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Staffing - IT Business Analyst

  • Location:
    Painted Post, New York
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IT Business Analyst

1 year contract

Painted Post

Monday - Friday 8AM-5PM onsite in Painted Post, NY

The IT Business Analyst takes a leadership role in engaging with internal business customers to elicit and manage requirements and participates in the delivery of solutions that meet or exceed business needs. Collaboration with internal business customers, various internal IT service delivery departments and third-party implementation partners is an essential aspect of this role.

Primary IT Focus Area:

Develops and maintains appropriate knowledge of best practices, tools and processes for the design and deployment of custom public-facing web applications, mobile applications, collaboration platforms, and integration / interoperability of those technologies with enterprise business systems (SAP/PS). Maintains working knowledge of industry standards and trends in customer facing commercial and collaboration solutions.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

- Utilizes IIBA/BABOK Business Analysis industry best practices and tools to elicit, document, analyze, validate, and prioritize business requirements using both Waterfall and Agile delivery models
- Works with functional and technical teams to achieve business and project objectives
- Develops a strong understanding of as-is and to-be business processes through self-directed relationship management
- Collaborates with IT Solutions Architecture and IT Engineering teams to ensure solution & process designs meet or exceed business goals
- Participates in solution selection initiatives using market research, RFI/RFP/RFQ and KT evaluation methodologies
- Participates in and influences project delivery estimation activities
- Analyzes, identifies and/or recommends opportunities for process and workflow efficiency gains and consistency
- Ensures high quality systems, processes and services
- Participates in test planning of new solutions or system enhancements and coordinates/participates in the implementation process
- May recommend project acceptance, modification or rejection based on test results

Required Education (minimum required for consideration):

- BS in Computer Science/Systems Management or other IT-related field

Required Experience: (minimum required for consideration):

- 5+ years working knowledge in the following areas:
 Executing all deliverables of the Business Analyst role
 Delivering solutions using the software delivery lifecycle management framework
 Working in team environments to design, select/build and implement IT solutions for
o Custom public-facing web applications
o Collaboration solutions
o Commercial, off-the-shelf applications
o Mobile-friendly web applications
 Solution selection & configuration of SAAS/Cloud applications and implementing automated integrations
 Developing requirements in both Waterfall and Agile delivery models

Required Skills (These are skills that candidates MUST possess):
- In-depth knowledge of IIBA/BABOK Business Analysis industry standards
- Requirements management in Waterfall, Agile and SDLC delivery models
- Leading solution selection processes such as RFI/RFP and KT Analysis
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Excellent technical and non-technical documentation skills
- Ability to clearly interpret, translate and communicate technical and business processes and terminologies to ensure business value is clear and deliverable
- Problem solving, research and analytical abilities
- Knowledge of IT security principals

Desired Skills (These are skills that would be advantageous for candidates to possess):

- Usability design best practices including wireframes, design mock-ups, voice of customer reviews
- Knowledge of industry best practices in application development
- Project leadership skills to successfully coordinate all aspects of project delivery
- Professional certifications in Business Analysis and/or Project Management
- Experience with reference architectures
- Experience developing business cases & opportunity evaluations
- Experience working in a large enterprise environment
- Ability to mentor less experienced Business Analysts
- Familiarity with infrastructure requirements and design
- Familiarity with both cloud and on premise integration solutions
- Familiarity with industry standard IMS solutions

Soft Skills (Communication/Team/Leadership):

- Self-starter with strong organization and time management skills to meet deadlines
- Ability to influence business solutions to comply with enterprise standards
- Ability to challenge customer-prescribed solutions to align with core business goals
- Ability to learn business processes and develop a firm understanding of objectives
- Proficiency in building strong professional relationships and trust
- Team player mindset with a strong desire and capability to collaborate in achieving mutual (business and IT) success
- Flexible and adaptable to change while managing and maintaining requirements and solution integrity

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