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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Company: Yoh Senior Business Analyst needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Mountlake Terrace, WA. The Big Picture - Top Skills You Should Possess: - Requirements gathering - Gap Analysis - UAT What You'll Be Doing: - Facilitating JAD sessions - Defining business requirements - Creating Test Scenarios for UAT What You Need to Bring to the Table: - Seven (7) years in Busines...
Direct End Client: MICHAEL KORS Job Title: Senior Business Analyst Duration: Full Time Start Date: ASAP Location: Secaucus, NJ Position Type: Full Time Interview Type: Telephone/Skype Cbiz requirement ID: MK_BA_NF Required Skills: •Candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience as systems analyst within e-Commerce business practice area and multichannel space. •Candidate should have at l...
Hines is a privately owned, international real estate firm involved in developing, acquiring, leasing and managing real estate, as well as providing extensive global investment management and advisory services. Hines is one of the largest real estate organizations in the world. Hines seeks a Business Systems Analyst to partner with Human Resources and external customers to generate reports in an e...
Supply Chain Business Analyst Hiring a Supply Chain Business Analyst to join our team. This is an excellent long term contract available with a technology company in Irvine, CA. Apply now, if you have any or all of the skills listed below. · Proficient reading Engineering changes, asses their impact, and work with buyers to schedule. · 2 plus years of supply chain experience in the technology indu...
Sr Business Systems Analyst - Creative Services up to 105k base Information Technology - IT Project Management California - Modesto Benefits - Full Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for the ideal candidate SUMMARY - Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives for Creative Services. Conducts business process analyses, needs assessments, and preliminary cost/benefit analyses in an e...
Summary Join the Oncology Software Department and take a leadership role in the development of cutting-edge next gen sequencing products that are changing the future of diagnosis and treatment of cancer. As a Business Systems Analyst you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to research, analyze, and design complex information systems and technology solutions. We are looking for a motivat...
Contract: 3-6 months PRPC Business Analyst 3+ years Business Analyst 10+ years Responsibilities: Leading business requirements definition to successful completion, including the discovery, analysis and documentation of business requirements, process flows, use cases, test and training plans. Work closely with product, relationship management, quality assurance, project management, and technology t...
About Ameriprise Focused on people, not just our bottom line. Here, you'll be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions. You'll work with other talented people who share your passion for doing great work that's in the best interest of our clients. And you'll have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office - and a difference in your community....
Business Analyst -Direct Connect projects Location: Stamford, CT Duration: 12 months plus Rate: $75/hr on w2 POSITION DESCRIPTION Are you interested in being part of the fast paced technology team at the world’s largest luxury hospitality company? Starwood Hotels & Resorts seeks a Senior Business Analyst for an exciting client-facing opportunity on our Direct Connect Program. The ideal candidate w...
SAP HR Functional Consultant / Business Analyst Fort Lauderdale, FL $90 - $100k A global company is seeking a SAP HR Functional Consultant / Business Analyst to join their team based in Fort Lauderdale. This position is on a permanent fulltime basis and is offering a base salary of $90k - $100k per annum. As a SAP HR Functional Consultant / Business Analyst provide support to key HR Business Partn...
Business Case Analyst Premier bank in Jersey City needs analyst to review and assess Business Cases-specifically Benefit Cases-that fall within the Benefits Program guidelines. The ideal candidate will possess general banking IT knowledge. The bank needs intelligent, quick learners who can absorb documentation guidelines and make confident judgment calls - keeping in mind that their benefit case a...
Business Analyst – Human Resources Administer and support the Human Resources Management system, Time Management systems (including Accrual and Leave modules), and a Performance Management system. Maintain employee databases and ensure data integrity. Analyze and evaluate effectiveness of current applications and operational procedures and identify improvement opportunities. Design, modify, and pr...
N-Tier Solutions Inc. is seeking a Group Benefits Business Analyst for our direct client in Neptune, New Jersey. Required: Group Benefits/Group Insurance/Employee Benefits Experience is a must have! Experience with web application background required. User story development with workflows and BRD experience required. Experienced with Waterfall and Agile Previous experience with TeamPulse or EntryP...
Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity! CTG has worked this globally established, Fortune 500 end-client for over 10 years. Come and grow your career with CTG! Project Duration: 9 months, with possible extension dependent on performance Project Location: Corning, New York Job Title: IT Business Analyst, integration & information management focus CTG also offers IMMEDIATELY AVAILABLE FULL SAL...
Liberty Mutual Insurance At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Our financial strength and profitability...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Business Analyst for a long term contract assignment in the greater Orlando, Florida (FL) area. If interested, please apply today! REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree or equivalent Proven proficiency in Windows based Access, Excel, Word, Visio, SharePoint, Outlook, and PowerPoint Demonstrated proficiency with SAP Business Objects BI Designer and System Adminis...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our international client in Dallas, TX is looking for a Business Analyst. The Business Analyst will support the day-to-day needs of the Purchasing Department and liaises between Purchasing users and IT. Work with the Purchasing team to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies, and possibly information systems. Maintain th...
Liberty Mutual Insurance At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue. Our financial strength and profitability...
Odyssey Information Services has a position available immediately for a Business Analyst to work out of Charlotte, NC. The right individual need to be a self-starter and can drive efforts with minimal oversight. Required Skills: Strong Communication Problem Solving SQL (manage large data sets) Strong Understanding of Relational Databases Desired Skills: UI design (working knowledge) Actuate eRepor...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking 3 Business Analyst / Data Analysts in Louisville, KY. The Business Analyst / Data Analyst - Report Validation will work in Louisville, Kentucky and be responsible for the following: Review and analyze processes, documentation, and data to identify gaps in reports created to meet specific Medicaid State Report requirements Provide assurance around the complet...

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