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Senior Business Systems Analyst (remote)

Company: Pearson
Location: Dover
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers' high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and un-proctored environments.Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.**SUMMARY**The Senior Business Systems Analyst ("Senior BSA") is a customer-focused role with direct product involvement responsible for managing and communicating requirements to the solution team throughout the project. This is done by understanding and representing the customer to the team through daily stand-ups, a requirements document or backlog, use cases or user stories, and low-fidelity prototyping. A strong and technical understanding of current business needs is required to meet the customers' needs.**SCOPE AND IMPACT OF JOB**The Senior Business Systems Analyst works closely with a product manager, architects and the project team to manage a backlog of user stories for enhancements and projects. As a BSA you will be responsible for building coherent, complete stories that can easily be consumed by the Agile teams, and you will work closely with the team members regarding implications of the story details.**REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE****Education and Experience:**+ Bachelor's degree in a Business, Information Systems, Computer Science discipline or equivalent technical work experience required+ Seasoned IT or Business professional with a minimum of 5 years business analysis or related experience+ In-depth experience with requirement elicitation, requirements documentation, and story definition including acceptance criteria+ Direct customer interface experience (working with client directly on project tasks; managing client expectations) preferred+ Proven ability to quickly learn new business domains and technical applications**Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:**+ Strong technical thinking, analytical, and conceptualization skills+ Strong understanding of technology concepts, tools and processes; able to have knowledge-based, intelligent technical discussions with developers and QA+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills+ Creative problem-solving skills+ Well organized and detail-oriented+ Ability to work independently - must be self-motivated+ Ability to quickly learn technical concepts and new technology, and to recommend solutions and alternatives**PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES**1. 60% Requirement Development & Management2. requirements elicitation3. user story creation4. backlog grooming5. prototype/wireframes creation6. 30% Communication7. user story reviews8. daily standups9. status meetings10. iteration planning & retrospectives11. demos12. 5% Defects Analysis Input13. 5% Other duties as assignedPearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.?All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.\#LI-POSTLearning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist?company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. ?To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here:? http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html?Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.?All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.**Job:** TECHNOLOGY**Organization:** Assessment & Qualifications**Schedule:** FULL\_TIME**Req ID:** 4353

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