Senior Business Analyst

Recruiter
Kforce Technology
Location
Deerfield Beach
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Oct 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Job role
Business analyst
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Business Analyst in Deerfield Beach, FL. Key Tasks:
  • Elicit, understand, interpret and represent functional and nonfunctional requirements to include business and stakeholder requirements, data and information requirements, data integration, metadata, data quality, service levels and performance
  • Plan and facilitate requirements elicitation sessions using a variety of techniques such as joint application design (JAD) sessions, interviewing, brainstorming, job shadowing, and other requirements elicitation techniques
  • Function as liaison between information systems group, vendors, business groups and other departments as needed
  • Apply judgment in interpreting and delivering business solutions that optimize the user's experience
  • Articulate technology in terms stakeholders can understand, and conversely articulate business concepts and processes to the technical team
  • Analyze, categorize, document, and validate requirements to the appropriate level of granularity so that technical teams are able to translate to system design
  • Work with quality assurance and business teams in defining the QA strategy, test plans and use cases for QA activities
  • Communicate planned and unplanned activities to appropriate parties as needed
  • Anticipate and understand the impact of changes in business objectives and its effect on project scope as well as the downstream impact
  • Participation in developing business cases, defining high level business objectives and developing key success factors for solution delivery
  • Partner with management and business groups to define innovative ways to utilize data and related tools to advance business objectives
  • Adhere to the best practices and quality standards
  • Coach and mentor other Business Analysts


Job Requirements:

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 6 or more years of professional experience in the business analysis discipline
  • CBAP and/or CDMP or CBIP certification(s) is preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with source system data analysis and solid understanding of various data and file structures (flat files and RDBMS)
  • Minimum 1 year of hands–on experience working with SQL
  • Experience on projects involving data analysis, data mapping, data integration and/or data warehousing
  • Experience working on Agile based projects
  • Knowledge of data profiling, cleansing and data conversion processes, techniques and/or tools is a plus
  • Experience working with a Business Intelligence tool (e.g., Cognos, Tableau and/or SAS) is a plus
  • Experience with data warehousing systems is a plus
  • Experience working on projects with third–party vendors
  • Proficient in multiple areas of business analysis (concepts, principles and practices)
  • Understanding of project management principles
  • Understanding of data management principles and practices
  • Understanding of data modeling concepts and techniques
  • Understanding of technology concepts, trends, and capabilities
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and models/methodologies
  • Understanding of business intelligence (BI), data warehouse (DW) and/or business analytics concepts and tools
  • Excellent analytical, problem–solving and decision–making skills, leveraging both logic and creativity
  • Excellent written and oral communication, as well as, good organizational and presentation skills
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative 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.

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