Business Analyst

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Posted On: 9/7/2017
Job Code: 5363_BA
Job Description
The client is developing a next generation product suite which will transform learning in the healthcare space. Reporting to the Lead Delivery Manager we now require a talented Business Analyst to serve as Platform Delivery Coordinator to manage a complex platform that is foundational to multiple products in this innovative teaching and learning environment.
As BA – Platforms & Platform Delivery Coordinator the successful candidate will work closely with the SWE Lead and Platform Architect and will be accountable for scheduling deliverables, interfacing with an array of application development teams, working with the Product Owners from various Education products to suggest simple, maintainable product features which meet/anticipate customer needs, and managing the release of these features and the features of other products on the Platform into production.
This is a high profile position which will give the successful applicant visibility across all aspects of the department, a key role in API development, and by shaping the capabilities of every product will ultimately be transformative to the business.

Key Deliverables:
• Release management across all EdTech products which interface with the platform.
• Writing technical user stories.
• Engages in and helps govern the SDLC processes; upholds and applies Agile methods.
• Act as liaison with other technical teams: partners with software and infrastructure providers to realize strategic goals; addresses aspects of architectural complexity, compatibility and platform diversity.
• Acknowledged as an Agile authority; appraises development and business partners of platform technologies and trends; proactively identifies opportunities for using the platform for realizing business strategy.
• Identifies, compares and recommends technical options provided by the platform.
• Liaises with third party-partners and vendors across and between projects where applicable to ensure systems and integrations remain cohesive and adequately support enterprise wide purpose, reuse, and scalability.
• Produces applicable architectural artifacts (documentation, diagrams, roadmaps, etc).

Preferred Skills:
• Strong hands-on experience with SDLCs
• Experience working with live production environments (and release management)
• Experience of successful project/product completion (ideally involving simultaneous projects)
• Experience managing and scheduling software platforms, distributed systems, or microservices with dependent applications
• Understanding of REST APIs
• A background in Educational technology and/or healthcare and nursing is a plus
• Open source or community experience is a plus
Category:IT  code:new
Job Requirements
Business Analysis, REST API's, Release, Cloud, SDLC, Agile

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Zeeshan Saiyed