Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
StevenDouglas
Location
Fort Lauderdale
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Oct 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
6–12+ month contract to hire working with one of the premiere organizations in South FL. –Local candidates highly preferred due to onsite interview This position is responsible for understanding business change needs, assessing the business impact of those changes, capturing, analyzing and documenting requirements and supporting the communication with and delivery of solutions to thestakeholders. Responsibilities will include: • Elicit, understand, interpret and represent functional and nonfunctional requirements to include business and stakeholder requirements, data and information requirements, data integration, metadata, data quality, service levels and performance • Plan and facilitate requirements elicitation sessions using a variety of techniques such as joint application design (JAD) sessions, interviewing, brainstorming, job shadowing, and other requirements elicitation techniques • Function as liaison between information systems group, vendors, business groups and other departments as needed • Apply judgment in interpreting and delivering business solutions that optimize the user's experience • Articulate technology in terms stakeholders can understand, and conversely articulate business concepts and processes to the technical team • Analyze, categorize, document, and validate requirements to the appropriate level of granularity so that technical teams are able to translate to system design • Work with quality assurance and business teams in defining the QA strategy, test plans and use cases for QA activities • Communicate planned and unplanned activities to appropriate parties as needed • Anticipate and understand the impact of changes in business objectives and its effect on project scope as well as the downstream impact • Participation in developing business cases, defining high level business objectives and developing key success factors for solution delivery. • Partner with management and business groups to define innovative ways to utilize data and related tools to advance business objectives • Adhere to the best practices and quality standards • Coach and mentor other Business Analysts QUALIFICATION STANDARDS: Experience: • Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 6 or more years of professional experience in the business analysis discipline • Experience with source system data analysis and solid understanding of various data and file structures (flat files and RDBMS) • Hands–on experience working with SQL • Experience on projects involving data analysis, data mapping, data integration and/or data warehousing • Experience working on Agile based projects • Knowledge of data profiling, cleansing and data conversion processes, techniques and/or tools is a plus • Experience working with a Business Intelligence tool (e.g., Cognos, Tableau and/or SAS) is a plus • Experience with data warehousing systems is a plus • Experience working on projects with third–party vendors Competencies/Capabilities: • Proficient in multiple areas of business analysis(concepts, principles and practices) • Understanding of project management principles • Understanding of data management principles and practices • Understanding of data modeling concepts and techniques • Understanding of technology concepts, trends, and capabilities • Understanding of software development lifecycle and models/methodologies • Understanding of business intelligence (BI), data warehouse (DW) and/or business analytics concepts and tools • Excellent analytical, problem–solving and decision–making skills, leveraging both logic and creativity • Excellent written and oral communication, as well as, good organizational and presentation skills • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships within and between individuals and cross–functional teams • Strong facilitation and meeting management skills • Ability to understand the unique needs of the customer and translate to actionable results while delivering high quality outcomes • Ability to influence and motivate individuals and teams to drive mutually beneficial outcomes • High achievement orientation with a willingness to learn • Ability to think abstractly, identify patterns, and generate ideas and solutions • Strong desire to understand the organization, its industry, and associated strategies • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a dynamic environment • Good process–orientation with the ability to understand and reengineer existing business processes to recommend new processes and procedures • Proactively accept and manage change to accomplish positive outcomes • Understands and demonstrates the company's core values of Communication, Consideration, Cooperation, Accountability and Innovation • Skillful at applying business and technical skills to drive innovation and performance improvement • Ability to deliver superior customer service • Strong time management skills

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