Business Analyst Lead

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 12/04/2017 Job ID: 15480 Industry: BA
Business Analyst Lead / Quality Assurance Lead
Pittsburgh, PA

Our client is currently looking to add a Business Analyst lead to their team.

Business Analyst responsibilities include:

  • Work with key project stakeholders to analyze the feasibility of, and develop requirements for, new systems and enhancements to existing systems; ensure the system design fits the needs of the users.
  • Lead project and application planning activities including meetings, communications and documentation
  • Identify business rules requirements
  • Identify opportunities for improving business processes
  • Work closely with developer, project managers, and operations team members on testing and deployment activities
  • Create and execute test plans/cases based on evolving project requirements
  • Test web applications, off the shelf and SaaS applications
  • Identify and document application issues
  • Lead UAT activities including writing User Acceptance Test (UAT) cases.
  • Lead application deployment activities

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.  
  • Minimum 9 years of experience as a QA analyst or technical business analyst.
  • 9+ years of experience testing web-based and off the shelf software applications
  • Demonstrated project leadership experience.
  • Experience in major areas of testing cycle – gathering, documenting, and analyzing requirements, providing estimates, creating test plans/cases, creating process diagrams, logging bugs, coordinating UAT, change management, deployment support
  • Experience with a variety of testing and/or development tools such as JIRA, Git, Selenium, etc.
  • High-level knowledge of web design and familiarity with core technologies such as Web Analytics, Search Engines, Content Management Systems, HTML, JavaScript – ability to test major application tiers (user interface, middle tier, database, back-end / infrastructure components)
  • Proven ability to lead project team activities in an Agile/Scrum/Lean team environment 
  • Strong analytical skills, troubleshooting skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Business Analyst Lead / Quality Assurance Lead - 15480
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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