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Business Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 18-21318
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Business Systems Analyst
Duration: 24 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Details: Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Business Systems Analyst to lead and participate on team of internal and external stakeholders to analyze, document, and validate business functional, non-functional, and project requirements, including documentation of the difference between existing and future processes and data. In this role, you will lead and participate in the scope breakdown of the project from goals/objectives to requirements and needs.

MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong experience as a BSA
  • Experience with project life cycle documentation using methodologies and tools including business requirements, system requirements, design, build, testing (unit, system, integration, volume, regression, user acceptance, and parallel testing), conversion, implementation and post-implementation
  • Experience with process and data flows, alternatives assessments, and other project documentation regarding project phases, risks, issues, decisions, open questions and assumptions
  • Testing experience
  • Experience leading and participating in user acceptance, regression and error testing
  • Alternatives analysis experience
  • Experience with Service models
  • Experience with implementation plans
  • MS Office Suite proficiency

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead and participate on team of internal/external stakeholders to analyze, document, and validate business functional, non-functional, and project requirements.
  • Lead and participate in the scope breakdown of the project from goals/objectives to requirements and needs.
  • Develop process, data flows and business rules.
  • Participate in and ensure effective quality management from requirements through implementation.
  • Analyze alternatives, pros, cons, risks, and issues.
  • Determine impact of requirements on business and technology processes and data, products, applications, forms, communications, marketing materials, web content, etc.
  • Works with business partners to ensure appropriate project communications and transition to business as usual.
  • Work with other departments to review business and systems requirements, process or systems design, build, test, implementation plans and post-implementation validation plans.
  • Lead and participate in user acceptance, regression and error testing.
  • Develop test plans, approaches, test bed requirements, test data requirements, test cases, expected and actual test results, validation strategies, environmental needs, completion criteria and problem tracking reports to ensure requirements are fully implemented.
  • Analyze documents, resolves and mitigates risks, assumptions, issues, decisions and open questions.
  • Escalate to appropriate managers, when appropriate.
  • Develop implementation plans, integrating business and technology, where appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationship management with departments participating on team as well as stakeholders.
  • Provide input to project plans (tasks, estimates, resource needs, interdependencies, etc.), risk assessment, cost/benefit analysis, assessments, etc.
  • Lead and facilitate project team meetings.
  • Manage change control by baselining requirements and tracks requirements changes and impacts to cost, scope and schedule.
  • Create project life cycle documentation using company methodologies and tools (business requirements, system requirements, design, build, testing, conversion, implementation, post-implementation).
  • Work with other stakeholder groups to ensure effective requirements and participation including service, compliance, legal, marketing, field organization and technology, etc.

Regards,

Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com | www.LanceSoft.com
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