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IT Business Analyst

Focus on improving information technology (IT) policies, structures and operations within a company to deliver business outcomes.

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

An Information Technology Business Analyst works with management and stakeholders to define their business requirements and translate these into solutions.

IT Business Analyst

What can I earn as an IT Business Analyst?

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How to become an IT Business Analyst


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Pathways to becoming an IT Business Analyst in Australia typically involve a mixture of education and work experience.

  1. Complete a bachelor degree in business administration, information systems or a related field. Alternatively, for students with previous tertiary qualifications in an unrelated field, complete a postgraduate qualification in business administration or a similar discipline.
  2. Familiarise yourself with the International Institute of Business Analysis™ BABOK® Guide. This globally recognised guide is the accepted standard for the concepts and techniques applied to business analysis.
  3. Gain work experience. Many IT Business Analysts find entry-level roles in other analytical disciplines and work their way up, so consider applying for roles such as data analyst, systems analyst or finance analyst to begin gaining experience.
  4. Apply for certification. Although not mandatory, as an IT Business Analyst you can gain certification with The International Institute of Business Analysis™.

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Latest IT Business Analyst reviews

Latest reviews from 2 IT Business Analysts surveyed on SEEK
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May 2021
IT Business Analysis is an amazing job. Specially in a rewarding industry like healthcare.
Reviewer's Qualification
Master of Information Technology
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Business Analysis
The good things
Collaboration with stakeholders. Client communication. Working with external and internal clients.
The challenges
Long hours of unpaid overtime work. Changing requirements and scope changes. Tight deadlines.
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Nov 2018
Business Analyst is fun and challenging in a good way
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Information Technology
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
micro venture
The good things
Able to communicate with various people both internal and external of the company from bottom layer to top one
The challenges
to accurately translate business requirements to technical ones to understand each individual in order to communicate effectively maintain satisfactions to all party involved
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