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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-05051
Location: Long Island City, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 45.00 - 50.00 /Hour
Business Analyst :
The Information Technology Business Analyst provides direct support for IT initiatives by supporting the Project Manager in the development of materials in support of the planning and execution of IT projects. With the guidance of a Project Manager (who maintains overall accountability for the delivery of projects), the Business Analyst actively supports all aspects of the projects from start to finish with a particular emphasis on requirements development and participation project quality activities. The Business Analyst may occasionally serve as the project lead on smaller, well defined projects or provide support to Systems Managers in project initiation activities. Actively support a manageable portfolio of projects from start to finish including. Collaborate with developers, architects, subject matter experts, and other IT team members to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; * Assist in the development of business cases, considering financial, resource, and technological constraints; develops cost estimates with consideration to business impacts and risks; Demonstrated working knowledge of industry standards in project management and development methodologies (PMBOK, MSF, SEI, Agile Methods, RUP, etc.); * Demonstrated analytical and basic project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements; * Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including the ability to exercise good judgment in frequency and nature of communication