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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-23170
Location: Des Moines, Iowa
Job Title: Business Analyst
Duration: Long Term Contract
Location: Des Moines​, IA

Job Description:
  • Documents, analyzes and proposes process changes or re-engineering approaches based on an understanding of technical problems and solutions as they relate to current and future state business and technical environments
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of team members, including executives, managers, IT professionals, and subject matter experts.
  • Experience in process mapping, group facilitation, data gathering and analysis, and phases of project life cycle (requirements gathering, design, development, deployment, training, and measuring effectiveness.)
  • Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Including Intermediate in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Understand industry issues and trends, and present technical solutions that provide value to our business partners
  • Analyze business strategy and user needs, document specifications, and translate business objectives into proper system requirement specifications
  • Guide business customers through business case development for new applications/functionality, including cost / benefit analysis and risk / impact analysis.
  • Deliver value through: realizations of benefits, avoidance of cost, identify new opportunities and modernizing the organization.
  • Focus on continuous improvement for both the business process and the underlying technologies and system support.
  • Provide new user training on supported applications as requested.
  • Work closely with all IT organizations and drive projects to successful completion.
  • Provide end-to-end IT coordination for all IT related activities.
  • Support activities for assigned applications and assure secondary resources are defined and are well trained to support the application.
  • Proactively maintain an understanding of the business processes.
  • Work closely with other Business Units to identify and deliver Enterprise value.
Skill Required / Desired Amount of experience
Professional experience working in the field as a Business Analyst  Required 10 Years
Business process definition, requirements definition, and development and support of integrated business applications  Required 10 Years
End-to-end IT coordination and support experience  Required 8 Years
Experience working in an Agile environment Required 8 Years
Experience initiating testing sequences, including but not limited to: writing test cases, unit testing, smoke testing, & overall regression testing  Required 8 Years
Experience with SDLC procedures / system development methodologies  Required 8 Years
Experience with Microsoft development platforms  Required 8 Years
Application experience in Enterprise Drawing and Document Management, Enterprise Asset Management and/or Asset Performance Management  Required  
Experience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) and/or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Highly desired  
Experience working with Microsoft Power BI for business analytic/business intelligence Desired  
Advanced education degrees or certifications such as Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) or Project Manager (PMI) Desired  
Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field, or relevant experience. Desired