IT Business Analyst Questar Assessment, Inc.
Job Category:Information Systems
Job Type:Full-Time Employee
Posting Date:March 11, 2014
The IT Business Analyst is accountable for managing one or more external clients and/or software development projects. The individual is responsible for accurate, successful, and on-time delivery of all milestones related to a project, all requirements documentation, project management (including scheduling) and oversight of the SDLC (software development lifecycle).
Gather and document requirements needed to implement successful software development and/or external client projects.
Elicit requirements using interviews, Analysis of Scope document, business process descriptions, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
Critically evaluate information from multiple sources, decompose high-level information into detailed process flow/requirements.
Proactively communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze needs and requirements and deliver the following as needed: functional requirements, business requirements, use cases, design review, code review, and report design.
Implement projects using the Software Development Lifecycle model.
Serve as the conduit and act as liaison between the customers (internal and client), software development team and technical teams through which requirements flow.
Develop use cases and review and or edit requirements and specifications according to standard templates.
Manage MS Project schedules and lead enforcement of project deadlines and schedules in response to client's requirements.
Bachelor's degree in science, math, business, MIS or related field
3 years of professional experience demonstrating responsibility for participating in and/or managing small to medium-sized software development projects
Experience writing complete and accurate business requirements
Familiarity with creation, review, and/or execution of test plans and Requirements Traceability Matrix
Experience building and managing a project schedule in Microsoft Project or similar project management tool
Ability to lead a small to medium-sized project, including development of plans for scope, timeline, budget, issue management, and managing change
Experience conducting and leading team meetings to gather requirements, manage the schedule, and review project deliverables
Ability to identify process improvements / implement workflow technology
Understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet, client/server architectures and legacy and web-based systems
Understanding of application programming, database and system design and technical design specifications
Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and independently
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong business acumen
Must be a US citizen or national, or have current authorization to work in the United States
Applicants must not now, or in the future, require sponsorship for an employment visa
Must be willing to relocate to the Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN area (telecommuting not available)
WHAT WE OFFER YOU
At Questar, we are proud of our company and our team of bright, dedicated and hard-working employees. An attitude of "getting the job done right" and our commitment to unparalleled quality and customer service are the cornerstones of our success. Our team-based, collaborative work environment will challenge you to reach your full potential and grow your career, and our rewards program includes a comprehensive benefit package and competitive salaries with merit increases based on outstanding contributions. We are conveniently located in the southwest Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
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