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Lead Business Analyst in Rosemont, IL at MDI Group

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Lead Business Analyst 
Rosemont, IL 


The focus will be on data warehousing and business intelligence projects, so the candidate must have past experience in this area. Oracle DB, Snowflake, OBIEE, or Tableau experience a plus.

Basic Purpose:

The position is responsible for leading a team that specializes in business process and change management, planning and conducting initial training and quality testing of applications. Position will liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies and information systems. Position is responsible for project planning and estimating, status reporting, employee mentoring, performance management, development process and contribution to strategic direction.


Owns business contribution to the Team Charter: dependencies, impact areas, background. Facilitates requirement meetings. Prepares Business Requirements documents. Prepares Business Use Cases. Designs, prepares and maintains Requirements Traceability Matrix. Prepares Business Impact Assessment. Prepares Functional Requirements, including flows and GUI mockups as needed. Facilitates workshops to document As Is and To Be work process flows. Defines user security needs. Verifies data for testing is complete and ready for use by the development team. Defines, plans, and conducts SIT testing; reports results. Coordinates and reviews UAT testing. Drives Business sign off on UAT results. Negotiates defect and enhancement discussions with Business. Updates business process documentation, including work flows, RACI charts, and procedures. Designs and develops training modules and documentation. Responsible for Work Effort estimates. Drives development of and coachs work. Participate in conversion, pilot, and implementation discussions and tasks.


Education/Training: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business or related.

Related Experience: 3+ years of IT business analysis experience. 5+ years of IT experience using structured project methodologies.


  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Strong Group Facilitation Skills.
  • Strong SQL skills.
  • Understand basic database and development concepts.
  • Familiarity with project management concepts & tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with all levels of Business and IT management.
  • Ability to negotiate acceptable solutions to complex problems across multiple business and/or technical areas and vendors.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work on multiple initiatives simultaneously. 


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