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...
5 years of online application or mobile experience 6 years business analysis experience 3 years use case experience Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to work well with different personality types and with varying degrees of technical knowledge. Ability to facilitate meetings that results in efficient gathering of requirements. Independent and willing to dive in, research, and le...
This project requires the Business Analysts to have some experience...even a little...with coding or SQL. They won't be coding or anything but will be working very closely with the developers and needs this experience to be able to communicate effectively with them and capture the requirements accordingly. Must be able to: Communicate effectively Multi-task Deal with all types of personalities...
Role: Business Analyst Duration: 12+ months Location: Folsom, CA ________________________________________ Responsibilities: Some experience in California Welfare program (CalWIN) knowledge. Strong Business Analysts skills with the ability to work all phases of the Systems Development Life Cycle Ability to interact with users to provide application functional support Ability to troubleshoot...
Job Title: Business Analyst Job Location: San Jose, CA 93154 Duration Of Project: 12 months Shift Time: Monday to Friday; 8 am to 5 pm Job Responsibilities: Requirement gathering from product management sales on the services in the offerings, units of measure and billing logic and work with the new product introduction team. Interface with the internal BSS team to ensure that the metrics nee...
Assist Project Management team with several high profile projects. Must be a quick learner, ready for a fast paced environment, and self-starter. Will assist in activities such as: Identify, communicate, and manage risks associated with projects. Identify business or stakeholder requirements implement/execute deliverables 3 years of experience are required. Intermediate to Advanced Excel ski...
Financial Crimes Compliance (Group) - AML Operations (Team) Job Description: Contractors for FCC North America AML Operations team within Financial Crimes Compliance in the Global Compliance line of business. ASSIGNMENT: This team supports Level 3 enhanced risk clients for the bank across all lines of businesses. Reviews incoming Client files (onboarding, refresh, escalations) for AML suitabi...
Position: Business Analyst - AML Duration: 6 months (High possibility of Extension) Location: 201 N Tryon St Charlotte NC USA 28255 Job Description: Contractors for FCC North America AML Operations team within Financial Crimes Compliance in the Global Compliance line of business. ASSIGNMENT: This team supports Level 3 enhanced risk clients for the bank across all lines of businesses. Review...
Top Three Skills/Experience MS Project - 5+ Years. Financial Tracking - 5+ Years. Administrative Support - 5+ Years. Required Skills/Experience Minimum of 5-7 years of administrative / project support experience. Minimum of 2 to 4 years of financial and metrics reporting experience. Experience in the financial aspects of a project (estimation, forecasting, etc.) High proficiency with MS Pr...
1. 8+ years of Business Analysis experience with at least 3 years in Capital Markets area, with exposure to trading technologies. 2. Well versed with software development lifecycle (SDLC), methodologies, version control, release management and have exposure to at least one quality control system QC or ALM, for example. 3. Document design & architecture of existing systems, facilitate and capture...
Please note this is a 3 months contract position As an Fields Support Business Analyst within the Commercial Execution Team, you partner with the sales organization and are responsible for the execution of inventory management and contracting and the completion of pricing related activities. You align with Pricing and Contracting to support the success of various sales divisions. You draw focus t...
The successful Business Analyst will work as part of a project team and with the customer to understand the Business needs and translate them into meaningful requirements that can be used by the software development team to develop a solution. They may additionally manage UA testing and complete applicable project documents such as Architecture Documents, Design Documents, and SOW's. 5-7 years BA...
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'...

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Education / Training

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