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Sr Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-37704
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/31/2018
8+ years of experience required
SAP HR background good to have but not required
Good Presentation Skills
Power Point skills

Mandatory Technical / Functional Skills
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Business Administration with seven (7) or more years of IT and/or business experience, or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training.
• Should have more than 7 years of business analysis experience.
• Previous rich airline domain experience, in reservations is mandatory
• Deep airline domain functional knowledge in Revenue Management – Schedules, Inventory, Pricing and Ancillaries
• Working experience with airline domain legacy messaging standards like EDIFACTS, TTY, etc.
• Should be able to mentor other BA's on the process and best practices for conducting requirements elicitation
• Excellent analytical skills and ability to translate business functionality and opportunities into clear, precise and easy-to-read functional specifications critical
• Strong business acumen to quickly learn new business processes and understand how IT needs to support the business in achieving revenue and profit goals.
• Candidate must be highly motivated, and keen to work in a fast paced organization with a passion for working on new technologies

Roles and responsibilities
The role of the Business Analyst is to support and enable change.
The Business Analyst is responsible for eliciting requirements from business owners for projects and then performing the necessary analysis and documentation to ensure the changes are made.
This Business Analyst will work closely with business leads as well as technical teams for development, testing, and architecture in the course of delivering the changes needed by the business.
• Understand, document and prioritize high level business requirements
• Convert high level business requirements into executable, detailed user stories to enable development
• Create visual models (wireframes, Business Process Models)
• Become and remain knowledgeable on key business processes and systems and how they operate/integrate
• Manage the relationship between IT and key stakeholders and management teams including subsidiaries leadership, meeting on a regular basis and identifying all business initiatives and future projects
• Proactively identify opportunities to leverage technical solutions and emerging technologies to facilitate business solutions
• Provide expertise and advice to business unit owners, IT leaders, project teams, and other support teams
• Identify gaps in the application functionality and work with the technical team to provide solutions
• Provide efficient project processes and deliverables to shorten the project life cycle, where applicable
• Work with application support and development teams to fix software bugs and escalate issues
• Lead resolution of issues with interfacing systems built on different technologies
• Facilitate and participate in regular project status reviews Desirable Technical / Functional Skills
• Working experience with Agile Project Management methodologies like SCRUM, Kanban
• XMLs, APIs