Job Order #1289

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Posted Date: 7/7/2017
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Position Title: Business Analyst
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Location: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
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Description: PCM is currently searching for a Business Analyst to work on a Big Data team as a Senior Business Analyst with our client in the Kansas City area. This position will be responsible for working with the DevOps team and business partners to define and document system requirements. The successful candidate will perform data analysis and develop subject matter expertise, lead requirements gathering and design sessions, review design documentation with business partners and developers, prepare process and data models, and coordinate test activities.
Other responsibilities will include partnering with the DevOPs team to define and coordinate the establishment of security, data retention and governance, disaster recovery planning and data capacity planning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Data integration standardization and optimization
• Designing data storage, data retention and location best practices
• Disaster Recovery / High Availability
• Data governance and security implementation
• Data encryption / decryption
• Cluster sizing / expansion
• Provide recommendations for Big Data functionality based on best practices
• Support integrations with external vendors and business partners
• Develop presentation materials and conduct presentations to business partners and IT Leadership
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field
• Five plus years business systems analyst, consulting, and/or project manager in an information technology environment
• Must possess specialization in a Big Data, Hadoop, Cloudera environment
• Subject matter expertise in some of the following areas – ingestion techniques / tools standardization, storage architecture best practices, policy review/implementation, data protection, cluster sizing / expansion, disaster recovery and high availability
• Demonstrated proficiency in system(s) supported
• Demonstrated facilitation skills for capturing requirements
• Comfortable in an agile software development environment
• Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Demonstrated decision making, analytical and problem solving skills
• Effective time management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple priorities


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