Senior Business Analyst

Confidential Company  •  Malden, MA

8 - 10 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Malden, MA
8 - 10 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/09/17 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Senior Business Analyst for our client in Malden, MA

Job Title: Senior Business Analyst

Job Location: Malden, MA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire 

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

This is a lean and agile project.  The ideal candidate can work in all functional areas of the application.  They will also have experience in all phases of business and data analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Business & Data Analyst is responsible for collaborating with the client/EEC Organization, Business SMEs and stakeholders, Project Managers, Quality Assurance, and Developers in the process of creating and documenting business and data requirements.
  • Collaborate with the business to understand strategic goals and objectives, define requirements, assess product fit to business needs, and reengineer business processes as needed.
  • Collaborate with the technical team to understand the data design of the application, and apply that knowledge to define data requirements related to the new functional requirements.
  • As a member of the team, adhere to the organization’s methodologies and standards, and also propose improvements based on business and data analysis best practices.
  • Fulfill requirements with high quality and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct all interviews and meetings needed to document current business process.
  • Assist in the development of and approval of the business process documentation.
  • Help team members elaborate their requirements; analyze gaps, permutations, inconsistencies, constraints, assumptions, and risks so that requirements are clear, concise, etc.  
  • Participate in Change Management processes to assess and advise on the impact of release and data requirements being changed, added, or dropped
  • Provide support to the QA and Technical Writing resources to write test scripts and provide content review for necessary training and user manuals
  • Advise QA of test coverage needs for each release's functional requirements.
  • Review test cases, expected results, and actual results to ensure that the spirit and intent of all functional requirements are being met.
  • Review deliverables related to new releases
  • Proactively raise issues and offer solutions.
  • Participate in daily scrum meeting to discuss current tasks and status.
  • Submit weekly status reports.

Education and Experience Level

  • At least 7 years of professional business analysis experience.
  • Degreerequired (business or technical degrees are preferred).
  • Thorough knowledge of tools and processes used for Requirements Analysis and the Software Development Lifecycle Process.
  • Thorough knowledge of tools and processes used for Data Analysis, including through knowledge of SQL, with an ability to read and understand SQL code and stored procedures.
  • Expert working knowledge of SQL Server and SSRS. 
  • Strong prototyping, visual design and interaction design skills.
  • Proven track record working on large-scale projects with diverse stakeholders and with cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with both Waterfall methodologies and Agile principles (Scrum methodology) a plus.
  • Experience related to attendance and billing systems would be a plus.
  • Experience related to child care systems would be a plus.

General

  • Sensitivity to interpersonal, organizational and political challenges, and an understanding of how to navigate them effectively.
  • Ability to promote teamwork and maintain effective communication within and across groups.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and use discretion in handling confidential information.
  • Ability to work independently and in an agile manner.
  • Ability to switch focus based on changing priorities.
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