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IT Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00119
Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Start Date: 01/19/2018
6 months Contract 
Business Analyst
The Business Analyst formulates and defines systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements. The Analyst devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. The Analyst includes analysis of business and user needs, documentation of requirements, and translation into proper system requirement specifications. The Analyst is competent to work at the highest technical level of most phases of systems analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. The Analyst operates under general direction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Partner with IT Project Managers and Business stakeholders to identify business goals; document current state business/technical processes and data flows; document future state processes and data flows; document gap analysis between current state and future state
Lead requirements gathering, analysis and verification to write requirement statements that are complete, consistent, concise, accurate, traceable, and verifiable
Identify impacted business and IT areas, seek appropriate representatives across the teams, and lead discussions to identify issues, impacts, possible solutions and project estimates
Partner with Tech team to understand and document current system functions and limitations
Partner with Technical and Architecture resources to design possible, feasible solutions, leveraging current assets as appropriate and consistent with the broader enterprise direction
Lead discussions and design sessions involving the appropriate resources in decisions concerning UIs, data flows, data integrity, data integration, system integrations, business process reengineering and project phasing
Ensure clarity between business and IT to ensure that IT knows what needs to be built and the business agrees the solution meets the need
Partner with Technical, QA and Business to verify the solution solves business needs and functions as agreed