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EDI Business analyst
Ref No.: 17-05169
Location: Woodbury, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Job Description

The EDI The business analyst and quality assurance analyst has accountability for:
Serving as a liaison between the business community and the technical community working with IT technical analysts and business clients to collect, clarify, and translate business requirements into documentation and conceptual design (using appropriate tools and models) from which applications and solutions are developed.
Create mapping requirement specifications from trading partner guidelines. Review change requests from internal clients to existing trading partner implementations.
Working with a technical analyst and a development team to ensure that they understand the specifications and partners with internal stakeholders to plan, test, and implement all software changes to ensure that solutions conform to the desired quality standard Analytical skills to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding, distinguish presented user requests from the underlying true needs, and distinguish solution ideas from requirements.
Has a broad understanding of SAP and IT and deep understanding of the B2B function.
Ability to work with the vast array of information and to cope with rapidly changing information.
Able to work in a collaborative environment, including facilitation skills to lead requirements workshops.
Able to understand business functionality and translate it into application requirements.
Excellent understanding of business complexity and project interdependencies.
Strong organizational, documentation, written and verbal communication skills including intellectual curiosity and the ability to question thought partners across functional areas.Absorbs complex technical information and communicates effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences.

This position requires:
A minimum of 5 years EDI experience that must include strong knowledge of both EDIFACT and X12 standards. A minimum of 5 years Business Analysis experience including requirements elicitation, functional design creation, and functional unit testing.Desired experience with Sterling Integrator (SI) and System Integration Architects (SIA) Framework Manager and SI-mon:TV.
Experience supporting a B2B environment.
Interaction with internal and external clients, including directly with trading partners. A broad understanding of SAP and IT and deep understanding of the B2B function.
Ability to understand business functionality and translate it into application requirements