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Agile Business Analyst

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What's it like to be an Agile Business Analyst?

Agile Business Analysts are Business Analysts that run Agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban and XP. These methodologies are rooted in adaptive planning, early delivery and continuous improvement, all with a view to being able to respond to change quickly and easily. Agile Business Analysts are specialists in putting these methodologies into practice.

Agile Business Analyst

Tasks and duties

  • Focus on understanding problems and being the domain expert so that you can answer questions from the development team swiftly and decisively.
  • Ensure the requirements meet the current business needs.
  • Deliver working software frequently, from a couple of weeks to a couple of months, with a preference to the shorter timescale.

What can I earn as an Agile Business Analyst?

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The most common salary in AUS for an Agile Business Analyst is between $100k and $120k
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How to become an Agile Business Analyst


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There is no single pathway to becoming an Agile Business Analyst, but there are a range of skills and experience you’ll need to have in order to be considered for the role, including knowledge of Agile methodologies.

  1. Explore formal training options. There are many different courses depending on your interests and skills. Some options may include a Bachelor of Computer Science or a Bachelor of Information Technology.
  2. Look for an entry-level job where you can learn the ins and outs of software design from experienced professionals. While you’re studying it’s a good idea to develop a portfolio to demonstrate your skills to prospective employees.
  3. Become certified in Agile methodologies. There are different certificate options, such as the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP).

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How do Agile Business Analysts rate their role?

Latest reviews from 11 Agile Business Analysts surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.4
Job satisfaction
4.4
Career progression opportunities
3.9
Job security
4.2
Pay / Salary
4.0
Variety of work
4.5

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Dec 2018
Business Analysis is a ever challenging but never boring job!
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Business Administration
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Advertiser
The good things
Being an Agile Business Analyst is a very interesting role that give you a chance to have a deep understanding of various domains and customer insights. No 2 days are alike as your role deals a lot wi...
The challenges
1. Managing your time for the highest priority work is the biggest challenge. There are always many ways to solve a problem, figuring out the highest value with min effort to validate assumptions is t...
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Dec 2018
Business Analysis combines my love of workflow optimisation and helping people succeed.
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Retail Operations
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
IT / Job posting
The good things
The BA role is ever evolving and requires many different hats and a wide range of skills to call upon. Before I had identified this career was for me I knew i loved data, process optimisation, leaders...
The challenges
A day in the life of a BA is unlikely to ever be the same, especially when comparing across organisations as there is such variation in the industry. I do think someone who prefers structure and routi...
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What are the job opportunities for Agile Business Analysts?

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