Business Analyst

Business Analyst, Requirements Gathering, GAP Analysis
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

The Business Systems Analyst is a senior level resource responsible for IT service delivery to acquiring business units. In this role, you will be the functional expert and will serve as the point of contact and a bridge between various business units and the Technology organization. You will be responsible for helping to define the business needs for new and/or enhanced applications, services, or optimized business processes. Additionally, you will participate in meetings between product, business, customers, and IT to ensure alignment.


Job Details: Help to establish a strong sense of purpose and urgency within the team

• Work to create requirements, assist to prioritize work, and determine acceptance criteria for the development team

• Contribute to the Vision, Roadmap, and Product Backlog with your experience and insights

• Listen and apply the priorities of the work around you in an appropriate manner to guide the team in the right direction

• Serve as the liaison between strategic business units, business partners and IT teams

• Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze information needs and convert them to requirements/user stories (along with supporting documentation as needed)

• Be available to the team (Business and IT), and work hand in hand with them on a daily basis

• Responsible for taking ownership of multiple projects and/or feature enhancements and seeing them to successful completion (per “Acceptance” criteria)

• Assist in evolving team processes and driving continuous improvement by continuously seeking out and applying feedback Be a Functional Expert for the Organization

• Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, site visits, business process descriptions, and prior experience

• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, understanding what is truly needed (not just what is requested). Decompose high-level requirements into low-level ones or conversely abstract up from low-level processes to a generalized business understanding

• Troubleshoot and identify gaps with existing systems/processes such as, but not limited to, manual processes that can easily be automated, lack of appropriate tracking systems, security risks and vulnerabilities

• Drive the resolution of requirement/design issues by coordinating and facilitating solutions between various people, teams and disciplines

• Collaborate with a broad spectrum of individuals (from C-levels to individual contributors) to establish and preserve the business and technical vision. Negotiate tradeoffs in scope, cost and delivery dates

• Work on a daily basis with Programmer Analysts and Quality Assurance Analysts to refine requirements, anticipate issues and respond with agility to scope changes. Provide timely clarification of business and processing logic

• Identify dependencies between your team and other teams

• Create the appropriate documentation to support current and future development

• Maintain documentation related to project progress and in accordance with the delivery methodology

• Ensure, through review and verification, that project deliverables meet the specifications, including timeliness and quality

• Analyze and consult on select production support issues (as escalated by the Operations team)


Focus Areas:

• Very good awareness of multiple technologies and platforms Requirements of the job would entail:

• Support a function which is a liaison between business and technology teams

• Working with our business areas in understanding business needs of a myriad of different clients around the globe and be able to support the analysis work surrounding the solution

• Efforts would also be to provide the vision to the technology teams in terms of translating the business needs to high level business requirements

• Assist in the exercise to formulate solution estimates for meeting the required business objectives

Dice Id : 10124769
Position Id : GA_BA
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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