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Technical Business Analyst

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Summary

We are seeking a versatile professional to join our team in the role of Technical Business Analyst. This position combines the responsibilities of a Business Analyst, Scrum Master, and Project Manager, requiring a well-rounded skill set and the ability to handle multiple facets of project delivery.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities ·      Facilitates collaboration, communication, coordination, and planning with individuals and teams from different functions within the organization, and who have different areas of expertise, to achieve common goals.
  • Perform thorough analysis to document current state, proposed future state, gap analysis, and supporting cost benefit analysis for project assignments within the endpoint space.

  • Take responsibility for gathering requirements based on facts, engaging with business stakeholders for all intake requests and internally identified projects.

  • Author user stories and/or features independently and translates requirements to technical details to build and validate use cases around a product and communicates them effectively.

  • Proactively support the solution engineering process, removing obstacles and barriers, and ensuring engineers meet defined deadlines.

·      Analyzes current market data through research. Gathers data from external and internal sources to strategize and develop an initial product design.
  • Ensure acceptance criteria is met on all user stories prior to completion, including executing testing and validation as needed.

  • Lead team standups and other Agile ceremonies as required.

  • Use project management principles to successfully complete and advance work.

  Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 1-3 years previous experience with business analysis.

  • Proven experience as a Business Analyst, Scrum Master, or Project Manager in an Agile and/or Waterfall environment.

  • Assists and applies problem solving methods to understand the fundamental reasons of faults and problems; makes timely, data-driven decisions by understanding the probability of success, identifying customer risks, gathering business requirements, and developing value statements.

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum, and experience in leading Agile projects.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience with project management tools and software, such as JIRA, Trello, or MS Project, is preferred.

  • Relevant certifications, such as Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) or Project Management Professional (PMP), are a plus.

Our Benefits!

  • Tons of room for career growth.

  • We offer highly competitive compensation, including annual bonus opportunities

  • Medical/Dental/Vision plans, 401(k), pension program

  • We provide tuition reimbursement, PTO, and Holiday Pay

  • We provide extensive Professional Training Opportunities

  • We offer an excellent Work/Life Balance

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Compensation Range:

Pay Range - Start:

$59,150.00

Pay Range - End:

$109,850.00

Northwestern Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click here for additiona l information relating to location-based pay structures.

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We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you work or would be working in California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


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