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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Job Summary: The Business Systems Analyst will play a major role in the implementation of Dynamics AX 2012 in a manufacturing/distribution environment. This role directly supports implementation and ongoing initiatives for Finance and Supply chain operations. The ideal candidate will be able to not only perform hands-on configuration but will also be able to work with key stakeholders within the c...
About Whirlpool Corporation: Whirlpool is the industry leader in the manufacturing and marketing of home appliances. Whirlpool is a global company and markets Whirlpool, Maytag, KitchenAid, Jenn-Air, Amana, Brastemp, Bauknecht, Consul and other major brand names in more than 170 countries around the world. Whirlpool is a company that creates innovative solutions and products to meet consumer needs...
The Health Alliance Senior Business Systems Analyst understands and analyzes business requests and their associated business requirements. Develops and proposes solutions and alternatives for business requests. Translates business requirements and project objectives into system designs and technical specifications. Acts as mentor and team lead for staff. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Busi...
Job Summary The Business Analyst analyzes data and assists with the development of new reports. He/She provides data to senior and mid-level sales management to assist with evaluating business plan results. This position is responsible for retrieving and interpreting sales performance data. This includes providing advice on data manipulation techniques, and presenting reports. He/She works with in...
Technical Business Analyst Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of an IT Business Analyst are focused on analyzing business needs for business and technical implementations. The analyst is also expected to interact with all levels of business users including executive management to gain knowledge of rapidly changing client needs. This requires that they use a variety of requirement gathe...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce is currently hiring for a Business Analyst with one of our top clients in Charlotte, NC. This role will support multiple demand deposit account projects. This is a long-term opportunity with benefits offered. If interested, please apply directly for immediate consideration. Job Description: Defining requirements to support multiple DDA projects Create and maintain Business...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking an Application / Systems Business Analyst for their New York, New York (NY) location. This candidate must sustain a fast paced environment with quick turnaround of deliverables. Duties include but is not limited to: Implementing technical projects Setting up operation and control framework (support, sla's, monitoring, thresholds, etc) Analysis and Requiremen...
RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client is seeking a Business Analyst in Wilmington, Delaware (DE). As a Business Analyst (BA), you will serve as the liaison between IT and business end-users. A BA analyzes business requirements to understand the business needs and to determine how their applications can best functionally fulfill those needs. You will combine knowledge of what the business wants with kn...
Full time opportunity for a Financial Systems Analystwith a mid-sized company in Boston’s financial district. You will be working on the IT Application team, in charge of gathering requires from business users, and supporting the company’s financial systems. Responsibilities: Leading projects for financial systems upgrades, enhancements and improvements Analyze, implement and support new software...
About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&P 500, For...
About Cognizant Cognizant Technology Solutions Inc Headquartered in Teaneck, NJ and ranked among the world’s fastest growing & most admired companies, Cognizant is a leading provider of information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, S&P 500, For...
Business Ops Analyst V Description Responsible for working across disciplines with associates in Collections, Compliance, Internal Audit, and various support groups to define and develop reporting solutions to improve workflow processes and operating efficiencies. Develop reporting solutions by accessing data in SQL server and Oracle environments. Utilize tools such as SQL server management studio...
Industry: Information Technology/ Pharmaceutical Location: 611 Gateway Blvd., SSF83, South San Francisco, CA Job Title:Business Analyst Duration: 3+ Months Contract with possibility of extension or FTE Conversion An ideal match for this position must have: · Proficient in MS or Google Doc applications Job Description: Business Analyst Preferred experience: · Active Directory Migration project expe...
About WakeMed WakeMed Health & Hospitals , located in Raleigh, North Carolina is an 870+ bed private, not-for-profit network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers and outpatient facilities, representing the largest health system in greater Raleigh, North Carolina. Our system includes over 7,600 nurses, technologists, medical support staff, and more than 1,000 affiliated physicians who repres...
Send resumes to ***** Our client is currently seeking a Business Analyst Duties: The ideal BA candidate will meet with business customers, define process flows of the business operations, gather business requirements, develop business documentation, system test, support QA testing. Understanding of JAD process it is expected that the BA will be able to include approaches for enhancing...
Primary Responsibilities: • Analyze and develop requirements for Portal services • Creation of workflows • Develop requirements for web-based transaction processing applications using Microsoft.NET, HTML5/CSS3 • Experience of integration requirements with IAM and other 3rd party applications • Understand user stories, development of functional specifications, test cases, articulate the functional...
Are you a Business Analyst with some accounting background? Do you have a financial services background?? Job Description The Business System Analyst is responsible for working with multiple technical and business departments. Responsibilities include workflow analysis, planning, change process and management of the system enhancement processes as well as troubleshooting production support issues....
TITLE: Business Analyst REPORTS TO: Manager, Operations Intelligence LOCATION: Oxnard, CA CLASSIFICATION: Regular, Full-time POSITION PURPOSE: Reiter Affiliated Companies (RAC), an international berry company, is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Southern California District. We currently have a career opportunity available for a Business Analyst. The position will be headquartered in Oxnar...
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...
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...
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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1471 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1044 Respondents)
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