Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
Kforce Technology Staffing
Location
Austin
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
30 Apr 2019
Job role
Accountant
Sector
IT
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
RESPONSIBILITIES Kforce's client in Austin, Texas (TX) is looking for a Senior Business Analyst. Summary The Business Analyst position serves as a senior–level technology consultant on behalf of the line–of–business units. The analysts are expected to master the business goals and processes of the business units they support, then apply their knowledge and experience with technology to help solve business problems and improve program performance. Good communicators who can think critically and who love to learn new things can thrive in this position. Business analysts are members of project teams it is common for our BAs to work on multiple projects concurrently. This position has a heavy requirement for documentation and business writing. Those who are not satisfied fulfilling this requirement should not apply. Duties include Gain a deep understanding of the goals, objectives, and challenges of agency business units Make recommendations regarding how to use technology to accomplish the business–unit's specific goals and objectives Solve complex technical problems Serve as the primary relationship manager between the business unit and the IT department Develop and maintain knowledge of technology solutions (software, hardware, etc.) that is relevant to the business unit Document, refine, and improve business processes Elicit and document business and system requirements Draft test plans and test cases Manage the user acceptance testing process Perform light project management duties Create meeting summaries, business cases, project charters, requirement documents, and other related project documentation Work on multiple concurrent projects of varying size and complexity Be prepared to work in excess of 40 hours when project demands REQUIREMENTS 15 years of experience Be able to suggest products and streamline business processes. The ideal candidate has exceptional written and verbal communication skills Ability to quickly master new information Innovative problem–solving skills Kforce is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.