21 days old

Business Analyst

Dun & Bradstreet
Short Hills, NJ 07078
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Why We Work at Dun & Bradstreet

We are at a transformational moment in our company journey - and were so excited about it. Each day, we are finding new ways to strengthen our award-winning culture, and to accelerate creativity, innovation and growth. Our purpose is to help customers improve business performance with Dun & Bradstreets Data Cloud and Live Business Identity, and were wildly passionate and committed to this purpose. So, if youre looking to make an immediate impact at a company that welcomes bold and diverse thinking, come join us!


The Business Analyst is a crucial role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between Business need and Technology delivery in an Agile development environment.


  • Work with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to understand requirements translating the business needs into user stories that can be understood by the software engineers and quality assurance engineers.
  • Produce timely and high quality artifacts related work products including, process flows, mock-ups and wireframes.
  • Ensure user stories meet the business objectives of the stakeholders
  • Prioritize the product backlog to align with the product vision and priorities.
  • Participate in user story reviews with the software engineering scrum team
  • Ability to agree on effective acceptance criteria in collaboration with product owner
  • Participate in sprint planning to answer questions from the software engineering team and understand the implementation of the user stories
  • Participate in sprint reviews of software produced during the sprint to ensure the requirements were interpreted correctly
  • Assist in the user interface design of the software products
  • Participate in testing of the software produced during the sprint in order to verify the work product meets the business objectives, as well as documenting any defects or issues.
  • Define non-functional product requirements for the software engineering team and stakeholders
  • Manage changes to requirements or scope creep through effective change management processes
  • Serve as key liaison to other departments that have specific business functions.
  • Answer questions and clarify requirements for projects and enhancements during the estimation process.
  • Become deeply immersed and knowledgeable about core business functions, processes and workflows associated with assigned business areas and projects.
  • Understand the relationships, dependencies and impact of neighboring business functions.
  • Understand core systems, applications and technical platforms.
  • Evolve into a subject-matter expert who can easily liaise between IT and other departments.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience as a business analyst with some experience in software development.
  • Experience planning, facilitating, eliciting, documenting and managing business, functional and technical requirements.
  • Working knowledge of a variety of technologies and platforms
  • Expertise in modeling / mapping as-is and to-be business processes.
  • Experience with both Agile / Lean methodologies and traditional Waterfall SDLC.
  • Experience with working in agile teams using SCRUM and KANBAN delivery process frameworks
  • Experienced in test planning, test case development and execution.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Office and Visio.
  • Ability to manage activities and tasks under time constraints.
  • Ability to effectively interface with staff at all levels.
  • Exceptional communication, teamwork and influencing skills that foster a collaborative and continuous-improvement environment.
  • Excellent facilitation and organizational skills.
  • Strong critical / analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • High energy level, adaptive and a strong team player with a good work ethic.
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus.


  • Collaboration - works effectively as a team whether as part of a department or virtual project team; assists team and fulfills obligations
  • Influence - influences team and peers internally; influences customers at the required level or understands when to invite other influencers to fulfill a specific role
  • Business skills - selects appropriately from applicable standards, methods, tools and applications; plans, schedules, and monitors work to meet time and quality targets in accordance with relevant procedures
  • Personal drive and motivation - demonstrates a passion setting high standards for self and others; committed to the value of own role and continual personal development

Dun & Bradstreet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, genetic information, protected military and veteran status, ancestry, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics) or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dun & Bradstreet and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your requesttoTalentAcquisitionTeam@dnb.com.Determinationon requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that all Dun & Bradstreet job postings can be found at https://dnb.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers and all communication from Dun & Bradstreet will come from an email address ending in @dnb.com.

Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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