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Sr Business Analyst

Ref: US_EN_6_914737_1337051

Posted on 01 May 2020
Job Location
Los Angeles, California
Contract Type
Information Systems

At Modis, we use our insight, knowledge and global resources to make exceptional connections every day. With 60 branch offices located strategically throughout North America, we are positioned perfectly to deliver the industry's top talent to each of our clients. Clients choose Modis as their workforce partner to solve staffing challenges that range from locating hard-to-find niche talent to completing quick-fill demands. Position:  Senior Business Analyst Type: Direct Hire and/or Contract Salary:  Depending on Experience Location:  Downtown Los Angeles

Modis Burbank is looking for a Senior Business Analyst for a great client in the Los Angeles area.  The Senior Business Analyst provides experienced business analysis to develop, create, and modify business processes, and when appropriate, their supporting software solutions.

Please note this role requires BCP/DR experience, especially focusing on the build-up as opposed to operating and maintaining.

Our Los Angeles office has an opening for a Senior Business Analyst/Business Analyst.  This position may be direct hire and/or temp to hire.

The Senior Business Analyst/Business Analyst provides experienced business analysis to develop, create, and modify business processes, and when appropriate, their supporting software solutions.

In this capacity, the Senior Business Analyst/Business Analyst will:

  • Create Business Requirements Documents (BRD), Functional Specifications Documents (FSD), Nonfunctional Requirement Documents and Use Cases Specifications;
  • Interpret, analyze and document business requirements with the appropriate business leaders/stakeholders and work with developers and team leads to translate user needs into functional specifications;
  • Lead project team adoption of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) through coaching and articulation of process value;
  • Lead complex and high priority projects through SDLC stages within Kanban, or other Agile dashboards;
  • Using critical thinking, offer optimization solutions to processes and technology;
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, documentation, and presentations; Conduct project post mortems and implement recommendation reports;
  • In conjunction with Quality Assurance, develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures, review and approve test scripts, user and quality assurance acceptance testing;
  • Review and approve test scripts, project expected results and verify functional integrity of the system design;
  • Participate in the identification and resolution of complex production support issues, detecting root issues and identifying requirements gaps;
  • Serve as a training resource for junior analysts and assisting management in ensuring quality team work product;
  • Work overtime as required, in particular at month end and year end; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • CBAP or similar Business Analyst Certification (preferred);
  • At least 8 years of information technology experience (preferred);
  • At least 9 years of business analysis experience (required);
  • At least 3 years’ Agile, SCRUM or waterfall/agile hybrid experience;
  • SCRUM Master (CSM) certification;
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience;
  • At least 3 years’ executive level engagement and customer service;
  • At least 5 years’ of experience in a professional services or legal environment (preferred);
  • Expert knowledge of project management best practices;
  • Advanced knowledge of software development procedures and tools;
  • Advanced knowledge of customer service practices and philosophy;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications; and
  • Advanced proficiency in Atlassian tools such as Confluence, Jira, Portfolio and Service Desk.
  • If interested, please send your resume to or apply here.


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