Business Systems Analyst

  • location: Plano, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $35 - $45 per hour
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Business Systems Analyst

job summary:
This is an exciting time for our client and we're looking for a Sr. IT Business Analyst who is passionate about working in a successful and fun environment. The right person will have extensive experience gathering requirements, writing business requirements for software releases, be client-facing, and have experience working in a fast-paced environment with weekly/monthly software releases.

 
location: Plano, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 45 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Assume responsibility for the technology side of one or more long-term client software projects.
  • Gather, clarify, and validate business requirements through ongoing active relationships with the project stakeholders.
  • Responsible for setting an agenda, preparing presentation material, facilitating discussions including standing up and leading the meeting.
  • Manage expectations with clients via in-person and written communication.
  • Write business requirements and technical specifications. (Please be prepared to submit a writing sample.)
  • Translate business requirements into technology solutions. Must be able to maintain both technical and business perspective for each project.
  • Organize and maintain project documentation, including Points-of-View, Scopes, Estimates, Impact Analyses, and large full-system requirements documents.
  • Assist in the testing effort. Work with the Q/A team to devise a test plan. Produce and run test cases to ensure the application is working as designed.
  • Manage change request process for existing applications.
  • Mentor junior members of the team on all aspects of the Business Analyst role including facilitation skills, examination of deliverables and provide guidance on areas of improvement.
  • Help determine highest priority requirements for the team and manage change to those priorities/requirements
  • Taking a leading role in resolution of escalated issues, and advocate for enhancements in subsequent product releases as necessary
 
qualifications:
Experience and Skills Required:

  • At least five years experience in gathering and documenting business requirements and functional specifications for complex technology solutions
  • In depth experience working with API's - need to fully understand how the data moves through the process. Clients proprietary platform has 88 API's they can call to
  • Experience participating in and conducting requirements gathering sessions
  • Understanding of time management skills and correct use of resources
  • Extensive client interaction experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft suite of desktop applications (MS-Office, MS-Project, and Visio, Word, Excel)
  • Ability to create and maintain a complex word document with tables, table of content, graphics, etc.
  • Experience working with various methodologies to gather requirements and implement projects; agile experience preferred.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of project management tools/methodologies
  • Ability to work with a variety of people (creative, technical, management, and account management)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications/ability to communicate complex ideas and technical issues
  • Working understanding of all facets of Web development, including strategies, design and implementation
  • Database experience; able to write SQL query, comfortable with relational databases.
  • Prefer experience in Customer Loyalty or CRM
 
skills: Must be super technical: in depth experience with API's and SQL

Must be client facing

Must have a great personality


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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