Business Analyst II

  • AFLAC,
  • Columbia, SC
  • 8 hours ago
IT, Application, Computer, Access, SQL, Analysis, Specification, Development, System, Use Case, SDLC, Technical Writing
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

Works independently as a liaison between IT and business partners; identifies and communicates business needs and translates them into business and technical requirements from which solutions can be implemented; determines if technical solutions impact existing work processes/systems and ensures proper integration; as part of a team provides input surrounding buy vs. build decisions for possible solutions

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Performs work for multiple business segments; supports moderate to highly complex business processes

Serves as a team member for projects of moderate to large scope and moderate to high complexity

Assists with project deliverables such as project initiation requests, business and technical requirements, use cases, interface specifications, business architecture models, cost/benefit analysis, risk and issue logs, test plans, training plans and elevation / validation plans.

Provides technical solutions to meet user needs, manages business unit expectations and maintains established business relationships

Communicates and presents moderately complex technical concepts simply and effectively to nontechnical team members Collects, analyzes, and documents business and technical requirements

Assesses long term needs, performs gap analysis and makes future state recommendations

Participates in JAD (Joint Application Design) sessions with business partners to enable technical solutions that allow for process improvements

Owns project deliverables/artifacts, works in a self-directed environment to develop artifacts,

Conducts systems analysis with a focus on technical process models and use cases

Provides testing support and analysis for defect resolution

Performs other related duties as required

Professional - Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or a related field, two or more years of relevant technical work experience that has provided an understanding of organizational systems and capabilities, business operations and requirements, business modeling concepts, software development methodologies, etc., Advanced database skills with experience using MS Access, SQL knowledge of how relational databases work, Ability to apply statistical and other research methods into systems issues as required; review complex data and derive summary conclusions, High value contributor / value added professional, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Business Processes

• Business Case Preparation

• Business Cost Benefit Analysis

• Business Definition Requirements

• Functional Specification Development

• Requirements Definition Development

• System Process Flows

• Technical Use Case Preparation

• Presentation Skills

• Technical Requirements Definition

• Flowchart Preparation

• Data Entity-Relationship (ER) Diagramming


• Microsoft Office

• Visio

• Technical Writing

• Technical Communication

Organizational Competencies

Acting with Integrity, Communicating Effectively, Pursuing Self-Development, Serving Customers, Supporting Change, Supporting Organizational Goals, Working with Diverse Populations

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina
Dice Id : 10109603
Position Id : 289
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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