Business Analyst in Birmingham, AL at Books-A-Million, Inc.

Date Posted: 8/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description:

Our BAM IT department is looking for an IT Business Analyst to join our team. We are looking for a professional with experience in both information technology and retail business. The candidate for this position must be detail-oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills. The successful applicant will serve as the liaison between the business and IT.  He or she will also be responsible for translating business needs into IT solutions.  The successful applicant will also be responsible for leading testing initiatives. 

Job Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Maintain business department priorities (projects, enhancements and issues)
  • Ability to take business needs and turn that into a requirements document (BRD)
  • Provide test scripts and scenarios and lead testing efforts
  • Maintain and track active IT projects (strategic and tactical)
  • Must be able to communicate (verbal and written) both on a technical level with peers as well as with other business teams in a non-technical manner


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with course work in information systems or a related field
  • 1-2 years equivalent work experience in Retail Industry


Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Work in IT or similar Business Analyst role with Project Methodologies
  • Knowledge of ERP Application and how they support the business
  • Experience with Retail needs and defining ROI for any project


Physical and Environmental Requirements

  • Must be able to sit at a computer or desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to use hands/arms to operate keyboard, telephone and for repetitive motion activities.
  • Must be able to lift objects up to 25 lbs. with or without assistance.
  • Must be able to communicate using speech, sight, and sound with or without assistive device.
  • Must be able to stand, walk, stoop or crouch while performing daily activities of the job.
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