Senior Business Analyst

$60 - $80

Contract: W2, Independent, 6 Month(s)

  • Work from home
  • No Travel Required

Skills

Business AnalysisSQLAgileWaterfallQuality AssuranceAzureVisioLucid Charts

Job Description

We have a client in downtown Chicago looking for two Sr. BA contractors to support their business transformation efforts.  This will go for 6+ months.  Looking for a Sr. BA that has both Agile and Waterfall and can run multiple projects. 

Team Size:

There are 8 on the team which are analysts and Solution Architects.  The projects are related to Business Transformation efforts, primarily identifying requirements to support customer-centric processes.

Qualifications:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree required in MIS, computer science, mathematics, business or related fields or equivalent knowledge and/or work experience.
  • 5 to 8 years in Business Analysis, Quality Assurance, Development, Project Management or related field.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio) and working knowledge of various tools used in managing Agile initiatives (VSTS/Jira/Rally/etc.).
  • Experience with more than one software development methodology (Agile, Waterfall, XP, Lean, etc.).
  • When assigned waterfall-methodology initiatives, demonstrate capability to complete business analysis on four to six mid- to large-sized initiatives at any one time.  When assigned to Agile-methodology initiatives, demonstrate capability to prioritize and complete business analysis as needed in support of a two to three scrum teams.
  • Demonstrate ability to persuasively communicate complex business concepts for technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Comfortable communicating to mid-senior levels of management and business customers.
  • Strong interpersonal and diplomacy skills; able to elicit cooperation from management and other departments.
  • Knowledge and experience in all phases of the development life cycle.
  • Some technical skills in SQL, knowledge of development methodologies, and understanding of QA process.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to work independently; a self-initiator, versatile and assumes risk with responsibility.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of work records.
  • Adaptable and quickly able to react to change.
  • Strong business and stakeholder relationship building experience.
  • Mentoring development team members in Agile methodologies and processes. Serves as a champion for Agile delivery methods across the department and organization.