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Business Analyst for Data & Reporting
Ref No.: 16-13672
Location: Purchase, New York
Job Description:
- Identify and translate data and reporting needs into clearly defined requirements.
- Work with end users to determine and document data requirements for reporting requests, data mining requests, and assist with testing and implementation from a data lifecycle perspective. Ensure that proposed solutions are focused on automating manual efforts and are consistent where possible.
- Develop data and reporting requirements documentation in line with SDLC framework including business requirements document, report mock-ups, mapping, and test plans.
- Plan, facilitate, and conduct requirements gathering sessions, meetings, and presentations.
- Build strong relationships within the business units and support functions to understand the business needs.
- Collaborate with development and testing teams to provide subject matter expertise and to assist in troubleshooting and resolving issues.
- Participate in the development and planning of the User Acceptance Testing activities, including test plans and scripts, based on requirements.
- Facilitate UAT execution phase and work with business lead and project manager to obtain user acceptance test signoff.

Basic Qualifications
- Data Analysis - Minimum Years Required 2
- Requirements Gathering - Minimum Years Required 5
- T-SQL - Minimum Years Required 2
- Experience with COGNOS BI Software or similar software - Minimum Years Required 2