Job Description

At Extra Space Storage, if it matters to you, it matters to us! It is a really exciting time to be at Extra Space Storage! We got our start in 1977. Today we are a New York Stock Exchange-traded company leading the self-storage industry in more ways than one. But in order to maintain this lead, we need exceptionally motivated, capable, and driven people like you. We offer a fast-paced collaborative environment where each of us directly contributes to the company’s success. Come join us and find out why so many of our employees recommend Extra Space Storage as a great place to work.

At Extra Space, Business Analysis is the practice of enabling change in the enterprise by defining needs and analyzing potential and effectiveness of products/solutions that deliver value to stakeholders. Business Analysis enables the company to articulate needs and the rationale for change, and to design and describe solutions that can deliver value.

Business Analysts are responsible for discovering, synthesizing, and analyzing information from a variety of sources within an enterprise, including tools, processes, documentation, and stakeholders. The Business Analyst is responsible for understanding and expressing the actual needs of stakeholders- which frequently involves investigating and clarifying their expressed desires- in order to determine underlying issues and causes. Business Analysts play a role in aligning the designed and delivered solutions with the needs of stakeholders. Within the Product team, the analyst works very closely with Product Manager(s), and as a liaison between business Process Owners/Stakeholders and the Software Engineering group to accomplish desired product outcomes.

Primary Responsibilities  

  • Consult with Business Owners/Stakeholders to gather information about system needs, objectives, functions, and features that are aligned to desired business/customer outcomes. 

  • Analyze, refine, and document requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems, internal and external checks and controls, inputs and outputs.  

  • Understand the departments systems and process structures to recommend solutions to requested initiatives.

  • Consult with Stakeholders and Developers to manage requests from initiation to successful production implementation.

  • Document and maintain business requirements and drives functional specifications and testing plans.

  • Work with product managers, as needed, to analyze and estimate feasibility, costs and other factors relevant for a products success.

  • Understand core agile principals and help development teams work within agile frameworks to maintain existing functionality and grow products aligned with business priorities. 

  • Coordinate and demo changes to the business stakeholders for training to be developed.

  • Research and evaluate possible tools and systems to assist programming/developing solutions.

  • Monitor performance and adoption of programs and systems after implementation. 

Job Specifications  

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical writing skills and procedures, or governmental regulations.  

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.  

  • Desired experience implementing or supporting ERP systems (such as Dynamics AX, SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards); AX Preferred. 

  • Experience with business tool administration (security, workflows, configurations).  

  • Domain knowledge of accounting and finance principles.

  • Preferred experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence (SSAS, SSRS, SSIS) or similar technologies.

  • Preferred experience with SharePoint and Salesforce.com.

Education and Experience  

  • Bachelor's Degree (B. A.) from four-year College or University in Information Systems, Business Management, Computer Science, or in a related field  

  • 4-6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience  

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


Extra Space Storage is the second largest operator of self-storage facilities in the U.S. Since we were founded in 1977, we’ve taken the storage industry by storm. In  2015 alone we added 1.6 Billion dollars in new acquisitions to our already large property portfolio.

The cornerstone of Extra Space Storage is successful partnerships with our stakeholders, partners, investors and customers. Our goals are driven by an impassioned, dedicated workforce that thrives in the innovation driven corporate environment. We are the best, at getting better!

Our Team Makes Us EXTRAordinary

Knowledge is power and experience is valuable. This is why we strive to attract the best candidates for every position at Extra Space Storage. Every position is valuable to our success from our executive management team, corporate employees, on-site managers and call center team.

Offering a Career Path Paved with Innovation and Satisfaction

Attracting the best candidates in any field requires a commitment to job satisfaction. At Extra Space Storage, job satisfaction is high, this is why we have one of the best retention rates in the business. We know that our success depends on our team loving their jobs! 

An Extra Space employee is number one valued and knows they are invaluable to the team, customer and company. Second they are passionate enjoying a challenging and rewarding career path armed with the tools they need to succeed. Add a fun work culture and spectacular offices makes Extra Space a pretty amazing place to work.



Posted 15 Days Ago

Full time

R-20113

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