Digital Prospectors Senior System / Business Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts
Senior System / Business Analyst
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Jennifer Heimberg at https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/jennifer-heimberg
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Job Title: Senior System / Business Analyst
Location : Boston, MA
Duration: 12+ months
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The Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) is seeking a Business Analyst to support an ePermitting implementation utilizing Accela software. The ideal candidate will have strong experience working as a conduit between the business and development team identifying and documenting requirements, supporting the EEA ePermitting Project Manager while working closely with another Business Analyst on the team.
Candidates must demonstrate proven experience in software development projects, and it is highly desirable that they have extensive experience with the Accela (COTS) Platform.
EEA anticipates utilizing a hybrid project management methodology incorporating both Waterfall and Agile/Scrum to organize cross-functional teams.
Individuals with experience predominantly in infrastructure, hardware deployment, and/or telecom based are poorly aligned.
Work closely and collaboratively with Program/Project Managers and EEA Technical Leads to ensure mutual understanding of project goals and priorities
Lead and facilitate discussions and decisions with business owners and technical team members to:
Conduct due diligence reviews and business analysis for complex decisions related to business processes, data cleansing, and data conversion efforts
Clearly communicate complex technical design and solutions in business terms
Obtain consensus on solutions
Develop Use Cases that represent the scope of business needs
Manage and/or participate in all requirement gathering sessions with business teams
Document – and drive review and approval of – complex business processes
Document meeting discussions/decisions and action items; drive follow-up to ensure action item management and completion
Assist in defining configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
Lead Quality Assurance effort, including developing testing methodology and test cases for the various stages of the ePermitting application
Provide QA and testing of code
Constantly seek ways to improve monitoring, issue discovery, and delivering better value to the customer
Assist in creation and maintenance of project artifacts; such as project plans, project status reports, etc.
BA/BS Degree in Business, Information Management, or related discipline required
Minimum 4 years of experience in Business/Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance
Proven experience as a Business Lead/Analyst in a major data centric project (e.g. software implementation effort)
Proven experience in group facilitation, including eliciting requirements and testing
Experience in a project leveraging an iterative deployment strategy with multiple releases is required
Proven ability to communicate with technical and business resources in a manner that supports progress and success
Familiar with a variety of project management concepts, practices, and procedures
Ability to work in a highly dynamic and fast changing environment and adjust to evolving project conditions to ensure optimal outcomes
Hands on experience working with Accela based systems and environments is highly desirable
Experience with agile development methodologies such as SCRUM
Familiar with JIRA, Asana, etc.
Strong computer skill set; including proficiency with MS Office, Visio, Project, and SharePoint
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including technical writing skills
Proficient in the use of audio, video, and online collaboration tools
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