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Business Analyst - Senior Business Analyst
Ref No.: 17-22329
Location: Dallas, Texas
Start Date: 12/27/2017
 Description:
Business Analysts enable the transformation and performance improvement of an enterprise or its parts, with respect to people, process and technology, by providing relevant capabilities, assets (human and non-human), processes and tools. Business Analysts structure, analyze and visualize an enterprise's current state. They design and visualize the future state. They also design and guide the change process from current to future state. Developing sector knowledge is extremely important for all Business Analysts. Functional analysts can specialize in Business, ERP, Application Management or Custom Software Development (CSD). 

Required Skills and Experience: 
You are a self-reliant analyst who has mastered at least one methodology. You are developing your knowledge in a business and/or industry domain and an ERP solution or a technical tool / programming language. Possible positions could include being a Business Process Consultant describing processes, Requirements Analyst describing business / functional requirements or Package configuration. 

• Qualification: Minimum 3 years experience, Bachelor's Degree. 
• Certification: If possible seeking BA level 1. 
• Should have progressing skills in Business Analysis, Business Knowledge, Business Change Management, Functional Architecture Design & Project Financials, KPI´s & Reporting 
• Should have baseline skills in Software Engineering, Architecture Knowledge & Testing.





1. Works closely with PM's on understanding the scope and deliverables for projects. 
2. Supports the various SDLC deliverables and processes for projects and waterfall method in development. 
3. Conducts/facilitates requirements gathering workshops, documents requirements and drives the review and approval process for BRDs. This includes the "as-is” and "to-be” documentation. 
4. Works closely with the project technical team to create the functional requirements doc (FRD). 
5. Assists in Fit-Gap analysis of the current business processes with systems functionality 
7. Support project execution processes for: 
• I/R/C process 
• Action item tracking 
• Master data management and alignment with schedules, app lists, estimates, etc. 
• Work closely with the Data Czar on changes and metrics 
8. Close coordination with the testing team on test plans, test cases and test execution 
Solid experience in business process analysis with focus on problem-solving and implementation 
Work closely with PM, Technical team and stakeholders to reassure them their requirements are implemented as specified on BRD's artifacts. 
10. Should have good exposure working with onshore offsite model. 
11.Resposible for designing appropriate application process flow(s) and report layouts based on requirements gathered. 
12. Gathered, analyze, document business and technical requirements from both formal and informal sessions and validate the needs of the business stakeholders. 
13. Document uses cases and prepare Use case Activity, Logical and Development views using MS Visio for clear understanding of requirements by stake holders and development team. 
14. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in fast pace cross-functional team environment. 
• Conducts/facilitates requirements gathering workshops 
• Translates functional requirements into technical specifications 
• Assists in Fit-Gap analysis of the current business processes with systems functionality. 
• Reviews current business process with stakeholders and constituencies and documents business process description, scenarios and requirements 
• Develops test cases to match business processes to be tested 
• Works closely with the project technical team to ensure business perspective 



45.00% Interact and assist Project Mangaer - including various tracking sheets and metrics analysis 

45.00% Business Requirements, testing, other SDLC process items 
10.00% Various items as they are needed (including supporting creation and tracking of estimates). Working with client business application owners and other stakeholders 


Strong in MS Excel, Word, Sharepoint 
Ability to with with MS Access 
Demonstrated experience in developing business requirements specification, and technical specification documents 


• Self starter - takes initiative. 
• Experience working with an offshore development team 


Reviews current business process with stakeholders and constituencies and documents business process description, scenarios and requirements 
• Works closely with the project technical team to ensure business perspective 
• Works closely with the Project Manager to understand and execute the project 
• Interacts with the Testing Team to construct test cases and execute required application testing 
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. 


Strong business analytic skills 
• Hands-on experience in problem solving within complex technical environments Must be self-sufficient in problem solving. 


• Must be able to meet critical deadlines for assigned deliverables 
• Accountable to Project manager for accuracy and completeness of assigned deliverables.