We have an immediate need to identify a well-rounded Business Analyst to join a growing team to document and identify gaps in IT and business processes through process mapping to illustrate current and future state. Experience in most facets of project lifecycle; proficient comprehension of project management methodologies; genuine commitment to project environment and discipline. This is going to be a typical Business Analyst position. Looking for someone who can gather requirements, put together test plans, facilitating UAT's, and being able to work with the end users. No specific tool is necessary; individual will be trained on the tools that will be used. Looking for a well-rounded experienced Business Analysts.
Responsibilities will include: Identify and analyze business problems and defines the scope of activities required to address the issues, including requirement definition, process review, impact assessment and operational streamlining where appropriate. Is involved in all aspects of projects, including documentation of project needs, analysis/research of needs and possible solutions, identifying technology and business solutions, gathering, documenting and updating business requirements; reviewing workflow process mapping; developing business testing strategies and working with project members to execute the test plan, recommending preferred solutions, and implementing recommendations. Manages project documentation (implementation plan, issues log, process maps, etc.) and documents process flows and gaps. Assess, research, analyze and document sponsor/stakeholder needs. Supports the Project Manager in planning, executing, controlling and closing phases. Develop and maintain strong relationship with business partners and internal/external team members. Identify issues and escalates/manages resolution as required. Coordinates and provides support to the business with the process implementation. Perform other duties as assigned.
An Information Technology background is preferred candidates needs to be familiar with the project life cycle.
Ability to quickly learn organizational structure, business strategies and processes.
Knowledgeable on business process modeling, process mapping.
Capable of writing clear and well-structured business requirements documents.
Contributes to the development of detailed level process maps to facilitate requirements gathering, gap analysis and for training use.
Ability to resolve minor conflicts/issues using different tactics for prior to escalation.
Work with team members to understand the needs of the project.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong facilitation and presentation skills.
Dress Codes: Business Casual
Education/ Experience: Minimum Bachelor s degree. Specialization in Business, Finance, Engineering, Science or Math is desirable. Ideal candidate with have 6 to 8 years of experience.
This will be a phone interview and possibly a personal. The position will only sit in Pittsburgh, PA.