgra Foods provides extraordinary job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, fast-pac...
ZOLLMedical Corporation is committed to developing technologies that help advance the practice of resuscitation. With products for pacing, defibrillation, circulation, ventilation, and fluid resuscitation, ZOLL provides a comprehensive set of technologies that can help clinicians, EMS professionals, and lay rescuers resuscitate sudden cardiac arrest or trauma victims. ZOLL also designs and markets...

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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1045 Respondents)
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