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Business Analyst - Legal / Compliance Background
Ref No.: 18-03714
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Business Analyst – Legal Background
Boston, MA
6+ Months

Summary
The Business Analyst's role is to elicit, analyze, specify and validate the business requirements of project stakeholders. Elicit requirements through facilitated requirements gathering sessions. Analyze requirements and create specifications. Validate requirements to meet the needs of the business. Perform system testing to validate the high level functionality of solutions. Build subject matter expertise in customer's field and develop productive relationships with customers. The position requires flexibility, responsiveness, creativity and innovative thinking. This position is specific to the implementation of a Legal Case Management System.

Responsibilities
  • Elicit requirements using interviews, requirements workshops, use cases, scenarios etc.
  • Document the detailed business requirements in a traceable, testable and verifiable format, providing recommendations and specifications to refine the business processes as needed to achieve a positive impact to the solution
  • Produce work products as appropriate including Business Requirements Documentation, Functional Specifications, workflows, use cases, business rules, process flow, data flow, test cases, training materials, etc.
  • Support test strategy definition, test requirements definition, development of test scenarios, and execution of test phases
  • Effectively communicate project status, issues, schedule and accomplishments to various management and stakeholder groups, as needed
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives across the enterprise.
  • Leverage subject matter expertise to advise customers on business priorities, options, risks, and costs, and ensure solutions meet the needs of the business
  • Other tasks as assigned by Supervisor

Skills
  • Subject matter expertise in the customer business area, specifically Case Management application implementation within a law firm or legal environment
  • Familiarity with the options, constraints, functionalities, and potential for the implementation of a Case Management System in a legal environment
  • Proficient at problem identification and resolution, defining and managing business requirements
  • Experience in producing various work products throughout the analysis and design phases of a project
  • Knowledge and application of industry standard project management principles delivered using various systems development life cycles, including Agile
  • Ability and motivation to learn
  • Ability to define, manage, and exceed business customer expectations.
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and capacity for professional growth
  • Ability to effectively communicate, formally and informally, both oral and written, with various project stakeholders including, IT leadership, business customers, team members, and other IT colleagues
  • Strong meeting management and negotiation skills

Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in Business, Computer Science or related field.
  • 5+years direct work experience as a business analyst with BA certification desirable.
  • Subject matter or domain experience working in related industries – moderate level of knowledge of the legal environment required to ask appropriate questions to mine the data from the legal staff
  • Demonstrated track record of success at IT projects that meet business requirements and customer expectations
  • Experience with business process modeling.
  • Experience with prototyping and Business Process Modeling tools a plus
  • Experience as a Business Analyst on Agile project teams

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.