Wayside Publishing is seeking an experienced Business Analyst to join our growing team in Freeport, ME. The BA is a foundational member of our Product Development team and is a facilitator who works closely with internal and external Stakeholders, Project Managers, Product Owners, and Software Development team members to support our custom Learning Management System (the Learning Site) and other internal business tools. As the BA, you will drive the identification of business and technical requirements and the creation of needed documentation. This successful team member must possess a strong technical background and a strong desire to understand current and future business needs at a detailed level.
BAs are integral members within our Agile Software Development team responsible for leading both the definition of software requirements, and ensuring those requirements are accurately developed. BAs act as the bridge between project stakeholders and the software team, driving both the business requirements and functional specifications. BAs must create requirements that are written unambiguously, clearly, and concisely such that they are understandable, implementable, and testable by our software development team. This role accomplishes these tasks through defining a product backlog in partnership with the product owner, pioneering efforts to create user stories, system models, and lead story mapping exercises.
Wayside Publishing is a progressive developer of world language programs, resources and materials for middle and high schools across the United States. We partner with educators to craft transformative texts and digital tools that engage students and foster successful communication and understanding across cultures. If you seek a varied and fast-paced environment and possess a strong mix of applicable skills, we’d like to hear from you!
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Wayside Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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