Sr. Business Analyst

Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK), strategy analysis, IIBA Certification, Business Analysis
Contract W2, Contract Independent, 9 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

This fully seasoned Senior level Business Analyst s role is to elicit, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of stakeholders (Customers or End Users). This includes interviewing stakeholders, gathering and compiling user requirements to understand the technology solutions they need. The Business Analysts will also apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help the business make good technology decisions. This level would be attainable by multiple incumbents in a work group (not necessarily by all) but would not be an "automatic" promotional level. Defines and documents internal and external user interfaces and supports system and data requirement clarification and definition. Also, acting as the liaison among internal stakeholders to analyze, document, communicate and validate business and system requirements for platform applications.

Supervision Received

Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned function or program

Duties & Responsibilities

These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

May perform other duties as assigned.

The Senior Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to business partners for the City of Atlanta. The focus of this position is to work closely with Client agencies to gain in-depth understanding of the customer's business strategy, processes, services, road-map and the context in which the business operates. This role will be key to understanding the documenting capabilities needed to address business challenges.

The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for reviewing assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency. Responsibilities will include a full range of activities from providing business analysis services to small and mid-size projects to larger more complex projects related to operational business functions that affect client customers.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems and apply this to the development, execution and improvement of action plans by providing advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices
  • Support and align efforts to meet customer and business needs.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) knowledge areas.
  • Proven experience in the area of requirements elicitation and collaboration including an understanding of the IIBA BABOK Requirements Classification Schema.
  • Experience in strategy analysis including defining the customer s As Is environment and desired Future State , risk and gap analysis, and defining the change strategy.
  • Manage customer relationships and expectations by developing a communication process to keep others up-to-date on project results
  • Stay current with customer needs and strategies; utilizing formal and informal written communication methods (for example, emails, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, executive updates, task lists, updates) to communicate updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and presentations to all types of diverse audiences (for example, senior management, Customers, technical staff)
  • Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided meet the long-term business strategies

Decision Making

Assist with the selection from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Applies organizational policies; may interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions. Helps establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list:

  • Extensive knowledge of concepts, processes and tools of profession. Knowledge of relationship of professional disciple among related organizations and functions.
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Well-developed technical skills within profession. Skills in organizing and presenting proposals; incumbent must possess excellent communications skills and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to plan and carry out virtually any typical assignment within professional area. Ability to build effective relationships within the organization.

Required Skills:

Persons applying must have a bachelor s degree in Business Administration or a related field and three years of Information Systems experience, analyzing and redesigning business processes, and providing business requirements to technical teams. Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be determined under prescribed guidelines.

Licenses and Certifications:

IIBA Certification (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP) highly recommended but not mandatory.

Dice Id : 10112378
Position Id : 55023
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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