Product Business Analyst

Job Locations US-Remote | US-RI-Providence
Job ID
Product Management
Posted Date
2 months ago(6/7/2021 2:09 PM)
Regular Full-Time



Who is Virgin Pulse?

Virgin Pulse, founded as part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, helps organizations build employee health and wellbeing into the DNA of their corporate cultures. As the only company to deliver a powerful, mobile-first digital platform infused with live services, including coaching and biometric screenings, Virgin Pulse’s takes a high-tech-meets-high-touch-approach to engage employees in improving across all aspects of their health and wellbeing, every day – from prevention and building a healthy lifestyle to condition and disease management;all while engaging users daily in building and sustaining healthy habits and behaviors. A global leader in health and wellbeing, Virgin Pulse is committed to helping change lives and businesses around the world for good so that people and organizations can thrive, together. Today, more than 3100 organizations across the globe are using Virgin Pulse’s solutions to improve health, employee wellbeing and engagement, reduce costs and create strong workplace cultures. 

Who are our employees? 

At Virgin Pulse we’re passionate about changing lives for good. We want to make a difference in the world by helping people be healthy so they can perform at their best, every day, at work and home. Our award-winning solutions support leading employers in improving and simplifying the employee health and wellbeing journey and engaging people in all aspects of their health. But our world-class products and programs are nothing without our people – the employees who design, build, promote, sell, test and perfect the latest innovations in workplace health and wellbeing. Our people are our top priority and we invest in their health and happiness. At Virgin Pulse, we have so much more than a strong, supportive company culture – have a shared vision for a healthier, happier world. 


Virgin Pulse values and celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We believe in creating teams made up of individuals with various backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Why? Because diversity inspires innovation, collaboration, and challenges us to produce better solutions. But more than this, diversity is our strength, and a catalyst in our ability to #changelivesforgood.  


Who you are

Stream Product BAs report to Stream Directors with the main objective to write and validate product feature requirements and user stories aligned to major product stream projects (initiatives). Product Business Analysts have a natural career development path into Product Management as their skills broaden and deepen within the Product function. Among the BA duties and responsibilities as managed by Stream Directors:


For each project:

  • Work with the Product Manager to understand project goals, problem framing, major solution design scope decisions and target project timelines
  • Based on project scope, work with stakeholders to define and validate the requirements needed to execute on intended scope. Consult with Product Manager when trade-offs and/or prioritization is needed.
  • Work cross-team to collaborate on requirements as needed
  • Requirements should take into account influence from and impact on existing platform features and configuration settings.
  • Work with UX Design to create User Stories based on design mockups.
  • Create detailed documentation of technical User Stories to capture requirements as they map to product project Epics.
  • Work with Engineering to estimate User Story points so that they can be scheduled in sprints based on capacity.
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories.
  • Provide sprint planning with prioritized User Story documentation in time for sprint planning deadlines
  • Identify cross-team dependencies during requirements creation and work to assure impacted team(s) have available capacity and velocity to hit target dates
  • Follow our competitors and the industry 
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends



What you bring to the team

  • 1-3 years of previous work experience in Business Analyst, Prod, Eng, or related role
  • Previous experience working in the digital health/healthcare industry
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Agile process and principles 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to details
  • Interest in Health and Wellbeing a plus


No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If you may be a good fit, we encourage you to apply. Virgin Pulse is an equal opportunity organization and is committed to principles of social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. As we are committed to diversifying our company, we make a particular effort to recruit and encourage candidates that are historically from underrepresented communities to apply for open positions.




Security Competencies: 

Work to maintain system and data security at a high standard, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Virgin Pulse application is not compromised. Adhere to industry best practice coding standards and verify all code developed at Virgin Pulse is free from bugs and security vulnerabilities such as those defined and published by OWASP. 


Why work here?  

*We believe a career should provide competitive pay and benefits, a collaborative and supportive work environment, strong employee culture and cutting-edge technology and services — so many reasons to love it here. 


*We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any protected class status.  


* Please note that Virgin Pulse representatives will only communicate with you via our own corporate communication tools with email addresses and through partnership with our Applicant Tracking System, iCIMS, which will clearly reference Virgin Pulse.  We do not use third part apps like WIRE or WhatsApp to communicate. 


*At no time during the interview process will we ask you for secure PII data unless you are offered a job with Virgin Pulse.  Should you be offered a job, and accept, you will be proivded with secure links through our partnership with ADP. 



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