Business Analyst/Consultant - 3 (16506)

Sundial Software - Madison, WI

The business analyst is responsible for facilitating the communication with IT staff and business customers to assist in the development, implementation, and support of a multi-year, multi-phase modernization project.

The business analyst will understand business objectives and problems, and identify alternative solutions. The incumbent will manage the process of takingbusiness requirements and translating them into technical requirement that , technologists will use drive requirements to design. The incumbent will assist in quality assurance (QA) testing as releases are moved from system testing to QA testing environments, as well as being a liason between the business user acceptance testers to report bugs back to the technical team

Responsibilities include documenting business requirements; translating business requirements to technical requirements; coordination of testing; and may act as a backup to the development project manager as required .

Essential Job Skills:
o Experience working on an application development team within a complex organization to collect, document, and disseminate business requirementsutilizing industry standard techniques.
o Experience working on Agile and Waterfall development teams
o Strong facilitation skills of small to large groups, including knowing when and how to regain group focus and use of the ‘parking lot’
o Ability to adjust presentation and facilitation approach suitable for executives and workers
o Ability to “tell the story” using verbal and visual approaches
o Holistic knowledge of the overall requirements process, business and technical
o Prior use of requirements tools and experience/demonstrated knowledge of how they may interact with applications used for management of bugs, issues, testing, design and development
o Ability to quickly understand business drivers, model existing processes and facilitate and guide business constituents to developing future state requirements, rather than solutions
o Adaptability and flexibility when working with multiple clients with varying degrees of knowledge and ability/availability to participate. In other words, ability to be creative in helping clients provide the requirements and detail needed
o Experience in a large scale, multiple constituent organization to understand and anticipate change management, training, support, and overall operational handoffs needed
o Familiarity with the BABOK, or certifications offered through the International Institute of Business Analysis is preferred
o Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs
o Formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies
o Experienced with business process reengineering
o Experience with business process mapping and workflow diagrams
o Collaborates to prepares solution options identifiy risk
1) An in person interview may be required before a final hire is made. The hiring manager has discretion to allow phone or Skype interviews at any point during the process.
2) Resumes should be no longer than 3 pages.
3) This position is for an onsite position in Madison, WI.
4) Please bring three (3) business references to an interview.
5) The selected candidate will be required to sign exhibit B (attached) as part of the onboarding process.
6) The selected candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check.
7) This position is budgeted for 1960 hours annually. Hours will be prorated the first year based on start date.
8) DCF does not sponsor work visas, either at the time of hire or at any later date.

QualificationRatingMust HaveAdministration - Project Management

Change management

 

and 5 years

Methodologies - Understanding of project management methodologies and experience with 'agile'

 

and 5 years

Administration - Quality Assurance

Standardized processes and procedures implementation

 

and 5 years

Administration - Resource and People Management

Meeting management

 

and 8 years

Information Technology - Application Development

Ability to navigate and query a relational database

5 years

Manage systems (QA) testing and support user acceptance testing

5 years

Use case development

8 years

Information Technology - Applications

Ability to develop and implement quality assurance processes and procedures including test/use cases

 

and 5 years

Information Technology - Design

Participate in design reviews

 

and 8 years

Information Technology - Requirements

Business Process Improvements

5 years

Documenting application requirements.

8 years

Documenting business processes

 

and 8 years

Experience in usability testing or equivalent user interface test measures

5 years

Requirements analysis

 

and 8 years

Requirements gathering

 

and 8 years

Requirements validation

 

and 5 years

Information Technology - Testing

Develop test plans and procedures

 

and 5 years



Posted On: Friday, February 14, 2020



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