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Business Analyst Level 3
Ref No.: 18-12422
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Job Description: Business Systems Analyst III (Apptio)
Job Summary:
We are seeking a dynamic and energetic individual with a strong technology and financial management background to help operationalize a Technology Business Management solution (Apptio)

This position has oversight for the analysis and translation of business needs into business/technical requirements. Leads teams and other resources to ensure alignment of technical solutions with business requirements for complex issues (quantity and magnitude).

Responsibilities:
Works on analysis of complex issues and coordinates the documentation of business needs
Participates in the creation of technical documents and high level solution designs
Participates in the development, testing and implementation of system specifications.
Recommends best practices for delivering business solutions
Acts as Subject Matter Expert in systems and technologies

Apptio Specific Requirements:
Collaborate with IT Finance on IT Total Cost of Ownership, financial metrics, and cost transparency initiatives.
Import, transform, rationalize and automate data flow from systems of record such as General
Ledger, Fixed Assets, ClearQuest, ServiceNow, LeanIX, Planview, Centralized Application
Repository, Asset Manager, etc.

Qualifications:
Education:
Bachelors Degree required (equivalent work experience may be considered)
Graduate studies or professional development activities preferred

Work Experience:
5+ years of related IT work experience preferably in the health insurance industry
Demonstrated experience in a lead role in major company initiatives and demonstrated leadership experience
Demonstrated progression of professional responsibility
Advanced analytical and big data analysis skills
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with multiple levels of management and staff across the organization
Understanding of IT infrastructure domains including data centers, network/communications, server utilization, virtual environments, storage, and application development
Knowledge of IT services and financial management processes and best practices such as budgeting, cost allocations, capital & operating expense handling, program portfolio management, and application/infrastructure support

Special Licensing or certifications:
Have or work towards achieving a TBMA certification
Strong ITIL or Service Management background preferred

Knowledge:
Requires knowledge of system development life cycle and implementation methodologies
Demonstrates understanding of core business functions

Skills:
Previous experience with Apptio required
Strong skills and experience in formulaic logic such as MS Excel if statements, vlookup, pivot tables, macros, etc.
Experience in data transformation using MS Excel or Access
Knowledge and application of relational database concepts
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good with data analytics and data mining.
Previous experience working with scripting, report building, etc.