LA is seeking to hire an IT Business Analystto join our team. The ideal candidate will help translate business needs into technical requirements for modification, implementation, or conversion of business systems orprocesses.
S/he will also ensure all solutions support and conform to business needs and specifications and acts as liaison between business units and IT teams. S/he will interact on a regular basis with other IT architects and team members, business users, Managers, Directors and Principals and work with external vendors.
·Business Analysis: Collaborate with business groups to identify, document and communicate business needs and provide IT solutions. Perform current state analysis of existing business systems, applications and functions. Document, analyze and assess current business processes and underlying systems/applications. Plan, elicit, capture, analyze and validate business, functional and technical requirements.
·Project Planning: Facilitate requirements elicitation sessions and walkthroughs with business and IT resources. Answer questions and clarify requirements for projects and enhancements during the estimation process. Produce timely and high quality requirements-related work products, including requirement specifications, process flows, mock-ups and qualifications. Collaborate with other departments and IT to develop business cases associated with new project requests.
·Systems Support: Plan, facilitate and execute system/functional testing and UAT for projects and enhancements. Understand the relationships, dependencies and impact of neighboring business functions. Understand core systems, applications and technical platforms. Coordinate tactical-related business requests for IT development enhancements.
·Experience: 3 years of overall IT experience including software development processes, including experience planning, facilitating, eliciting, documenting and managing business, functional and technical requirements.
·Education:Bachelor’s degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and 4 years of Business Analystexperience.