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Business Analyst in Overland Park, KS at Lansing Trade Group

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Lansing’s Business Analyst is a critical partner in the innovative approaches to Commodity Trading that has made Lansing a leader in the industry.  To maintain and grow our competitive advantages, the Business Analyst works with their internal customers to learn, advocate, solve, coordinate and facilitate the execution of software improvements between the software users and our internal development team.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct planning sessions with software users to understand what they need and how system adjustments could make their lives easier
  • Identify and map process improvements
  • Coordinate and lead meetings with developers and software users to confirm and document all requirements
  • Act as a liaison between the developers and software users during development
  • Validate and test software solutions
  • Organize deployment and educate users on new functionality

 

Skills:

A successful candidate in this position will:

  • Enjoy continuous learning opportunities, taking on difficult challenges and advocating for innovative solutions. You love business process efficiency and making things better.
  • Be able to manage through ambiguity and won’t get flustered easily. If you don’t know the answer you’ll dig until you find it. You think on your feet and learn quickly.
  • Like helping people, builds relationships quickly and can mediate differing points of view.
  • Pay attention to the details, stays focused and has excellent follow through.
  • Communicate clearly and can tailor your message according to your audience to get your point across.

 

Education and Experience:

  • 2+ years of prior Business Analyst experience acting as a liaison between system users and developers is required
  • 4-year degree in Technology, Business or another related field is required
  • In-depth knowledge of software life-cycle concepts, along with familiarity with business applications is highly preferred.

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