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Pearson Business Analyst in Bloomington, Minnesota

Business Analyst - ( 2110272 )

Description

As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO). For more information, visit www.pearson.com.

We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

The ExamDeveloper software development team is hiring a Business Analyst to guide our product into its future. ExamDeveloper is the leading web-based tool for creating tests to certify test takers in the professional skills they require. Customers rely on ExamDeveloper to support their entire workflow around question writing, collaborative review, scoring, and test management. ExamDeveloper is underway with a significant modernization and redesign and we have plenty of opportunity to make a difference on this important product.

This customer-focused role will partner with the Product Manager to define and execute our strategy for continual product improvement. Your stakeholders will be other internal members of the Pearson VUE organization whose clients use ExamDeveloper. You will collaborate with the software development team members to plan work in an Agile manner. Key tasks are managing and communicating requirements, creating requirements documents or backlogs, explaining use cases and user stories, and low-fidelity prototyping.

This role is not technically focused, but it may be an advantage to have technical knowledge or experience.

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • make authoritative decisions

  • achieve consensus among stakeholders

  • turn an idea into actionable defined work for a software team

  • generate creative ideas to solve business problems

The position will be located in the Bloomington, MN office but we offer remote work options. Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a Business, Information Systems, Computer Science discipline or equivalent technical work experience required

  • 2 years of experience related to business analysis

  • Experience with Agile software development methodologies

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to solve problems of moderate scope

  • Strong technical thinking, analytical, and conceptualization skills

  • Ability to assimilate information and distill knowledge within time constraints

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Well organized and detail-oriented

  • Strong time management and planning skills

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly

  • Ability to work independently –must be self-motivated

  • Ability to quickly learn technical concepts and new technology

  • Ability to provide technical alternatives, recommend solutions, and participate in implementation

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Primary Location : US-MN-Bloomington

Work Locations :

US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley

5601 Green Valley DriveSuite 220

Bloomington55437

Job : Technology

Organization : Assessments VUE

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Jul 21, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2110272

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