Business Analyst/Consultant

Business process reengineering, process workflows, testing support, Bureau of Information Technology Services, BITS, cross-functional work teams, Business Analysis, Visio, SharePoint, MS Teams, training materials, training documentation, project portfolio, project management, conflict resolution, incident escalation, Legislative Audit Bureau, Joint Finance Committee, business systems, Formulates systems, business strategies, technical solutions, design business process, research methodologies, analytical methodologies, current technologies, emerging technologies, business process mapping, case design, process improvement techniques, system planning
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Title: Business Analyst/Consultant

 

 

 

Mandatory skills:

Business process reengineering, process workflows,
testing support, Bureau of Information Technology Services, BITS,
cross-functional work teams,
Business Analysis,
Visio, SharePoint, MS Teams,
training materials, training documentation, project portfolio,
project management, conflict resolution, incident escalation,
Legislative Audit Bureau, Joint Finance Committee,
business systems, Formulates systems, business strategies,
technical solutions, design business process, research methodologies, analytical methodologies,
current technologies, emerging technologies, business process mapping,
case design, process improvement techniques, system planning

 

Description:


Top Skills & Years of Experience:
- Exceptional communication skills (written/verbal) with team members and executives
- High emotional intelligence
- Familiar with change management processes
- 8 or more years of experience in the Business Analysis field
- Experience with business process reengineering and identifying new applications or technology that address business problems to make business more effective.
- Experience creating process workflows
- Familiar with industry standards, current and emerging technologies, and business process mapping, and re-engineering.
- Ability to work independently with directions given by the Customer.
- Experience with cross-functional work teams.
- Ability to multi task.

Nice to have skills:
- Experience using Visio, SharePoint and MS Teams.
- Knowledge of project management, conflict resolution, and incident escalation

Additional details:
Must have great communication skills and high emotional intelligence. Follows standard business analysis industry practices. Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective. Familiar with industry standards, current and emerging technologies, and business process mapping, and reengineering. Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc. Develops RFPs. Business Analyst/Consultant capabilities with 8 or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Independently, performs a variety of complicated tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

 

CLASSIFICATION TITLE – SUBTITLE
IS Systems Development Services Consultant/Administrator / Lead Business Analyst

POSITION SUMMARY
Under general supervision of the Project Management Office Manager, the person in this position will have the primary responsibility of eliciting business needs from the various client program areas to develop solutions to business problems. This includes, but is not limited to, facilitating requirements sessions, documenting business needs and business processes, analyzing business processes, and applying and implementing both technology and non-technology focused solutions to business problems.
This person in this position is also responsible for providing mentorship to other business analysts in the PMO in the use of tools, techniques, metrics, and standards as applicable.
The incumbent is expected to perform the most advance level of work with little supervision, assist others in their area of expertise, and work with others to prepare accurate estimates of work. The incumbent is expected to provide expertise in multiple projects of moderate to difficult scope and complexity. Project lead activities may be required depending on project scope and individual assignment.

Instructions, F-89014

(Rated PD Only)
TR1
(0-3) TR2
(Y/N) TIME % GOALS AND WORKER ACTIVITIES

65% A. Lead requirement gathering for large initiatives of high complexity. Act as a liaison among technical and business stakeholders to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to information systems, business processes, and policies, as applicable. Collaborate with both the Information Technology (IT) project teams and business clients, to translate business requirements into design documentation, from which applications and other non-technical solutions are developed.
A1. Lead requirements gatherings/meetings with PMO customers to gather requirements (traditional waterfall and agile) for solutions, identify impacted business processes and determine best process and IT Solution integration where appropriate.
A2. Conduct needs assessments within business areas to identify deficiencies, streamlining, and process improvement opportunities. Conduct fit/gap analyses.
A3. Analyze alternative methods of meeting business needs to determine the most feasible cost effective solutions.
A4. Collect, interpret, and present data using statistical analysis and other applicable modeling techniques using automated database analysis mechanisms, including SQL, for data gathering and research purposes.
A5. Document current and alternative business processes, define workflows, functional and system specifications and business process re-engineering artifacts.
A6. Coordinate and lead process reviews between business users and application development staff to ensure a full understanding, by all parties, of business requirements and proposed designs.
A7. Incorporate information security policies, principles, and practices in solutions. Assist PMO customers in translating their security considerations into requirements.
15% B. Help to standardize business analyst methodology and artifacts.

