Sr BA in Rosemont, IL at MDI Group

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Rosemont, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/30/2019

Job Description


Business Analyst
Contract
Rosemont, IL

Summary:

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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
  • 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
  • Accounting or Financial systems background a plus
  • PeopleSoft or Hyperion experience a plus

A GREAT PLACE FOR GREAT PEOPLE TO WORK

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