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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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RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is seeking an Lead IT Business Analyst who will be responsible for business process analysis in an effort to align IT solutions with business initiatives. The key project is a migration from SAP to Oracle. This opportunity is located in San Antonio, TX. REQUIREMENTS: Must be strong in Supply Chain Manufacturing or Advanced Supply Chain Manufacturing Module. *Experience in...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Do you have experience with GE Centricity Billing Applications? I have the perfect opportunity for you!! Our client is seeking a GE Centricity Business/IDX Analyst III for their Houston, TX location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Key Accountabilities Include: Resolves issues received from user calls. Assistant in the design, development,...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Business Support Analyst for their Tampa, Florida (FL) location. This is a great opportunity for a full time position with this company. Overview: Triage and route all incoming Vertice product-related requests to effectively and efficiently action daily work requests. Responsibilities: Serves as a liaison between the Business and Information Technology Dep...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our Fairfield County, Connecticut (CT) financial services client has an immediate need for a Business / Data Reporting Analyst. Qualified candidates will have a background in finance/accounting as well as technology enabling them to interface with the business to gather requirements for business/data reporting. This person will be utilizing their SQL skills and knowledge of BI re...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is looking for a Business Analyst to sit in their San Francisco, CA location. In this role, you will: Act as a liaison between the business client and technical organization by planning, conducting, and directing the analysis of highly complex business problems solved through strategic eCommerce-based solutions (e.g., Intranet and Internet). Lead requirements elicitati...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Agile Business Analyst/SR for their Phoenix, AZ location. Primary Responsibilities: Work with multiple product owners new to Agile development to write user stories and acceptance criteria for multiple business processes that are migrating from a state agency paper data entry process to a customer self-serve online process available through the company po...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Business Solution Analyst - Sharepoint, WCM in Bridgewater, New Jersey (NJ) is primarily responsible for developing communications, dashboards, and reports to help drive strong customer alignment and identify key areas of improvement. Primary Responsibilities: Use strong analytical skills to develop key metrics that help drive overall improvement in processes and support of criti...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Senior Business Analyst in Louisville, Kentucky (KY). Summary: The Senior Business Analyst / Project Manager is responsible for collecting, documenting, analyzing, verifying and communicating requirements for approved I/S projects to the business experts and project team members. Responsibilities: Researches and reviews of the projects' scope in order to u...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Sr. Business Analyst for their Quincy, MA location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Job Scope: A senior business analyst (BA) will have the primary responsibility for the creation of all technical documentation for new or existing IT applications. Emphasis is on meeting with business users to document requirements as...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Business Analyst for their Coraopolis, PA location. Job Scope: This position will document and identify gaps in IT and business processes through process mapping to illustrate current and future state. Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Under close supervision, interacts with business partners and/or it staff to gather and document information related...
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 mainta...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Business Analyst for their Cleveland, OH location. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. Project Detail: The BA will write User stories and provide all requirements BA will receive tasks that describe a given issue/problem that needs to be resolved. BA will consult with the other team developers to insure that their soluti...
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 the...
NOTE: Please submit your profile only if job description matches to your profile. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is mandatory Who We are: We are dedicated to providing customers with IT consulting, development, IT services, Industry vertical solution development, outsourcing, global delivery, customer relationship management, cloud services planning and development, infrastructure solutions i...
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We are currently recruiting on a full-time, direct-hire position with one of our financial services clients in Philadelphia. My client has a 25+ year history of success and has steadily been growing, steadily been expanding (both geographically and markets), and steadily becoming one of the best places to work in Philly. Fantastic culture – hard-working team but flexible with work / life balance....
The PeopleSoft Financial Business Analyst will also have direct involvement in business case development and performance measurement. It will be essential that this role have a understanding of the latest PeopleSoft Financials releases 8.9 or higher, operations/business challenges and translate them into solutions. This individual provides hands-on functional support, direction, and mentoring to t...
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