Senior Business Analyst - IIBA
Posted on Oct 9, 2019 by ESG Consulting
Our client is seeking an Business Analyst, a fully seasoned Senior level Business Analyst' to elicit, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of stakeholders (Customers or End Users). This includes interviewing stakeholders, gathering and compiling user requirements to understand the technology solutions they need.
The Business Analysts will also apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help the business make good technology decisions. This level would be attainable by multiple incumbents in a work group (not necessarily by all) but would not be an "automatic promotional level. Defines and documents internal and external user interfaces and supports system and data requirement clarification and definition. Also, acting as the liaison among internal stakeholders to analyze, document, communicate and validate business and system requirements for platform applications. Supervision Received Works under very general supervision.
Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned function or program
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned. The Senior Business Analyst provides strategic business analysis services to business partners iThe focus of this position is to work closely with agencies (Atlanta Police Department (APD), Atlanta Fire & Rescue Department (AFRD), Corrections, Emergency Preparedness and all Judicial Agencies) to gain in-depth understanding of the customer's business strategy, processes, services, roadmap and the context in which the business operates.
This role will be key to understanding the documenting capabilities needed to address business challenges. The Senior Business Analyst is responsible for reviewing assigned business processes from end-to-end to identify and address operational, financial and technological risks. Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency.
Responsibilities will include a full range of activities from providing business analysis services to small and mid-size projects to larger more complex projects related to operational business functions that affect PSJ customers. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to: Demonstrate up-to-date expertise in Information Systems and apply this to the development, execution and improvement of action plans by providing advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices Support and align efforts to meet customer and business needs. Demonstrate an understanding of the IIBA Business Analysis Body of Knowledge (BABOK) knowledge areas.
Proven experience in the area of requirements elicitation and collaboration including an understanding of the IIBA BABOK Requirements Classification Schema.
Experience in strategy analysis including defining the customer's As Is environment and desired Future State, risk and gap analysis, and defining the change strategy. Manage customer relationships and expectations by developing a communication process to keep others up-to-date on project results Stay current with customer needs and strategies; utilizing formal and informal written communication methods (for example, emails, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, executive updates, task lists, updates) to communicate updates and findings; and facilitating project meetings and presentations to all types of diverse audiences (for example, senior management, Customers, technical staff) Identify, create and facilitate process design changes by conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level; focusing on quality improvement and data management; ensuring data is reliable and valid; developing process improvements or re-engineering and recommending elimination; integrating new systems and processes with existing ones; and partnering with internal and external customers to ensure systems provided meet the long-term business strategies Decision Making Assist with the selection from multiple procedures and methods to accomplish tasks. Applies organizational policies; may interpret organizational policies and recommend exceptions. Helps establishes work methods, timetables, performance standards, etc. Leadership Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list: Extensive knowledge of concepts, processes and tools of profession. Knowledge of relationship of professional disciple among related organizations and functions. Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modelling, verification, and methodology development. Well-developed technical skills within profession. Skills in organizing and presenting proposals; incumbent must possess excellent communications skills and be detail oriented. Ability to plan and carry out virtually any typical assignment within professional area. Ability to build effective relationships within the organization.
- Education and Experience Persons applying must have a bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field and three years of Information Systems experience, analysing and redesigning business processes, and providing business requirements to technical teams.
Equivalent combinations of training and experience will be determined under prescribed guidelines.
Licenses and Certifications IIBA Certification (ECBA, CCBA, CBAP) highly recommended but not mandatory.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment Required physical, minimal lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.
Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
ABOUT ESG CONSULTING:
ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.
Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.
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