Senior Business analyst assists with functional efforts associated with the implementation / support of the Fox Media Framework as well as the Esprit Application, and support of Fox’s enterprise wide marketing collateral repository. Functional efforts include business process mapping, requirements gathering, design, testing, training and documentation
1. Analysis and Design
Conducts fact gathering sessions with customers.
Consults with other team members to identify and analyze technology needs, business needs and problems.
Provides input for application design activities.
Writes technical specifications for application components.
Prepares estimates for design, coding and testing.
Designs complex process flows.
2. Development and Testing
Performs Unit Testing and debugging of applications.
Develops application documentation.
Develops new complex features and functions for software applications.
Identifies complex integration and user acceptance test scenarios.
3. Production Support
Develops user documentation.
Participates in production support activities.
Works with other IT departments on integrated system support, as required.
Works as a member of a cross-functional, integrated development team.
Performs workload planning, tracking accomplishments, team meetings and status reporting.
Communicates plans, status and issues to management regularly.
Adheres to department standards, policies, procedures and industry best practices.
5. Departmental Responsibilities
Senior BA interested in expanding management skills while maintaining hands-on involvement in report development and application support:
Supports the initial build, enhancement and production operations of the Esprit Application and the Media Framework.
DAM, MAM, CMS experience is highly suggested
Experience with large scale systems implementations, taxonomies, library systems is a plus
Develops comprehensive business processes flows, application security modeling and the ability to interface with the end users.
Participate in design and development of reporting and statistics.
Solid understanding of SDLC from design through production implementation required.
Organizes and extends existing operations and troubleshooting documentation, so as to allow Inter Regional IT teams to provide more comprehensive Tier 1 application support.
Serves as a coach to expand knowledge of the application.
Develops understanding of application functions, to lead troubleshooting of test and production issues.
News Corporation - 16 months ago