Business Analyst

Confidential Company  •  Bethesda, MD

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Intelligence

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/10/18
Confidential Company
Bethesda, MD
5 - 7 years experience
Business Intelligence
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/10/18

Please find the job details below.

Job Title Business Analyst

Duration:12+months likely extension

Overview

In search of an experienced Sr. Business Analyst to work with our growing Information Security team. We are a fast growing, privately owned company that is robust and flexible. We take Information Security seriously and aim to stay ahead of the curve. This position will report to the Sr. Project Manager of Information Technology and help drive major IT Security and Infrastructure projects, data analysis, process documentation, and business process improvement. The ideal candidate for this role will possess strong analytical skills, business acumen, project management experience, and outstanding interpersonal skills.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead business analysis efforts for IT Security and Infrastructure initiatives including business continuity planning, disaster recovery, and unified communications
  • Lead data analysis, process documentation, and interviews with business and IT stakeholders
  • Work cross-functionally to identify business process improvement opportunities and help develop business cases for potential solutions
  • Serve as junior PM for assigned initiatives, working in close collaboration with the Sr. Project Manager.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Strong MS Excel skills for performing data analysis and developing reports is a must
  • Strong business communication skills and the ability to document and manage project requirements
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Experience is important. To set you apart:

  • 5+ yrs. of experience in business analysis and project management
  • Experience with creating process flows, data flows, As Is/To Be documents, gap analyses, and implementation plans
  • Knowledge of SDLC, ITIL, and key IT frameworks
  • Knowledge of security principles, techniques, and technologies is a plus
  • SharePoint experience is a plus
  • Experience in a multi-unit retail environment is a plus

These characteristics will help you fit in:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to develop cross -functional relationships
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and projects
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