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Business Systems Analyst
Ref No.: 18-29603
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Business Systems Analyst
Duration: 12 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Details: Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Business Systems Analyst to act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations to provide business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs. In this role, you will improve business performance by providing the technical analysis of business requirements (including translation into functional requirements), problem solving and troubleshooting as part of a larger project team.

MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong experience as a BSA
  • Understanding of the business processes and the interdependencies of various systems in use
  • Experience using statistical analysis and modeling
  • Experience gathering, analyzing, documenting and translating business requirements into functional specifications that can be used to design and implement solutions to meet business objectives
  • Experience with requirement and process tools such as Visio, Provision, DOORS, Client Quality Center etc.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead and interact with people of all levels across the organization and with external partners
  • Ability to influence decision making at various levels of the organizations.
  • Ability to translate for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations to provide business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing the technical analysis of business requirements.
  • Ensure that clear, concise requirements have been captured.
  • Participate in testing, drive issue resolution, support the implementation check-out process and develop all procedural documentation and manuals.
  • Understand the business processes and the interdependencies of various systems in use.
  • Facilitate interactive discussions with the business unit and technology teams in order to achieve alignment on defining requirements.
  • Gather, analyze, document and translate business requirements into functional specifications that can be used to design and implement solutions to meet the business objectives.
  • Manage the change control and traceability processes for requirements.
  • Collaborate with architects to ensure alignment of requirements with system capabilities.
  • Analyze complex system and system-related problems for the business unit and make recommendations for improvements or new designs.
  • Identify potential solutions for the business and providing input into any risks and issues.
  • Create and implement test plans (schedule, approach, cases, scripts and conditions, etc.), including production check out and measuring testing performance results.
  • Ensure the testing environment has sufficient test data to carry out the full test plans.
  • Ensure all quality standards and techniques are followed, including compiling and publishing artifacts and deliverables of the company Project Management Methodology using the Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods.
  • Update/create user and technical documentation procedures and manuals, operational support documentation, and archival of project documentation.
  • Identify and communicate risks, issues and potential solution strategies along with providing status updates to the portfolio/project manager and/or senior leadership.

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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