Job Name:
IT Business Analyst - Assoc

General information

Location: Cottage Grove, MN
Renewal by Andersen
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Job Category:
Information Technology
Cottage Grove

Description & Requirements


We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. By celebrating our differences and embracing a positive work-life balance, we are recognized as a Yellow Ribbon company, one of Forbes Magazine’s 2021 “America’s Best Large Employers” and a “Best Employer for Diversity.” As a 2021 Energy Star Partner of the Year, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.


Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position Purpose

The Associate IT Business Analyst is responsible for assisting in the planning, development, maintenance, and enhancement of the functional areas of application packages. They are assigned to teams within an assigned business unit and utilize various client/server platforms with direction and mentoring assistance. Individuals learn by assisting in collaboration with company customers, staff, IT and other stakeholders to identify user requirements, assess available technologies, and recommend solution options. They will learn by assisting with the assessment of business objectives and design business processes in such a way that they may be effectively modeled, configured and measured within the package application environment. Individuals learn by assisting with the communication of the application package capabilities and possibilities to designated functional areas, while seeking ways to collaborate with IT members to facilitate transition to and support of the application package


  • Learn by assisting in business analysis and process design in one functional area (finance, accounting, sales, engineering, manufacturing, etc.) within the enterprise in the analysis, and redesign of application package functions and processes
  • Learn by assisting in the formulation of and definition of application scope and objectives and help devise/modify procedures to solve low complexity business problem.
  • Learn by assisting in communicating application package capabilities/possibilities within one functional area with low complexity of requirement.
  • Learn by assisting in specifying, developing, and validating business reports.
  • Participate in developing business relationships with other departments to ensure successful implementation and support efforts.
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with customers and IT colleagues to meet expected customer service levels.
  • Learn by preparing, coordinating, and executing appropriate unit (functional), integration and volume tests to ensure successful implementation and support efforts
Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems or Business Administration with an emphasis in a specific functional area or equivalent work experience and technical training.
1-3 years of experience in relevant functional area, limited experience with application package modules, and one package implementation.
Basic business understanding in one functional area and of the organization’s industry.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, but needs assistance expressing technical concepts in business terms.
Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills.
Strong work ethic and good team player.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS (include with all job postings): 

“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowners love the most.** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  
  • Health Savings Account contributions  
  • Paid holidays plus PTO  
  • 401(k) plan & contributions  
  • Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  
  • Charity contributions 
  • Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 


* 2020 Andersen brand surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects 

** 2020 Andersen Brand Survey of U.S. homeowners 

During 2022, each eligible Andersen employee will receive $1,000 for each full fiscal quarter they are actively employed and fully vaccinated against COVID-19. An eligible employee hired during a quarter will receive a prorated payment based on the number of days employed during the quarter. Those eligible include fully-vaccinated regular full-time and part-time employees (at least 20 hours per week) who are not subject to a collective bargaining agreement. These and other terms and conditions of Andersen’s 2022 Profit Sharing Plan, including the definition of full vaccination against COVID-19, are subject to change or termination without notice.