Business / Data Analyst (IT)

  • location: Boston, MA (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $51 - $61 per hour

job description

Business / Data Analyst (IT)

job summary:

Defines business/system requirements by facilitating user meetings and interviewing users, developing use cases, and researching and resolving issues. Participates in business analysis project planning and management by documenting and maintaining plans, managing issue logs and preparing project documentation. Analyzes current processes and recommends solutions and improved processes. May also oversee the acquisition, analysis and dissemination of subject matter knowledge. Provides technical and business knowledge to clients. Keeps abreast of technological and competitive developments. Conducts research on industry practices and standards and other benchmarking data. Codes and maintains business application programs from user instructions or formal functional specifications. Experience in the analysis and testing phases in the development cycle. In addition having experience of 6+ years.

3-5 "nice to have":

  • Business Flow Diagramming Tools: Visio and/or ARIS modeling
  • Data Integration: this will assist when working with Technology teams
  • Concepts of developing API's this will assist when working with Technology teams
Top three must-haves:

  • Analytical Skills ability to understand complex requirements and break down into consumable components for development/design
  • Business Flow Diagramming: ability to map out process flows both current and future state, ability to identify improvements / streamlining
  • Problem-Solving: ability to seek solutions and options to keep project on track and resolve business issues/risks
  • Facilitating Discovery Sessions - Using Facilitation Skills as a Manager, 1hr
  • Communication Skills - Public speaking, Presentations: Presentation Skills: Developing Fundamental Presentation Skills
Software skills is an absolute must have:

  • Excel
  • Word
  • PowerPoint
  • MS Project (a plus)
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
salary: $51 - 61 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Drive and Facilitate requirements gathering
  • Analyze and Document requirements
  • Define, drive and document solutions
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Business Analysis
  • Capital markets
  • Visio
  • ARIS modeling

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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