Randstad Business Systems Analyst in Charlotte, North Carolina
Business Systems Analyst
salary:$48 - $51 per hour
date posted:Friday, December 7, 2018
industry:Finance and Insurance
Business Systems Analyst
Client is looking for a Technology BA to support and document requirements for Retirement technology efforts
Effective formal and informal communication skills through various media. (in person, writing, telephone, online meeting)
Excellent communication, analytical and presentation skills, with expertise in articulating complex information to technical professionals and end users.
Experience running joint application development (JAD) sessions with business stakeholders, developers and testers to gather business requirements and generate a functional design to meet those requirements. (Note: These sessions may contain as few as 5 - 6 attendees to as many as 25 - 30 attendees, depending on the size and complexity of the project.)
Ability to clearly and succinctly report project status and issues to Business Analyst Manager and Scrum Master(s).
Ability to respond to questions about BRD and FSD documents and provide clarifications to business stakeholders, developers and testers alike.
location: Charlotte, North Carolina
job type: Contract
salary: $48 - 51 per hour
work hours: 9am to 6pm
INTERPERSONAL / ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS
Demonstrate ability to work independently as well as within a project and scrum team.
Candidate should be able to work well under pressure with a commitment to the highest levels of professional and personal excellence.
Able to adapt quickly to change and manage any challenges that follow.
Able to set priorities, perform multiple tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment.
TECHNICAL SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE
Require an open minded team player with a thorough understanding of how IT systems work and interact.
Candidate should be skilled at gathering business requirements from end-users and creating clear and concise business requirements documentation (BRD).
Candidate should have experience documenting functional specification documents (FSD) based on the design agreed to with Developers, Architects and Stakeholder input.
Experience working with MS Visio creating diagrams such as process flow, sequence and decision tree.
Experience generating mock-ups to give the project stakeholders a sense of how new fields will be incorporated into existing screens.
Experience using agile project methodology.
Experience creating agile backlogs/story points that support functional design and presenting/ tracking those backlogs in daily scrum call(s).
Minimum 7 years' experience as a Technology BA
Must be able to create multiple Technical BA artifacts
Candidate must have demonstrated background in engaging stakeholders on technology and business side
SDLC experience required
Experience working with Agile teams nice to have
skills: Ability to pick-up new concepts and skills quickly.
MS Office skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Experience with relational databases and SQL.
Experience using Version One is preferred, but not required.
Financial services background is nice to have with understanding of institutional retirement products
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.