Kforce Senior Business Analyst in Jacksonville, Florida

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Business Analyst in Jacksonville, Florida (FL). Summary: We are currently looking for a Senior Business Analyst with Agile experience to oversee schedules, budgets, resources and deliverables for project. Knowledge of larger landscape without neglecting granular details while tracking project health, staying alert for risk and resolving issues as they arise. Maintains standards and monitors scope with project quality. Strong analytical and decision making, exceptional documentation (spec, user, functional, issues, progress, screen and report design), creating and executing test plans, basic knowledge of web and interfaces to programs and back-end databases. A familiarity with Rapid Application Development or Joint Application design is a plus but not required. Having worked on a brand-new IT project from its inception is highly preferred. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create & manage project plans

  • Define project schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress

  • Align project objectives with company goals, and make sure project team is clear on objectives

  • Deliver and install technology solutions

  • Help project team with the design and development tasks

  • Lead process of issue identification and resolution

  • Manage risk tracking process

  • Monitor and manage scope

  • Manage all documentation

  • Work multiple projects simultaneously

  • Foster partnership with customers/stakeholders/sponsors

  • Performing requirements analysis to obtain knowledge to design system functionality

  • Document detailed descriptions of internal and end user needs, program functions and business rules required to develop new system capabilities

  • Develop test plans, identify and create test cases to conduct system and user testing for online and batch processing

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area required

  • ITIL or ITSM or PMP certifications preferred

  • Three or more years Business Analysis or Project Management experience in IT

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an IT Business Analyst, Financial Analyst or Project Manager in a related area

  • Minimum of 2 years working in an Agile development environment

  • MS Project experience a plus

  • Experience and knowledge of financial statements and analysis

  • General understanding of SQL and SQL Reporting

  • Previous usage of a project management system such as JIRA or VersionOne to create epics, manage backlog, and plan sprints is a plus

  • Experience in CRM implementation and migration desired (Salesforce or Dynamics CRM)

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Logical, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

  • Must display initiative, ability to work independently and be able to use extensive independent judgment

  • Ability to develop and follow project plans as well as adapt to changing conditions

  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks

  • Familiarity with requirements gathering techniques is preferred

  • Ability to conduct meetings with various departments for the purposes of gathering dependencies and agreement across user groups

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Years