Business Analyst

  • location: Tallahassee, FL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $45 - $50 per hour

job description

Business Analyst

job summary:
We have an immediate need for a well qualified Business Analyst for an opportunity here in Tallahassee FL. Located in the panhandle of Florida, Tallahassee is the State Capital and home to excellent colleges and universities. Within close proximity of the beautiful emerald green water and white sandy beaches of the gulf coast, Tallahassee is an outdoor and sport enthusiast's dream come true. You can play golf and hike year round, and have plenty of time to spend on the water, too. Thanks to it's moderate climate, you can escape the snowy winter weather... but best of all, Florida has no state income tax!

Job Description:

  • Serve as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Ensure that system and user documentation is accurate, complete, reviewed and approved.
  • Identify commonalities in business models and reviews new requirements imposed by law, regulation or otherwise.
  • Attend meetings with project stakeholder groups.
  • Participate in meetings or other project activities to produce project deliverables.
  • Act as a point of contact for customers and technical staff to coordinate and facilitate communication.
  • Possess expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities.
  • Work closely with management, other project managers and users to ensure that the application meets scope requirements and project management guidelines.
  • Assist with both internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
  • Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation. The Contractor shall assist in the development and implementation of contingency plans.
  • Participate in conference calls as necessary.
Types of key deliverables include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Business and technical requirements
  • Technical specifications
  • Process, system, and data flow diagrams
  • Traceability matrices
  • Design documents
  • Program or technical analyses
  • Test plans
  • Training materials
  • Meeting minutes and materials
  • Presentation materials
  • Status Reports
Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree preferred
  • 7+ years' experience gathering and documenting business and technical requirements relating to Oracle and SQL
  • 7+ years' experience producing technical documentation related to requirements, specifications, traceability matrices, designs, or testing
  • 7+ years' experience producing documentation related to meetings, analyses, or training materials
  • 7+ years' experience testing custom or off-the-shelf applications, reports, large data sets, or dashboards
  • 7+ years' experience facilitating business and technical analysis meetings
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint is desirable
any of the following is desirable:

  • Governance
  • Project Management (Standards, Best Practices, Terms, Tools)
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Experience with projects in a program environment (i.e., multiple interrelated and coordinated projects) led by a Program/Project Manager
  • Ability to work with other project managers and under the leadership of a Project Manager
Demonstrated experience with large-scale implementation projects:

  • Very large and high-profile
  • Multiple technologies and functions
  • Close coordination / interaction with other project managers
  • Collaboration with multiple stakeholder groups with diverse and competing needs and expectations
  • Experience working with software and hardware vendors
  • Experience working in state government is highly preferred
 
location: Tallahassee, Florida
job type: Contract
salary: $45 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Business processes, reports, and system use.

Data entry validation.

Creation of enterprise reports for staff.

This resource will work closely with the Program Manager to facilitate the successful completion of the project.

This resource may at times serve as a liaison with vendors as well as internal staff.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science/Arts degree preferred
  • 7+ years' experience gathering and documenting business and technical requirements relating to Oracle and SQL
  • 7+ years' experience producing technical documentation related to requirements, specifications, traceability matrices, designs, or testing
  • 7+ years' experience producing documentation related to meetings, analyses, or training materials
  • 7+ years' experience testing custom or off-the-shelf applications, reports, large data sets, or dashboards
  • 7+ years' experience facilitating business and technical analysis meetings
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SharePoint is desirable
  • Experience with any of the following is desirable:
  • Governance
  • Project Management (Standards, Best Practices, Terms, Tools)
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Experience with projects in a program environment (i.e., multiple interrelated and coordinated projects) led by a Program/Project Manager
  • Ability to work with other project managers and under the leadership of a Project Manager
  • Demonstrated experience with large-scale implementation projects with the following characteristics:
  • Very large and high-profile
  • Multiple technologies and functions
  • Close coordination / interaction with other project managers
  • Collaboration with multiple stakeholder groups with diverse and competing needs and expectations
  • Experience working with software and hardware vendors
  • Experience working in state government is highly preferred
The Business Analyst will be responsible for the following:

  • Serve as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Ensure that system and user documentation is accurate, complete, reviewed and approved.
  • Identify commonalities in business models and reviews new requirements imposed by law, regulation or otherwise.
  • Attend meetings with project stakeholder groups.
  • Participate in meetings or other project activities to produce project deliverables.
  • Act as a point of contact for customers and technical staff to coordinate and facilitate communication.
  • Possess expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities.
  • Work closely with management, other project managers and users to ensure that the application meets scope requirements and project management guidelines.
  • Assist with both internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
  • Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation. The Contractor shall assist in the development and implementation of contingency plans.
  • Participate in conference calls with State and Federal stakeholders, as necessary.
Types of key deliverables include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Business and technical requirements
  • Technical specifications
  • Process, system, and data flow diagrams
  • Traceability matrices
  • Design documents
  • Program or technical analyses
  • Test plans
  • Training materials
  • Meeting minutes and materials
  • Presentation materials
  • Status Reports
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: No Degree Required
 
skills:
  • Business Analysis

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