Business Analyst Manager (Remote)

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Posted 7 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Be a Part of our Team! Join a working family that is dedicated to the mission of the work we do!
Teaching Strategies is an innovative edtech organization focused on connecting teachers, children, and families. As front runners in the early childhood education market, we build dynamic, top-quality digital products that integrate all of the essential elements of a high-quality solution: curriculum, assessment, professional development, and family engagement. We are building a team of results-oriented individuals who will thrive in a collaborative, work-hard/play-hard culture. We pride ourselves on the impact we have on the early childhood field through supporting teachers who are doing the most important work there is, teaching children to become creative, confident thinkers.
Position Overview
This individual will manage and oversee a team of Business Analysts to ensure that elicitation, development and documentation of business and technical requirements for the Teaching Strategies product development teams is conducted according to process and ensuring quality of the requirements. This position will have a close interaction with product group, software development, delivery and support teams, ensuring that all system requirements are clearly documented and communicated. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience working on SaaS products within a fast-moving organization operating on complex, high transaction enterprise systems.
Specific Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee direct reports
    • Approve timesheets
    • Conduct regular team meetings and 1:1s with each BA
    • Conduct Performance Evaluations
    • Establish annual goals, career path progression, and compensation
  • Up to 10% of time contributing as a systems analyst
  • Managing a team of approximately 10-15 Business Analysts and contractors
  • Ensuring documentation of business and technical requirements are conducted following appropriate templates and process and are of high quality
  • Collaborating with Directors, product group and other key stakeholders to ensure the process and deliverables meets the needs of all involved
  • Ensuring internal and external facing documentation is accurate
  • Supporting the go-to-market process and deliverables
  • Supporting software and QA engineers to ensure that requirements are clearly understood and properly implemented
  • Training and mentoring Business Analysts
Manage Business Analysts that are responsible for:
  • Eliciting business requirements using document analysis, JAD sessions, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, and workflow analysis
  • Assessing As-Is and To-Be processes and document gaps and work with product group to determine solutions
  • Developing business and technical requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language
  • Providing and support development of work estimates
  • Developing clear, concise and well-organized system documentation
  • Developing clear and concise stories with well-defined acceptance criteria, examples, and wireframes
  • Working with UI/UX engineers to support the development of high fidelity mockups
  • Working with engineers and development leads to document technical requirements
  • Working with QA to support the development of test cases
Qualifications:
Required:
  • Work experience supporting SaaS enterprise products
  • 5+ years as a business or systems analyst for a software company
  • 5+ years in a management position with at least 5 direct reports
  • BS in Computer Science, Business, Information Management or relevant industry experience is required
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Background working with complex business systems and integration projects
  • In-depth understanding of the software development life cycle
Desired:
  • Hands-on experience with Atlassian Tools (JIRA, Confluence) or comparable Agile suite
  • Product Management experience preferred or working directly with a Product team
Why Teaching Strategies
At Teaching Strategies, our solutions and services are only as strong as the teams that create them. By bringing passion, dedication, and creativity to your job every day, there's no telling what you can do and where you can go! We provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, flexible work schedules, opportunities to engage with co-workers, access to career advancement and professional development opportunities, and the chance to make a difference in the communities we serve.
Let's open the door to your career at Teaching Strategies!
Some additional benefits & perks while working with Teaching Strategies
Teaching Strategies offers our employees a robust suite of benefits and other perks which include:
  • Flexible working environment
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Company-sponsored events
  • Professional development and growth opportunities
  • Tuition assistance
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for spouses, domestic partners, and children
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts with employer contributions
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Company-sponsored life, short and long term disability insurance
  • Voluntary life and critical illness insurance
  • Paid parental leave programs
Teaching Strategies, LLC is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer of Minorities, all Genders, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities