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Senior Business Analyst / Senior Project Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00106
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Project Employee Conversion
Our client, a recognized global leader in Media & Entertainment, is seeking to engage a Senior Business Analyst / Senior Project Analyst for a contract-to-hire opportunity.  In this role, you'll be responsible for gathering business requirements from key business stakeholders within the client's Ad Sales organization, in support of the ongoing design and development of a custom, enterprise-wide applications platform that manages the entire Ad Sales / Ad Buying lifecycle.

  • Facilitate Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions with Business and Technology Partners
  • Create Business Process Maps to document current and future state processes
  • Create written and graphic documentation to capture Business and Functional Requirements, including Unified Modeling Language (UML) artifacts such as Use Cases and Activity Diagrams where necessary
  • Maintain Functional Requirements throughout entire project lifecycle
  • Create and maintain strong relationship with Business Partners
  • Work closely with Project Manager to manage any required changes in scope
  • Effectively communicate requirements with Technology team (Architecture, Development, QA, etc.)
  • Participate in testing and functional certification process
Required Expertise
  • 6+ years Business Analyst experience in a mature Information Technology organization
  • Ability to gather and document business requirements, follow standard practices for Requirements Gathering Process, and committed to ensure that systems delivered are of high quality and meet all customer requirements
  • Experienced in Business Process Mapping using Visio or similar tools
  • Advanced interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Excellent analysis and interviewing skills
  • Proficient/Expert using MS Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work either independently or closely with others as the needs of the project dictates. Must maintain a customer service and quality focus at all times
  • Fast learner with a strong desire and motivation to learn the unique aspects of the client's business and current applications
  • Highly adaptable to perform in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Experience

  • 3+ years in the Broadcast Media industry
  • Strong experience with UML artifacts (writing / creating Use Cases and Activity Diagrams)
  • Experience working in the Agile Development Methodology
  • Experience working with Network Television pricing & planning or traffic operations
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