B1. Provide mentoring to other staff in the use of business analysis tools, techniques, standards, metrics, methodologies, and best practices.
B2. Facilitate compliance across PMO project teams and projects with defined business analysis policies, procedures, and standards.
B3. Assist the PMO Project Management Manager in assessing business analysts in determining needs for training and professional development.
15% C. General PMO Support. Perform other functions needed to ensure success of projects being managed by the PMO. Provide assistance with PMO metrics generation and reporting.
C1. Coordinate effort estimates on proposed projects.
C2. Work closely with project managers, providing them with business analyst input and support necessary to successfully complete project planning tasks.
C3. Where appropriate, function in the capacity of a subject matter expert on projects and provide support to the project manager in this role throughout the duration of the project.
C4. Support project managers with change control and configuration management activities as needed during the execution phase of projects.
C5. Where necessary and within the confines of a project, provide testing support and assistance to the Bureau of Information Technology Services (BITS) testers.
C6. Gather information and materials as requested for inclusion in presentations made to management and on occasion function in the capacity of a presenter.
C7. Prepare presentations, training materials and documentation as needed for end user support and to facilitate knowledge transfer to workforce members impacted by projects.
C8. Contribute to the PMO efforts for monitoring and reporting on various project portfolios.
C9. Develop and monitor optimized processes for the compilation and submission of mandated client strategy and performance reports for the client, the Legislative Audit Bureau, the Joint Finance Committee, and other entities as required.
5% D. Keep abreast of trends and changes in industry standards and best practices for business analysis.
D.1. Maintain knowledge of current and emerging industry best practices in the business analysis and project management disciplines.
D.2. Maintain knowledge of process analysis and re-engineering techniques.


KR1
(0-3) KR2
(Y/N) KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

1. Ability to understand business needs, to translate business needs into functional business requirements, and to facilitate the translation of functional business requirements into technical solutions.
2. Ability to design business processes and to prepare detailed business rules to support business requirements.
3. Ability to document, analyze, and assess a variety of information, identify priorities and resources and propose alternative business processes.
4. Ability to research and gather data, compiles results, and solve problems using a variety of research/analytical methodologies.
5. Knowledge of business and business systems planning principles, methods, and standards.
6. Knowledge of business process and use case design and documentation.
7. Knowledge of process improvement techniques.
8. Knowledge of problem definition and analysis related to business processes and system planning.
9. Knowledge of project management fundamentals according to PMI.
10. Knowledge of fundamental software testing concepts.
11. Knowledge of information technology components, processes, and developments.
12. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office tools, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio.
13. Knowledge of SQL, XML, and one or more current programming languages.
14. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to present proposals in non-technical language.
15. Ability to perform interviews and facilitate meetings.
16. Ability to perform assigned duties under minimum supervision.
17. Ability to mentor less experienced business analyst staff.
18. Ability to multi-task, manage time effectively, and establish and communicate priorities.
19. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, to resolve conflicts and to find solutions to shared issues.
20. Ability to work on multiple projects of high complexity simultaneously.

 

 


VIVA USA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a professional working environment that is free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. The Management, contractors, and staff of VIVA USA shall respect others without regard to race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era, recently separated veteran, Active war time or campaign badge veteran, Armed forces service medal veteran, or disabled veteran. Please contact us at for any complaints, comments and suggestions.

 


Contact Details :

 

VIVA USA INC.
3601 Algonquin Road, Suite 425
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
| http://www.viva-it.com

 

 

Dice Id : vivausa
Position Id : BTWIBA026
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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