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Business Analyst

St. Louis, MO 63110

Posted: 03/01/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management/Business Analysis Job Number: 12213

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, St. Louis, Denver, and Dallas Areas.

 

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

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Planning
  • Collaborate with Project Manager to plan approach to requirements elicitation and methods for requirements management and communication.
  • Ensure business opportunities and objectives are clearly articulated.
  • Perform current state analysis and/or root cause analysis as required.
  • Plan modeling techniques to be used in requirements analysis.
  • Work with Project Manager to plan validation of requirements in managing project scope, user acceptance, installation and deployment.
  • Perform feasibility analysis as required for projects.
  • Coordinate planning activities to meet objectives and timelines of overall program or project. 
  • Work with Project Manager to forecast required time and resources. 

Analysis, Design, Execution
  • Implement strategies for gathering, reviewing and analyzing data requirements.
  • Perform requirements elicitation using techniques per plan.
  • Document requirements, establish scope and objectives and determine strategy for evaluating requirements implementation in systems to achieve business goals.
  • Organize requirements by release and other needed categories and sets up traceability matrix.
  • Articulate requirements relationships and dependencies.
  • Translate and simplify requirements for appropriate use.
  • Perform gap analysis and requirements analysis working with technical team.
  • Prioritize requirements working with partners and create conceptual prototypes and mock-ups.
  • Use business process modeling, traceability and quality management techniques per methodology.
  • Perform requirements management and communication.
  • Apply best practices for effective communication and problem-solving.
  • Collaborate with project management to obtain requirements approvals per project plan.
  • Facilitate go/no go decisions.
  • Validate requirements throughout process per plan.
  • Use requirements to drive the design or review of test cases, process change requests.
  • Provide consulting to all stakeholders regarding requirements management working with Project Management.

Measurement
  • Develop requirements adoption metrics and other methods of evaluating the long-term performance of the solution.
  • Review and monitor the effectiveness of business analysis via test results.
  • Provide status reports.

 

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, information technology or comparable discipline, or equivalent combination of experience, certification and education
  • 6+ years of relevant experience analyzing business processes and data.
  • Experience working on technology and application development projects including developing technical requirements.
  • Experience developing functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Understanding of systems engineering concepts.
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis and business case development.
  • Demonstrate expertise in business analysis methods and modeling techniques.
  • Experience developing use cases.
  • Experience developing data and process flows.
  • Demonstrated understanding of client relationship management, process mapping and improvement, project management, and production support.
  • Demonstrated understanding of business analyst tools and techniques; demonstrated proficiency using MS Office and Visio tools.

 

Preferred Qualifications
  • IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • 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.

Nick Bilpush

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