Senior Business Analyst

Orange, CA 92867

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Business Systems Analyst Job Number: 19730

OVERVIEW: 

The Senior Business Analyst must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to effectively present information to all levels in the organization, including senior executives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain productive relationships with business stakeholders and consistently provide updates on project execution, approaches, costs, timelines as well as problems encountered and plans to overcome them.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of our technology platforms, including their criticality, features, configurations, interfaces, data models, and how employees leverage these systems to perform their jobs.
  • Effectively capture detailed business requirements, use cases, process flows and work with application developers to review.
  • Develop documentation necessary to ensure successful estimation, technical approach and delivery of technical projects. Artifacts and level of detail will vary based on size and complexity of stakeholder requests.
  • Contribute to the library of artifacts and processes that the company  uses to capture requirements and execute technology projects.
  • Work with key resources (internal and external) to develop high-level labor estimates, conduct gap analysis between application and stated customer requirements as well as deploy functionality.
  • Work with appropriate IT staff to communicate, verify, and test the desired functionality changes
  • Ensure all business needs are addressed by demonstrating in-system changes
  • Assist business stakeholders with the development of training materials for newly deployed functionality.
  • Manage multiple competing priorities through effective organization and communication
  • Manage a project' s scope, acceptance, installation, and deployment from start to finish
  • Report on technical issues and questions, make recommendations to the technical team
  • Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve business practices and efficiencies. Proactively suggest improvements to our technology platforms, vendors and processes.
  • Practice knowledge transfer and foster change management as the organization changes and new skills are required. There should be a focus on team/individual development as well as a drive to be a contributor. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • A solid understanding of business functional areas, business management issues and data analysis
  • Leadership aptitude
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Business case development and cost/benefit analysis experience
  • Ability to prioritize requirements and create prototypes and mock ups
  • Teamwork-focused/collaborative work style
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully on large projects
  • Problem solving skills evidenced by demonstrated results in past positions
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and handle multiple/detail-oriented tasks
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel (minimal)
  • Required:  5 years work-related experience as a business analyst in an information technology organization. Experience managing senior stakeholder relationships.
  • Preferred:  Technical skills - specifically with ERP systems, ETL, and databases. Experience with DM2 and Trinium or any standard ERP system

 TECHNOLOGY TO BE USED:
  • Hardware --PC/Laptop
  • Operating Systems --Windows 10
  • Tools -- MS Office Suite: Office 365, Project, Visio
  • Collaboration: Slack, Skype, Zoom, Webex, GoToMeeting
  • Databases: MS Access, SQL Server
  • ERP Systems: Trinium, DM2

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