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Business Analyst

Des Moines, IA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
The Business Analyst will participate in all phases of the systems development lifecycle from Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, and Implementation to meet business needs.

Responsibilities of business analyst role include but are not limited to:
Creating, presenting and maintaining user stories, acceptance criteria, demo expectations and design documents in clients defined systems.
Creating/documenting, tracing, maintaining, prioritizing, and assessing changes to business processes and the associated requirements
Working closely with key decision makers, systems owners and end users in support of core processes and critical business objectives
Conducting research to obtain data, analyzing problems to advise and recommend solutions
Querying and analyzing data to determine solutions, such as installation of alternate methods and procedures, changes in processing methods and practices, or redesign of products or services
Advising client or department heads on alternate methods of solving needs or problems, and recommending specific solutions
Working within an agile methodology framework with a focus on delivering value and adjusting rapidly to produce the most effective outcome
Working closely with all IT organizations and driving projects to successful completion
A successful candidate for this role is expected to possess the following skills and experience:
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of team members, including executives, managers, IT professionals, and subject matter experts
Experience in process mapping, group facilitation, data gathering and analysis, and phases of project life cycle (requirements gathering, design, development, deployment, training, and measuring effectiveness.)
Experience delivering software as part of an agile delivery team
Strong ability to work effectively within time constraints, changing priorities, and independently
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio
Experience with requirement gathering software such as Azure DevOps, TFS, JIRA, or RTC.
Analyze business strategy and user needs, document specifications, and translate business objectives into proper system requirement specifications
Guide business customers through business case development for new applications/functionality, including cost / benefit analysis and risk / impact analysis
Understanding of how to deliver value through realizations of benefits, avoidance of cost, identify new opportunities and modernizing the organization
Focus on continuous improvement for both the business process and the underlying technologies and system support
Strong ability to decompose complex concepts into smaller tasks while maintaining end-to-end business process focus
Work closely with other Business Units to identify and deliver Enterprise value
Experience providing consulting services to governmental entities
Skilled at consulting with executive-level stakeholders to define business needs or problems
Required/Desired SkillsSkillRequired /DesiredAmountof ExperienceExperience working on large, complex IT systemsRequired8YearsExperience eliciting requirements, writing user stories and design docs, docmnt acceptance criteria, and facilitating communications stakeholders & ITRequired10YearsExperience with SDLC procedures / system development methodologiesRequired8YearsProduct Owner experienceRequired8YearsExperience managing stakeholder expectations and prioritiesRequired8YearsExperience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)Required8YearsExcellent task management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environmentRequired8YearsDemonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlinesRequired8YearsExperience with Microsoft development platforms and softwareRequired8YearsExperience in an agile environmentRequired8YearsWorking experience with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio or relational database softwareRequired5YearsExperience with Team Foundation Server (TFS) and/or Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Azure DevOps (ADO), Rational Team Suite (RTC)Required5YearsBachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Business, or related field, or relevant experience.Desired8Years



Des Moines, IA
50360 USA



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