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Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-00454
Location: Parsippany
We are seeking a Senior Business Analyst with an expertise in Business Intelligence (BI), and enterprise web site development to support our Client. The Senior Business Analyst will have responsibility for performing detailed analysis and documenting business requirements and system impact to ensure the successful delivery of BI and website initiatives.
The Senior Business Analyst must have extensive knowledge of the capabilities of BI, advanced analytics systems, and website development.

Responsibilities:
  • Understanding applications and the interdependencies with other corporate and external systems
  • Gaining extensive knowledge of business processes, issues and data challenges
  • Understanding the business needs and requests, identifying solutions, gathering information, and translating business needs to functional specifications that are understandable to business and IT personnel alike
  • Responsible for documenting business requirements, functional requirements, use cases, workflow diagrams, interface designs, etc.
  • Leverage experience to recommend industry standard and best practices.
  • Working with the business to analyze business processes and system issues and turn them into actionable system changes that benefit the requesting party(s), improve efficiency in operations and overall performance
  • Facilitating and leading requirement gathering / JAD sessions. Utilizing multiple methods - interviews, workshops, surveys, site visits etc. to gather requirements
  • System Configuration - as necessary analyzing and implementing configuration changes
  • Responsible for attaining full knowledge of functional area actively contributing to the overall success of the IT department, active participation in meetings, and regular status updates to management.
  • Conduct requirements gathering sessions, business reviews and document business requirements and gap analysis.
  • Collaborate with IT development and QA Assisting in user acceptance testing to ensure appropriate and adequate system testing is performed
  • Provide guidance, review work and provide feedback to other team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Very Strong Communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong Decision Making skills
  • Strong Collaboration skills
  • Very Strong Customer Focus and client interface skills
  • Initiates Self Action all of the time
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Strong Skills in Building Working Relationships
  • Good Stress Tolerance skills
  • Strong Planning, Organizing & Follow-Up skills
  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Strong Time Management skills
  • Strong Meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong Relationship Management skills – ability to interact well with all levels of management, quickly and effectively build credibility and relationships

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • 10+ years of IT and business/industry work experience
  • 8+ years' experience in systems analysis and design with proven record of successful large scale project implementations
  • Very Strong experience / ability in documenting BI and Web based systems, analysis and design using various methods to include but not exclusive to business requirements, functional specifications, use cases, swim lanes
  • Strong experience in business process design and re-engineering and workflow analysis
  • Strong modeling capabilities to document use cases / test scenarios, data, processes and events
  • Strong knowledge and execution of IT Standards, Policies and Procedures
  • Intermediate knowledge of and execution of SDLC
  • Intermediate knowledge of Information Security Awareness
  • Good knowledge of General Project Management Methodology & Tools
  • Good knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Exposure to TM1, Arcplan, Tableau, SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS
  • Exposure to Google Analytics and GTM
  • Understands multi-dimensional constructs and hierarchies
  • Attention to BI and website specific details, such as: aggregated vs. non-aggregated measures, web component tag management
  • Reporting – visual analytics, visualization
  • Advanced Analytics: descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive
  • Experience with platforms/tools and the ability to compare/contrast
  • Mobile reporting a plus
  • Tableau a plus
  • Eloqua a plus
  • Strong understanding data quality
  • Experience in working with multiple data sources, and multiple ERPs
  • Strong understanding of Master/Reference Data, slowly changing dimensions
  • Experience with Sitecore a plus
  • Very Strong general business knowledge
  • Strong ability to influence and drive cross-functional decisions and initiatives
  • Very Strong drive for results
  • Very Strong ability to think conceptually and forward thinking all of the time
  • Strong estimating skills
  • Strong ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user friendly language
  • Strong ability to Multi Task
  • Very Strong Prioritization skills
  • Very Strong Analysis & Problem Solving Skills
  • Strong Adaptability
  • Good Vendor Management Skills