15 days old

Business Analyst

Des Plaines, IL 60018
  • Job Code
    580611

GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY


The Business Analyst enables change by defining needs and recommending solutions. The Business Analyst is responsible for collecting and documenting business requirements from various business teams for IT projects. The Business Analyst provides written functional requirements for various technology teams. This key role is the liaison between business teams and technology teams for technology projects.


The Business Analyst must be comfortable managing and driving the requirements-gathering phase of technology projects. The Business Analyst will also be needed to sometimes provide second-tier technology applications support and application reporting.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



  • Lead business stakeholder requirements elicitation efforts and meetings.
  • Validate business requirements.
  • Translate business needs into functional requirements for application development teams.
  • Drive the requirements-gathering phase of technology projects.
  • Process mapping, use case generation, construction of test cases, and creation of requirements traceability matrices.
  • Advocate on behalf of business to IT, and advocate on behalf of IT to business.
  • Provide system analysis of business applications.
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert on a variety of packages and custom business applications.
  • Support business applications. Troubleshoot and resolve applications issues.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • 3+ years of prior experience as a business analyst or other IT role, such as support or development.
  • BA / BS in IT, statistics, computer science, mathematics, information management, business or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience writing clear requirements to a testable level.
  • Experience writing and executing test cases.
  • Bachelor's degree in a business- or technology-related field or an equivalent work experience.



  • 3+ years of IT experience or 6+ years of business experience with an interest in technology.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, at ease working with both business and technology staff.
  • Strong problem solver.
  • Curious, self-motivated, independent.
  • Microsoft Office experience: Word for documentation, Excel for data handling, Visio for process explanation, PowerPoint for presentation and Outlook for email.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



  • 3+ years of experience on a business team interfacing with IT.
  • 3+ years of experience in healthcare.
  • Ability to become a Subject Matter Expert on various healthcare, insurance, pension, and/or payroll technology systems.
  • Experience working on different project types, such as off-the-shelf, new development, enhancements projects.
  • General knowledge of databases, applications, system interfaces, and operating systems.
  • Beginner to moderate SQL knowledge.
  • Understanding of relational databases, database structures and design, and data management.
  • Experience creating reports for business users, especially via SSRS or similar tools.
  • Knowledgeable in SDLC, Agile and/or Waterfall methodologies.

Categories

  • Information Technology

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