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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-01026
Location: Maricopa, AZ, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 02/12/2018
Position Description The Business Systems Analyst plays a vital role in project success for the Maricopa Community Colleges. This position works closely with project team members to elicit business requirements, translates business needs to the development team, and coordinates testing activities to ensure the solution operates as designed. Additionally, the Business Analyst will evaluate existing or proposed systems to ensure the solution meets the current and future business/financial objectives of the district. This role serves as a technology partner with the MCCCD community to define optimal solutions to business needs. This position is a key role involved in the complete life cycle of projects, including planning, design, development, testing, and operationalization.
Skills Required 35% - Serves as a lead in eliciting business, functional and technical requirements from customers and stakeholders; requirements management and communication; requirements analysis and solution validation 30% - Documents and manages business requirements, specifications, business impacts and changes as well as recommendations related to the proposed solution via industry standard analysis techniques such as data flow modeling, workflow analysis, functional decomposition analysis, use cases and user stories 30% - Serves as a lead in testing activities; creates testing plans with use cases, identifies and coordinates testing participants 5% - Participates in district functions and meetings; other duties as assigned
Skills Preferred CLP might Drive - perhaps to other MCCCD colleges infrequently; most mtgs are remote or at our location
Experience Required 1. Bachelor degree from an accredited institution 2. Two (2) or more years’ experience working as a Business Analyst developing related documentation OR, Any equivalent combination of education, training, or experience which provides the required knowledge and skills to perform the essential functions of the position may be considered
Experience Preferred
Education Required 1. Project Management certification; e.g. CBAP/PBA/PMP 2. Experience in Higher Education as a Business Analyst 3. Experience creating process flow diagrams using Visio 4. Experience writing test scripts 5. Experience with a variety of project management methodologies
Education Preferred
Additional Information The BA will be working on compliance projects that are federally regulated.