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Sr. IT Business Analyst in Omaha, NE at Gavilon

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Summary: 

The Senior. Business Analyst is responsible for eliciting requirements, developing workflow and system specifications, and execution of tasks required to deliver technical solutions in support of business processes.  The Senior Business Analyst will also lead mid-to-large size projects; including coordination of efforts across large cross functional teams, managing project timelines, and communicating project status to management

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Essential Job Functions:

  • Acquire knowledge of business processes, business objectives and applications of the client program
  • Lead the review of partner or client documentation to ensure integration cohesiveness
  • Communicate with the business community on functional design options and costs using the appropriate level of detail
  • Elicit, document, and maintain functional, non-functional, and system requirements
  • Conduct Interviews and JAD sessions with stakeholders, demonstrating advanced interviewing techniques and active listening skills
  • Facilitate pre-sales discovery activities between vendors and business stakeholders.
  • Ensure requirement traceability from business requirements through UAT
  • Identify and manage constraints, assumptions, dependencies, and risks
  • Devise application program solutions based on business problems, including requirements documentation; graphical representations and presentations that describe the desired solution or product feature
  • Perform analysis of solution options, research alternative solutions and deliver proposals with recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Work with technical teams to refine solutions based on the features, architecture, and constraints of the relevant platforms

Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 8+ years of related experience with at least 5 years of experience as Business Analyst
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in leading large-scale projects from requirements gathering to effectively communicating with the business and technical team
  • Must be organized with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and adhere to timelines
  • SQL experience strongly desired
  • Agriculture industry experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong knowledge of systems and business analysis best practices and methodologies
  • Experience with requirements tools
  • Strong understanding of quality assurance and testing processes
  • Self-directed with a high degree of initiative
  • Good project management skills and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent written and communication skills including tact and diplomacy to maintain a cooperative relationship with development and business entities
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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