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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Business Analyst & Senior Business Analyst Project Consulting Group (PCG) provides leadership consulting services to Fortune 1000 clients. Our world-class project leadership experience helps our clients successfully achieve their strategic goals. Our domain is project leadership and we do it well: from planning and managing clients' complex or critical 'can't fail' projects to installing repeatab...
Cognizant System Woodland Hills, CA
Description SDFC Business Analyst – Salesforce.com Business Analyst This role will be leveraged to architect and deliver large SFDC Cloud Transformation and application modernization programs across multiple clients. We currently need this role across multiple client needs. Job Roles / Responsibilities: Function as Salesforce.com (SFDC) Business Analyst: Assists in business process and capabi...
Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. Boston, MA, 02298
Advance your career at Liberty Mutual Insurance- A Fortune 100 Company! As a Business Analyst/Senior Business Analyst, you will perform complex research and analysis to support business operations. You will develop recommendations to address problems/issues and makes presentations to the supervisor, project leader or manager. Responsibilities: Conducts or directs complex research within Liberty...
Capgemini Financial Services Atlanta, GA
About Capgemini With more than 130,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2013 global revenues of EUR 10.1 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultura...
Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst - Cardiff - 6 Month Contract - £220 per day - Business Analyst/As-Is/To-Be/Requirements/CRM/UX Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst required for a 6 month contract in Cardiff. My trusted client, an internationally renowned and well respected organisation with offices spanning the globe urgently require a Business Analyst/Junior Business Analyst for a ...
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 ...
Cognizant Technology Solutions Woodland Hills, CA, 91367
SDFC Business Analyst – Salesforce.com Business Analyst This role will be leveraged to architect and deliver large SFDC Cloud Transformation and application modernization programs across multiple clients. We currently need this role across multiple client needs. Job Roles / Responsibilities: Function as Salesforce.com (SFDC) Business Analyst: Assists in business process and capability workshop...
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Business Analyst in Newark, Delaware (DE) is responsible for reviewing business requirements and conducting impact assessment to understand business and application implications. You will advise the business on improvement opportunities that solve technical issues of varying complexity. Responsibilities will include: Accountable in providing analytical expertise based on a...
Description: Optum is currently searching for an Senior Operations Business Analyst to assist in building the operations model for its multi-carrier Optum Private Active Exchange. The Senior Operations Business Analyst will support short and long term operational/strategic business activities by defining, developing, implementing, enhancing and maintaining operational information and models. We'...
Description: We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Responsibilities: Use your Sharp Analytical Skills to help us support, co...
Job Description: The Content Management Analyst I acts as the operational liaison for our client?s e-commerce projects. The incumbent works closely with our client?s Business Systems Team, its primary e-commerce vendor, its GPO, the vendor community and affiliates to expand its utilization of EDI and related e-procurement processes to new and existing suppliers. ? Identification of Candidate Ven...
Job Description: This Business Analyst With Strong Excel Wanted! Position Features: ? Opportunity For Growth ? Employee Retention And Satisfaction ? Satisfactory Benefits ? Great Pay to $40K We have an immediate need for business analyst with strong Excel wanted! This will be a rewarding position that offers ample opportunities for advancement. The company prides itself on having an excellen...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is located in New York City. Their Financial Services, specifically in the Capital Markets space, requires a Business Analyst engaged throughout the software lifecycle, including analysis, design, development support, testing, deployment, and sales. Will aid in the documentation and rollout of new software for the investment banking industry. Responsible for creating ...
This is a job request for a Business Analyst starting ASAP located in Cleveland. 3+ Month contract. *** LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY. MUST BE ABLE TO INTERVIEW IN PERSON. *** Required: Strong experience analyzing and documenting business requirements and functional specifications for corporate external and internal web sites in user stories. Excellent skills required in critical thinking and analysis...
The Business Analyst is responsible for maximizing lending performance and profitability through effective development and/or capture of data resources, database management, implementation of data and decision sciences analysis and management of all lending-related management reporting for American Credit Acceptance, maintaining the highest level of service and data integrity. Essential Functions...
Description: The Lead Clinical Business Analyst delivers solutions to complex business problems. The solutions will provide consideration to WellMed and Optum evolving business needs, which include the capacity and limitation of associated business systems, and evaluating system changes for downstream impact. This position oversees the development, specification and integration of strategic WellM...
Description: We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) This Business Analyst role that will be acting as a consultant to both int...
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 mai...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is slooking for multiple Business Analysts for their Kansas City, MO location. Job Summary: This role interacts with various stakeholders, including subject matter experts, executives, operational users, etc. and technical staff to analyze, elicit, and document requirements associated with defined system scope and objectives for technical solutions.The highest level...
Description: UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -Evaluates business requirements and prepar...

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Business Systems Analyst

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Education / Training

Bachelor's
53.8%
Master's
24%
Some College Coursework Completed
11.2%
Associates
7%
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