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Platform Analyst

Company: Ascend Learning
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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510 S Marquette Ave
3rd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402, USA
Ascend Learning is a national leader in data driven, online educational solutions for learners, educators and employers in high-growth, licensure-driven professions spanning healthcare, fitness and wellness, skilled trades, insurance, and financial services. We are passionate about accelerating learning while impacting job readiness, employment success and employee retention with the belief that our work changes lives.Our culture is intentionally results-driven and selfless with a relentless focus on our customers. We believe in trust, transparency, freedom, and responsibility with a commitment to meritocracy, inclusion and diversity of thought. Continual investment in our over 1400 employees is also a core principle realized through ongoing professional development and providing opportunities to grow, develop and lead. Ascend Learning is headquartered in Burlington, MA with additional office locations and remote workers in cities across the U.S. and in the U.K.MedHub (www.medhub.com ) is the leading provider of health care education management solutions for graduate and undergraduate medical education, and advanced practice healthcare institutions. MedHub offers two health care education solutions, MedHub and eValue, used by more than 600 organizations to address the complex tasks and interactions between trainees, educators, programs and institutions. Both were developed to enhance institutional oversight, improve educational outcomes, reduce redundant administrative effort, and mitigate institutional risk and liability.Job OverviewWe are searching for a Platform Analyst for our MedHub team. -The primary role of the Platform Analyst is to analyze business requirements and craft functional and design specifications for all the aspects of a software solution in order to meet the requirements and overall quality of the intended solution. This is a full-time position in our Minneapolis, MN office. This position is responsible for striving for high quality and operational efficiency within agile/scrum teams. The Platform Analyst will work with Product Owners and Engineering on the design, testing, and implementation of new software as well as defect corrections/enhancements to existing software.Responsibilities & Duties

  • Create functional specifications documents and other design artifacts as necessary to ensure a systematic approach to the development of a new product or service.
  • Translate business requirements or high-level user stories into detailed user stories / technical issues that can be interpreted by the agile development team.
  • Interact with business owners as necessary to identify, interpret and document business requirements in the form of user stories and acceptance criteria.
  • Conduct analysis that identifies the current state of business processes and/or system inadequacies.
  • Deliver recommendations for process and system improvements that assist the business in achieving its goals and objectives, leveraging best practices and professional experience.
  • Work with team members to proactively identify, communicate and resolve issues and risks that impede the execution and/or success of the project.
  • Able to multi-task by working on multiple assignments and/or projects.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders, agile team members and project managers to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables. -Required Skills
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of users including product owners, developers, offshore groups, and management.
    • Experience with the Agile methodologies; SCRUM and Kanban, preferred but not required.
    • Passionate about quality and takes pride in work deliverables/outcomes.Education and Experience
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
      • 3+ years of experience writing agile user stories as a Product Owner, Business Analyst, Technical Writer, Platform Analyst, or similar role
      • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of software conceptsCandidates should be aware that Ascend Learning currently maintains a policy requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated by their start date. Ascend Learning is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated where it is not an undue hardship to the Company to do so as provided under federal, state, and local law.---Exceptions to the vaccine requirement may apply for employees living or working in Montana.Ascend Learning, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer -(M/F/Vets/Disabled). No agency or search firm submissions will be accepted. Applications for U.S. based positions with Ascend Learning, LLC must be legally authorized to work in the United States and verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

Keywords: Ascend Learning, Minneapolis , Platform Analyst, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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