Business Analyst Job Description

The business analyst is responsible for creating, analyzing, and presenting solutions. A business analyst is responsible for reviewing and analyzing business requirements, identifying and documenting business processes, and designing technology solutions to meet those needs.

Business analysts develop extensive business analyses, budget and forecast, plan and monitor, analyse variance, price, report, and define stakeholder business requirements.

The business analyst role spans operational, project, enterprise, and competitive functions. Each of these areas of business analysis has a significant impact on business performance and helps improve profitability and efficiency across all business operations.

A business analyst (BA) is a person who processes, interprets and documents business processes, products, services and software through analysis of data. A business analyst's knowledge of information technology and business function promotes corporate efficiency.

Updated on:     
September 18, 2022

Job Brief

We're looking for a Business Analyst to join our team. As a Business Analyst, you will be responsible for analyzing data and requirements to help improve our products and services. You will also be working closely with our development and QA teams to ensure that our products meet customer expectations. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for data analysis and problem solving, then we want to hear from you!

Business Analyst Duities

  • Provide guidance in the definition, analysis, design, and documentation of business processes and systems
  • Provide IT support for technology projects and systems projects
  • Research and develop new information technology solutions and improvement
  • Provide programming support for technological/systems solutions
  • Decide and implement appropriate data communication networks, databases, and any other hardware/software necessary for the implementation of the organization’s technology systems
  • Provide technical leadership, support, and technical expertise
  • Problem-solving Perform other duties as assigned

Business Analyst Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and leverage detailed geographic information databases, including digital orthophotos and orthovectors, geological and surface data, GIS feature information, and map data
  • Manage and develop projects using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Maintain and leverage spatial, attribute, and data quality data
  • Conduct spatial database analysis, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Perform geospatial data visualization, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Perform spatial data analysis, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine\
  • Perform spatial data management, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Conduct geospatial analysis, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Perform geospatial data management, using ArcGIS and ArcGIS Engine
  • Develop and implement GIS data collection, management, and integration processes

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Requirements And Skills

  • Entry Certificate in Business Analysis (ECBA)
  • Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics, finance, or related field
  • 3+ years’ project management experience
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management

[Company Name] Equal Opportunity Employer. We're committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, We're committed to building an inclusive team"

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the most important basic skills of a business analyst?

  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Facilitation, and interpersonal and consultative skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Being detail-oriented and capable of delivering high level accuracy
  • Organizational skills
  • Knowledge of business structure
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Requirements engineering
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Processes modelling
  • Understanding of networks, databases and other technology

What does a business analyst do?

Business analysts analyze recent and past business data with the main goal of improving organizational decision-making procedures.

What is a business analyst called?

Job titles for business analysis practitioners include not only business analyst, but also business systems analyst, systems analyst, requirements engineer, process analyst, product manager, product owner, enterprise analyst, business architect, management consultant, business intelligence analyst, and data scientist.

What are business analyst's main responsibilities?

  • Analyzing and assessing an organization's present business procedures to find room for improvement.
  • Upgrading systems by researching and analyzing new IT developments and current business processes.
  • Presenting concepts and discoveries in sessions.
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