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Business Systems Analyst

Greensburg, PA 15601

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Information Technology / Systems Job Number: 882 Pay Rate: 100,000

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Identify unarticulated business needs 

·      Analyze requirements for new systems

·      Design modifications or enhancements to improve existing systems
  • Provide consultative support to business on technology initiatives
  • Create prototypes and codesign innovative solutions to meet business needs
  • Proactively monitor industry, functional, and technology trends to drive or identify solutions and improvement opportunities
  • Develop and maintain functional specifications, user documentation, and/or IT policies
  • Perform testing and/or facilitate the user acceptance process
  • Provide end-user training or support for new capabilities, features, or systems
     

The Business System Analyst (BSA) acts as an intermediary between the business and IT using a deep understanding of business processes and technology to achieve capability outcomes aligned to technology standards, policies, and strategy. The ideal candidate is one who thrives in an entrepreneurial, innovative environment and is an active learner with a positive attitude. A person who is empowered to lead but understands that by working together we can achieve more.

 
  • Analyze business processes and provide guidance relative to emerging and available technology; Understand business, pain-points, needs, and objectives 

·      Determines operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Elicit requirements using various techniques (interviews, workshops, surveys, shadowing, task and workflow analysis, and etc.) and prepare functional specifications and other solution documentation artifacts as needed following the organizations  project methodology and SDLC
  • Lead development of requirements from various sources of information, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, differentiate priority of user needs, and distinguish requests from the actual underlying business problem
  • Maintain current understanding of trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies and investment levels to support relevant business processes
  • Play a supporting role to shape and inform IT strategy as it pertains to business capability needs and support 
  • Provide support and/or direction to project manager(s) to overcome project obstacles; Proactively mitigate open issues and project risks
  • Maintain consistent communication channels between stakeholders (business leadership, IT leadership, project team, and etc.)
  •   Lead organization change management efforts for new capabilities or systems

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS

Required:
  • 5-7 years business analysis experience ideally with digital technology
  • Bachelor’ s degree, computer science or information systems 
    Proven experience as a systems analyst or similar role (BA, QA, Help Desk, Data Analyst, or project manager)
  • Understanding of highly complex technology concepts as they relate to business capabilities and objectives
  • Ability to present technical information or concepts to IT and non-IT audiences in a concise and easily-understandable manner
  • Strong attention to detail

 

Desired:
  • Experience with analytics (i.e. Tableau or similar platform.) is strongly preferred 
  • UX/UI/IA design principles
  • Comfort with various software development methodologies

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Normal office environment

May sometimes require working evenings and/or weekends
No regular travel required

Ryan McKigney

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