Business Analyst - Full time

Recruiter
Integrated Resources INC
Location
Troy, New Jersey, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
1107047749
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Company Description

A Few Words About Us Integrated Resources, Inc is a premier staffing firm recognized as one of the tri-states most well-respected professional specialty firms. IRI has built its reputation on excellent service and integrity since its inception in 1996. Our mission centers on delivering only the best quality talent, the first time and every time. We provide quality resources in four specialty areas: Information Technology (IT), Clinical Research, Rehabilitation Therapy and Nursing.

Job Description

Summary :

This position has the primary responsibility to elicit, analyze, validate, specify, verify and manage the real needs of the project stakeholders as well as customers and end users. The business analyst has a main focus to document requirements, analyze business needs and current business process while acting as a conduit between the customer community and the development team. The ability to work cohesively with all stakeholders including senior management, end users, testers, and developers is a requirement of the position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

• Champion and work cohesively with the project sponsor and Project Management Office (PMO) to document business cases, and the cost versus benefit for a project.

• Perform impact analysis on core business, systems and financial plans including a return on investment analysis.

• Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.

• Proactively communicate and collaborate with business owners and subject matter experts to analyze requirements and deliver the following artifacts as needed: (Functional requirements (Business Requirements Document), Use Cases, UML Diagrams (Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagrams).

• Document requirements in a structured and traceable manner where the requirements can be documented to a Business Requirements Document and traced through Use Case on through Quality Assurance Testing.

• Write requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.

• Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by the testers and developers.

• Define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.

• Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, wireframes or scenarios, where appropriate.

• Assist in requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.

• Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents. Participate in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.

• Enter, manipulate, and report on requirements stored in Hewlett Packard's Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) requirement management tool and Blueprint's Requirements Management Software. Define requirement attributes and facilitate their use throughout the project lifecycle.

• Assist with requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.

• Assist with changes to baseline requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.

• Establish and implement effective requirements practices, including use and continuous improvement of a requirements process.

• Assist with the development of the organization's requirements engineering policies, procedures, and tools.

• Implement ways to reuse requirements across projects, maintaining a consistent terminology and data governance process.

• May be required to perform other functions as assigned.

Skills and Knowledge:

• Use Case experience. The ability to document Use Cases, show prior experience documenting Use Cases and the ability to teach others the fundamentals of Use Cases is strongly preferred.

• Prior experience with a formal Requirements Management Software solution such as Blueprint, Jama or Irise strongly preferred.

• Listening skills, to understand what people say and to detect what they might be hesitant to say

• Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements

• Facilitation skills, to lead requirements elicitation workshops

• Observational skills, to validate data obtained via other techniques and expose new areas for elicitation

• Writing skills, to communicate information effectively to internal and external customers. Technical writing skills to translate business requirements into specifications for testing and development

• Organizational skills, to work with the vast array of information gathered during elicitation and analysis and to cope with rapidly changing information

• Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among project stakeholders (such as customers, project management, senior team, testers)

• Modeling skills, to represent requirements information in graphical forms that augment textual representations in natural language

• An understanding of how to practice requirements engineering according to several software development life cycles in a team environment

• Knowledge of program management concepts and how enterprise software products are positioned and developed

QUALIFICATIONS:

• A strong understanding of the fundamentals of IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysts) required.

• IIBA CBAP certification a plus.

• Must possess associates degree or three years' experience prior knowledge/experience of an organization utilizing similar process and procedures.

Additional Information

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