Job Description

The Product Business Analyst analyzes business needs by acting as a liaison between Business Process Owners/Stakeholders and the IT Software Development Group in order to help identify business requirements and recommends competent solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Consult with Product Managers and business stakeholders to gather information about system needs, objectives, functions, and features 
  • Ability to analyze and understand customer needs with the ability to translate those needs into user stories 
  • Understand dependencies across the product platform to ensure collaboration and mitigate downstream impact 
  • Consult with Product Managers and Developers to manage projects from initiation to successful production implementation 
  • Write and maintain business requirements, functional specifications and testing plans
  • Work with Developers and Technology Architecture teams to analyze and estimate feasibility, costs, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs
  • Fulfill the role of Scrum Master: schedule and conduct Scrum meetings (Daily Standup, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, Sprint Retrospective, Sprint Demo, etc.); manage commitments and scope of work for the engineering team; assist the team in implementing Scrum processes and continuous improvement; identity and facilitate removal of roadblocks for the team. 
  • Research and evaluate possible 3rd party software and hardware to assist in programming/developing solutions
  • Monitor performance and adoption of programs and systems after implementation 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Information Systems, Business Management, Computer Science, or in a related field 
  • 2-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Experience or functional knowledge of user stories or similar technical writing 
  • Functional knowledge of Agile/Scrum software development methodology
  • Preference will be given to those with experience related to Software Development Lifecycle Tools such as JIRA, Rally, or TFS
  • Experience with Office 365

We pride ourselves on hiring top talent and provide the following benefits and more:

  • Well defined career paths
  • Great work/life balance
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, and Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • 401K with company match after 90 days of service
  • Holiday pay and paid time off
  • Extensive wellness program and various employee discount programs
  • Personal health advocate
  • On-site fitness center
  • Free soda, coffee, and snacks all day every day and much, much more!

If you are a current Extra Space employee, please apply through the "Find Internal Career Openings" in Workday.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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