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IT Business Analyst (IMMEDIATE)
Ref No.: 18-00243
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/12/2018
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 - 55.00 /Hour
Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Business Analyst (finance) for an immediate 12+month contract to hire role with a client in Jacksonville, FL.
 
W2 ONLY! NO THIRD PARTIES PERMITTED! 

OVERVIEW:
Client in the financial services/banking industry is looking for an IT Business Analyst to join their dynamic team. The Business Analyst will work with a cross functional project team to create and implement technical solutions to business needs. They will interview and interact with business units to understand the business need, gathering and documenting business requirements. The Business Analyst will translate business requirments into functional/technical requirements and serve as an intermediary between business and technical teams.  
Preference for BA with experience using Agile Methodology in the past. Must have basic understanding of SQL for data analysis and validation.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and formulates systems to parallel overall business strategies.
  • Review, analyze, and evaluate business systems and user needs
  • Demonstrates innovation when evaluating the business implications of technology solutions.
  • Serves as primary contact and technical advisor to clients.
  • Designs, modifies, develops and writes requirements and specifications of software programming applications for developers to implement
  • Follows established standards as well as software development and project management lifecycles.
  • Understands business needs, processes, nomenclature and concepts to formulate clear and thorough requirements.
 
REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience as defined below.
  • Bachelor's degree holders must possess a minimum of 4+ years of experience as an IT Business Analyst or a Project Manager or related position. Non degree holders must possess a minimum of 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience working as a BA on 3-5+ large scale software development projects
  • Experience gathering and documenting requirements
  • Experience translating business requirements into functional/technical requirements 
  • Use case documentation preferred.
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred.
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodology 
  • Experience using SQL for data validation and analysis.
  • Experience with TFS a nice to have.
  • Must display the highest level of critical thinking in order to weigh alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with the business strategy.
  • Logical, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions.
  • Knowledgeable of requirements gathering techniques.
  • Ability to take the lead on the most complex projects.
  • Strong ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize.
  • Must display initiative, ability to work independently and be able to use extensive independent judgment.
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks.
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.