Senior Business Analyst in Rosemont, IL at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Senior Business Analyst
Rosemont, IL
Contract to hire

Drives the definition and documentation of the business requirements for IT initiatives. 
Translates business requirements to IT design requirements. Facilitates and documents the development of use cases that reflect those requirements, and works with the business to plan and implement User Acceptance Testing (UAT). 
Develops training approach, materials, and cheat sheets for users. 
The primary responsibilities are the following:
Produces high quality deliverables on time
Defines and drives execution of workplans across areas
Translates strategic intent to specific deliverables in own area 
Plans and assigns work for appropriate team members
Reports status on team deliverables
Troubleshoots issues at team level
Coaches team with input from Manager
Provides performance input on others to Manager
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 coaches work.
Participate in conversion, pilot, and implementation discussions and tasks
Manages work effort of 0-2 people 
Works regularly with up to the VP level. Problem solves up to the Director level across IT organizations.
Works regularly with up to the VP level. Problem solves across Business organizations.
Works with vendors 

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Business or related 
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 
Good 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
Focus on business application development
Ecommerce and or mobile experience 
Other digital experience a plus


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