Business Analyst_30220141004979_OAG_Solicitation (State Govt.)

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Contract | Staffing Agency | $60/hr | 3 Months Austin, TX, United States


Description:

Business Analyst_ 30220141004979_OAG_AL Solicitation

WORKER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Act as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. 
  • Actively question and challenge customers to understand their requirements and design optimal solutions.
  • Assist in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms.
  • Assist with business warehouse/intelligence support and enhancements.
  • Be a key liaison with business users and technical teams and will be responsible for translating business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Be a quantitative leader in the IT organization, helping to inform new metrics, which drive the business forward in ways that are consistent with project goals.
  • Deliver clear written and oral communication with analysts, IT and internal customer teams.
  • Develops request(s) for proposal (RFP).
  • Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Enterprise Reporting Team for all solutions.
  • Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to business problems to make business more effective.
  • Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering.
  • Familiar with relational database concepts, and client-server concepts.
  • Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the particular field.
  • Help the business users understand their current systems processes and take ownership of their work.
  • Interact with cross-functional teams to deliver project requirements within committed time frames.
  • Negotiate customer priorities and workload with many internal customers and team members.
  • Performs a variety of tasks.
  • Prepare and document Functional and Technical Specifications for reporting and data warehouse work.
  • Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc.
  • Provide clarity and guidance when working with developers to solve technical and analytical issues.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Reviews; analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs.
  • Understand how various issues affect each other, impacts to other departments and the expected outcome of projects.
  • Understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.
  • Work with IT and business project teams to understand reporting and data warehousing requirements and propose solutions.
  • Works under general supervision; typically reports to a project leader or manager.
  • Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.

 

Other Special Requirements:   Strong data analytical skills; verbal and written communication skills, ability to multitask and perform in a high-paced/high-pressure environment; ability to work independently or within a group as a strong team player; ability to communicate with IT staff and different levels of the organization. 

 

Minimum Requirements:

Years

Skills/Experience

4

Working knowledge of full life cycle of software development.

4

Exposure to iterative software development environment (e.g. Agile Methodology)

3

As a Business Analyst on IT projects dealing with multiple, complex process areas and business groups.

3

Working knowledge of Office Professional Plus 2010 (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook).

3

Experience developing project plans, process flow diagrams, use case, current/future state diagrams, functional and technical requirements.

3

Understanding of basic business systems architectures (e.g. Client/Server, distributed, and E-Commerce).

3

Experienced in both the IT and Business side of solution delivery.

2

Experience as a Salesforce Administrator.

        

            Preferences:

Years

Skills/Experience

1

Experience with Atlassian Confluence, Atlassian JIRA, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio.

2

Experience with salesforce.com, inc. products.

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