Here is an interesting opportunity with my direct client. Title Business Analyst Location Albany, NY Duration 6+ Month Contract (extendabledirect hire) Contract Contract on W2 only Restrictions Preferred locals with in–person interview available Primary Skill Business Analyst–Requirements Analysis Job Description Work with program staff to analyze and document business and reporting requirements, business workflow processes, data flows, and system interfaces. Work with developers, data analysts, and contractors on gap analysis and logical design. Work with business, developers, analysts, and testers to ensure completeness of test plans and test scenarios. Develop all or portions of the following project artifacts as needed using MS Office and Visio Business Requirements Priority Matrix, Business Requirements Document, Gap Analysis Document, Functional Technical Specifications, Use Cases, Screen and Interface Design Document, others as identified. Compile reports and activity status as requested by the project manager. Mentor and train junior and mid–level business analysts. Prepare and execute a knowledge transfer. Follow enterprise, cluster level, department level, and division level directives, best practices, standards, and methodologies, as appropriate or requested. Mandatory Qualifications 84 Months experience managing small to medium–scale business analysis work or projects with distinct deliverables to a solution Candidate is able to work without assistance and can provide leadership for others may have advanced education. 84 months demonstrated hands–on experience as a Business Analyst working on software enhancements or new development project(s) gathering and prioritizing business requirements with users and documenting business requirements. Requested Qualifications 84 months demonstrated hands–on experience with analysis and documentation of complex business rules, workflow processes, and re–engineering business processes. 84 months of hands–on experience leading meetings and facilitating requirements sessions with businessprogram subject matter experts including functional requirements, non–functional requirements, and security requirements 84 months demonstrated hands–on business analysis experience with all phases of application development including requirements analysis, design and development, data conversion scenarios, testing, and maintenance of large complex systems and reports. 72 months demonstrated hands–on experience with creating and developing documentation business requirements, business and system process flows, swim lane diagrams, use cases, user interface mock ups, user documentation, and technical specifications. 36 months experience with Visio, Balsamiq, andor other tools for creating and maintaining process flows and wireframes.