Senior Program Business Systems Analyst

Depends on Experience

Contract: W2, Independent, 12 Month(s)

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required


Business AnalysisSDLCAS400WindowsLinuxDB2SQL ServerTest PlansTest Scripts

Job Description

We’re searching for a Sr. Program Business Systems Analyst.  This is a 12-month contract in Scottsdale, AZ.  The Senior Program Business Systems Analyst assists in analyzing software requirements, procedures and problems to automate new or enhance existing software applications/systems.  

Location Type: On-site/hybrid schedule preferred.  Remote candidates may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. This person will need to be comfortable working among all business segments within our client. 
  2. Being able to collaborate with Business/non-IT employees is important and yet still communicate with IT. 
  3. Understanding business purpose, requirements, and processes; and being able to lead changes in business processes.


  1. Collaborate with business partners to understand software needs and define requirements; translate requirements into technical solutions; provide recommendations and contingency plans.
  2. Document business requirements and capabilities into Business and Technical Design Documents, use cases and stories.
  3. Lead planning workshops/ design sessions to envision and assess business needs, features and desired capabilities.
  4. Capture, document and design business, application and data workflows.
  5. Collaborate with Quality Assurance (QA), developers/ engineers and architects to align solutions, identify dependencies, and ensure functional results.
  6. Conduct feasibility and impact analysis; identify cross-project, application or business unit dependencies; provide solutions to mitigate risk; develop contingency plans for potential impacts.
  7. Mentor Business Systems Analyst I and II.
  8. Stay current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  9. Assist employees, vendors or other customers by answering questions related to IT Business Systems Analysis processes, procedures and services.
  10. Other duties as assigned.


  1. This position requires a minimum of five years of business analysis experience, including an advanced understanding of the software development life cycle, requirement modeling and process mapping techniques, operating systems (OS400/i5OS, Windows, Linux), databases (DB2, SQL Server), non-relational file structures, system design, analysis, and development methodologies, and quality assurance testing methodologies.
  2. Experience preparing and/or executing business and technical requirements, specifications, user manuals, test plans, test scripts and test cases is also necessary.
  3. Advanced level computer experience, including skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio, is necessary.


Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.