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...
Description: Here, your performance, your ideas, your unique analysis will combine with a rich assortment of contributors to understand and shape the health care system. At UnitedHealth Group, you'll work with a team that has the creativity and passion to help build new health care solutions that meet emerging market needs. You'll get the opportunity to work with an elite team that goes beyond th...
We are a European provider of Hedge Fund Trading Systems opening a new office in the North Bay Area (Mill Valley). This is an excellent opportunity to get in early in the Arbor expansion ‘out west’, to assist us we are looking to take on a new graduate position. The role is for a trainee business analyst to work closely with clients (hedge funds and brokers) on understanding their business requi...
Title: Business Analyst - Finance Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 6 months (renewable per quarter) Experis has an immediate position for a Business Analyst with our client in San Jose, CA - BS/BA in Finance or Accounting - At least 3 years experience in Finance/Accounting, Account Reconciliations, COGS, Bookings, Revenue Reporting, Expense Reporting in P&L - Proficient in Excel (must) - Es...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Business Analyst for their Pleasanton, California (CA) location. This is a great temporary opportunity with this company. Description: The individual in this job will be a member of the complaints response team in the Digital Services Group. This person will enter complaints cases into an ACCESS data base, review FYI complaints and file them in appropri...
Title: Business Analyst Location: San Jose, CA Duration: Long term (renewable per quarter) Experis has a very good opportunity for a Business Analyst with very strong business process background. Required skills/qualifications: - BA/BS degree - Minimum 5 years project management/business analyst experience - Must be assertive and have the ability to manage details and have superior analysis...
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...
Use Your Experience To Help Businesses Grow! This position will analyze the data gathered through Global Resources' Business Survey and consult with individual clients and recommend services that would benefit their business. Global Resources, LLC is the largest full-service business development firm serving small to mid-sized businesses throughout the US. Through the coordinated efforts of our ...
Use Your Experience To Help Businesses Grow! This position will analyze the data gathered through Global Resources' Business Survey and consult with individual clients and recommend services that would benefit their business. Global Resources, LLC is the largest full-service business development firm serving small to mid-sized businesses throughout the US. Through the coordinated efforts of our ...
Use Your Experience To Help Businesses Grow! This position will analyze the data gathered through Global Resources' Business Survey and consult with individual clients and recommend services that would benefit their business. Global Resources, LLC is the largest full-service business development firm serving small to mid-sized businesses throughout the US. Through the coordinated efforts of our ...
Use Your Experience To Help Businesses Grow! This position will analyze the data gathered through Global Resources' Business Survey and consult with individual clients and recommend services that would benefit their business. Global Resources, LLC is the largest full-service business development firm serving small to mid-sized businesses throughout the US. Through the coordinated efforts of our ...
Lanyon believes that when people come together amazing things happen, relationships are built and business gets done. This is why we have created the industry’s leading cloud-based software for managing corporate meetings, events and travel programs. From a one-to-one sales meeting, employee training or a large flagship customer conference, Lanyon’s unmatched software and the data it provides hel...
SharePoint Business Analyst/Developer (IT Business Analyst I/II) Salary: IT Business Analyst I - $27.69 - $37.28 Hourly, Approximately $4,800 - $6,462 Monthly IT Business Analyst II - $30.93 - $41.55 Hourly, Approximately $5,362 - $7,203 Monthly OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: This recruitment is being held to establish a county-wide eligible list to fill current and future vacancies. The eligible list e...
Hewlett-Packard is a leading global technology services provider delivering business solutions to its clients. The HP Enterprise Services delivers the industry’s broadest portfolios of information technology, applications and business process outsourcing services to clients in the manufacturing; financial services; healthcare; communications, media and entertainment; energy; transportation; and co...
IT/Business Analyst South Jordan, UT Want to join a dynamic company and begin an exciting career in international business? Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is one of the world's largest integrated international container transportation, logistics and terminal companies. It is a recognized global brand, providing customers with fully-integrated logistics and containerized transportation se...
We are currently seeking a Banking Compliance Business Analyst for our client in San Antonio, TX. Please send qualified resumes to ***** Qualifications: • 3+ years relevant or advanced knowledge of business operations. • 6+ years of proven analytical experience. • Relevant knowledge of business operations. • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Tools. Experience (at l...
RESPONSIBILITIES: BEEK Consulting, LTD is currently seeking a Business Analyst to work with a Federal client in Battle Creek, Mi. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: Documenting government agency business processes, internal controls, and system interfaces Identifying process, control, and system gaps for correction Develop deficiency and corrective action plans for controls that d...

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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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