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Business Analyst III

St. Louis, MO 63110

Posted: 07/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management/Business Analysis Job Number: 16174

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for a Business Analyst III to join our team.

  • Through strong knowledge of the organization’s technology infrastructure and specific software applications, helps the business address changes through technology.
  • Performs all tasks to achieve an understanding of business change needs, assessing the impact of those changes, capturing, analyzing, documenting, and managing requirements, and then supporting the communication and delivery of those requirements with relevant parties.
  • Prepares business cases working with partners.
  • Collaborates with Project Manager to plan approach to requirements elicitation and methods for requirements management and communication.
  • Ensures business opportunities and objectives are clearly articulated.
  • Performs current state analysis and/or root cause analysis as required.
  • Plans modeling techniques to be used in requirements analysis (scope, process, rule, data, interface models, etc.).
  • Works with Project Manager to plan validation of requirements in managing project scope, user acceptance, installation, and deployment; helps determine metrics.
  • Performs feasibility analysis as required for projects.
  • Coordinates planning activities to meet objectives and timelines of overall program or project; works with Project Manager to forecast required time and resources.
  • Implements strategies for gathering, reviewing, and analyzing data requirements.
  • Performs requirements elicitation using techniques per plan.
  • Documents requirements, establishes scope and objectives, and determines strategy for evaluating requirements implementation in systems to achieve business goals.
  • Organizes requirements by release and other needed categories and sets up traceability matrix; articulates requirements relationships and dependencies.
  • Translates and simplifies requirements for appropriate use; performs gap analysis; performs requirements analysis working with technical team.
  • Prioritizes requirements working with partners and creates conceptual prototypes and mock-ups.
  • Uses business process modeling, traceability, and quality management techniques per methodology.
  • Performs requirements management and communication; apply best practices for effective communication and problem-solving.
  • Collaborates with project management to obtain requirements approvals per project plan; facilitates go/no go decisions.
  • Validates requirements throughout process per plan.
  • Uses requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, process change requests.
  • Provides consulting to all stakeholders regarding requirements management working with Project Management.
  • Independently prioritizes the completion of tasks and resolution of issues to ensure compliance to project deliverables.
  • Take on assignments for large projects.
  • Monitors the technical team solution to ensure requirements fulfillment and solution evaluation.
  • Leads and coordinates activities associated with requirements management vehicles.
  • Coordinates activities with other business analysts.
  • Participates in recommending and implementing continuous improvement plans for business analysis.
  • Always supports teammates and in any way necessary to maintain a productive, energetic, efficient, and dynamic team.
  • Communicates effectively and frequently both verbally and in writing with other members of the team.
  • Collaborates with other teammates to provide assistance and expertise, as well as to receive expert input and assistance from others delivering the best solution and experience for the customer.
  • Must possess an aptitude for patience, professionalism, tactfulness, and empathy.
  • Must be enthusiastic and committed to helping others and exhibit the ability to quickly assess the specific needs of the customer to determine an appropriate course of action.
  • Must be able to quickly defuse stressful or anxious situations.
  • Business acumen coupled with technical knowledge.
  • Experience working on technology and application development projects including developing technical requirements.
  • Strong listening skills.
  • Strong research skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience developing functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including technical writing skills; consultative approach.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis and business case development.
  • Recognized within the organization as demonstrating expertise in business analysis methods and modeling techniques.
  • Experience working closely with team members during solution development and product launch.
  • Experience developing use cases.
  • Experience developing data and process flows.
  • Must be able to work independently and proactively.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and independent problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated successful performance with, giving presentations to both small and large audiences, and coordinating and completing multiple tasks within established and changing deadlines.
  • Ability to contribute and collaborate effectively as a member of a highly functioning and productive team.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client relationship management, process mapping and improvement, project management, and production support.
  • Proven ability to provide business analysis for large scope project teams to meet customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated understanding of business analyst tools and techniques; demonstrated proficiency using MS Office and Visio tools.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or comparable discipline plus 4 years of relevant experience analyzing business processes and data, or equivalent combination of experience, certification, and education.
Preferred Qualifications
  • IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) or PMI Professional in Business Analysis Certification (PMI-PBA).
  • Business education.
  • ITIL framework and IT product methodologies.
  • Familiarity with testing techniques and software.
  • Prior experience in higher education environments a plus.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

BA, Data Warehouse

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Thomas Vaughn

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