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Job ID :

2729

Company :

NTT Data

Location :

quincy, MA

Type :

Hire

Duration :

6 Months

Rate :

Open

Status :

Active

Openings :

1

Posted :

4 years ago

The Business Analyst (BA) serves as the liaison between the

business community and the technical development team. The BA is an active

member in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including

post production verification. The BA’s primary responsibility is to ensure that

the implemented project, maintenance enhancement or defect fix meets the

requirements of the business community. The BA will analyze business and user

needs, document Use Cases that conclude with approved Functional Requirements.

Prepares manages and communicates project activities with team participants as

required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Act as liaison between business users development group to

gather and document Scope, Use Cases and Functional Requirements.

Prepare, manage and communicate project plans. Coordinate

project activities with team participants as required.

Create and maintain required Unified Process artifacts for the

approved SDLC process. Submit for review, distribution and business approval of

these artifacts.

Participate in the preparation/execution of test plans and/or

test criteria.

Prepare or oversee the preparation of implementation plans; user

guides and/or documentation as required.

Facilitate interactions with other IT areas and business units,

both internal and external. Serve as liaison between development groups and

Infrastructure Teams. Serve as Project Manager, as required, for simple

projects and report project and task status to senior management.

Diagnose and resolve system performance problems identified by

Production Control, users or management.

Communicate effectively with business users and other managers.

Ensure project documentation, plans and scheduling are in compliance with

agency initiatives and priorities.

Identify, communicate and facilitate resolution to any

production support, user requests or triaged Helpdesk tickets.

Monitor and measure the success of implemented solutions.

Skills:

Proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing to both

project team and stakeholders at all levels.

Proven ability to facilitate requirements gathering sessions.

Attentiveness to the timely delivery of milestones.

Adept in Microsoft Office tool suite, and ClearQuest.

Ability to plan and coordinate activities independently.

Knowledge of methods and techniques of computer systems analysis

and design.

Knowledge of technical terminology, codes and standard

abbreviations.

Knowledge of one or more of the following: data structures,

application programming, database development, or relational database theory

and technology.

Ability to follow both oral and written instructions.

Ability to prepare flow charts, diagrams and Use Cases.

Ability to work in a team setting as well as independently.

Ability to give oral and written instructions in a precise,

understandable manner.

Ability to prepare required deliverables in accordance with

established procedures.

Ability to establish rapport and deal effectively with others.

Ability to maintain accurate records and status reporting.

Ability to understand and apply the policies, procedures,

specifications, standards and guidelines governing assigned unit activities.

Ability to rapidly adjust to changing situations to meet

emergencies or production issue resolution.

Ability to manage escalating issues and dispute resolution any

components of a project. Understand when it is necessary to escalate to Sr. Management

for resolution assistance.

Ability to demonstrate methodical and logical working practices.

Knowledge of the principles of software development using the

approved SDLC.

Experience:

3 years Information technology experience

BA experience with a large systems development project

Desirable if experienced in health care plan subject area and/or

government work

Desirable if experienced with the Unified Process

Education:

Bachelor’s degree, or higher or equivalent

SUCCESSFUL

CANDIDATES - MUST BE ABLE TO F2F, have government healthcare experience and be

able to be on site for the project duration.