Associate I - Business Analysis

Job Description

  • Job Title Associate I


Role Proficiency:

Analyse the business needs of a client or project and perform Business Analysis activities under constant supervision


  • Work with leads/Seniors in the team to understand the business objective
  • Assist Leads to create software requirements artefacts and deliverables
  • Work with leads/seniors to identify solutions options and validate them in a systematic manner
  • Have a basic understanding of various BA tasks that include but not limited to:· Planning stakeholder engagement· Effective approval process· Creation of usage of Business Analysis information· Components required to prepare for and conduct elicitation· Validating information with stakeholders and communication of information· Components involved in collaboration – both internal and external· Maintenance of requirements and its traceability· Requirements and design prioritization· Evaluation of change impact· Mitigation of negative consequences while moving to desired future state
  • Assist the Leads in eliciting requirements using interviews document analysis requirements workshops and other proven techniques
  • Follow effective requirements practices such as change control process defined by senior BAs
  • Learn about developing process flow diagrams use case current/future state diagrams functional and technical requirements

  • Measures of Outcomes:

  • Business Acumen
  • Assistance in following BA processes
  • Communication effectiveness
  • Internal/external feedback
  • Learning and adoption of BA process and tools
  • Any other relevant trainings undertaken

  • Outputs Expected:

    Business Value:
  • Understanding of business problems

  • Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Good written and verbal communication in and out of the client
    specific to the engagement
  • Ability to articulate the subject matter effectively

  • Requirements Engineering:
  • Be able to pick from a given set of tools
    and/or processes for aligning requirements and design with required assistance from the seniors
  • Be able to at least use one of the prominently used and recommended requirements engineering tool/template in the industry with minimal assistance

  • Solution Evaluation:
  • Be able to work with the seniors in the team to assist with solution evaluation and recommendation of appropriate solution options to business problems

  • Process:
  • Follow processes established by the Lead BA/Project stakeholders as required by the engagement and ensure adherence by the team
  • Assist in Adoption of recommended tools
    and processes to help with effective decision making and approval processes

  • BA artefacts maintenance :
  • Assist in Documentation of the process plus project artefacts
  • Assist in Management and clear communication about project artefacts to the various stakeholder groups

  • Skill Examples:

  • Good analytical organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Good oral/written communication skills
  • Be able to think customer
  • Should be result oriented and be a team player
  • Business Acumen – Ability to quickly learn the area of business under focus
  • Have the basic skills to understand and use the recommended BA tool/technology and process

  • Knowledge Examples:

    General awareness of various BA knowledge areas (recommended by IIBA or any other professional organization for Business Analysis). Have a basic knowledge of and can follow instructions for common techniques
  • Understand the importance of planning stakeholder engagement
  • Understand the importance of having an effective approval process to manage requirements and designs
  • Have an awareness of the need to develop a way in which people can efficiently access and use business analysis information
  • Understand the importance of continually monitoring assessing and improving business analysis performance
  • Have an understanding of the components involved in preparing for elicitation activities and the importance of elicitation with support from senior Bas/PM.
  • Understand the importance of validating information with stakeholders and communicating it to them
  • Understand components involved in managing stakeholder collaboration.
  • Understand the need to ensure that requirements and designs align with one another through traceability
  • Understand importance of maintaining requirements and designs
  • Understand the importance of prioritizing requirements/designs
  • Importance of evaluating the impact of proposed changes to requirements/designs
  • Importance of obtaining agreement on requirements and designs
  • Importance of analyzing the environment associated with the change
  • Importance of determining the conditions required to meet business needs.
  • Importance of avoiding or mitigating negative consequences while transitioning to the future state
  • Understand the importance of change strategy and have an awareness on enterprise readiness assessment
  • Understand the importance of analyzing and refining elicitation results into requirements and designs
  • Understand the importance of ensuring requirements and design specifications meet quality standards
  • Understand the importance of ensuring requirements and designs support delivery of value.
  • Understand the business requirements that the designs are intended to address.
  • Understand the importance of ensuring requirements support one another.
  • Understand the importance of developing design options that achieve the desired future state.
  • Understand the importance of analyzing design options and making an appropriate recommendation
  • Understand the importance of evaluating solution effectiveness
  • Understand the importance of determining the internal and external factors that restrict full realization of the solution’s value
  • Understand the importance of recommending actions to align the factors that create the difference between potential value and actual value
  • Intermediate level knowledge of working with MS Word Excel PowerPoint
  • Basic understanding of Software development life cycle & Methodologies

  • Additional Comments:

    Associate Business Analyst UST Global® is looking for a Associate Business Analyst with excellent written and verbal communication skills. As a Associate Business Analyst at UST Global, this is your opportunity to Discuss and elucidate business requirements, after discussing with business users Knowledge of Requirements Analysis and Management processes: Suggest solutions and discuss pross/cones and help customer finalize an approachPrepare User Story with proper acceptance criteria and with sufficient detailsSupport the QA team in User Acceptance testingGood communication and analytical skills For this role, we value: Ability to identify business functional and non-functional requirementsClarity on US Healthcare domain process.Awareness on Payor Platforms / Claims Processing engine / platform and its functionality so that feature mapping is effective Education/Experience Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. A Master’s degree in a related field is an added plus1-2 years of experience in Business Analyst roleHealthcare experience preferred but not mandatory


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