Business Analyst

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/18/18
5 - 7 years experience
Transportation
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/18/18

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Job Description Summary:

Job Description Summary
***PLEASE NOTE: POSITION IS LOCATED AT CORPORATE OFFICE IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS***

The Business Analyst at J.B. Hunt is responsible for identifying and analyzing business process flows, master data requirements and user requirements as it pertains to the successful implementation of a technology solution. He or she will be tasked with understanding and documenting the “as is” environment to provide functional expertise and knowledge of the existing business practices as well as reconciling those requirements to new system capabilities.

The Business Analyst will be responsible for creating the Business Requirements Document (BRD) which aligns the high level business processes to the specific use cases. He or she will be the primary liaison between the business teams and the project team and represent the user interests in system design and software configuration planning meetings. He or she will work closely with the System Analysts to translate the business requirements (BRDs) to system requirements (use cases) and in turn will work with business users to develop necessary processes or procedural changes to streamline the business and accommodate the software applications. He or she will participate in early system testing on behalf of the business users and will work with the training team and super users to establish a comprehensive training and deployment plan.

Job Description:

Job Description

***PLEASE NOTE: POSITION IS LOCATED AT CORPORATE OFFICE IN NORTHWEST ARKANSAS***

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor's degree  in computer science or business related field
  •  Minimum 5 years of experience in a technical or business functional role 

Technical:

  • Deep understanding of current trends and general business knowledge
  • Demonstrated process mapping skills
  • Ability to identify and sell commonality in processes across multiple business units
  • Aware of how data flows across business processes
  • Awareness and working knowledge of IT infrastructure
  • Knowledge of business applications strategy and implementation
  • Develop and document test cases with users
  • Provide end-user testing and training
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Leverages functional/technical expertise to get results
  • Contributes to overall project status reporting
  • Effective cross-functional decision making

Functional:

  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Highly effective influence skills resulting in a trusted advisor relationship with IT and business
  • Team leadership experience
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Works effectively with people that have different views
  • Detail oriented
  • Displays a sense of urgency
  • Can facilitate effective brainstorming
  • Shows a strong sense of purpose
  • Persists in efforts
  • Sets standards of excellence
  • Looks toward the broadest possible view of an issue/challenge
  • Can easily pose future scenarios
  • Can think globally (broader than own world) 
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