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Business Analyst/User Researcher

By February 10, 2017 No Comments

Job Description:

SemanticBits is looking for a seasoned Business Analyst/User Researcher to gather, document and analyze requirements for developing and delivery digital health services using a Scrum-based agile software development methodology. You will be working with an empowered and engaged Product Owner on a mission critical software product. You will be part of highly talented, dynamic development team that will be using a set of modern technologies (AngularJS, Node.js, RoR, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, etc.), human-centered design, and DevOps approaches.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct user research, draft user stories and meet with users to validate and enhance them
  • Create wireframes for the user stories and review them with users and gather feedback
  • Collaborate with Visual/UI designer during the usability testing sessions and add/update stories based on user response
  • Breakdown the roadmap into epics and group user stories under them
  • Work with the product owner, Scrum Master, customers and developers to write user stories which are independent, negotiable, valuable, estimable, small and testable
  • Responsible for ensuring user stories include validation criteria which reasonably covers all areas necessary for complete testing of the new functionality
  • Act as an interface and customer advocate to ensure customer, stakeholder and user needs are being addressed
  • Collaborate with and support developers during their design and development efforts to provide support for their analysis of the story
  • Provide additional support and guidance to clients during the implementation phase to include development of training resources
  • Participate as a member of the Development team
  • Validate that product deliveries meet customer requirements and drive product demos
  • Improve and expand knowledge and skill sets with regard to current trends and changes in software development industry and be up to date with latest design trends
  • Proactively contribute to the quality of the product by seeking and proposing new or alternative approaches to address the requirements
  • Participate in Spring Planning, Sprint Reviews, Scrum Meetings and other agile activities

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience playing the Business Analyst/User Researcher role for at least six (6) years for software development team
  • BS in Computer Science or related field is required
  • Expertise with JIRA, Confluence and the rest of the Atlassian suite
  • Expertise in creating wireframes using Balsamiq
  • Experience in Human Centered Design approach for developing digital services
  • Excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Experience with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) or Health Care Industry is a plus
  • Certified Product Owner a Plus
  • Knowledge in Provider enrollment workflows in Medicare/Medicaid is desired

About SemanticBits

SemanticBits designs and develops software for the health and life sciences industry. We have domain expertise in biomedicine and understand the challenges that medical professionals face when managing and sharing data. And, we have the technical skills to create sophisticated semantic-based systems that are easy to use. Our company is run by software engineers, and we know how to build software that works.  Software developed by SemanticBits helps in conducting clinical trials across the country that are helping save lives every day.  Our software is being used to help decide treatments using genomic data.  Our software is making a difference.  We are agile, driven, and foster creativity.  We have long-term projects and low employee turnover rate. SemanticBits hires people interested in opportunities that go beyond mere job descriptions. Our employees work in a dynamic environment because we respect the talents of every member of our team and encourage creative solutions. We believe in what we are doing —- helping in the fight to cure diseases — and we hire people who are passionate about taking this challenge head on.

SemanticBits is a company that continues to grow not only in its size, but even more so in its professional reputation and prestige. We take pride in our close-knit team of highly talented individuals who work with cutting-edge technologies to find new solutions that address complicated problems in the health and life sciences domain. Our company offers an open work environment that encourages thinking aloud and communicating freely. At SemanticBits, there is no big corporate hierarchy; we, as a team, work together to achieve our goals. We foster a warm and friendly environment with regular happy hours, free coffee and snacks, and monthly brown-bag sessions.

Salary & Benefits

  • Generous base salary
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • Excellent health benefits program (Medical, dental and vision)
  • Education and conference reimbursement
  • 401k retirement plan. We contribute 3% of base salary irrespective of employee’s contribution
  • 100% paid short-term and long-term disability
  • 100% paid life insurance
  • FSA
  • Casual working environment
  • Flexible working hours

SemanticBits, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and embraces workplace diversity.

Are you interested in working with us? If so, please e-mail your resume to jobadmin@semanticbits.com with a cover letter that gives us a bit of insight in your background, your professional expertise, and why you would like to join our team.

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