Consultant - IT Business Analyst - UTG (Schenectady)

Compensation

: $134,560.00 - $134,560.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Job Description:

Partner with business owners to understand new business opportunities and define the business requirements and complete story elaborations to get to proper detail of what needs to be delivered. Deliver high quality features, detailed stories, and acceptance criteria to the development teams for the purpose of completing the design, coding, testing, and implementation phases of the project life cycle. Provide leadership and quality assurance for the business analyst team. Provide subject matter expertise to take on more complex projects individually or through coordination skills with other analysts.

Major Accountability:

  • Coordinate and participate in review; revisions; changes; enhancements; testing; documentation; and member notification of product enhancements and/or business opportunities.
  • Provide advanced business knowledge and technical support for business requirements development.
  • Work closely with analysts, developers and requesters identifying data and functional requirements in the design of new/enhanced systems.
  • Ensure development objectives are accomplished; user testing is performed; and member notification is prepared in a timely fashion.
  • Consult with Business Owners on projects.
  • Develop and participate in the review of business and functional requirements and determine primary functions that the project is to provide.
  • Ensure timely and accurate communication with project staff throughout the life cycle of the project.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer of vendor technology to staff.
  • Document and coordinate changes and enhancements of products and services. Prepare and/or present documentation of business/technical presentations.
  • Provide technical support for the member(s) to ensure adherence to requirements.
  • Evaluate business requests to determine feasibility; work with Software Engineers to define alternatives and recommend optimal solutions.
  • Prepare overall project plan; incorporating costs and tasks from the various components; ensuring a successful and timely project implementation while ensuring methodology compliance; documenting problem areas and coordinating resolutions; reporting to management as necessary and investigating/researching or industry business/technical process.

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Prior Business Analyst and Project Management experience required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Must have Agile project experience in elaborations/story creation/acceptance criteria, etc.

  • Applies advanced knowledge and extended expertise of principles, theories and concepts, plus advanced knowledge of business or function, usually acquired through five to eight years of experience.

Skills/ Abilities:

  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of software methodologies (i.e. functionality & limitations)
  • Requires little supervision.
  • Good leadership skills preferred.

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Associated topics: business, business analyst, business intelligence, business systems, business systems analyst, client, crm, market, sales, senior consultant * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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