Kforce Business Analyst in Stamford, Connecticut

Kforce has a client seeking a Business Analyst in Stamford, Connecticut (CT).Overview:The client is looking for a Business Analyst who will be the vital link between our product team and our development team by supporting and ensuring the successful application of the Product team's product vision and requirements into our software roadmap and our delivered products. A highly-motivated individual with strong and demonstrated organizational, technical, and analytical problem-solving skills, capable of working independently with minimal supervision, is sought for the Business Analyst role. This is an opportunity to create and develop the business analyst function within a growing company and be a key contributor to the company's success.The ideal candidate for this role will have Business Analyst or product management experience within a dynamic, growing enterprise software company that sells into large organizations. The candidate should have deep experience working with development teams and possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.Responsibilities:

  • Write the company's product specification documents from which the development team will build our software products

  • Assist Chief Product Officer in management of functionality teams by prioritizing and organizing materials for regular business reviews of each group of products

  • Prepare materials required to propose changes to our roadmap and development plan, including financial analysis in Excel

  • Work across departments to ensure all aspects of the product development and delivery process understand the product specifications and operate efficiently; Examples include working with the: Product team to ensure all aspects of the roadmap are properly reflected in the specification documents

  • Development team to ensure they understand product specifications fully, and act as a liaison with the Product team to clear up any misunderstandings and solve any problems that arise

  • Bachelor's degree (MBA or graduate school)

  • 5 years of working experience as a business analyst or product manager for a software and services company selling into businesses -Understands how to write effective product specification documents

  • Knows how a good product management/business analyst relationship functions with a track record of successful product delivery

  • Solid leadership presence and technical proficiency required to interact with an experienced development team

  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, listening skills, and demonstrated ability to understand and influence business leaders and peers to achieve optimal outcomes while building relationship

  • Demonstrated ability to present to senior leadership a clear, concise, and articulated message

  • The proven ability to work in a collaborative team environment with tight deadlines and a flexibility to occasionally work an irregular schedule, as needed

  • Work attributes and traits: Organized & strategic approach to problem-solving

  • Positive attitude with a growth mindset

  • Intellectually curious - agile learner who embraces change and always looks for a better way to accomplish tasks

  • Open minded - pursue the best answer at all times and avoids logical fallacies

  • Self-motivated

  • Decisive

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Must exercise sound business judgment and handle confidential information with sensitivity

  • Deep experience with Excel and PowerPoint and some experience with project management software and bug tracking software

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:120000.00Maximum Compensation:140000.00