Job #: 1847
Title: Business Analyst
Applies technical knowledge in determining end to end design requirements for large projects involving line of business, software/hardware developers and vendors. Work closely with business partners to define strategies for technical solutions, determine requirements, and develop functional designs based on the analysis of line of business needs, objectives and existing systems infrastructure. Drives and participates in design, development and implementation of large and complex enterprise wide applications, often using new technologies. Work closely with developers and testers to ensure requirements and functional designs are translated accurately into working technical designs and that test plans and scripts serve customer needs.
Guides projects through the project management lifecycle to achieve successful implementation
Prepare all project deliverables – scope documents, functional requirements, project plans, test plans, communication plans, user guides etc.
Keeps project stakeholders informed. Uses any tools that are appropriate. These include project status reports, meeting minutes, and face to face meetings
Perform business analysis to understand and interpret the requirements for all IT projects that help to improve efficiencies
Perform data analysis to understand use cases and identify improvements and solutions to streamline related processes.
Identify and manage risks. Recognize issues and proactively create ways to mitigate their impact
Identify gaps in processes and ways to move the IT department to align with industry best practices
3-5 years business analyst experience
Common knowledge of Microsoft SQL querying
Process mapping experience
Experience with platforms such as SharePoint, ServiceNow, or Archer a plus
Experience with UML, or general experience with use cases and process flow diagrams
Agile experience a plus
Financial services industry experience
Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
High motivated, self-directed individual with the ability to work independently
Strong project management capabilities with ability to multi-task
Collaborative team player and relationship builder
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related business discipline(s).