Hire IT People, LLC Business Analyst in quincy, Massachusetts
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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
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
Participate in the preparation/execution of test plans and/or
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.
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
Knowledge of technical terminology, codes and standard
Knowledge of one or more of the following: data structures,
application programming, database development, or relational database theory
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,
Ability to prepare required deliverables in accordance with
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
3 years Information technology experience
BA experience with a large systems development project
Desirable if experienced in health care plan subject area and/or
Desirable if experienced with the Unified Process
Bachelor’s degree, or higher or equivalent
CANDIDATES - MUST BE ABLE TO F2F, have government healthcare experience and be
able to be on site for the project duration.