Business Systems Analyst

  • location: Bethesda, MD
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $40 - $45 per hour
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Business Systems Analyst

job summary:
Randstad Technologies, a global and national leader in the IT staffing and services industry is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to work in Bethesda, MD. If this sounds like the kind of career move you want to make, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you!

Business Systems Analyst will be a technical expert for discovery and definition of omni-channel API features and functional capabilities within the enterprise in order to create value and impact for digital products leveraged by millions of guests worldwide. Collaborates with client and information technology organizations to define functional requirements and functional designs of creative solutions that will support the clients' strategy and future business goals. Performs research to confirm opportunities and identify emerging solutions that could be applied to drive improvement. Contributes to updating multi-year technology roadmaps for clients. Supports IT Architecture & Development organization in clarifying functional requirements and functional design during development of solution.

Required:

- 3+ years' experience in information technology application design or development as a business analyst or in a requirement gathering role

- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certification

- Skilled at converting business needs into technology requirements and working within IT to manage the execution of projects

- Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, and decide and influence appropriate courses of action

- Working knowledge of REST APIs, API design best practices.

- Working knowledge of Confluence and JIRA

- Knowledge of SDLC, Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Preferred:

- Graduate degree

- Experience with web technologies, cloud and mobile

- Experience with Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe

- Experience writing features, epics and stories

- Strong communication skills, including experience facilitating requirements analysis and functional design working sessions

- Experience completing information technology cost/resource estimates to implement and support solutions

- Excellent analytical skills where problems are very unusual and extremely difficult

- Experience with business process re-engineering

- Demonstrated knowledge of supported discipline

- Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills

- Broad technical experience across technical components including infrastructure, network, applications, data, and information security

- Familiarity with existing information architecture, application portfolio, and information management methodology

- Knowledge of emerging technologies

- Facilitates business requirements analysis and functional design work sessions including creating business presentations, communications, and documentation

- Creates functional requirement and scope documentation using existing templates in JIRA

- Participates and collaborates with other teams to ensure successful PI planning sessions

- Lead functional design including demonstrations to stakeholders to validate approach

- Identifies creative solutions to business requirements, analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of alternatives, and provides recommendations

- Works with external vendors and analogous companies to obtain additional insights, approaches, and demonstrations of solutions

- Collaborates with the client organization including business analysts in the client organizations

- Document functional, integration, and testing requirements as well as SLAs and operating level agreements

- Leads technology cost/resource estimates and input to business cases

- Work with the IT Architecture & Development organization during development to address functional requirements and functional design clarifications

- Provide expertise and update multi-year technology roadmaps

- Provide expertise to training and field support groups as appropriate before new releases go-live

- Identifies opportunities to enhance the business partnership and planning processes

- Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers as appropriate

 
location: Bethesda, Maryland
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 45 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Business Systems Analyst will be a technical expert for discovery and definition of omni-channel API features and functional capabilities within the enterprise in order to create value and impact for digital products leveraged by millions of guests worldwide. Collaborates with client and information technology organizations to define functional requirements and functional designs of creative solutions that will support the clients' strategy and future business goals. Performs research to confirm opportunities and identify emerging solutions that could be applied to drive improvement. Contributes to updating multi-year technology roadmaps for clients. Supports IT Architecture & Development organization in clarifying functional requirements and functional design during development of solution.

 
qualifications:
Required:

- 3+ years' experience in information technology application design or development as a business analyst or in a requirement gathering role

- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certification

- Skilled at converting business needs into technology requirements and working within IT to manage the execution of projects

- Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, and decide and influence appropriate courses of action

- Working knowledge of REST APIs, API design best practices.

- Working knowledge of Confluence and JIRA

- Knowledge of SDLC, Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Preferred:

- Graduate degree

- Experience with web technologies, cloud and mobile

- Experience with Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe

- Experience writing features, epics and stories

- Strong communication skills, including experience facilitating requirements analysis and functional design working sessions

- Experience completing information technology cost/resource estimates to implement and support solutions

- Excellent analytical skills where problems are very unusual and extremely difficult

- Experience with business process re-engineering

- Demonstrated knowledge of supported discipline

- Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills

- Broad technical experience across technical components including infrastructure, network, applications, data, and information security

- Familiarity with existing information architecture, application portfolio, and information management methodology

- Knowledge of emerging technologies

 
skills: Required:

- 3+ years' experience in information technology application design or development as a business analyst or in a requirement gathering role

- Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience/certification

- Skilled at converting business needs into technology requirements and working within IT to manage the execution of projects

- Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, and decide and influence appropriate courses of action

- Working knowledge of REST APIs, API design best practices.

- Working knowledge of Confluence and JIRA

- Knowledge of SDLC, Waterfall and Agile methodologies.

Preferred:

- Graduate degree

- Experience with web technologies, cloud and mobile

- Experience with Scaled Agile Framework or SAFe

- Experience writing features, epics and stories

- Strong communication skills, including experience facilitating requirements analysis and functional design working sessions

- Experience completing information technology cost/resource estimates to implement and support solutions

- Excellent analytical skills where problems are very unusual and extremely difficult

- Experience with business process re-engineering

- Demonstrated knowledge of supported discipline

- Strong process management, negotiating, influencing, and problem resolution skills

- Broad technical experience across technical components including infrastructure, network, applications, data, and information security

- Familiarity with existing information architecture, application portfolio, and information management methodology

- Knowledge of emerging technologies


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