IT Business Analyst III

6+ yrs of professional exp in IT Business Analysis; Ability to define & implement process; Strategy exp; Leadership exp; Ability to coach & mentor lower-level staff; Excellent comm skills
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Title:

IT Business Analyst III


This position is eligible for the following benefits:

Level 1 - Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Winter Break Closure; Holidays Paid; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Vacation; Retirement


Job Description:

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is seeking an IT Business Analyst III to perform business analysis and conceptual solution design of medium to large sized, moderately to highly complex IT projects. Collaborate with leaders, subject matter experts, end users and technical staff to identify and understand business needs, design possible technology solutions and help implement and transition chosen solutions. Elicit and document business requirements and create appropriate business analysis documentation artifacts for both technical and non-technical audiences. Perform directed assessments of new or changing processes and technologies. Must be a proven leader with experience developing and driving adoption of shared business analysis principles, processes and methodologies across the organization.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Produce detailed business analysis deliverables for medium to large-sized, moderately to highly complex projects such as: SWOT analysis, cost benefit analysis, return on investment, feature/gap analysis, feasibility analysis, business case
• Facilitate business process redesign, modeling and documentation as needed for new technology
• Facilitate planning and organizing hardware and software vendor RFI’s and RFP’s
• Lead development and documentation of test plans ensuring testing strategies involve appropriate integration and process components
• Lead clients in executing test plans
• Analyze moderate to highly complex IT project proposals
• Research technical solutions, consult with peer institutions and conduct vendor discovery and reference checks
• Negotiate requirements across stakeholder teams and design alternative solutions
• Summarize and present alternative solutions, associated costs and recommendations to decision makers ranging up to senior executives
• Lead the development and adoption of shared business analysis principles, processes, and methodologies across the organization
• Coach and mentor less experienced team members on practices, standards and other relevant staff development matters
• Collaborate with management to ensure internal processes are being properly identified, tracked, planned and documented to improve solution delivery strategies
• Generate appropriate communication, process and educational plans for mitigating change disruption
• Assist in leading project to product/service/operations transition efforts


Minimum Qualifications:

• BA/BS degree in Business, Communication, Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience.
• Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in IT Business Analysis or related field.
• Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of business analysis theories, concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations


Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s Degree
• BABOK certification
• Experience working on Agile project teams


Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.


Dice Id : 501421600
Position Id : 370945
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