< Careers

Business Analyst

Portland, Maine (remote option possible)

Job summary

The position of Business Analyst involves leading client relationships, collaborating with clients to define product requirements, and planning overall product strategy and deliverables. Along with leading ambitious and collaborative client relationships, you’ll work with the design and development teams to deliver high quality products with fine-tuned, user focused solutions.

Essentials

Employment

Full-time with flexible employment options

Project Industry

Software development for HealthTech, FinTech, and FoodTech industries

Company Size

40+

What You'll Do

  • Guide and coach our clients through the entire digital product development process, from discovery to delivery, including the difficult steps of assigning priority and scoping
  • Work with client and design teams to create a vision and high-level roadmap for the product
  • Sales support: screen new business and help manage leads
  • Own the process of identifying, defining, and breaking down complex business requirements into achievable user stories
  • Form long-lasting relationships with clients and become their strategic partner
  • Actively work with the delivery team and serve as the client proxy/advocate to ensure delivery is consistent with client’s business goals
  • Collaborate with project management to establish release planning, roadmap alignment, team staffing, business decisions, product vision/strategy, backlog, etc.
  • Participate with team(s) in the backlog grooming process and user story and acceptance criteria writing
  • Maintain active engagement with all stakeholders, including the development team
  • Prepare and maintain requirements documentation

What You'll Need

  • Proven track record of delivering complex software development projects (3+ years of experience as Business Analyst, Product Owner or Project/Product Manager preferred)
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills (ability to interact with clients and team in multiple business roles; ability to form harmonious, collaborative and long lasting business relationships)
  • Strong analytical skills and proven ability to define requirements and to solve problems
  • Good understanding of UX design best practices
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior personal character and work ethic
  • Comfortable working independently in a global setting including multiple cultures and time zones
  • Be willing to travel for meetings/workshops
  • Be nimble and able to work efficiently in a dynamic environment
  • Passion for getting things done well
  • Account management experience preferred
  • Formal Product Owner or Project/Product Manager training or certifications preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or greater (any field) preferred

What We Offer

  • A reliable, pragmatic, ambitious and positive international team
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit-sharing bonus pool participation
  • Collaboration with skilled, smart, international co-workers and clients
  • Flexible, comfortable, friendly, and professional work culture
  • Freedom to influence Freeport Metrics strategy
  • Choice in toolset mix (hardware and software) such as workstation, MacBook Pro, large screen, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Annual education & training stipend
  • Free coffee, tea, and snacks at our office

The Application & Recruitment Process

Interested?

Interested? Please send your resume and a short cover letter telling us a little about yourself to careers@freeportmetrics.com (in the title please add reference “FM Business Analyst_8/2018”).

The recruitment process will consist of a combination of these steps:

  • CV/resume review
  • phone interview
  • on-site interview