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IT- Business Analyst - Senior (business or operations analysis)
Ref No.: 18-38861
Location: San Francisco, California
Start Date / End Date: 07/22/2018 to 12/31/2018

DESCRIPTION: 

Artech is currently seeking to add to the below position


Job Title: IT- Business Analyst - Senior (business or operations analysis)
Job ID: 10294
Location: 77 Beale Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Duration: 05 Months contract

Qualifications:
Minimum requirements: 
BA/BS in Computer Science/ Information Systems, Business, Engineering, etc. or equivalent work experience. 
Desired requirements: Advanced degree is a plus. 

Experience Minimum requirements:
4 years of job related experience in Information Technology. 
3 years of experience in business or operations analysis. 
Can have less experience in case of an advanced degree. 
Participation in projects or operations of medium to high complexity.  
Knowledge of SAP financials, timekeeping, procurement module (Ariba desired) 
Familiarity with the corresponding Line of Business-related functions. 

Desired requirements: 
Typically has 5+ years of job related experience in Information Technology, which may include or be in addition to 5+ years of experience in business analysis or operations 
Working experience with the corresponding Line of Business, cross functional teams, project delivery teams 

Extensive participation in projects or operations of high complexity. 

Top Three Things manager is looking for in a candidate: 
1) Can do good attitude 
2) Good interpersonal skills 
3) Good operations knowledge. 

Responsibilities: 
Job Description: 
Communication and Facilitation – Motivated individual who takes initiative in setting up, facilitating and driving various meetings and forums for governance, controls and operational initiatives across cross-functional, project delivery teams and managed service partners 
Business Acumen - Demonstrates understanding about how the business, managed services, financials, sourcing, procurement and operations works and of trends and practices affecting the Company; provides analysis and insight into current business practices. 
Advocacy and Persuasion - Effectively influences others to achieve understanding, acceptance, and commitment to act in support of ideas, programs or causes related to business systems     
Negotiation - Applies negotiating techniques, subject matter, and strategy to obtain commitment, compromise, or settlement in a way that promotes mutual goals or interests.     

Consulting Skills - Uses expertise to counsel or guide individuals in problem resolution; participates in research and analysis. 
Needs Analysis - Works with the lines of business, cross-functional team and project delivery teams to help define business needs, objectives, and solutions in the areas of managed services operations 
Training Others - Effectively communicates information for the purpose of having others learn, understand, and apply specific principles, techniques, or information. 
Business Strategic Application - The ability to think in terms of a strategy; to abstract from detail of daily tasks to a long-term plan and vision. 
Information Analysis - Breaks down information into components, identifies underlying principles or facts, and recognizes interrelationships; shows insight into the root-causes of problems or issues 
Initiative Assessment - Participates in project or initiative assessment (solution evaluation, resource, time and cost estimates). 
Risk Management and governance - Assesses, prioritizes, monitors and addresses complex issues and challenges that present risk to our business and reputation with attention to governance and controls of operational metrics 
Business Systems - Identifies business systems problems and opportunities for improvement and simplification. Takes initiative action to control and improve processes. Roles and responsibilities:     
Applies developed subject matter knowledge to solve common and complex business issues within established guidelines and recommends appropriate alternatives. 
Works on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope. 
Exercises independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select a solution. 
May act as a team or project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitates information validation and team decision-making process. 
Ability to handle most unique situations. 
May seek advice in order to make decisions on complex business issues Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Minimum requirements:  Very knowledgeable about the business requirements process and operations. 
Detail oriented, analytical, good oral and written communication skills. 
Strong understanding of the utility business and several functional areas of the related Line of Business. 
Working knowledge of MS Office suite of applications, including Excel and Visio. 
Working knowledge of SAP financials, Ariba /procurement systems 
Knowledge of SAP financials, timekeeping, procurement module (Ariba desired)  
Ability to work with different teams across disciplines and levels. 
Ability to create visual representation of Business Processes or operations using swim lane diagrams, business process flows, data flows, functional breakdown structures, etc. Desired requirements: 
Working knowledge of relational databases, including data querying. 

Please apply on our company website (www.artechinfo.com) with reference to job ID, or contact me at Pradeep.V@artechinfo.com / 973.507.7539
 
Pradeep
Team Lead – Staffing
Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.507.7539 | Fax: 973.998.2599
Email:
Pradeep.V@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com
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