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Dow Jones Business Analyst in Los Angeles, California

Job Description:


Investor’s Business Daily is looking for a Business Analyst to join the Engineering team and drive technical projects. In this role you will be expected to implement Scrum methodologies during the development of digital cutting-edge projects with a team made up of UX, Design, Product Managers, Front End and Back End Developers, Quality Assurance and Technical Operations. You will also be expected to develop technical requirements that support product features.


  • Facilitates all agile ceremonies (daily standups, sprint planning, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives etc.).

  • Leads scrum teams with a focus on ensuring successful implementation.

  • Maintains an organized project using project management tools (e.g., JIRA).

  • Partners with engineering, product, and business leadership to build highly collaborative teams and to enhance communication across teams and stakeholders.

  • Provides guidance and direction required for meeting project objectives.

  • Drives actions to completion.

  • Provides regular updates to management/leadership and other stakeholders via written updates and oral presentations.

  • Manages and escalates issues and risks appropriately.

  • Manages project resources (technical and non-technical) professionally, providing constructive feedback as needed.

  • Escalates resource issues appropriately.

  • Communicates and collaborates across functions, divisions, and levels to accomplish assigned goals.

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in a technical field.

  • 2-3 years of Scrum Master or agile product management experience, certification a plus.

  • Experience facilitating Scrum ceremonies, such as sprint planning, sprint review, and retrospectives.

  • Experience with Release Management, QA Resource Planning, etc.

  • Experience managing complex technical projects to completion.

  • Strong understanding of agile software development life cycle methodology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong collaborator and willingness to go above and beyond.

  • Familiarity with agile software management and collaboration tools like GitHub and JIRA.

  • The ability to recognize team needs and project barriers and resolve them effectively.

  • Strong analytical skills for determining the key pieces of information required for making informed decisions.

  • The ability to adjust communication style and content to interact with IT and business professionals.

  • Experience handling multiple projects.

  • Knowledge of the AWS cloud is a plus.

  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence a plus.

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Business Area: Investor's Business Daily

Job Category: IT Administration/Support Group

About Us

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 26147