Velocity Staff

IT Business Analyst

Location US-KS-Leawood
Posted Date 2 months ago(3/31/2022 12:18 PM)
# Positions
1

Overview

Velocity Staff, Inc is working with a client in Leawood, KS to find a talented IT Business Analyst with strong Corporate Systems expertise (Finance/Accounting, HR, Reporting Systems, etc.) to work on several major initiatives with them for a full time permanent role (this is a six month contract to hire that will convert to permanent after the contract period).  The opportunity provides a hybrid onsite/remote working environment as well as full salary and benefits (including health, dental, vision, life, PTO and more).  Candidates local to Kansas City with the ability to occassionally come to the office for vendor meetings and collaboration when needed.  This is a dynamic position working with a fantastic team filled with talented professionals who are creative, empowered and dedicated professionals and they are looking for a great individual to work with!  Our client has a talented Business Stakeholder team supporting business operations ranging from HR, Finance, Accounting, Procurement, etc. for a global organization. The right candidate will work across all of these areas and collaborate with business stakeholders, 3rd party vendors, IT, Project Management and more.  In addition, the right person would be able to bring Quality Assurance (manual testing) skills to use on an as needed basis (the role is primarily a BA but may occassionally assist with some QA duties as needed).  

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading the business requirements gathering and process modeling phases of the software development lifecycle and creating enterprise process documentation.
  • Providing expertise and direction in business processes functionality and needs, documentation, business rules, and system functions while interfacing with customers on business, technical, and data requirements.
  • Executing manual testing of systems, applications and reporting.
  • Providing subject matter expertise for digital processes and functionality needs for technology teams in assigned program.
  • Fully documenting all product functions, business rules, and business processes.
  • Coordinating the development of functional requirements documents that include a detailed description of user needs, product functions, and business rules to ensure compatibility and integration of applications that meet the needs of the stakeholders.
  • Communicate technical concepts in a business context; communication across varying teams both IT and busines operations, customized appropriately to audience.
  • Anticipating and identifying issues, then developing recommendations and courses of action which are consistent with business objectives and functional requirements. 
  • Conducting testing; leading and documenting user acceptance testing.
  • Continuously evaluating effectiveness and identifies opportunities for streamlining and improvement.
  • Defining new system capabilities to improve production or workflow as required. 
  • Preparing process flows, charts, and diagrams to specify in business processes in detail.
  • Understanding and supporting product strategy, roadmaps, and timelines for execution.
  • Leads and facilitates resolution.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency writing clear and concise requirements as well as facilitating requirements gathering sessions – familiar with SDLC / Agile Methodologies and practices. 
  • Fully documents all product functions, business rules, and business processes.
  • Coordinates the development of functional requirements documents that include a detailed description of user needs, product functions, and business rules to ensure compatibility and integration of applications that meet the needs of the stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop User Acceptance Testing (UAT) processes, conduct structured UAT with stakeholders, and provide reporting on user acceptance testing outcomes; ability to support technical product team with troubleshooting and investigation of issues and defect resolution.
  • Proactively anticipate and identify issues, then develop recommendations and courses of action which are consistent with business objectives and functional requirements. 
  • Problem determination skills to conduct testing and to develop, conduct and report on user acceptance testing.
  • Studies existing processing systems to evaluate effectiveness and identifies opportunities for streamlining and improvement.
  • Defines new system capabilities to improve production or workflow as required. 
  • Prepares process flows, charts, and diagrams to specify in business processes in detail.
  • Comprehends, and understands product/project strategy, roadmaps, and timelines for execution.
  • Assertively challenges questionable designs and/or assumptions and critically evaluates project deliverables.
  • Mentors’ others through issues and facilitates resolution.
  • Identifies and applies technology-based solutions to support solutions required for business problems.
  • Understands iterative delivery methodologies and helps team through leadership to incorporate these methodologies for timely and successful product delivery.
  • Identifies and applies technology-based solutions to support solutions required for business problems.
  • Utilizes iterative delivery methodologies and incorporates these methodologies for timely and successful product delivery.
  • Effectively managing multiple needs and competing priorities at once while ensuring critical business needs are being met at the appropriate time.
  • Managing strategic and tactical project priority changes, and immediate directional changes that must get done with little or no advance notice, and scope change within planned, scheduled, or active efforts and the associated impact to existing timelines. 

 

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