Business Analyst

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Make your living making a difference TrueBlue, Inc. is the nation's leading provider of industrial staffing and outsourced workforce solutions. Publicly traded since 1995, the company provides work opportunities to over half million people through firms such as:  Centerline, CLP Resources, HRX, Labor Ready, PeopleScout, PlaneTechs, Spartan Staffing, Staff Management, and StudentScout.   As a Business Analyst You will partner with Project Managers and internal customers to identify evaluate and develop systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements. You will be the liaison between the business and IT, translating business requirements into functions, design specifications and coordinate with in house and third party development, user acceptance testing and provide analysis of production variances to designed systems.   What you’ll do Evaluate customer business needs; partnering with the business owners and working with Project Management. Identifies problems, proposes solutions, and documents impact of the proposed solution on TrueBlue business owners and shareholders. Translate business objectives into system requirements. Designs details of automated systems. Proposes business process changes where needed. Document the business requirements and acquires business owner approval.  Document Functional Requirements Specifications (FRS) for use by development staff. Coordinate with in-house and 3 rd party development groups on project scope, objectives, and value-added propositions. Liaise with customers during the project lifecycle. Participates in SCRUM development cycles as the voice of the customer. Manages UAT lifecycle with users and QA for design walkthroughs, UTD / UAT cycles, and coordination / resolution of defects and system changes. Assists with production issue root cause analysis and reproduction of system defects. Lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues. Assists with development and testing of training materials.   What you bring to the table Bachelor’s Degree in related field; or 5 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) preferred . Knowledge of the overall requirements generation process, requirements documentation, and requirements feasibility and reliability. Experience with process analysis tools and techniques. Business domain knowledge; ability to work with business on prioritization, ranking requirements and traceability of requirements. Experience with MS Project, MS Project Server, or related tools. Experience with ERP, CRM, Accounting / Payroll systems a plus. Experience with Appian Business Process Modeling Ability to manage multiple complex projects independently, and meet deadlines under pressure.   As a TrueBlue employee you can Make a difference in other peoples’ lives. Be a part of a dynamic and diverse team. Be recognized for your contributions. Grow and develop personally and professionally. At TrueBlue we believe in creating limitless possibilities for employees, workers and customers. We are in the opportunity business. We are guided by our values: Be true, be passionate, be responsible, be creative and be respectful. TrueBlue employs approximately 4500 professionals and provides a competitive compensation and benefits package including:  Company-matching 401(k); Employee Stock Purchase Program; Tuition Reimbursement; College Savings Fund; and comprehensive Health Insurance including Medical/Dental/Vision.  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.