Stand Together

  • Business Analyst

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/8/2019 6:22 PM)
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  • Overview

    We are seeking a highly motivated, outcome focused, and like-minded individual to join our community. As a Business Analyst, you will work directly with business stakeholders across multiple departments, internal Product Managers, and developers to deliver high-value business solutions in a fast-paced Agile environment. A person with an inclination and aptitude to solve business problems by applying technical solutions would be ideal.   



    Your Responsibilities Include

    •  Work with Product Management to understand business objectives and system requirements, and then organize them into an Agile/Scrum framework to capture the features of a project or request
    • Manage Scrum events (Sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives) and ensure the development team is focused and align with business objectives and the Product Roadmap 
    • Work with developers to understand solution feasibility, conduct alternatives (build/buy/partner) analysis, and make recommendations to inform trade-off decision making 
    • Participate in key meetings with community partners including requirement sessions, system demos, user acceptance testing, gathering user feedback, and end-user training 
    • Work with Product Managers and business leads to help track inter project dependencies and seek out risk/issues that will hinder delivery or impact a project 
    • Gather and analyze data from multiple data sources including user feedback, Salesforce, and Jira 
    • Develop end-user documentation and training material for understanding
    • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria  
    • Conduct analyses on workflows and processes by building reports in Salesforce and Jira 
    • Stay up-to-date the latest best practices and upcoming feature releases of Salesforce 


    Knowledge and Skills You Bring to the Organization

    • 1-3 years of experience with a focus in Salesforce 
    • Experience using Salesforce or similar CRM Products to develop business solutions 
    • Knowledge and application of Agile (Scrum and/or Kanban) 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio 
    • Strong presentation, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills 
    • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to quickly ramp up with new clients, their business needs, and technologies 
    • Proven ability leveraging analytical and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced environment 
    • Drive and desire to learn and grow both technical and functional skill sets 


    Standout Candidates May Also Bring

    • Salesforce Admin Certification
    • Consulting Cloud Certification (Sales, Service or Community) 
    • Experience using Jira and Confluence 
    • Experience with APIs 


    About Us



    We are excited to announce that our philanthropic community will now be known as Stand Together – a name that defines who we are, what we do, and why. It’s also a call to action: we invite anyone who shares our optimism for the future to stand together to help every person rise.


    We work with: Nonprofit leaders at over 100 community-based groups. Over 700 of the country’s most effective business leaders and philanthropists. Over 1,000 professors at 350 universities. Tens of thousands of K-12 teachers. And millions of grassroots activists in 35 states. We’ve united to move toward a society where people succeed by helping others, so that everyone has the opportunity to realize their extraordinary potential.



    Our Values


    Working at Stand Together is different from many other organizations. We have a relentless commitment to a culture based on a business philosophy called Market Based Management® (MBM®). Informed by the principles that allow a free and open society to flourish, MBM® prepares individuals to innovate, improve, and transform while fostering a healthy, growing organization that creates long-term value for its clients and supporters and fulfillment for its employees. 


    We believe that diversity in experiences, perspectives, knowledge and ideas fuels creativity, broadens knowledge, and helps drive success. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to treat all employees and applicants with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. We welcome all qualified applicants regardless of color,?race, religion, religious creed, sex, gender or gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy (including medical needs which may arise from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), military and veteran status, genetic information, marital or familial status, political affiliation, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. 


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