IT Business Analyst

US-CA-San Diego |

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Job Description

This position can be hired in any of the following markets; San Diego or Dallas-Fort Worth
We are the technology that powers activities, helping over 47,000 activity organizers automate, simplify and grow their business through rich data and insights. With over a decade of experience building the world’s leading registration platform, our SaaS products are changing the way the world gets active.
We are a company of passionate people that are focused on results, committed to excellence and fueled by challenge. We celebrate a culture of winning, high-performance and accountability. Our team members embrace a work-hard/play-hard mentality and bring their passion, dedication and creativity each and every day. Together, we are making the world a more active place.
As a core member of the product management team, this technical business analyst position involves working closely with the product directors, business and software development teams to identify and define requirements to meet internal and external client expectations. 
Applicants must have experience analyzing and documenting software requirements as well as knowledge of order management/processing software, retail management solutions or cash register software
Main Responsibilities
  • Translate high level objectives provided by Software Product Management and external clients into testable, measurable functional specifications
  • Research and document functional requirements, integrating multiple sources
  • Take software product feature ownership and manage full life cycle of the requirement
  • Produce and maintain product backlog and participate in or drive sprint planning where appropriate
  • Analyze and document user workflows
  • Develop use cases, demonstrating how each class of user interacts with each system function
  • Assist with the prioritization of initial feature development and ongoing change requests
  • Ensure application interfaces address human factor design considerations
  • Assist the Quality Assurance group with execution of systematic and ad-hoc test cases. Log failures so that QA Analysts may follow up to ensure resolution
  • Manage/update/communicate evolving requirements documents through complete project life cycle
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with all levels of leadership including Clients, Product Management, Development, UX, QA, and Support


Skills & Requirements

  • 1-3 years’ experience in a Business Analyst role working specifically with enterprise software products
  • Expert knowledge of the Software Development (SDLC) and/or Product Development Life-Cycle (PDLC)
  • Must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Experience in requirement management, including requirements gathering, analysis, and specification documentation 
  • Ability to assume intellectual ownership and possess strong attention to details and commitment to delivering quality product
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and synthesize cross-functional input in a team/collaborative environment
  • Database and service level API experience is required
  • Experience in agile software development and web product design is required
  • Understanding the mechanics of order processing is required
Perks and Benefits
  • Great work environment.
  • Competitive compensation, 3 weeks’ vacation + benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision and Group RRSP contributions 
  • ACTIVEx, our award winning employee participation program, will help you grow personally
  • ACTIVEu, thousands of online courses available 24x7, will help you grow professionally
  • Our ACTIVE Advantage program will help you save on activities, gear and travel
ACTIVE Network is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer