Technical Business Analyst - Web - Contract- US

East Brunswick, NJ

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Candidate applying for the role

Thorium Digital is a growing digital agency that has provided services to clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies. We are comprised of self-motivated, professionally sharp and team work oriented individuals. We are looking to expand our team in East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. You will be working in a collaborative and flat structured working environment where there are plenty of opportunities to learn and grow with us. We also offer flexible summer hours year-round.

The Technical Business Analyst is responsible for coordinating with the development team to deliver projects on-time and on-budget.  This individual needs to be driven, willing to learn and is not afraid of taking responsibilities.

This is a remote contract position. The individual will have first-hand opportunity to learn and grow together with the firm.  Must be able to work independently.  You may be required to come into the office on a needed basis.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for eliciting, analyzing, and documenting clear and actionable user requirements to drive optimal system and process solutions.
  • Coordinates cross-functional teams and manages project timelines to ensure timely and successful solution delivery.
  • Ensures system and process solutions meet user requirements through meticulous quality assurance and comprehensive testing plan.
  • Collaborates and coordinates on required testing/validation of system modifications, including creating test cases as needed.
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported, analyzed and resolved in a timely manner, and determines if escalation is required while retaining ownership throughout.
  • Complete documentation for project development efforts (including use cases, requirements, test plans, and process maps) and work closely with development team and business teams to ensure successful implementation.
  • Decompose high-level information into details and abstract up from low-level information to resolve solution vs. requirements conflicts.
  • Proactively researches emerging technologies to stay ahead of industry trends and drive innovation.
  • Research new technology.

Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science.
  • 2-5 years of Technology Analyst/Business Systems Analyst experience.
  • 1-3 years of SDLC experience.
  • 1-3 years of web experience.
  • Excellent communication, technical, analytical and problem-solving skills with a sense of urgency and commitment to accuracy and the ability to handle ambiguity.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and a desire to work in a challenging position.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Expertise creating Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and Visio flowcharts as needed to support the project.
  • Authorized to work in US without sponsorship.
  • Sponsorship is not available.
  • Not a data analyst position.

Preferred qualifications

  • Minimum of 6 months of web coding experience on a project.
  • Have a passion for technology.
  • Experience with JIRA, web and mobile related technologies, ReactJS, Java, PHP, .NET, SQL, HTML, CSS and JavaScript preferred.
  • Knowledge of front-end frameworks(i.e. Nextjs) and experience working with responsive and adaptive designs.
  • Understanding of major cloud services and technologies (e.g., AWS, Docker).
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices and Accessibility (WCAG 2.1 AA).
  • Big Consulting, Vercel, and Contentful experience is a plus.