Senior Business Analyst

» Senior Business Analyst
Information Technology
in Washington
, DC
Reference: 19-03415

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a mastery of the business analysis functions and the ability to provide coaching, mentoring, and leadership to fellow business analysts
  • Expert in understanding and documenting current business processes and knowledge of the underlying applications, systems and technologies that support them
  • Assist with prioritizing and understanding current business initiatives and identifying the opportunities where technology or automation can add business value
  • Direct and participate in the requirement collection, understanding and documentation of the current and future business needs
  • Assist in developing the GAP analysis and conceptual designs necessary to meet the business objectives
  • Effectively and proactively manage customer expectations, throughout the solution delivery process, with the ability to translate technical information for a business audience
  • Work with the customer and IT representatives to understand and document complex business needs
  • Expert knowledge in diagramming business processes, completing business cases, understanding business rules, conducting requests for proposals, completing decision matrices and working with vendors and contractors

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Business Analyst
  • Minimum 10 years experience in supporting and consulting to various aspects of functional business units (i.e. Manufacturing, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain, IT, Product Development)
  • Possess a high level of expertise and knowledge in various business processes and understanding of the underlying technologies
  • Ability to help align technology with business strategy
  • Experienced in gathering detailed business and functional and non-functional requirements, documenting business processes and understanding of software development methodologies
  • Knowledgeable of emerging and competing technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • 2 years product owner initiatives
  • Business process management and/or lean six sigma training
  • Formal experience as a Project Manager, Supervisor, Leader of Teams; Strong IT background a plus
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration