Business Analyst

  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Posted 46 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Root cause analysis
Business cases
Verification and validation
Acceptance testing
Value stream mapping
Time management
Business analysis
Requirements elicitation
Requirements traceability
Test cases
User stories
Process modeling
Data modeling
Process improvement
Feasibility study
Test scripts
Project management
Business requirements
Conflict resolution
Innovation management
Problem solving
IT service management
Facilitation
Data
Documentation
Management
Communication
Metrics
Training
Science
Supervision
Design
Specification
Planning
Retail
Adaptability
Reporting
Presentations
Analytical skill
Oracle Application Express
SAP BASIS
Law
Innovation
Collaboration
Recruiting

Job Details

Job#: 2020962

Job Description:

Job Responsibilities:

The Business Analyst is competent in all aspects of business analysis including: Business case
development, Requirements Elicitation, Requirements traceability, Test Cases and user stories, Root Cause Analysis, Process Modeling, Data Modeling, Process Improvement and Facilitation Skills

Refines and clarifies the definition of a business need and defines a solution scope that can feasibly be implemented by the business. This includes problem definition and analysis, business case development, feasibility studies, and the definition of solution scope. In addition to gathering this data, creates detailed, clear, and accurate documentation of each of the above elements and other items as needed.

Elaborates stakeholder and solution requirements in order to enable the project team to implement a solution that will meet the needs of the sponsoring organization and stakeholders. It involves analyzing stakeholder needs to define solutions that meet those needs, assessing the current state of the business to identify and recommend improvements, and the verification and validation of the resulting requirements. In addition to gathering this data, creates detailed, clear, and accurate documentation of each of the above elements and other items as needed.

Helps to determine which solution best fits the business need, identify gaps and shortcomings in solutions, and determine necessary workarounds or changes to the solution. This includes the ability to understand the costs and risks of filling these gaps and the ability to describe that to the business

Develops test scripts and assists in user acceptance testing that is tied back to the detailed functional and technical requirements

Management and communication of requirements to stakeholders and ensures that knowledge gained by the business analyst is maintained for future use.

Assists in determining performance metrics to be used to validate the success of the proposed solution

Work with stakeholders to identify and understand their needs and concerns and understand the environment in which they work.

Assist in Value Stream Mapping and root cause analysis

Skilled at facilitating small to moderate sized meetings up through the director level of the organization.

Required Training and Education:

Bachelor's Degree Computer/Information Science, Project management, Business Analysis or equivalent experience

Experience:

Required:

3 to 5 years

3+ years of experience as a business analyst generalist or project coordinator. Works on small/medium initiatives with some supervision

Works together with the project manager to gather; document and manage business requirements and translate them into functional and design specifications and system functionality

Good organizational, planning and time management skills with the ability to prioritize effectively

Experience coordinating multiple projects with an intermediate range of business and IT partners

Desired:

Experience working in a retail technology environment

Experience working for a retail grocery company or similar retailer

Competencies:

Adaptability

Conflict Resolution

Customer Focused

Continuous Learner

Gets Things Done

Innovation Management

Interpersonal Skills

Numeric Computation/Reporting

Problem Solving

Open to Feedback

Respect for Self and Others

Presentation & Verbal Communication

Analytical

Technical (specific to job)

Composure

Written Communication

Supervisory Responsibility:

Budgetary Responsibility
-No budgetary responsibility

Competencies:

Adaptability

Conflict Resolution

Customer Focused

Continuous Learner

Gets Things Done

Innovation Management

Interpersonal Skills

Numeric Computation/Reporting

Problem Solving

Open to Feedback

Respect for Self and Others

Presentation & Verbal Communication

Analytical

Technical (specific to job)

Composure

Written Communication

Supervisory Responsibility:

Budgetary Responsibility
-No budgetary responsibility

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

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