Dec 21, 2022

Business Analyst

  • FreightWaves
  • Chattanooga, TN, USA
Full time

Job Description

Are you smart, driven, curious, resourceful, and not afraid to fail, then we want to meet you! Our team of bold, innovative, and creative teammates is what makes us the top startup to work for.  FreightWaves delivers news and commentary, data, analytics, risk management tools, and actionable market insights to the industry. If you are ready to join our team, it is time for you to apply!

FreightWaves is seeking an experienced business analyst, preferably with experience in the logistics/supply chain area. This role will be an integral member of our software development team in delivering leading-edge analytics tools to the logistics & supply chain industry.

**** This position is 100% remote!

What you will be doing:

  • Assist the Product Manager to define the vision, function and priorities of FreightWaves’ applications
  • Elicit, gather, analyze and communicate business requirements for assigned product design, development, maintenance, and support activities, via workshops, questionnaires, workflow storyboards, use cases, and other methods
  • Translates conceptual customer requirements into functional requirements/specifications in a clear manner that is comprehensible to developers/project team
  • Works with stakeholders, product owner and project team to prioritize collected requirements
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
  • Actively contributes to corporate knowledge base, suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions 

What you bring to the table:

  • You’re a critical thinker, willing to listen carefully, unafraid to ask probing questions, have a knack for attention to details and able to identify the end user needs and articulate to the technical team
  • You have a strong technical and analytical mindset
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, comfortable managing multiple initiatives, capable of consistently achieving results on time, to spec, within budget, able to prioritize and execute task under pressure
  • You’re always learning, seeking to expand your knowledge of the business and technology

Our Benefits:

  • An excellent work environment, flat hierarchies, and short decision paths.
  • Competitive salary
  • Work from home 
  • A generous benefits package including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision and Life insurance, STD, LTD
  • Concierge doctor on-call 
  • Stock options
  • 401k with up to 3.5% match
  • Training programs and career development opportunities
  • Student-loan reimbursement 
  • Annual life achievement bonus of $2,000 for having a baby, buying a house, or getting married (max one per year) 
  • Gym membership reimbursement 
  • Audible or Kindle Unlimited subscription 
  • FreightWaves strives for sustainability. We offset our carbon emissions. 
  • Discount on Ford vehicles