PALO ALTO, CA
Option 1 Staffing is an award winning, local recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Administrative, Accounting, IT, Finance and Non Clinical Healthcare professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry.
OPTION 1 STAFFING is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst who will be responsible for analysis of business processes and systems in support of new and existing software application projects. This includes gathering and refining end-user business requirements and communicating these to team members and partners, eliciting, analyzing, and documenting current and future-state business processes (business process mapping), providing regular status updates to team members and partners.
The successful candidate for this role will bring an energy and passion for delivering quality services to support business needs, and a dedication to developing creative solutions and processes that promote a culture of planning, leadership and collaboration.
Translate business processes into system requirements and/or development of systems solutions.
Analyze new business requirements, assist with feasibility of enhancement requests, system functionality, current system use and user needs.
Specify functional analysis and design and work with developers and analysts to recommend solutions and resolve system issues.
Liaise with external vendors or partners in support of business systems, which may include system development, implementation and/or operations.
Review, research and evaluate software to determine its usefulness and appropriateness as related to existing or proposed business systems; assist or develop preliminary and detailed system design documentation.
Advise users requiring assistance in solving complex problems or issues regarding management and business systems.
Analyze data and provide data sets to users for analysis. May include development of operational and analytical reports for end users.
Perform testing of new systems, upgrades and patching of existing systems; plan, conduct and document results of testing.
Develop instructional materials, training and job aids.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise.
Knowledge of, computer system capabilities, business processes, and work-flow.
Can prepare and present data/findings in a concise and understandable format; via documentation and stand-up presentation skills (strongly preferred)
Experience in enterprise application and understanding of database driven application.
Strong understanding of the software development life cycle.
Knowledge of principles and techniques used in conducting management studies and in systems analysis.
Current knowledge of rapidly changing computer technology.
Skill in conducting interviews and facilitating group meetings.
Skill in designing and conducting training programs.
Strong listening, negotiation and conflict resolution skill
For immediate consideration, please apply!