American Homes 4 Rent
The Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to the business. The focus of this position is to work closely with the business units to gain in-depth understanding of customer's business strategy, processes, services, roadmap and the context in which the business operates. This role will be key to understanding the documenting capabilities needed to address business challenges and act as a bridge between IT and the business.
Description of Essential Job Functions
Eliciting and documenting business requirements and functional specifications.
Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided meet the long-term business strategies.
Developing successful working relationships across business units to ensure there are clear communication channels and understanding of requirements with technical and business audiences.
Collaborates with other technical resources and the business in an Agile environment to achieve business objectives.
Stay current with customer needs and strategies.
Provide project level analysis - producing required project analysis documentation (business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, sequence diagrams, future state proposals, UAT plan).
Provide functional advice or training to less senior business analyst.
Collaborate closely with developers to implement the requirements, provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process.
Handles various other duties as delegated by the IT DevOps Director.
Follows all organizational systems, programs, training, policies, and procedures as required and complies with relevant legal mandates. Seeks guidance as necessary.
Actively supports and participates in the safety program, both for self-protection and the protection of other employees, by reading and abiding by all requirements in the Safety Manual and Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP).
Carries out all responsibilities in an honest, ethical and professional manner.
Excellent verbal and written communication, problem-solving and analysis skills
Must be able to multi-task
Ability to identify competing conflicting requirements enterprise-wide and escalate appropriately
Ability to rapidly acquire and apply new knowledge
Ability to conduct and document complex business flows
Ability to lead meeting while documenting the business processes
Bachelor's degree AND 3-4 years of IT business analyst experience required
2 years in working with Microsoft Visio with creating business diagrams required
2 years of data analytics required
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) optional
Experience in Atlassian Jira is a preferred
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American Homes 4 Rent
Website : http://www.americanhomes4rent.com
American Homes 4 Rent is focused on acquiring, renovating, leasing, and operating residential homes. We are a primary leader in the home rental market by aggregating a diversified portfolio of quality properties in our target markets. We are providing high levels of satisfaction to our residents and becoming respected members of our communities, along with concern for our environment. We are a nationally recognized brand that is consistent with acquiring homes in target neighborhoods and communities with access to lifestyle amenities. Our brand is identified in developing our partnerships, with confidence, in all focused aspects of our business and communities.