Agile Business Analyst (Return to Work Program)

IHS Markit
New York
The Path Forward Return to Work program at IHS Markit is a 16– week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At IHS Markit, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who've been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.
We are currently seeking an Agile Business Analyst to join the IHS Markit Enterprise Data Management team. The Enterprise Data Management team (EDM) platform consistently wins financial industry awards as the best software provider in this area and the product team is essential to this success as they continuously improve the platform. The Enterprise Data Management (EDM) puts quality, audited data at the center of customer's organizations. Its solutions build gold copy masters across all data types, delivering tangible data governance, risk management and compliance frameworks and rationalizing legacy architectures.
As part of the Product Management team, the Business Analyst will gather product requirements, produce user stories and acceptance criteria, and assist with managing the development process to ensure the on–time delivery of product enhancements that are of high value to our customers and profitable for the business.

  • Collaborate with clients and internal team members to identify and analyze business and technical needs through user testing, task analysis, design sessions, documentation analysis and other techniques.
  • Document and validate business, functional, and non–functional requirements to ensure that the requirements are clear, comprehensive, and testable.
  • Work with UI/UX designers to generate design artifacts (wireframes, mock–ups, site maps, etc.)
  • Write User Stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Assist the team in estimation, planning, and project management.
  • Work with development and other team members to help translate requirements into software specifications.
  • Work with QA to ensure clear and comprehensive test cases.
  • Provide support to development and QA to maximize team productivity and ensure on–time delivery.
  • Assist the team in generating business cases.
  • Assist with product documentation.
  • Act as a liaison between business and technology groups to facilitate communication both ways.
  • Review client change requests.
  • Facilitate meetings and ensure decisions/actions are captured, communicated and tracked.

  • 5+ years' experience working as a business analyst within a data driven environment.
  • Understanding of the software development life–cycle, across a variety of different delivery methodologies – including Scrum and other Agile methodologies.
  • Strong writer with the ability to explain complex issues clearly and concisely and to translate technical issues to non–technical stakeholders.
  • Broad range of business analysis skills, methodologies and techniques including gap analysis, feasibility studies, use case modelling, UML diagramming, etc.
  • Strong ability to work independently and efficiently, prioritize multiple tasks, and execute reliably.
  • Experience in managing and delivering successful complex technology projects.
  • Experience with JIRA, or similar work tracking systems.
  • Querying languages such as SQL preferred.
  • Enterprise Data Management experience preferred.
  • Financial industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree preferred.


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