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Senior IT Business Analyst

Catapult Recruiting LLC. Vancouver ,WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $90,000 to $110,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

SUMMARY

The Senior IT Business Analyst will facilitate assigned projects by serving as a liaison between users and developers, setting and communicating goals, and evaluating and refining results.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Network and effectively communicate with business staff through high engagement to thoroughly understand the needs to be supported by IT and ensure consistent practices, primarily within Purchasing, Sales, Finance, and Operations business teams.
  • Understand global business drivers and objectives and how to translate them into business requirements for various integrated global systems.
  • Responsible for guiding development of functionality and/or enhancement of processes within all business systems, including, ERPs, Manufacturing Systems, and Inventory Control.
  • Responsible for gathering and analyzing business requirements from end users and management, and act as the liaison in translating the requirements into “Use Cases” to be implemented by internal and external development.
  • Writes comprehensive functional specifications from requirements documents and input from other domain and technical design sources
  • Ensures accuracy, completeness, clarity and simplification of functional specifications.
  • Presents functional specifications to internal stakeholders for review/acceptance and compliance with requirements.
  • Revises functional specifications as necessary throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Conducts analytical review meetings as required with domain experts to acquire the details needed to write functional specifications.
  • Insures traceability of requirements throughout the functional specification.
  • Provide recommendations regarding the evolution of the business systems.
  • Design standard operating procedures (SOPs), test plans, and execute User Acceptance Training (UAT); including issue resolution for all business systems.
  • Test functionality developed by the implementation team against business requirements.
  • Assist in the identification and delivery of training needs within the business to promote a culture of continual improvement.
  • Assist in providing support for all business systems.
  • Acts as a project lead in support of complex initiatives by determining resource requirements; defining project activities and tasks; defining project deliverables, preparing estimates, schedules and status reports.
  • Adheres to project methodology standards in the preparation of appropriate project related documentation and deliverables.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong ability to lead global project teams including internal and external partners and communicate clearly with executives and software engineers in multiple local/remote locations.
  • Strong ability to recognize patterns in processing and drive global standardization across companies.
  • An expert at Business Requirement Creation and Analysis.
  • Must have at least 3 yrs of Visio experience.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills to communicate technical and non-technical information in person or electronically.
  • Process Manufacturing domain knowledge
  • Ability to gain a broad understanding of company and business units.
  • Working knowledge of distribution business best practices, principles and procedures.
  • Methodical troubleshooting and diagnosis skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast-paced work environment, while consistently maintaining attention to details.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and accomplish tasks.
  • Ability to adapt to a continually changing business environment while managing multiple priorities.
  • Proven ability to make systematic and rational judgments based on relevant information.
  • Demonstrated analytical, summarizing and prioritizing skills.
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and common SDLC methodologies
  • Ability to work within a team and cross-functional departments and/or divisions, maintaining open lines of communication and cultivate positive working relationships that will benefit the customer and company profitability.
  • Ability to work alone or in teams of peer and superiors.
  • Must speak one-on-one and lead small teams and/or large groups of co-workers, senior management, customers or vendors.
  • Technical writing skills are essential.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Four-year degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Six years of Business Analyst experience.
  • Six+ years of experience developing functional specifications for commercial software products
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ERP systems with a minimum of two years of direct experience. Dynamics AX and D365 F&O preferred NOT required.
  • Experience with SCADA systems, WonderWare preferred 3+ years
  • Experience with SCADA, MES, ERP integrations
  • Demonstrated experience with business process mapping and modeling techniques.
  • Experience conducting effective training workshops and seminars.
Company Description
Our vision is where all our customers technology staffing needs are filled by professional, reliable, happy people who love their work and love the company they work for. By identifying and satisfying our customers needs utilizing qualified professionals and modern tools, we are working hard to build stronger business relationships!!

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