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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-08714
Location: Marlboro, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Analyst 
1 year contract
Location: Marlboro, MA


Manager Notes
- Must have extremely strong Microsoft Excel skills
- Prefer someone with SQL experience, or experience in another database
- Experience working on a major deployment within a large organization is preferred
- Need someone who can work independently


Overview

Develop, document and track (using Excel and other tools) requirements, deployment status and outcomes of deployment projects

Develop, track and be responsible for adjustments to complex deployment plans, frequently accommodating multiple, interdependent user and technical interdependencies

Track and manage issues and issue resolutions

Perform complex ad hoc and routine analyses in Excel

Prepare high quality reports in Powerpoint and Visio

Prepare project-initialization documents, functional specifications and other project management process documents

Provide occasional testing support for Quality Assurance

Provide support for Business and IT end users' day to day systems concerns - including performance-consulting activities and assistance with issue resolution

Perform detailed research to clearly describe and document user requests.

May require dealing with vendors and other outside contacts.



Skills:


1.Expert Excel skills
2.Expert skills in analysis of large data sets and application to deployment scheduling
3.Very strong understanding of issue and risk management, especially including clear communication of issues and status
4.Strong written and verbal communication skills
5.Strong experience working on large scale desktop deployment (or similar) projects
6.Strong conceptual understanding of the systems development lifecycle
7.Exposure to financial environment and software license management

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience

2-5 years of related work experience