Senior Business Analyst
YRC Freight - Overland Park, KS

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Analyzes Information and proposes solutions for large and/or complex business areas and prepares business, functional, and technical requirements. Participates in business planning, conducts analysis and business risk assessment; leads process redesign; and consults with the customer on how to best support their area through the effective use of technology.

  • Performs analysis through interviewing, analyzing documents, facilitating requirements workshops, conducting surveys, and/or visiting sites. Analyzes assigned areas, such as freight operations, cost analysis, finance, marketing, human resources and other business functions in order to develop new or modified information processing systems.
  • Produces as-is and to-be process flow diagrams.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and documents requirements. Translates business requirements into functional and technical requirements.
  • Delivers work products throughout the Integrated Development Life Cycle as required for large and/or complex projects.
  • Understands how information technology could be applied to business needs. Utilizes technical skills, coupled with business intelligence knowledge and a deep understanding of the customer's needs so that they can be transformed into application, data and operational requirements.
  • Consults with business unit management and personnel to identify business needs and objectives.
  • Performs Gap Analysis for Vendor’s COTS (Commercial Off-the-Shelf) package solution with business, functional, and data requirements.
  • Builds partnerships, develops and nurtures productive business relationships with the business and technology partners to ensure their business needs are met.
  • Gathers documents and maintains functional and/or technical specifications for new or modified business systems.
  • Facilitates the gathering of system requirements, current operational and other procedures, problems, system integration points, data scope, usage, formatting, security requirements and instructions.
  • Consults and coordinates with analysts and developers to design and develop systems, including both high-level and detailed user and system design requirements.
  • Acts as a facilitator of meetings and correspondence between technical and functional teams. Helps coordinate communication or activities with vendors or other non-YRC Freight companies as needed.
  • Develops, coordinates, implements and executes test plans to test business and functional processes during system development and quality assurance testing. Assists with User Acceptance (UAT) testing as needed.
  • Tracks and documents changes to functional and business specifications.
  • Monitors and documents post-implementation problems and revision requests.
  • Understands and applies standards, methodologies, processes, and procedures. Participates in the development of standards, tools, methodologies, processes, and procedures.
  • Participates in simultaneous engagements and initiatives.
  • Demonstrates the core competencies relevant to the duties and responsibilities of the position.
  • May perform other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer information systems or related area.
  • 5 years of relevant in depth technical infrastructure/application knowledge.
  • Demonstrates expert technical skills in areas such as client, system management, security, applications and networking.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • YRC Worldwide is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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