Senior Business Analyst

E-Technical Staffing, Inc.
Plymouth, MN
Nov 20, 2012
Dec 20, 2012
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst.

Primary duties:

Works independently and able to establish a direction or strategy and may provide guidance to more junior BA’s.

Provide subject matter expertise for business customers and technical resources. Often serves as the subject matter expert. Maintain awareness of business process and technology solution best practices within a specific business segment. Responsible for business requirements collection from which applications can be developed or modified. Engages and may lead the business customers on business processes and practices associated with the IT systems that implement, support or enable those processes and practices. Often leads collection and analysis of data and information from business users to understand how systems can solve business problems, and identifies opportunities for process improvement.  Engage and may lead in collection and analysis of possible project engagements, documenting project scope (objectives, deliverables, critical success factors, assumptions, global and regional considerations, and resource requirements), prioritization, cost/benefit, potential risks, and feasibility.  Engages and may lead in the definition of work and project scope, objectives and business requirements and the research and selection of potential solutions.  Produces and may lead the definition and review of the content for user guides, training classes, and other end-user documentation for applications and processes.  May lead the development of functional test scripts representing business processes and the verification activities that ensure that solutions meet business required. Has established knowledge & understanding of functional testing scenarios at both business and technical levels. May lead testing activities with appropriate technical and customer personnel, to ensure that customer interests are represented in all testing stages.  Responsible for traceability of requirements, translation of business and system requirements into functional and technical specifications. Alerts team leadership when traceability appears weak, or is lost. When changes to the requirements occur, performs the impact analysis and recommends follow-through actions.  Forges a network of beneficial relationships with all levels, including management, within IT organizations and the customers of IT in order to establish mutual trust and provide a foundation for high level project partnership. Initiates and develops working relationships with internal groups and outside contacts with frequent interaction as a key priority.  Prepares documentation and presentations, and chairs meetings. Applies influence, negotiates, and mediates discussions needed to make progress towards achieving business goals and objectives. May lead conflict resolution activities.  Understands the business needs at a strategic level and can correlate problems to one or more processes, tools or systems.  Experience with parts and warehousing business processes. Experience with Oracle demand planning or warehouse management applications. Experience with ecommerce website development project management. Understands multiple customer contexts (business processes and IT infrastructure and tools).  Recognizes ramifications of a customer’s problem relative to those multiple customer contexts. Manages customer expectations at all levels.  Defines and may lead the activities to ensure those expectations are met. May occasionally represent the organization on specific issues.  Promotes IT customer development of measurable business objectives and process improvements.  May lead work with audit authorities to develop compliance controls.  Provides second level support, relating to business applications and processes, and escalation support for aging unresolved issues. May lead interactions with third parties including application service providers and partners. 

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a resume to


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