Business Analyst

    • Chicago, IL

Kforce has a client in search of a Business Analyst in Chicago, IL. Summary: The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for understanding the functional application, business operations and technical flow of any application. The BSA should have application knowledge but also be able to fully explain the operational workflow. The BSA should be able to understand how requirements impact both the technical and functional nature of an application. The role is a technical role, one in which an analyst can drive business decisions based on application and technical expertise.


  • BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering, MIS, CIS, or related or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in business systems analysis
  • 3+ years of experience in agile environment (e.g. Scrum, RUP, Kanban)
  • Work on and across multiple agile teams
  • Ability to communicate the entire scope of delivery across teams
  • Experience eliciting requirements from multiple business stakeholders
  • Excellent critical thinking & troubleshooting skills, ability to find and solve root causes of problems amid "noise"
  • Experience with business rule intensive systems and high-volume manual workflows
  • Ability to understand data analytics, understand system volume and trends that help drive technical and business decisions
  • JIRA experience required. Understand how to manage work, understand how to define acceptance criteria
  • Ability to query data using SQL, Splunk, Kibana
  • Understand business driven development
  • Experience with test automation, such as unit test, functional test, or integration tests
Additional Skills a Plus:
  • Development experience
  • Automated testing, using tools such as FitNesse, Cucumber, Selenium
  • Experience with a business rules engine, such as Drools or ILOG
  • Tableau
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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