IT Business AnalystRaleigh, NCContractDescription:The Business Analyst (BA) serves as a liaison between the divisions/ functions and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to prioritized business needs. The BA possesses expertise in the business processes used in the divisions/functions they support, as well as an understanding of the IT organization s systems and capabilities. This position assists in leading business process redesign and documentation efforts. This individual helps to determine opportunities to automate and standardize business processes and functions and to solve business problems and address business opportunities utilizing information technology. Core Job Requirements: Expert understanding of one or more division/functions and their business processes. Strong understanding of IT processes and ability to translate and communicate technical concepts into business language. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong team players with willingness to collaborate. Strong analytical and problem solving/decision making skills. Strong capability to execute tasks required in projects and enhancements. Determine opportunities to redesign business processes to achieve better business results. Determine opportunities to automate business processes and functions.Serve as liaison between division(s)/function(s) and IT on projects and enhancements. Conduct requirements gathering and translate high level business requirements into functional specifications.Create and maintain business processes, requirements, and functional specification documentation Support the creation of test plans, ensuring comprehensive coverage of all test types working with the QA/Testing team. Perform testing coordination as needed, working with end users and project teams during the design, construction, testing and implementation of modifications to systems.Communicate systems and procedural changes to end users through excellent written and oral communications .Serve as an expert to support the education and training of end users, working to increase end user proficiency and adoption of implemented solutions .Understand, communicate and reinforce standard business process concepts and methodology within the IT organization.Establish and maintain relationships with key division/function personnel.1654 Associated topics: business analyst, business intelligence, business systems, consult, crm, customer, information technology consultant, marketing, sap, senior consultant
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