Requisition Number: 2022-12-01641-0160-001
Job Title: Business Analyst - IT Applications
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday-Friday; 9:30 AM-5:30 PM
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Business Analyst - IT Applications

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Description/Job Summary

The Business Analyst will be responsible for the elicitation, analysis and documentation of business and technical needs across multiple business units within the Firm. This individual will have proven ability to communicate technical and business requirements alike and possess exceptional communication skills.


  • Gather, analyze and prioritize requests by collaborating with business units, development teams, and other stakeholders
  • Evaluate business processes, anticipating requirements, uncovering areas for improvement, developing and implementing solutions
  • Conduct stakeholder interviews, user interviews, focus group studies and workshops to elicit end-user requirements. Documents requirements through user stories, use cases, process flow diagrams, etc.
  • Checks that complex requirements are executable, testable, complete and not ambiguous
  • Participates in the QA of purchased solutions to ensure features and functions have been enabled and optimized.
  • Prior experience with Agile methodology
  • Must be able to communicate to all levels in an organization, strong problem-solving skills, adaptable, flexible, proactive and willing to take ownership
  • Experience in the following tools & technologies would be advantageous, Storymaps, Business Model Canvas, Balsamiq, Adobe XD, Microsoft Office, JIRA.

Required Skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks
  • Ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor; ability to work effectively with all levels of Firm personnel and vendors

Required Experience

  • 7+ years of business analysis experience
  • Experience on a variety of simple to complex projects

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or equivalent work experience


Salary Information

The estimated base salary range for this position is $155k to $185k at the time of posting. The actual salary offered will depend on a variety of factors, including without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and if applicable, the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job. This role is exempt meaning it is not overtime pay eligible.

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