13 days old
2018-01-112018-02-08

Sr. Business Analyst/ Systems Analyst

Richmond, VA 23219
  • Job Code
    591800
  • Payrate
    $45 To $55

Title: Senior Business Analyst/System Analyst


Location: Richmond, VA


Duration: 6 months contract to hire


Objective:


The Senior Systems Analyst (SA)/Senior Business Analyst is responsible for requirements, design, testing, implementation and helping to drive adoption of solutions. Solutions often include a software-systems development component and may also consist of process improvement, organizational change or strategic planning and policy development.


Essential Functions/ Activities:



  • Partner with business and technology to elicit, analyze, translate, and document business requirements into technical requirements.
  • Analyze; document processes, data and systems design; and test program development, logic, process flows and specifications.
  • Full vendor management functions including selection, onboarding and on-going management.
  • Good issue and problem resolution.
  • Use iterative design and development techniques to communicate and document design (prototyping, modeling techniques such as unified modeling language, etc.).
  • Utilize rigorous and disciplined project management planning and execution including defining goals and priorities, assigning tasks and monitoring work. The methodologies may differ based on the project and may include Agile, Waterfall, and/or a hybrid approach.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge/ Experience:



  • Minimum 5-7 years experience required in a Business Analyst/System Analyst role.
  • Minimum five years of experience in project/program management
  • Demonstrated experience in in writing software requirements and test specifications (written and automated)
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of basic system engineering, object-oriented design, information risk and security guidelines, and architecture standards
  • Ideal candidate has programming experience
  • Experience in financial services is required (record keeping, fund complex, RIA, wealth management or broker dealer)
  • Experience with Agile or Lean is a plus


Technical/Functional Skills Required:



  • Excellent Visio and MS Office skills
  • Experience with traditional project/program management practices such as estimation, budgeting, resource allocation, scope management, change management, risk management, escalation, etc.
  • Experience with change management and training
  • Good SQL Skills
  • Deep understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative, Lean)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications
  • Experience with automated testing and other forms of testing


Core Competancies:



  • Planning & Delivery - Can accurately scope out projects and work, anticipate & adjust for problems, measure performance against goals and evaluate results
  • Presentation Skills - Effectively plan and facilitate workshops and meetings; including prioritization activities
  • Change Agent - Comfort with and can lead through change
  • Problem Solving - Proven problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Interpersonal Skills - Outstanding ability to manage expectations and explain technical detail in business terms
  • Learning on the Fly - Ability to learn new business and technical concepts quickly
  • Negotiation and Influencing - Proven negotiation skills and ability to communicate with technical team to achieve desired outcome
  • Intellectual curiosity - Proven ability to question thought partners across functional areas


Education:


BA/BS or equivalent preferred


Certifications:


PMP, Scrum Master or Lean certifications a plus

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  • Information Technology

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