Business Systems Analyst (6232 )

IT Minnetonka, Minnesota


Position at Taylor Technology Services, Inc (TTS)

Taylor Corporation is looking for energetic, results-oriented individual, who excels in a team-oriented environment as a Business Analyst. In this role your primary responsibility will be to bridge the gap between the business requirements and the technical implementation for Taylor’s Enabling Technology team. You will be flexible and willing to assist across all aspects of product development, support, and deployment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Refine high-level business requirements to user stories / functional requirements capable of being acted on by a software engineer
  • Coordinate with stakeholders across business units to prioritize requirements in release planning.
  • Elicit requirements from internal and external customers using a variety of techniques and documenting these requirements with tools like functional requirements documents, use cases, and workflow diagrams.
  • Develop thorough understanding of users; communicating this understanding to software engineers and incorporating this knowledge into functional requirements.
  • Serve as the conduit between the customer community (internal and external customers) and the software engineering team through which product enhancement requests flow.
  • Establish relationships with key companies to act as the voice of the customer to the product requirements process

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experiencewith agile/scrum development methodologies
  • 8+ years’ experiencedefining functional requirements / user stories
  • Requires Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent experience
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, interfacing with customers, software engineers, internal peers, management, and leadership
  • Work well in team environments
  • Willingness and capability of quickly learning new technologies required for accomplishing project goals
  • Work independently and prioritize multiple competing assignments appropriately to meet deadlines while adjusting to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to operate effectively under conditions of moderate ambiguity
  • Familiarity with the technologies used in Microsoft Development including: MS SQL Server, .NET technologies, and Web-based Systems
  • Expertise (or ability to gain expertise) in e-Commerce and web-to-print technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agile/Scrum team member and/or product owner experience
  • Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) and VersionOne

Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, provides innovative products, technologies and services that focus on the evolving needs – personal and business – of more than half of the Fortune 500 companies and millions of small businesses and consumers around the world. With more than 80 domestic and foreign subsidiaries, Taylor is recognized as one of the top 3 graphics communications companies in North America, delivering what matters most to its customers.

 Taylor Communications is a recognized leader in the healthcare, financial services, retail and industrial markets.  With over a century of expertise and a solutions-driven portfolio, the company helps its customers advance their reputations through improved communication with consumers, patients, employees and other stakeholders.

As a foundation for success, the Taylor Communications Advantage includes our affiliation with Taylor Corporation, one of the largest privately held companies in the U.S., as well as one of the top 3 personalized marketing solutions providers in North America. A forward-thinking organization, our shared values and purpose of creating opportunity and security for our employees is at the core of everything we do. Taylor’s more than 80 affiliated companies with 12,000+ employees are located across North America, Europe, Bulgaria China, India, and the Philippines, and serve over half of the Fortune 500 companies and millions of small businesses  and consumers.