Business Analyst

Job Terms:
Posted By:
Meghan Healy

Job Description:

Summary: The main function of an Business Analyst is to formulate and apply mathematical modeling and interpret information that assists management with decision making, policy formation, or other managerial functions. A typical Business Analyst is responsible for collecting and analyzing data and developing decision support software.

Job Responsibilities:

* Formulate mathematical or simulation models of problems, relating constants and variables, restrictions, alternatives, conflicting objectives and their numerical parameters.

* Analyze information obtained from management to conceptualize and define operational problems.

* Perform validation and testing of models to ensure adequacy and reformulate models as necessary.

* Define data requirements and gather and validate information, applying judgment and statistical tests.


* Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering, statistics, mathematics or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred

* 0-2 years experience required * Experience in operations research, mathematics, probability, statistics, mathematical logic, or data modeling

* Basic knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation

* Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills * Basic ability to work independently and manage one’s time