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...
Description: Here, your performance, your ideas, your unique analysis will combine with a rich assortment of contributors to understand and shape the health care system. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with a team that has the creativity and passion to help build new health care solutions that meet emerging market needs. You'll get the opportunity to work with an elite team that goes beyond th...
We are a European provider of Hedge Fund Trading Systems opening a new office in the North Bay Area (Mill Valley). This is an excellent opportunity to get in early in the Arbor expansion ‘out west’, to assist us we are looking to take on a new graduate position. The role is for a trainee business analyst to work closely with clients (hedge funds and brokers) on understanding their business requi...
Summary Quickly understands the business issues and data challenges of client's organization and industry. Documents, reviews and edits requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to proposed solutions. Determines the correct level of information for the intended purpose including functional and system design specifications. Strong organization and communication s...
Job #: 10-943-516 (internal) Role: SAP Business Analyst (Oil and Gas Refinery) Location: Travel to multiple locations, but starting project in Wichita, KS Type: Contract Duration: 4+ months on going Experis has multiple openings for SAP Business Analysts (Oil and Gas Refinery) for a large client in Wichita, KS. This is a great opportunity to work for a large reputable company with the latest ...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Business Analyst / Project Manager Woodland Hills, CA Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Apply Business Analyst / Project Manager Woodland Hills, CA Full-Time $60,000 - $100,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Business Analyst / Project Manager with experience in Finance/ accounting please read o...
The Target Customer Management Associate Manager contributes to Frito-Lay's success through detailed business analysis. This person is responsible to manage key internal and external relationships include negotiating customer agreements that deliver against annual operating plans while successfully delivering against the customer's expectations. The Customer Management Associate Manager must devel...
We have partnered with a large Retailer company in Center City area to provide them with Business Analyst on full-time permanent basis. Please review the full job details and let me know your interest with updates resume. Duties · MUST HAVE Retail Experience (5+ years) · Minimum 1 year experience in IT related position · Experience on Island Pacific Merchandising Systems a plus · Solid mathem...
Description: Here, your performance, your ideas, your unique analysis will combine with a rich assortment of contributors to understand and shape the health care system. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with a team that has the creativity and passion to help build new health care solutions that meet emerging market needs. You'll get the opportunity to work with an elite team that goes beyond th...
Title: Business Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: Long term (renewable per quarter) Experis has a very good opportunity for a Business Analyst with very strong business process background. Required skills/qualifications: - BA/BS degree - Minimum 5 years project management/business analyst experience - Must be assertive and have the ability to manage details and have superior analysis...
Position Description: As a Junior Business Analyst, you will be responsible for conducting market research to understand customer requirements, market trends, competitive products, and emerging opportunities as they relate to credit card processing and integration with Reynolds Dealer Management Systems, ERA and POWER. In this role, you will prepare product plans for senior management, determine ...
Urgent requirement for a Business Analyst for our direct client. Basic requirements: Work experience: A minimum of eight (8) years information technology application experience as it relates to company business processes. Demonstrated ability to blend functional and technical knowledge and expertise with the ability to communicate effectively in both writing and in speech. A strong working knowl...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply CRM Business Analyst Saint Louis, MO Unspecified Apply Apply CRM Business Analyst Saint Louis, MO Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Business Analyst with a background interfacing with customers to define their business requirements, please read on! Located in St. Louis, we are a largel...
Job Description: We are searching for a dynamic Commercial Business Analyst!! This is a growing company with room for growth! The ideal candidate must have commercial insurance experience (banking and other business will not work for us for this position). The Commercial Business Analyst ? QA candidate must have Commercial Lines Business experience that includes Commercial Package, Property, Fire...
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Hi I came across your resume on a job portal and I would like to get in touch with you regarding the mentioned position. If interested, please send me your updated resume. Business Analyst Rate: $55/hr W2 Duration: 8 months Location: Piscataway, NJ, 08854 Description Business Analyst to lead a Cognos reporting project for the BUIT department. Responsibilities include the documentation of a...
Job Title : Business Analyst LOC: San Antonio,TX Duration: Longterm Job Description: HRIS level systems as well as other point solution systems. Position uses knowledge of the functionality and structure of the systems supported to troubleshoot problems for divisions.Someone that is a BA with experience in HRIS/Payroll/Time and Labor Apps will be on the HRIT BA team. Pallavi Excellerent Tech...
SUMMARY The primary purpose of this position is to obtain and/or provide, analyze or evaluate data in support of the Managed Care, Pharmacy Operations, and/or Pharmacy Finance departments. These projects support the financial and operational decisions of the Rite Aid Pharmacy departments. Frequent independent judgments are essential. The incumbent is also required to perform all tasks in a safe m...

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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1472 Respondents)
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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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