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App Business Analyst – Land Management (1912194371)
Ref No.: 18-04212
Location: Santa Clara, California
App Business Analyst - Land Management
Santa Clara, CA
6-12+ Month Contract
100% onsite in Santa Clara, CA


They would like to see COTS experience listed on the resumes as well. And anyone who has worked in the public sector before is highly desired, but not required.
Summary:
  • Land Management experience with Permitting
  • Looking for COTS (Commercial-off-the-shelf) experience. Make sure it's noted on resumes.
  • The Business Analyst role works with the Land Management department.
  • Application testing, business process improvement, vendor management.
Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Information Systems Management, Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
  • 4 to 6 years of related work experience with progressively increasing responsibility
  • Advanced knowledge of technologies relevant to the engagement
  • Advanced knowledge of SDLC methodology and UML
  • Advanced analytical, project planning, negotiating, interpersonal, and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to perform cost-benefit analysis, trending, forecasting, and financial analysis
  • Advanced proficiency using various Microsoft Office products
Desired Skills:
  • 3-5 years' experience and/or certifications in land management applications
  • Working knowledge of IT operational procedures and processes.
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience with O365 desired
  • Possesses technical background in required applications and tools.
  • Experience in gathering user requirements and production of formal business requirements and functional specifications
Responsibilities:
  • Assembles, analyzes, and represents customer business requirements.
  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to elicit their business concerns and develop workable solutions
  • Performs cost estimating, cost benefits analysis, and ROI (return on investments).
  • Develops high level implementation plans.
  • Participate in planning initiatives, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analyses, and new applications requirements
  • Act as the liaison between the Customer business units and the IT support staff responsible for coordination of activities with application analysts and support staff.
  • Work with customers to prepare test scenarios and data
  • Oversee user acceptance testing, develop user guides, provide user training, and support the user in the development of work processes
  • Understand, document and manage business, functional, and data flow requirements
  • Possess a thorough understanding of data, sources of data, and relationships of data in order to generate meaningful information in support of the supported Customers or Departments
  • Provide day-to-day operations support, research and resolve problems associated with application transactions or processing.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of data, sources of data, and relationships of data in order to generate meaningful information in support of the supported Customers or Departments
  • Performs design steps including requirements analysis, performance analysis, benchmarking and bandwidth analysis, and detailed design of the system.
  • Confirms and prioritizes project plans
  • Collaborates with other to ensure plans and identified solutions meet Customer needs and expectations.
  • Coordinates the efforts of various operations resources assigned to projects to provide consistent implementations in keeping with short and long range plans
  • Participate in the creation of a Key Performance Indicators and the documentation of their supporting business requirements, data models, calculation rules, and metadata
  • Lead system feasibility studies, cost/benefit analyses, and new systems requirements.
  • Gather and drive stakeholder requirements and product vision through the planning, analysis, development, and testing phases
  • Translate stakeholder requirements into various documentation deliverables such as functional specifications, use cases, workflow/process diagrams, and data flow/data model diagrams
  • Provide data and analyses in a timely manner, and verify the accuracy of data analyses produced by self or others
  • Creation of test plans
  • Ability to manage small projects an initiatives.
  • Vendor management