Senior Business Systems Analyst - Hadley MA
Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) is the global leader in computer-based testing for information technology, academic, government and professional testing programs around the world. Pearson VUE provides a full suite of services from test development to data management, and delivers exams through the world’s most comprehensive and secure network of test centers in more than 180 countries, where we validate the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year.
The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson offers dynamic teacher licensing and performance assessment solutions. Our custom teacher licensure testing programs are 100 percent aligned to state standards. We also provide a wide variety of teacher licensure testing services such as test development, administration, and scoring. We work in a collaborative environment and are passionate about education.
The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson works with multiple partners, including other Pearson groups, to develop and maintain highly scalable Web applications. These applications share information between Pearson groups, customers, and clients. Development and testing follow the agile methodology.
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).
The Senior Business Analyst is a key facilitator that works closely with internal and external stakeholders, department and program leads, and software development teams who displays a passion for leading and delivering business value through customer experiences, systems analysis and software implementation.
As an integral team member of the IT organization, the Senior Business Analyst serves as a primary liaison between business units and IT, and is responsible for driving necessary business communication. The Senior Business Analyst leads the effort of defining software requirements and ensures that requirements are written unambiguously, clearly and concisely such that they are implementable, understandable, testable and traceable by a software team. The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for evaluating business drivers and technology requirements for assessment products and applications, and defines complex systems strategies and specifications tailored to meet business requirements.
A strong desire to understand current and future business needs at a detailed level is required to be successful in this role. In this capacity, the Senior Analyst is also a leader for change and process improvement.
The Senior Business Analyst will:
Work with business users and stakeholders including management, project managers, client services program teams, and business support staff to:
Additionally, for some projects the Senior Business Analyst may:
Skills and Desired Experience:
Experience with agile software tools such as Rally or Visual Studio Team Services (TFS) preferred.
Location: Hadley, MA (Not remote)#LI-NS #
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-MA-Amherst
Work Locations: US-MA-Hadley-300 Venture Way 300 Venture Way Amherst 01002
Organization: Assessments VUE
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 31, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1807675
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