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 Business Analyst - Gannett, Virginia, United States

Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Computers - Other
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: xbHIUp42dO4I8nimYtR7tp2ot1b3JJ / Latpro-3787398 
Date posted: Apr-22-2021
State, Zip: Virginia, 22107


Req #15373

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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EnMotive, a Gannett Company, is a full-service event services company offering registration, timing, scoring and a wide range of other endurance event solutions. We work with over 1,000 events per year, using a combination of in-house registration, fundraising and volunteer software as well as industry leading external race timing software. We are looking for passionate, detail-oriented, computer & technology savvy individual with the desire to help grow our eCommerce business and integrate our software solutions to support our mission to becoming the one stop source for endurance and ticketing events. Our application consists of features including customer relationship management, event registrations, ticket registrations, shipping, donations, results, photography, on-site check-in, fundraising, membership and reporting among other uses.

EnMotive is seeking an experienced Business Analyst that will be a part of a growing team working to refine and enhance a suite of consumer-facing applications. You should be comfortable working on projects either as part of a small team, or individually depending on the needs of the project. You should also expect to be working in a fast pace and dynamic environment that is able to shift from one project or business priority to the next as we break down projects into smaller tasks and release frequently.

The Business Analyst will serve as the Scrum Master and use Scrum methodology to perform work that will consist of holding requirements gathering sessions and retrospectives, preparation of agendas and notes, requirement refinements, monthly status reporting, user story writing, system documentation, testing, and supporting the application throughout the development process. Work is expected to be offsite.

Sample Tasks:

Serve as the Scrum Master and lead certain Agile ceremonies

Elicit requirements using any of the following: interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints

Write requirements specifications/User Stories according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely. Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios, where appropriate

Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards

Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements specifying an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements

Participate/Lead user story prioritization and facilitate the negotiation of requirements amongst multiple stakeholders

Identify the current and future-state business processes; define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements

Participating in functionality testing and user acceptance testing of the new system

Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents and work products derived from those documents to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly

Coordinate Business Validation to verify that a set of end-to-end business processes function as intended

Work with the product manager or project sponsor to document the products vision and the projects scope

Identify ways to assist product management in product planning through requirements development and analysis

Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools

Propose new product features and updates

Participate in daily stand-up with team

Meet with business owners and developer regularily

Prepare agendas for meetings and document notes as needed

Acting as a team-lead on assigned projects and assignments; and providing work direction to the developers and other project stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

Three to Five (3-5) years experience Business Analyst or parallel role

A Masters degree substitutes for three years of experience, or a Bachelors degree substitutes for two years, or an Associates degree substitutes for one year

Two (2) engagements lasting more than six (6) months in Business Analyst role

Desired Skills:

Extensive experience with scrum methodology

Extensive experience as scrum master

Extensive experience writing user stories

CSM Certification

Gannett Co., a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details
  • Job Family Business Systems
  • Job Function Technology
  • Pay Type Salary

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