Business Analyst

Computers/Software Birmingham, Michigan


Description

Shift Digital is the leader in digital marketing program optimization. Established in 2008 and headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan, our comprehensive solutions help national brands and their local retailers measure, manage, and improve the performance of their digital marketing and sales initiatives.  Shift Digital provides a unique culture of consulting, collaboration, speed, and innovation while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our organization.

Shift Digital offers top-of-the-line medical, dental, and vision benefits including a 100% company sponsored medical plan, generous paid vacation time, 401k with match, awesome company events and a free gym membership!

We are looking to hire a Business Analyst to join our Software Delivery team located in Birmingham, MI. You will be a member of a team that is responsible for building the software we provide to our clients. We’re looking for someone who is a problem-solver, an analyzer, is eager to build their technical prowess, and is fascinated with the software development process.   

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with software development and aspire to work on a technical team
  • Desire to understand connections between frontend and backend technical processes
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Can independently create queries in SQL
  • Confidence in communicating with technical and non-technical audiences at all levels of an organization
  • Analytically minded and possess strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Able to identify tasks and manage a multi-streamed workload independently
  • Competency working with Excel and other Microsoft Office products; Visio experience a bonus
  • At least 2 years prior experience in a technical role or software QA preferred
  • Experience working with application web services preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Bachelor of Science preferred

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Act as a liaison between business and technical teams
  • Participate in requirements gathering efforts with internal and external stakeholders
  • Translate business processes and requests into written technical specifications
  • Write user stories and product defect reports using recommended processes and guidelines
  • Create technical diagrams and wireframes
  • Disseminate requirements to software developers through design and functional meetings, and during implementation
  • Create and modify SQL queries to conduct analysis of product functionality
  • Develop acceptance criteria and perform primary testing of changes
  • Communicate with project managers as development progresses
  • Maintain internal technical product documentation
EOE