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Business Analyst

Greater NYC area, Philadelphia, or Portland, OR

About Bad Rabbit

Bad Rabbit, Inc. is a team of experienced professionals who work together to identify, understand, and develop solutions to our clients’ software needs. We work within the medical research sector, and help to maintain and develop tools to assist research institutions deal with administration, compliance, research finance, and regulation. Some of our clients include The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Arizona State University, Penn State, and Dartmouth College.

About You

You are a self-starter and disciplined. Curious and tenacious when it comes to learning and problem solving. A team player also capable of working independently, who can keep an open mind and work with many personality types. You like variety and can multi-task effectively. You are a key member of our team who takes ownership and pride in achieving results and success for our clients.

Requirements

  • At least 5-years’ experience gathering, analyzing, and structuring requirements

  • At least 3-years’ experience working on projects utilizing a structured software development process: backlog grooming, User Story development, prioritization, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, and other iterative activities

  • Experience in Research Administration (understand the domain, workflows, and terminology)

  • Ability to effectively interact with senior IT and business resources in order to gain an accurate understanding of how we can successfully solve problems for the customer based on their unique needs

  • Experience creating visual artifacts such as story mapping, form mockups, and flow diagrams to help explain complex workflows and process

  • Experience in interviewing stakeholders and synthesizing their feedback to uncover patterns and themes

  • Ability to develop and document requirements, and to validate deliverables with the client product owners

  • High degree of self-organization and excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrated technical proficiency

  • High degree of self-organization and excellent communication skills

  • Operating enterprise software

  • Using browsers and web-based data input and workflow systems

  • Operating/facilitating online meetings (Go To Meeting, WebX, Zoom, etc.)

  • Strong documentation/presentation skills – translating requirements into diagrams and specifications that are easily understood by technical staff as well as business units

  • Capability to translate what business/functional users want/need into stories that developers can understand and act on

  • Soft skills

    • Comfortable leading group sessions – in person and online

      • Ability to keep meetings on track

    • Outstanding attention to detail

    • Good technical writing skills

    • Excellent communication skills

      • Ability to translate information from senior clinical stakeholders all the way to front-line managers

    • Adaptability

      • Ability to adapt to new challenges on a regular basis, and to learn quickly

    • Organizational skills

      • Ability to keep track and recall important pieces of information in a fast-moving environment

Preferred Experience

  • Previous Business Analyst experience, working directly with end users, documenting system requirements, and generating development specifications.

  • Consulting background

  • Previous Huron Portal® experience

  • Agile certification is a plus

What You’ll Do

  • Manage all parties involved in the development effort in order to facilitate a shared understanding of requirements

  • Conduct stakeholder and product owner interviews and requirements workshops to illicit and test new requirements and validate existing requirements

  • Develop and refine user stories through effective requirement gathering, understanding, and clarifying with just enough supporting documentation

  • Specify a variety of requirements from business to detailed software requirements that take various forms, such as stakeholder needs, expected system behavior, wireframe mockups, and process workflows

  • Work with the product owner(s) to prioritize and define appropriate business value metrics for the backlog

  • Identify user story dependencies

  • Analyze business requirements and technical specifications of applications in development to see how they can be developed into testable elements, draft acceptance criteria

  • Support communication between development and product owners

Travel Requirements

  • Periodic travel up to 25% of the time, depending on the needs of the client engagement and stage of the assigned project(s)

Flexibility & Remote Work

At Bad Rabbit, we pride ourselves on being a forward-thinking employer. Most of our team members work from home and set their own hours. However, this position is client facing so it is expected that the Analyst will need to keep more regular business hours. Outside of travel time, it is acceptable for employees to work remotely and set their own schedules.

For this position, working remotely is completely acceptable, but it is mandatory that candidates are based within commuting distance to greater NYC, Philadelphia, or Portland, Oregon as for the first few months it will be important to come into the office for training.

Benefits & Compensation

For a full list of benefits check out our Careers page, but at a glance:

  • Competitive compensation (above industry average)

  • Comprehensive benefits (Health & 401K)

  • Profit sharing scheme

  • Ability to work remotely or on site

To Apply

Make sure you clearly fit the descriptions above (see About You).

You must be authorized to work in the United States and physically able to work in either the Greater New York City area, Philadelphia, or Portland, Oregon. (Some flexibility for the right candidate.)

  • Email us at analyst@badrabbitconsulting.com

  • 2) Include your resume or Linked In

  • 3) Tell us why we are a great fit for each other

  • 4) Keep in mind we want to know who you are as a person; it never hurts to tell us about your hobbies, or more about who you are. For example, we’re dog people, and we appreciate a good sense of humor.

Our Hiring Process

Resume and cover letter review — be sure to cover the requested topics listed above in your cover letter for the most efficient response time.

  • 30 minute phone screen

  • Two one-hour phone interviews

  • A one-hour call where we discuss our day-to-day, talk salary, logistics, and fit

  • A final in-person interview

Please note: Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed. Please read the above information closely for cover letter requirements.