22 days old

Business Systems Analyst

Jacksonville, FL 32246
  • Job Code
    574986

Senior Business Systems Analyst - Jacksonville, FL


6 month+ contract



  • Senior IT Systems Analysts collect and analyze information to formulate the scope and objectives of technology solutions. Conducts feasibility studies to design possible technology solutions. Writes system and programming specifications so that when the system is implemented it will meet user needs. Provides input into cost estimations and project plans. Prepares and maintains technical documentation including flow charts, models, and procedures, user guides, scorecards and reporting to assist with the ongoing operation and maintenance of technology solutions. Assigned to complex projects, systems or initiatives. Senior IT Systems Analysts lead efforts, oversee work results, provide training and serve as a technical resource for other IT Systems Analyst.



    • Analyzes business requirements to determine technical requirements and identifies impacted areas/systems/processes and evaluates alternative solutions
    • Researches and assists in designs solutions for general maintenance requests to resolve system problems
    • Prepares detailed system requirements and assists in functional design solutions for new products/functionality and enhancements to existing products/functionality
    • Provide oversight and final review of design specification
    • Lead effort to identify and evaluate alternative solutions
    • Take the initiative to seek out areas of improvement
    • Act as a design team leader to ensure progress against goals and timely reporting to management
    • Assigned to highly complex projects, systems or initiatives
    • Act as a mentor, providing coaching and guidance and reviewing work of other SAs. Oversees the design artifacts produced by other SAs to ensure the necessary design considerations were made
    • Provides input into forecasting and project-planning for scope/requirements documents and/or vendor contracts to minimize risk to on time, cost effective solution fulfillment.
    • Prepares high level proposals that identify viable options to address the client's needs. Works with appropriate parties to gain approval of proposal and initiate work.
    • Leads a systematic process for capturing requirements. Works with partners to capture requirements in a standard format that can serve as the foundation for developing technical documentation.
    • Using SDLC processes and associated tools, analyzes current system targeted for replacement/enhancement to determine business and technical functions to be included in design.
    • Works with Developers and other IT staff to determine system components and functional flow of components and data between components.
    • May determine the best-suited technology to meet the business requirements.
    • Creates detailed program specifications from which a developer can code.
    • Validates the design documentation with the appropriate parties and receives approval on these documents. Reviews final design documents to ensure that they clearly explain the work expectations.
    • Clarifies design expectations. Answers business and technical questions. Researches and involves appropriate parties to resolve more complex business and technical issues.
    • Continuously assesses systems as business direction changes for impacts to existing designs. Understands impacts and works as appropriate to determine best solution.
    • Provide consultative support for the systems within their product family
    • Partner with BSA and other IT staff to ensure the design fulfills business and technical requirements
    • Responsible for relationship management responsibilities for assigned vendors
    • Prepare technical documentation and deliverables including flow charts, models, and procedures, user guides, scorecards and reporting.
    • Ensures adherence to practices, standards, policies and procedures.
    • Assists in test execution for various system components.
    • Prepares complex test strategies to ensure comprehensive coverage of system components and interfaces, provides SME level expertise and recommends test strategies and scenarios for junior level analysts.
    • Influences business/stakeholders and/or is instrumental in driving business decisions while proposing solutions built on Value Proposition
    • Develops and documents vetted contingency plans in case of risks or roadblocks
    • Advocates effective solutions that are flexible to accommodate future enhancements
    • Responsible for consensus and relationship building between Business, IT teams and BRMs
    • Accountable for clearly linking the IT solution to the business vision/strategy while coaching junior analysts to help them understand the business priorities

  • Requirements:

    6 or more years work experience in an application development and/or systems analysis role or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education.


    Bachelor's degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience


    Thorough knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems


    Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills


    Strong understanding of integration points of assigned business/systems and processes


    Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness


    Proficient in requirements gathering methodologies and the SDLC


    Understanding of a variety of architecture standards and ability to apply them in their design work


    Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities


    Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance


    Ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences


    Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment


    High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy.


    Extensive knowledge and experience of systems, subsystems, development methodologies, systems architecture, tools and processes that support the assigned business initiative or system.


    < >Complete Testing life cycle knowledge and execution


    Preferred:


    Experience using Agile methodology


    Knowledge of healthcare insurance industry specifically in web and mobile technologies

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  • Information Technology

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