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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Job Description : A new opportunity has arisen at PAREXEL within the Information Technology department. In this role has the following responsibilities: • Promote existing infrastructure and IT innovation opportunities to improve business operation. • Work with cross-functional teams to elicit accurate and comprehensive business requirements. • Perform process analysis and identify process improve...
Title: Business Analyst Duration: Long term (renewable per quarter) Location: San Jose, CA Experis has an immediate opportunity for a Business Analyst with the following skills: - 5-7 years of Business Analyst experience - Experience working on cross functional initiatives - Process and detail orientated - Experience in performing GAP analysis base on "As-Is" documentation and meeting with scope o...
Jr. Level Business Contract available in Ft Lauderdale Role Purpose: Responsible for working with the business to gather and document business needs and requirements on moderately complex projects. Assists in the analysis of underlying issues arising from investigations into requirements. Works with development resources to ensure the proposed design meets business requirements and works with Qual...
This full-time contract Business Systems Analyst 2 position will work within Transmission’s Energy Management Systems organization (TOSE), which provides life-cycle support for Energy Management Systems (EMS) used in support of Bonneville Power Administration’s (BPA’s) control centers. This includes engineering, design, operations, maintenance, and technical leadership for systems such as Supervis...
Client Services Business Analyst Job Description - Amplifinity is a high-growth, Ann Arbor-based software company that is a leader in brand advocacy, social media, and word of mouth marketing technology. We seek college graduates to join our growing team. We seek people who are smart, creative, hard-working, and like to have fun! Responsibilities Include: - - Setup, deployment, and management of b...
Contract to Hire, Local, GC or US Citizen candidates will only be considered We are seeking exceptionally talented and passionate Business Analyst to provide high-scale business analysis for financial healthcare insurance projects. This is an initial 3-6 month consulting assignment with the possibility of an extension or direct hire for our Healthcare Insurance client at their Ft. Washington facil...
Quality Management Solutions (QMS), Inc. needs a Senior Business Systems Analyst – SAP. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or related technical field and 5 years of relevant progressively responsible experience; foreign degree equivalent accepted. Travel to various, unanticipated worksite locations throughout the U.S. Send applications to Attn.: Michael K...
Job Description: This Business Analyst III (Specialty: Business Continuity / Continuity of Operations) Position Features: ? Paid Holidays ? Paid Time Off ? Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k) ? Salary commensurate with experience (up to $41.34 /hr.) Excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst III (Specialty: Business Continuity / Continuity of Operations) in Portland,...
Job Description: This Business Systems Analyst II (Energy Management Systems) position Features: ? Paid Holidays ? Paid Time Off ? Excellent Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k) ? Salary commensurate with experience (up to $52.24 /hr.) Excellent opportunity for an experienced Business Systems Analyst II (Energy Management Systems) in Vancouver, WA. Selected candidate will work within a departm...
Business Analyst Our Top-40 Fortune client is hiring in the Atlanta area for Mid-Level Business Analyst with approximately 1-3 years’ experience. This opportunity is ideal for someone interested in working for an enterprise client with a Global presence. You will partner closely with external customers and internal business partners and act as a liaison among stakeholders to elicit, analyze, commu...
# of Positions 1 Job Type Professional/Technical Full/Part Time Full-Time Shift First Weekends Required Periodic Why State Farm®? Our commitment to customers makes us the No. 1 insurer of cars and homes in the United States and an insurance leader in Canada. This same commitment to our work force is how we got here and how we stay here. Our 90-year track record highlights State Farm as an employer...
The primary role of the Sales Engagement (SE) Business Analyst is to own the relationship between the Demand Planning group and Key Customer teams. With this relationship, and an understanding of the Sales and Demand planning forecasting systems, the SE Business Analyst gathers information to inform the Demand Planners of changes in the business that could impact Integrated Business Plan (IBP) for...
Leader in its field, RCR International Inc./Dennis is a manufacturing company located in Boucherville, which manufactures and distributes a variety family of products offered to the hardware market and to big box stores. With its great distribution network, RCR sells its products in Canada, in the United States, and worldwide. We are seeking the services of: BUSINESS ANALYST – SALES & FORECASTING...
The Junior Business Analyst is responsible for the support of clients, brokers, and internal ACE staff relative to system support, problem reporting, user acceptance testing, remediation, and outage communication. This role will assist in managing the day to day activities associated with key systems in the Global Accounts Division. Liaise with business and IT contacts to report issues, escalate a...
Business Analyst We have an Business Analyst. The position is Permanent opportunity. Selected candidates must be willing to join at a short notice. Qualified candidates should be willing to work at Atlanta, GA Number of Positions: 1 The ideal candidates will possess the following: Overall 6+ Years of IT Experience Knowledge of airlines E-ticketing and Check-In. Good experience in Electronic Ticket...
Company Confidential New York City, NY, 10036
The Company is a global trading technologies solutions provider with a very renowned portfolio of products and services aimed at enhancing and supporting some of the world’s largest financial services institution’s trading desk. They are growing at astounding rate and in need of a Business Analyst to work with their software solutions delivery team in New York. S/he must fully understand electroni...
Skills Needed: Previous work experience with vendors Strong computer skills with Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook Proficient with IRI and Nielson syndicated data Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, accept responsibility & give attention to details Professional, team oriented, self-motivated and disciplined Strong customer focus – able to understand and meet i...
JOB ID TITLE END DATE STATUS RATE/HR. DOWNLOAD REQUIRED LOCATION 373461 Business Analyst Level 5 07/31/2014 Open $100.00 Resume Template DC Govt. 374891 Senior SW Trainer Level 2 07/28/2014 Open $48.00 Resume Template DC Govt. 315294 Web Editor Level 3 07/30/2014 Open $51.00 Resume Template DC Govt. 375285 Web/Graphic Designer 07/30/2014 Open $100.00 Resume Template DC Govt. 375420 Software Asset...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply SAP MM/PP Business Analyst Merced, CA Full-Time Up to $120,000 Apply Apply SAP MM/PP Business Analyst Merced, CA Full-Time Up to $120,000 Apply Job Details If you are a SAP MM/PP Business Analyst with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us 1. Family owned company 2. Multiple new projects and...
Immediate contract opportunity for Business Analyst with Direct Client in Queens, NY. Description: This position seeks a candidate with a background and experience on designing and implementing information systems as well as with managing technology and innovation events. The candidate should have a strong interest in technology applied for human development. The contractor must have experience or...
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