J.B. Hunt Transport Business Analyst in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Opening ID:

00288790 Business Analyst (Evergreen) (Open)

Job Title:

Business Analyst


Engineering and Technology


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

The Business Analyst at J.B. Hunt is responsible for identifying and analyzing business process flows, master data requirements and user requirements as it pertains to the successful implementation of a technology solution.

Job Description:

  • Tasked with understanding and documenting the “as is” environment to provide functional expertise and knowledge of the existing business practices as well as reconciling those requirements to new system capabilities.

  • Responsible for creating the Business Requirements Document (BRD) which aligns the high level business processes to the specific use cases.

  • Primary liaison between the business teams and the project team and represent the user interests in system design and software configuration planning meetings.

  • Work closely with the System Analysts to translate the business requirements (BRDs) to system requirements (use cases) and in turn will work with business users to develop necessary processes or procedural changes to streamline the business and accommodate the software applications.

  • Participate in early system testing on behalf of the business users and will work with the training team and super users to establish a comprehensive training and deployment plan.

  • Technical:

  • Deep understanding of current trends and general business knowledge

  • Demonstrated process mapping skills

  • Ability to identify and sell commonality in processes across multiple business units

  • Aware of how data flows across business processes

  • Awareness and working knowledge of IT infrastructure

  • Knowledge of business applications strategy and implementation

  • Develop and document test cases with users

  • Provide end-user testing and training

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Leverages functional/technical expertise to get results

  • Contributes to overall project status reporting

  • Effective cross-functional decision making

  • Functional:

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Highly effective influence skills resulting in a trusted advisor relationship with IT and business

  • Team leadership experience

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Works effectively with people that have different views

  • Detail oriented

  • Displays a sense of urgency

  • Can facilitate effective brainstorming

  • Shows a strong sense of purpose

  • Persists in efforts

  • Sets standards of excellence

  • Looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue/challenge

  • Can easily pose future scenarios

  • Can think globally (broader than own world)


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or business-related field.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a technical or business functional role


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.