IT Business Analyst

Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States Minor Outlying I
Date Posted: 05-04-2016
General Summary:

IT Business Analyst - Standard works as a liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. IT Business Analyst - Standard understands business problems and opportunities in the context of the requirements and recommends solutions that enable the organization to achieve its goals and overall business strategies.

Level Expectations:
Possess in-depth knowledge of the tools and processes required by the role Function in complex environments with minimal direction Solid individual performance while partnering with others Work well through self-directed effort Share knowledge in area of expertise May provide technical assistance to resolve operating issues

Essential Functions:
  • Perform analysis of business issues, provide recommendations for possible solutions, work with Business users and IT project teams to drive decision making and define requirements for application development, ensuring that business needs are met Complete documentation for business requirements that guide application development efforts, working closely with the Development team and Business teams to ensure successful implementation of business requirements.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of the business requirements process used to define requirements for systems projects, assist with the definition of project scope and create appropriate scope documentation
  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to implement solutions to enhance application reliability
  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to provide ongoing support to manage application SLAs, resolve problems and fulfill service requests that do not require application
  • Work under the guidance of senior team members to support regulatory compliance activities development Communicate project status and escalates issues as needed

Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis of product or software development Proven organizational skills with the ability to develop a detailed work plan to ensure project success
  • Exposure to development methodologies is highly desired Demonstrated ability to organize and facilitate requirements meetings
  • Promote consensus on a high level view of the project and drill down into the details to obtain the requirements
  • Perform thorough requirement interviews with project stakeholders Ability to document project issues, risks, assumptions and requirements
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues
  • The ability to analyze and develop business scenarios
  • Follow policies and procedures to ensure audit and corporate compliance
  • Consistently deliver project status and time tracking regularly to management
  • Conduct comprehensive requirements reviews with project stakeholders, Development and QA teams Creating process flows and diagrams necessary to assist the requirements gathering process
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong requirements elicitation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities
  • General PC knowledge including working knowledge of Microsoft application software (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio, Project and Access)
  • Working knowledge of SQL preferred
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint
 
 
 
The Timberline Group
Phone: 636-209-5537
PO Box 565, Sullivan, Mo 63080
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