Sr. Systems Analyst in Dallas, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job Description

Sr. Systems Analyst
Contract to Hire
Dallas, TX
What You Will Be Doing:

  • Demonstrates depth and breadth of business systems analysis process, techniques and methodologies.
  • Contributes to application design by eliciting requirements and documenting solutions that will maximize the value delivered by the system to stakeholders
  • Determines how the various assigned job responsibilities impact other projects, teams and / or business areas
  • Ensures requirements meet the strategic goals / initiatives of the organization 
  • Develops detailed knowledge / expertise in assigned applications
  • Leads and facilitates interviews and functional workshops, with the Product Owner, Functional BA and other business stakeholders, to clearly elicit requirements
  • Critically evaluates information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts and decompose information into requirements
  • Converts business requirements into functional and software / technical requirements captured in user story details
  • Captures non-functional and other system requirements (e.g., supported browsers, security, system performance expectations, etc.)
  • Produces supporting user story deliverables as needed (e.g., detailed user stories, wireframes, design comps, etc.)
  • Analyzes system integration impacts and defines integration requirements
  • Reviews detailed user stories with the product / development team leads to ensure adherence to scope and level of effort estimations
  • Estimates effort to gather user story details, develop business analysis work plans, and ensure quality and timeliness of deliverables
  • Coordinates with Quality Assurance (QA) and the development team to ensure requirements are understood
  • Supports User Acceptance Testing
  • Good written and verbal communication required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.  Computer Science or business related degrees preferred
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years working as a business analyst on application development projects
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies
  • Experience with more than one (1) business domain / website
  • Experience working with Oracle ATG Web Commerce Solution preferred
  • Experience working with Azure DevOps Services or JIRA preferred
  • Experience supporting both enhancement / support projects as well as new development projects
  • One (1) to three (3) years of functional expertise / experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must have strong PC skills and advanced working knowledge with Microsoft Office products, SharePoint and experience with requirements tracking software

Work Schedule:

  • Business hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Extended business hours and weekends will be required


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The employee will be required to work long hours as needed.
  • The position described above is a general outline of the job's responsibilities and requirements.  The duties may increase or decrease at any time at the discretion of management.


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