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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Business Title: Business Analyst, International Executive Services Business Analyst Requisition Number: 45512 Function: Tax Services Area of Interest: Tax Technology Services, International Executive Services State: NJ City: Montvale Description: When you choose KPMG as the place to build your career in tax, you can really add value. KPMG's tax partners and professionals pride themselves on u...
Capgemini Financial Services Atlanta, GA
About Capgemini With more than 130,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2013 global revenues of EUR 10.1 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultura...
Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst - Cardiff - 6 Month Contract - £220 per day - Business Analyst/As-Is/To-Be/Requirements/CRM/UX Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst required for a 6 month contract in Cardiff. My trusted client, an internationally renowned and well respected organisation with offices spanning the globe urgently require a Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst for a ...
Capgemini Financial Services Atlanta, GA
Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, enables its clients to transform and perform through technologies. Capgemini provides its clients with insights and capabilities that boost their freedom to achieve superior results through a unique way of working - the Collaborative Business Experience - and through a global delivery model called ...
Cognizant Technology Solutions Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
SDFC Business Analyst – Salesforce.com Business Analyst This role will be leveraged to architect and deliver large SFDC Cloud Transformation and application modernization programs across multiple clients. We currently need this role across multiple client needs. Job Roles / Responsibilities: Function as Salesforce.com (SFDC) Business Analyst: Assists in business process and capability workshop...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Lead Business Analyst for their El Dorado Hills, California (CA) location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Scope: This position will play an integral role in ensuring that a quality, end-to-end customer experience is delivered for all members, employers and their brokers in the implementation, ensuring that al...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is looking for a Junior Business Analyst/Service Delivery Analyst in San Francisco, CA. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years' experience in technology delivery and relationship management with a client organization. Demonstrated relationship management ability with a medium-sized business unit or multip...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Business Analyst for their Pleasanton, California (CA) location. This role is the first point of contact for the business responsible for routing of web service defects. The Sr. BA coordinates deliverables with the IT development and release teams. Usually works with feature owners to develop requirements for new and update functionality. Respons...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Business Analyst in their Indianapolis, IN location for a 6 month contract role. Responsibilities: Understand the business domain and project requirements from the business perspective - 30% of Total Work Effort Work with business partners, project managers, and other business analysts in development of use cases and other project deliverables - ...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Business Analyst Associate in San Francisco, California (CA). Responsibilities: Assist experienced Product Operations Analyst, who is responsible for analysis and design of member facing documents, while serving as a resource on the historical record surrounding our Summary of Benefits and Evidence of Coverage documents Act as a key operational r...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Business Analyst for their El Dorado Hills, California (CA) location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Responsibilities: Ability to elicit using various means and document all levels of requirements Ability to conduct User Acceptance Testing with cross functional stakeholder groups Ability to partner...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Jr. Business Analyst for their Coral Gables, FL location. Job Description: The Jr. Business Analyst role will support the Sr. Project Manager with planning, organizing and executing projects at varying levels of complexity. Under the supervision of the Sr. Project Manager act as a liaison between the various business units and IT teams. Must be able mai...
San Joaquin County $77,563 - $94,307 Annually, plus an excellent benefits package Final Filing Date: September 19, 2014 San Joaquin County is seeking an experienced professional to manage and lead the newly created Research and Evaluation Unit of the Probation Department. This Unit will focus on the importance of extracting data to assist in providing accurate, consistent and up-to-date data co...
Systems Business Analyst - Advanced Level Under minimal supervision, design and develop data analysis solutions. Develop, maintain and continuously improve internal reporting of data. Provide training to the users related to use of these data analysis solutions; resolve questions; assess business needs; and recommend improvements related to current and future data solutions implemented. Duties a...
Description: We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work(sm) Join us to help UnitedHealthcare develop innovative capabilities for provider compen...
This position plays a crucial role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between business and technology in an Agile development environment. Responsible for developing business requirements and related business rules based on customer’s (internal and external) needs. Work closely with key business partners and subject matter experts in the definition, testing, training, implemen...
Business Analyst Serve as business analyst in support of Claims processing systems. Support portfolio of batch and online web applications interfacing with many other systems. Gain in depth knowledge of Claims Data Warehouse and all inbound and outbound feeding systems. Duties: • Serve as a liaison between the business and IT organizations in order to gather and document business requirements a...
Foresight Services is a nationally recognized building envelope consulting company with offices in Missouri, Illinois and Tennessee. Foresight provides roof, building façade and parking lot evaluation and design expertise to national REITS, Fortune 500 Companies, Property Managers, Facility Managers, General Contractors, Architects and others. This immediate opening could be perfect for a person w...
Please note this is a 2+ months contract position Skills: Hands on with Implementing or Leading, Enterprise Software, HR Applications The successful candidate possesses strong analytical, written, oral and consulting skills, able to articulate and/or document technical solutions for business users. The Senior Business Analyst is a key member of the Employee Success Technology team and will prima...
Position: Senior Business Analyst/Project Lead Location: Overland Park, KS Duration: Long Term Contract Note:- We need workflow samples along with the resumes. Commercial insurance experience is a must Position goals: Play a key role in providing project leadership and senior business analysis expertise for the Global Claims implementation. Work with business SME's, process improvement spec...

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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%
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