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Business Analyst

Company: Agate Software, Inc.
Location: Okemos
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Agate Software, Inc. is a leader in implementing and maintaining Grant Management Systems for state and local government all across the country. Our software is set up in such a way that our team members utilize the tools within our software to build the state's workflows, processes and forms into a user interface designed to mimic what the state would see on paper.Agate has embarked on an initiative to find new business / diversify our product offering(s) using the current CORE product where applicable, leveraging our current client base where possibleResponsibilitieso Participates in the development and implementation of new products, programs or projects. Provides product/project supporto Likely to require configuring a system capable of being demonstrated to potential clients or implemented upon a saleo Participate in product development workgroupso Coordinate product development workgroups - Lead user acceptance testing of new products - Conduct research as assigned - Liaison with the product team, project teams and customers for both the development and ongoing maintenance of product lines - Develops requirements in support of new product development initiatives - Identifies and documents issues, risks, and opportunities related to requirements - Collaborates closely with internal and external stakeholdersRequirements - Solid understanding of the SDLC - Excellent oral and written communication skills to audiences of all skill levels (i.e. the ability to communicate highly technical information to a non-technical audience) - Must be able to deal with ambiguity, act with minimal supervision, identify the big picture, understand the challenges and act with clarity and a sense of purpose - 5+ years of increasingly responsible career trajectory - Interpersonal and consultative skills - Relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills both verbal and in written form. Ability to influence without direct supervision of stakeholders - Knowledge of Microsoft development platforms - Facilitation skills - Analytical thinking and problem solving - Detail-oriented and capable of delivering a high level of accuracy - Organizational skills - Requirements gathering - Costs benefit analysis - Process modeling - Understanding of networks, databases and other technology - Willing and able to advocate for and execute practices and procedures to ensure first-time quality throughout the SDLC - Self motivated with a passion to continuously learn and grow as both a professional and individual - Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, individuals whom are applying without experience working as a business analyst must have a solid base of experience in the industries listed under the Desired attributes in addition to a Bachelor's degreeDesired - Industry experience working with state and local governments, crime victims, grants, nursing homes, schools, colleges, hospitals, state psychiatric hospitals, etc. - 2 years experience working as a Business AnalystJob Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $85,000.00 per yearBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:
      • Okemos, MI 48864: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:
        • SQL: 1 year (Preferred)Shift availability:
          • Day Shift (Required)Work Location:
            • One locationWork Remotely:
              • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Agate Software, Inc., Lansing , Business Analyst, Professions , Okemos, Michigan

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