Business Systems Analyst

Location: Northern Suburbs of Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 03-09-2018
NO C2C/THIRD PARTY VENDORS
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK FOR ANY U.S. EMPLOYER BOTH NOW AND IN THE FUTURE WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP


Business Systems Analyst
 
The Business Systems Analyst is responsible for leading the requirements gathering, processes and planning to support systems within the company. We’re looking for a motivated individual with project design and delivery experience and a track record of contributing to the success of technology initiatives
 
Qualifications
 
  • Experience in several requirements gathering techniques:
    • Focus Groups
    • Interface Analysis
    • Observation
    • Prototyping
    • Requirements Workshops
    • Others (Please List)
  • Business Process Knowledge:
    • Ability to understand impacts, both upstream and downstream, to the business on the decisions being made
    • Basic understanding of workflow analysis and business process modeling
  • Experience in at least one of the following:
    • Machine Learning
    • Big Data
    • .NET
    • Azure
  • Experience in AGILE methodology
  • Soft Skills:
    • Ability to problem-solve and the think on your feet
    • Confident communication style at all levels of the company
    • Approachable; ability to get along with others
    • Team player who can adapt to various personalities to attain the end goal
    • Excellent English and organizational skills with the ability to communicate with management, technical and non-technical individuals both internally and externally
    • Self-motivated, with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities



Responsibilities
 
  • Ensure that the applications support business processes by contributing to the identification, development, and implementation of processes to meet business objectives
  • Good understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Basic understanding of project management tools, best practices and processes for the development of IT solutions
  • Participation in requirement review sessions
  • Collaboration with the application development team to create functional designs and to insure that development is meeting the business requirements
  • Ability to work with internal business groups, to understand and interpret business requirements,  document, analyze, and redesign business processes and lead business requirements initiatives in the creation of system design and functional specifications
  • Identifies modifications needed in existing application processes to meet changing user requirements
  • Meeting with the development team to discuss progress and issues to be resolved, and reporting progress on a regular basis
  • Serves as a liaison and facilitator between business stakeholders and the development team
  • Process mapping and workflow creation
  • Assist with User Acceptance Testing
 
Education/Experience
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience working as a Business Analyst or Systems Analyst
  • 2+ years of experience working in an Agile environment
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