The Sr. IS Business Analyst is responsible for defining, analyzing, documenting business requirements and supporting/ leading the development team in the implementation of IS projects. The Sr. IS Business Analyst may also be responsible for supporting several concurrent high visibility projects using traditional waterfall and/or agile methods in a fast-paced environment that could span across business segments. The ideal candidate will able to successfully:
Extract requirements from business policies and processes, as well as from current and future users, through interaction and research.
Anticipate requirements that will be needed in the future or that have not yet been considered is essential to successful outcomes.
Manage requirements that are essential to project success, ensure focus remains on core business needs, and not users? personal preferences, functions related to trends or outdated processes, or other non-essential modifications.
Translate business requirements to technical requirements. This includes using powerful analysis and modeling tools to match strategic business objectives with practical technical solutions.
Simplify requirements that they are easily understood and consumed by teams, stakeholders and product owners, especially in implementation.
Verify requirements and reject implementations that do not advance business objective through analysis, testing, demonstrating and inspection.
Lead, perform and document process analysis activities including as-is process identification, to-be process design and gap analysis/resolution.
Support the implementation of the solution, provide training, drive User Acceptance Testing, define transition requirements and provide post implementation support.
Lead change management activities, including development of user manuals, facilitating training, developing communication campaigns and other activities to ensure that business users understand and can easily adopt after IS implementation.