Senior Business Analyst

  • vTech Solution Inc
  • Maplewood, Malden, Massachusetts 02148, USA
  • Mar 15, 2019
Full time Accounting Business Analytics

Job Description

Responsibilities

• Following EPMO best practice guidelines, provide business analysis activities for assigned capitally funded projects

• Fulfill requirements with high quality and customer satisfaction

• Cultivate trust and develop strong relationships among peers, customers, and stakeholders

• Collaborate with agencies and other customers to understand strategic goals and objectives, define requirements, assess product fit to business needs, and reengineer business processes as needed

• Provide timely communication of project activities and status to project manager

• Work with stakeholders, vendors and business owners to assess and document business processes.

• Conduct all interviews and\or meetings needed to document current business process.

• Assist in the development of and approval of the business process documentation.

• Help team members elaborate their requirements; analyze gaps, permutations, inconsistencies, constraints, assumptions, and risks so that requirements are clear, concise, etc. The goal is for the SBA to do the heavy-lifting on the analytical work of requirements gathering and test preparation so that the SMEs can be freed up to focus on identifying their program and policy needs - and implementing them.

• Apply the functional framework and integration framework for the project; identify the functions and integrated systems relevant to each release and the SMEs needed to support its delivery. Assess if there is a SME constraint across releases.

• Participate in Change Management processes to assess and advise on the impact of release requirements being changed, added, or dropped

• Provide support to the QA and Technical Writing resources to write test scripts and provide content review for necessary training and user manuals

• Advise the Testing Manager of test coverage needs for each release's functional requirements.

• Review test cases, expected results, and actual results to ensure that the spirit and intent of all functional requirements are met.

• Review defects and enhancements to ensure they are appropriately prioritized; revise them when they are not

• Review deliverables related to new releases

• Identify, trap, and solve problems as needed

Education and Experience Level

• Bachelor's Degree required (business or technical degrees are preferred)

• At least 5 years of professional business analysis experience.

• Knowledge of the accepted practices of the Business Analysis profession.

• Extensive experience in business analysis and requirements definition for IT systems.

• Extensive experience with UML modeling including context diagrams and Use Case modeling (identifying and describing use cases, actors, etc.), domain model diagrams (entity relationship modeling) and activity diagrams.

• Familiarity with both Waterfall methodologies and Agile principles (Scrum methodology) a plus.

 

General

• Sensitivity to interpersonal, organizational and political challenges, and an understanding of how to navigate them effectively.

• Ability to promote teamwork and maintain effective communication within and across groups.

• Ability to exercise sound judgment and use discretion in handling confidential information.

• Ability to work independently and in an agile manner.

• Ability to switch focus based on changing priorities.

 

Questions:

• 5+ years BA experience?

• Advanced Requirments Documentation?

• Advanced Data Analysis?

• Familiar with SQL and Stored Procedures?

• Advanced Modeling: UML, Use Cases, Data Flow

Education

High School, Bachelor's Preferred

Experience

Mid-upper Level (5 - 7)

Salary Range

Est. ($90,000-$150,000)