Job Order #2315

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Posted Date: 8/8/2014
Job Category:
Position Title: Sr. Business Analyst
Salary Range:
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Desired Skills:
Name Level Experience Required
Business Analysis No
Business Requirements No
Gap Analysis No
Jad No
Pm No
Presentation Skills No
Project Lifecycle No
Project Manager No
Test Plan No
Visio No
Workflow No

Title: Senior Business Analyst

Top 3 Skills:

1. Candidate must have experience working within Capital Markets and within Regulatory Services work.
2. As a senior BA, the candidate must have over 5 years of Business Analysis experience on the BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SIDE. Must not be a BSA, or IT BA. Must not be a BA/PM/ETC.
3. Must have experience mapping processes using Microsoft Visio.

- Communication skills are of course important, the manager has said that the BA will not be holding large meeting or JAD sessions but smaller one on one or small group meetings to gather information.
- MBA is a nice to have.

Summary: Document and identify gaps in business processes through process mapping to illustrate current and future state.

Education/ Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree.
- Specialization in Business, Finance, Engineering, Science or Math is desirable.
- 5 to 7 years experience.
- Experience in most facets of project lifecycle; proficient comprehension of project management methodologies; genuine commitment to project environment and discipline.
- Experience in Information Technology preferred.

Skills and Competencies:
- Ability to quickly learn organizational structure, business strategies and processes.
- Knowledgeable on business process modeling, process mapping.
- Capable of writing clear and well structured business requirements documents.
- Contributes to the development of detailed level process maps to facilitate requirements gathering, gap analysis and for training use.
- Ability to resolve minor conflicts/issues using different tactics for prior to escalation.
- Work with team members to understand the needs of the project.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong facilitation and presentation skills.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Identify and analyze business problems and defines the scope of activities required to address the issues, including requirement definition, process review, impact assessment and operational streamlining where appropriate.
- Is involved in all aspects of projects, including documentation of project needs, analysis/research of needs and possible solutions, identifying technology and business solutions, gathering, documenting and updating business requirements; reviewing workflow process mapping; developing business testing strategies and working with project members to execute the test plan, recommending preferred solutions, and implementing recommendations.
- Manages project documentation (implementation plan, issues log, process maps, etc.) and documents process flows and gaps.
- Assess, research, analyze and document sponsor/stakeholder needs.
- Supports the Project Manager in planning, executing, controlling and closing phases.
- Develop and maintain strong relationship with business partners and internal/external team members.
- Identify issues and escalates/manages resolution as required.
- Coordinates and provides support to the business with the process implementation.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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