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 Our client is an innovative and growing IT solutions company in downtown Chicago. In this position you will join a high performing team, working with the latest stack of technology and agile methodologies. This organization offers the chance to work in a laid back environment with a foosball table, fully stocked fridge, and company happy hours! Our client is looking for a Business Syste...
Full Time Brookdale- Nashville Office - 111 Westwood Place, Suite 400, Brentwood TN, 37027 Senior Level Business Systems Analyst with complementary SQL and ad hoc report development skills. The position works directly with internal business clients and IT developers to define and document business requirements and to perform quality and testing efforts for internal Brookdale software. This positio...
Randstad, in partnership with a Fortune 50 Insurance Company headquartered in Bloomington, IL, is seeking a Business Analyst. Responsibilities -Find and evaluate data from multiple sources -Review data for trends, gaps, and metrics -Pull reporting information from Excel spreadsheets -Develop and create reports -communicate with different levels of management, agents, vendors, and co-workers Workin...
Business Analyst Overview: EMD Serono is seeking a Business Analyst for their Rockland, MA location. EMD Serono, Inc. is a leader in US biotechnology, focusing on reproductive health, metabolic endocrinology, and neurology. More than 500 people work in the world-class facilities in Rockland, MA, and approximately 250 work in the field. Working hours: 8:30-5:00 Professional Skills & Experience: o-5...
Currently looking for a Jr. Financial/Business Analyst in Frisco with a growing company!! This is a DIRECT HIRE opportunity. Summary: This position will develop and provide detailed analysis on weekly/monthly financial and industry trends using key Company and industry financial ratios and data, and assist with other ad-hoc reporting. Further, the incumbent is expected to analyze and recommend enh...
Position Title: Business Analyst Position Description: AD - The Client IT team is assembling a team of subject matter experts in Marketing and Sales to help accelerate and evaluate strategic solutions entered into the pipeline for the cutting edge field of digital marketing. This member of the team would be a significant contributor the future Digital Marketing deliverables. The position would be...
We have an immediate need for a Junior Business Analyst to work on a long term consulting assignment with our direct client a large financial services company based in Jersey City, NJ. WE CAN NOT WORK ON CORP TO CORP CANDIDATES MUST DIRECTLY WORK WITH ANY EMPLOYER ON W2 LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY! Responsibilities: Business Analyst within Compliance Technology and actively participates in all of the so...
Sr. IT Business Analyst-Dynamic New team in SF Financial District! Job Label:PFFC-SRBA For the seasoned IT professional that is looking to step outside the typical brick and mortar and move into a dynamic, progressive and stable company, our Senior IT Business Analyst role is the ideal opportunity. You will plan, define, design, coordinate, manage, and contribute to the definition of Enterprise-le...
Our Client is a privately held company located in Troy and they are looking for a full time Business Analyst to join them permanently. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years BA experience and a past in either the Healthcare or Educational fields. This person will have to be able to work without constant supervision and have great customer service skills. Job Requirements: Gathering requirements u...
A major telecom company has an immediate opening for a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst who will help design and conduct various data mining and related research functions within the healthcare billing and payment space. You will work on a range of investigations that will include transaction charge modeling and procedure billing trends; you will investigate and model vendor procedure delivery...
Job Title : Senior Business Analyst Location : Austin,TX Duration : 6+ Months Job Description: As a Senior Business Reporting Analyst you will be an integral member of the team deploying Motive’s suite of products at various client sites. Consulting at Motive is more than just coding. It's ensuring your customer's success through system planning, requirements, project management, and providing fun...
Envestnet is a leading independent provider of technology-enabled, Web-based investment solutions and services to financial advisors. By integrating a wide range of investment solutions and services, our technology platform provides financial advisors with the flexibility to address their clients’ needs. We work with financial advisors who are independent, as well as those who are associated with...
Division : Personal Lines Work Location(s) : United States-Wisconsin-Madison Full/Part Time : Full-Time Company Information Since 1927, American Family Insurance has been committed to the dreams of our customers and our employees. You can protect dreams and pursue yours with a meaningful career that offers a wide variety of rewards. American Family Insurance is continually recruiting talented, cus...
Purpose: Pinnacle Partners is assisting their client in a search for a Business Analyst. The primary role is to elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify, and manage the real needs of a project's stakeholders. Responsibilities: Able to lead requirements elicitation effort, to ask the right questions and to identify essential requirements information. Solid understanding of INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICES...
Business Analyst/ Correspondence Technical Skills: Business Analyst experience with Good Analytical experience to interact with customer for capturing/clarifying and eliciting discussion related to requirements and be a liaison between the customer and the developerTeam. The person must be an expert with Tools like Requisite Pro and HP Quality Center and be able to create Function Specification an...
Northstar Travel Media, LLC, is the leading business information and marketing solutions provider to the $300 billion U.S. travel, tourism and meetings industries. Through our award-winning media brands, proprietary content, research and customized marketing solutions, Northstar offers unparalleled depth of information and services to clients in every vertical segment of the travel industry. We ar...
Business Analyst – Dover, NH Conduct production-oriented activities by entering and extracting information from various applications and systems, manipulating data in spreadsheets; identifying and researching anomalies; and making corrections as needed. Use the information gathered to develop standard reports; may draw conclusions about trends, variances (against plan, year-over-year, etc.) and bu...
A self-directed, communicative Business Data Analyst is needed with our direct client in Chicago, IL for a long-term Contract position. Our client is a top healthcare insurance company that promotes health and wellness not only to their customers but to their employees as well. LOCAL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED FIRST and all interviews will all be IN-PERSON. You will be joining a project relying...
ABOUT US: Competent Systems, Inc. is a leading IT enabler headquartered in Atlanta providing a broad range of Information Technology (IT) solutions for corporations, business and individuals across the country. We are seeking a Sr. Business Analyst for our Nashville, TN based direct client. Competent Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity! RESPONSIBILITIES: Mai...
Cognizant is a leading provider of Information Technology, Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Business Process Outsourcing services. Cognizant’s single-minded mission is to dedicate our business process and technology innovation know-how, deep industry expertise, and worldwide resources to working together with customers to make their businesses stronger. As a customer-centric, relationship-driven...
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Business Systems Analyst

Salaries

$45,000.00 - $108,000.00
Typical Salary for Business Systems Analyst
(1471 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
(1044 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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