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Business Analyst in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 1/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Business Analyst

Opportunity Overview

  • Act as a liaison between business departments, key stakeholders, vendors and IT to elicit, document, analyze and validate business requirements.
  • Develop facilitation skills in meetings with business departments, IT resources, key stakeholders and third-party vendors as needed to resolve issues, determine solutions and identify continuous improvements.
  • Conduct one-on-one interviews, brainstorming sessions, group work sessions, Joint Application Development (JAD) workshops and surveys when necessary.
  • Support medium complexity projects with some degree of supervision. Analyze, identify, and direct solutions (process changes and system enhancements) to eliminate problems, improve user effectiveness, and improve system accuracy.
  • Utilize networks to gather pertinent project information quickly and efficiently.
  • Integrate knowledge, experience and value to make more accurate decisions.
  • Appropriately document knowledge and share lessons learned for medium complexity projects.
  • Develop experience with facilitation of issue meetings, including tracking issues and managing action items for medium complexity projects with some degree of supervision.
  • Identify points of conflict and appropriately escalate, involving major stakeholders to target satisfactory resolution.

Position Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience as a Business Analyst working with IT related systems/projects required.
  • 3+ years of experience working with the System Development Life Cycle, Iterative or Agile methodology.
  • 3+ years working with the Microsoft Office tools required.
  • Thorough PC/computer skills and knowledge required.

Experience in a functional process oriented field, preferred.

Capacity for engineering, optimizing or redefining business processes.

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited University in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Mathematics, or related degree in Engineering, Business, Computer or Science is required.

Preferred

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with extensive related experience (5 or more years) as a business analyst performing a broad array of business analyst's competencies, without the academic requirement.
  • Experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM) a big plus.
  • BA or PMI certification a plus.