Senior Business Analyst

Kforce Technology Staffing
Kforce has a client seeking a Senior Business Analyst (BA) in Research Triangle Park, NC. This Senior BA will follow PO&T IT methodologies for project governance, leverage BA tools & techniques to capture business and functional requirements and use approved corporate documentation templates for SDLC maintenance. Projects span the process analytics applications and integration with source systems like DeltaV, PI, LIMS, OPM and manual feeds. The focus of the position is, but not limited to, the day to day management of, and the long–term strategy for advanced process analytics projects.

The individual will:
* Work in a team and serve as tactical IT liaison to the business through building and fostering a partnership
* Ensure solution delivery meets business need and expectation through business requirement gathering
* Gather and validate business needs to translate into requirements for technical team
* Work with technical teams to develop technical requirements and solutions
* Owns the lifecycle management and associated documentation package for the systems
* Is accountable for projects throughout entire lifecycle; depending on scale and complexity may need input or guidance on critical decisions
* Be proactive in identifying solutions or opportunities that can help improve Business processes
* Be point of contact for business focused application questions and be able to identify and leverage resources across IT
* Model and enhance business process diagrams and other related models to capture business operations change requirements within defined opportunities or projects, modeling both current and future state, typically using a graphical BPA or business process modeling tool
* Document or map business processes targeted for change via approved projects, both current and future state

* B.S. degree (in Science, Engineering or Business), with related business discipline experience
* Multiple years of process improvement experience (depending on skill level – more time for advanced skills and commensurate salary), especially experience that leverages technology as part of the solution
* Hands–on experience with process modeling, analysis and simulation tools
* Experience working on projects using a variety of process redesign methods (such as business process re–engineering, value chain analysis, Lean Six Sigma or total quality management)
* Track record of working on projects that delivered different types of business outcomes: revenue growth and customer satisfaction, for example, not just process efficiency or cost reduction
* Manufacturing experience with knowledge of GMPs, GDPs
* Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication, including good presentations
* Strong analytical and conceptual skills
* More interested in business results than personal preferences, and in group rather than individual achievement
* Ability to work within high–performing virtual teams and highly collaborative
* Builds excellent relationships with key internal and external customers based on trust and confidence
* Minimum travel both domestically and internationally
* Supplement the Vendor management team focused on driving value and mitigating risk in vendor contracts and relationships
* Execute best practices and processes for managing technology suppliers and vendors, with focus on performance of Hardware, Software and Software

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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