Posted on Nov 21, 2020 by The McGraw-Hill Companies
Business Analyst Grade (for internal candidate relevance): 10 Location: New York, NY or Princeton, NJ The Role : The Lead Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to business partners. The focus of this position will be the documentation of business requirements and associated business processes/workflows in support of initiatives and projects. The position will also work extensively with internal and external development resources in knowledge transfer of requirements and insuring understanding of how those requirements are reflected in applications/systems requirements. This position will interact and support both business users and technology and in close partnership with project stakeholders. They will also be a Leader for an Agile Scrum team. Responsibilities: - Gather/analyze/document business requirements leading to the development of a business solution. These are documented in high level requirements documents which then lead to the BRD's. - Support the development of internal workflow design through systems, new and revised procedures and product designs, including the user interface aspect and the development of rules-based analysis for new or existing products. - Support the establishment of new projects by facilitating visioning sessions with business users and producing associated Vision documents. - Develop metrics for quantifying associated business value for assigned projects. - Recognize and communicate the effects and impacts of requested changes to established projects, systems and applications, as needed. - Supports in the identification and management of project scope, and supports status reporting to the Project Leader as needed. - Plan work and guide other BA's to meet project deadlines. - Mediate between developer, Quality Assurance and product owners. Collect requirements from PO, get developed by the developer, get tested with the help of QA and developers and ensure the rollout to production. - Work with the Business to ensure we are delivering the best products for our customers. We will strive to follow best practices and always deliver top customer service. We are going to focus on delivering value at all times. Qualifications: - 8 + years of relevant experience - Standard requirements gathering and analysis - Process Mapping - Functional and Technical Specifications - Data flow diagrams - Requirements Management / Planning (Prioritization, Change Control) - Agile knowledge and practice - Ensuring precise delivery - Knowledge and hands-on experience in SQL and data management Preferred Qualifications - Bachelor's in Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience - Knowledge of Platts products and commodities markets At S & P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S & P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping. S & P Global Platts is a division of S & P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit . S & P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment. If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.