Ref No.: 17-03737
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to hire
Pay Rate : $ 50.00 - 60.00 /Hour
Senior Business Systems Analyst
Contract to Hire, $95,000 - $105,000/year
Richmond, VA
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five years of experience in system analysis and application program development
  • Minimum one year data modeling and/or database architecture experience. Demonstrated ability to understand and recommend changes to relational database models.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with JIRA
  • In-depth knowledge of ALG technologies, with hands-on experience in SQL and XML
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and recommend implementation strategies for n-tier technology (i.e. web services, Service Oriented Architecture, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to understand web design standards (i.e. use-ability, user flow, design efficiencies, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to understand batch integrations, web service integrations and batch processes
  • Ability to lead technical teams
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Work with clients, vendors, and stakeholders to identify, clarify and capture complex business requirements. 
  • Devise application program solutions based on business problems.  The designs include requirements documentation, graphical representations, and presentations that describe the desired solution or product feature.  Documentation will include volume and usage estimates, user interface design concepts, integration diagrams, RACIs, application prototypes, error handling strategies, data flow designs, and specific, testable functional requirements.
  • Performing analyses of solution options, research alternative solutions and deliver proposals with recommendations to key stakeholders.
  • Manage project scope and client expectations throughout project lifecycle
  • May be responsible for initiating and driving a project plan throughout the project lifecycle and communicating the project milestones and deadlines to the client, project team, and project stakeholders
  • Responsible for project oversight during the functional design phase, including coordinating and scheduling day to day activities of other assigned Solution Analysts staff
  • Review the functional design documentation of other analysts to ensure project consistency and successful delivery and lead the review of partner or client documentation to ensure integration cohesiveness.
  • Lead JAD sessions or real-time solutions discussions and meetings
  • Lead design discussions with clients, vendors, and internal resources.
  • Work with technical design teams to refine functional solutions for platforms
  • Work cross-functionally with business contributors to communicate technical design options and costs and consult with business contributors at the highest technical level on all phases of the application development lifecycle
  • Manage technical priorities and lead the change management processes and the facilitation of the change request viability discussions.
  • Conduct pre-sales assessment and proposed solution activities with prospective clients.
  • Provide solutions and estimates to Sales and Product based on understanding of business requirements, design constraints, and system capabilities
  • Can assist in all levels of supervision and may perform some management functions.
  • May have responsibility for interviewing, and when necessary, hiring and disciplinary action and terminations
  • Mentor others on new technologies, design techniques, application enhancements.
  • Perform defined primary on-call responsibilities during platform incidents that affect our clients
  • Can be accountable for effectiveness, quality, and timeliness of solutions and designs for projects of all complexities

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