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Business Analyst


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Req ID:  1952
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




At Ellucian, we’re motivated by a mission. Higher education is facing profound change. Shifting demographics and cultural perceptions, combined with declining support and rising expectations, are forcing colleges to do more with less. That’s where we come in. As true believers in the power of education to transform lives, we’re dedicated to helping all our customers thrive—not just survive—in these challenging times by transforming their institutions from the traditional paper-based colleges of yesterday to the agile, connected campuses of today. From cloud solutions built on world-class infrastructure to powerful analytics that drive successful planning, we lead the industry in building enterprise-class solutions tailored to institutions around the world.

Our passion and commitment for learning and continuous improvement drive us internally, too. From professional development to flexibility and work-life balance, we give our global employees the tools they need to succeed so we can all grow together.




Job Responsibilities & Requirements


  • Developing product requirements and user stories for the product using document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, competitive product analysis, task, and a workflow analysis.
  • Proactively communicating and collaborating with external and internal customers to analyze functional requirements while delivering the following artifacts as needed; user stories, use cases, storyboards/wireframes, test scenarios, etc.
  • Working with development and QA staff, sharing functional knowledge and explaining requirements, to implement and test defect corrections and enhancements for existing and proposed software solutions.
  • Assisting in testing existing and proposed software solutions.
  • Interaction with product mangers on a regular basis and coming up with product backlogs.
  • Taking a leading role in sprint ceremonies like backlog grooming and sprint planning.
  • Assisting with the development of customer-focused documentation.
  • Analyze and review business and functional requirements and create functional specifications.
  • Define systems capabilities to deliver products that meet the client's needs.
  • Works as a liaison among various stakeholders (product management and development) to understand the structure, policies, and operations of an organization and to recommend solutions to enable the organization to achieve its goals.


Required Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • Minimum of 2+ years’ working as a Business Analyst for business analytics/data warehousing solutions.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce, Jira and Confluence.
  • Takes a logical, analytical approach and innovative approach to problem-solving and has an eye for detail.
  • Experience working in Agile Scrum teams.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases, data modeling and SQL/PL SQL.
  • Strong team player, able to work effectively within a team and teams across the organization.
  • Experience in writing stories for Epics keeping in mind the regulatory and integration dependencies.
  • Requirements gathering via use cases or user stories with acceptance criteria and experience in writing user stories.
  • Taking ownership of day to day deliverables and bringing it to a logical conclusion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and strong teamwork relationships.
  • Ability to work with a fast-paced high performing team built around the culture of trust and candor.


Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience


  • Functional knowledge of the Higher Education Domain is a plus.
  • Experience of version management tools like GitHub/Bitbucket.

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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