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...
The Sr. Business Analyst has significant experience with leading both business and IT sponsored projects. This person will work as a liaison between IT and the business to resolve issues as they arise and to proactively support the site. This position requires extensive knowledge in e-commerce, order processes and general web-site initiatives. The Sr. BA will work closely with the Business Owners ...
Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.The Project Manager is responsible for developing solutions that will provide new functionality and services to our customers. The Project Manager is accountable for producing and tracking to the project sc...
CSG Systems Incorporated Omaha, NE, 68102
As the one of the largest business support solutions (BSS) providers, CSG International provides solutions to a global client base. Join an elite team of IT professionals who are driven for success in finding innovative solutions for our company and clients. We respond to the complexity of a dynamic, convergent world with a flexible set of needs-based solutions, innovative new technologies, and fo...
Thomson Reuters Corporation Eagan, MN, 55122
Title: Associate Business Analyst or Business Analyst - Report Writer ID: 14001611 Description Associate Business Analyst or Business Analyst - Report Writer This position will be responsible for Core Publishing Solutions (CPS) operational reporting using SAP and Manufacturing Execution Data Collection systems. We will be hiring at either the Associate Business Analyst or Business Analyst leve...
Fannie Mae Washington, DC
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Cognizant System Cognizant Location, New Jersey
DescriptionMSCRM Business Analyst – Microsoft Dynamics CRM Business Analyst Qualifications95 %...
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 ...
At Exelon, we've got a place for you! Join the nation’s leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on perfo...
For internal Berkshire Hathaway Energy affiliate employee consideration only General Purpose Conducts analysis through research, gathering and interpretation of data, development of alternatives and recommendations. Presents analysis and recommendations to management and may implement selected alternative. Analyses include, but are not limited to, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, tren...
MDT Technical St Louis, MO
JOB #1 Title: Senior Business Analyst Location: St. Louis, MO Our client is an insurance provider who offers alternative services through a broad range of Risk Funding Products. They are a growing company who adhere to 5 core values; Relationships, Integrity, Teamwork, Balance and Stability. These values serve as the foundation to their culture and drive their interactions both internally and w...
The Sales Strategic Planning group is looking for a Business Analyst / Senior Business Analyst to join the team! While providing essential analytical support to all sales divisions within Penguin Random House, the Analyst will have opportunity to work with various internal departments to provide a complete financial picture of the business. This position will be located in our 1745 Broadway, New ...
Roper St. Francis Health Care Charleston, SC, 29402
- Bachelors Degree is required Job Summary: Partners with HR Directors and their customers to analyze work process design and flow, improve processes and leverage the return on technological capabilities. Builds project plans, ensures adherence to project schedules, maintains a systems orientation and works effectively with peers to set technology priorities and conduct long-term planning. Serve...
Ourclient, a global media company, is looking to staff a Business Analyst to workon a large Workday (Peoplesoft Workday) implementation. Musthaves 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 appropr...
Job Description Our client in Phoenix, AZ is looking for THREE Business Analysts to join their team! Summary Provide overall functional design guidance in the evolution of an enterprise software application suite. This position will provide broad cross-domain and cross-disciplinary expertise in establishing the scope that will be used to design and develop the departments software solution. As a m...
Quality IT Source San Francisco, CA
Immediate need for Senior Business Analyst with BPM Software experience 7-8 years of experience as a Business Analyst needed 3-4 Years of experience with Business Process management ( Appian Similar software) needed excellent communications skills are must experience with financial company would be plus Location San Francisco, CA Rate market Duration 6 months If you are interested , please respond...
Hiring Detroit, MI
IT BA, IT Business Analyst, Applications, Infrastructure, Unit Testing, BRD, Finance, Banking, Technical Business Analyst, Technical BA, Req ... (read more)...

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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1472 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1045 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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