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Sr. Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-04578
Location: Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
Start Date: 09/28/2018
  • The Business Analyst (BA) is the key connection between the business (need) and the technology (solution).
  • This role understands requirements in the context of business problems, opportunities and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals.
  • The BA will help transform the business by identifying business objectives, evaluating existing processes and proposing future state designs.
  • The Business Analyst (BA) position is responsible for a wide range of responsibilities working under the direction of the IT PMO. T
  • he BA will take on responsibility for complex tasks related to requirements design, client engagement, quality control, and data analysis for numerous IT projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES -
  • Evaluating, researching and analyzing business processes, anticipating requirements, and uncovering gaps and areas for improvement
  • Leading ongoing reviews of business processes and documenting the results of your efforts
  • Reviewing and understanding business processes and business requirements of the customers and translating them to specific business and technical requirements
  • Capturing moderately complex requirements for solutions by working closely with the business and appropriate IT team members
  • Managing requirements by documenting, analyzing, tracing and prioritizing; as well as controlling change
  • Developing functional design documents breaking down business requirements into functional requirements
  • Creation of technical documentation as required for process changes and application modifications
  • Conducting meetings and presentations to communicate key insights and findings
  • Developing and document acceptance criteria / test plans for both solution and UAT test plans
  • Responsible for executing both solution test plans and UAT test plans with stakeholders and end users
  • Interface with vendors to conduct discovery sessions, define and document requirements for a named set of new and existing custom developed or vendor software products
  • Creation of documentation including detailed requirements, user stories, acceptance criteria, internal and customer-facing procedure guides, and process flow diagrams, wireframes and UI mock ups
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems
  • Adhering to Project Management Lifecycle (PMLC) and/or Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) standards and governance

EDUCATION & TRAINING -
  • Bachelor degree in business or related field
  • BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst in the I.T. field
  • CBAP or IIBA certification desired

KEY EXPERIENCE -
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Experience developing and publishing technical in nature documentation
  • A proven record of professionalism coupled with flexibility
  • Preferably, experience in data warehouses such as Oracle 11g, MS SQL Server and Microsoft BI platform
  • Project management experience a plus

Role Comments Sr. Business Analyst -
Data Warehouse experience preferred.