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Business Analyst

100% Fully Remote (PST Hours Preferred)


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$48 - $54 per hour

Start Date:


We are searching for a talented Business Analyst to join our client at a well known financial services, banking, and credit card company. This role is fully remote but west coast candidates (Pacific Time Zone) are preferred! 

The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $48 to $54 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location.
Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.


The Business Analyst is responsible for supporting the management and delivery of projects, features, and initiatives related to the various business units within their business. The BA will gather key requirements, serve as a liaison for project teams, analyze processes and risks, and identify improvement opportunities to support relevant initiatives.


Through this engagement, the assigned resource will operate as a Business Analyst (BA), and will be responsible for:

• Directly supporting lead stakeholders on research project, coordinating key activities and supporting the management of the project’s progress.

• Gathering key requirements and needed inputs from various internal teams and departments to support project.

• Leveraging BA expertise to develop key technical documentation to support project delivery.

• Acting as a liaison between business units and IT departments to translate business needs and objectives into technology solutions

• Support in identifying and testing business processes and recommend improvements, automation opportunities

• Collaborate with project and product managers with workforce optimization, reporting, risk and issue analysis and mitigation

• Where appropriate, identifying opportunities for improving services and products to client members and employees through the use of technology and business process improvements

• Support the process of developing a program’s business case, managing the identification and proposing viable business solutions with a focus on satisfying regulatory compliance and delivering business features and functional demands. Activities can include, but not limited to, vendor product research, RFP development and vendor selection criteria scoring methodology.

• Work with the product and project owners, business partners, decision makers and end users to define and document roadmap and sprint-level goals, requirements, user stories and outcomes. Manage the process to elicit, document and communicate business and user requirements and functional specifications through coordinated workshops, creating use cases and process models.

• Stay abreast of significant change management initiatives, assess organizational impacts and present to appropriate leadership.


Minimum Qualifications:


• Bachelor’s degree in a technical/related discipline, or equivalent work or education related experience.

• Experience working in the financial / banking industry as a business analyst

• Proficient with multiple change approaches from Agile, Lean, TDD, Waterfall, etc. and understand the proper use and application of each approach.

• Demonstrated capability of collaborating with authority, projects self-confidence and management presence.

• Manage time and balance multiple priorities. Ability to be flexible and adaptable to change and ambiguous situations.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Advanced degree in a technical/related discipline.

• Ability to remain informed about the events, trends and developments which affect your role and business area(s)

• Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills to identify problems from a functional perspective, especially when supporting testing and technical support

• Experienced with multiple methods for creating and communicating strong business cases, including financial analysis, strategic alignment and risk analysis.

• Ability to plan, organize, schedule and implement projects and in accordance with company and industry project management methodologies.

• Inclusive interpersonal skills that builds rapport and relates well with all levels.

• Effective verbal and written skills to communicate clearly and respectfully.

Client Description

Client Description:

Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:

– You’re paid weekly

– Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)

– Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent

– Access to Fidelity 401(k) with company match

– Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)

– Direct deposit for your paycheck

– Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)

– Access to free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills:

– Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you’re happy and progressing according to your expectations (we’re also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you’re close to wrapping up)