IT Business Analyst
Kansas City,USA
Job Reference SP-6770296846
Professional Areas Information Technology
Function Information Technology
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 3-5 years
Start date 2021-03-26
Application close date 2021-06-24
Summary
This position works within a larger Project Team focusing on replacing and enhancing business-critical systems. This position collaborates heavily with business stakeholders, IT teams, and technology partners to understand and document, validate, test, and train on functional requirements in support of custom software development for a global merchandiser and processor of agricultural goods.
•Partners with business unit personnel at multiple locations to understand business needs and translate those needs into functional requirements
•Collaborates closely with remote IT teams and technology partners to refine and validate functional requirements, and transition into technical requirements for software development
•Develops, in partnership with business stakeholders, acceptance criteria and test cases and facilitates user acceptance testing
•Researches, identifies, and documents current system and business process functions (AS IS) and partners with business stakeholders to map these processes into future state software (TO BE)
•Gains a robust understanding of company business concepts and processes in order to support efficient development of functional and system requirements
•Works effectively in a multicultural project team with stakeholders around the globe, and manages multiple concurrent requirements and development streams
•Builds, organizes, and maintains logical linking of functional requirements as mapped to business processes
•Collaborates with business process teams to translate developed functionality into real-world application through training and documentation

Additional Responsibilities:
•Other duties and projects as assigned.
Basic qualifications:
•3-5 years of strong technical or operational experience in financial or trading systems and a successful history of project plan completion
•Experience analyzing, implementing and supporting enterprise reporting architectures and related technologies
•Experience in participating in cross-functional project teams environment; ability to perform in various roles from individual contributor to a leadership role; ability to contribute to planning, organization and managing of project teams using a structured delivery methodology
•Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other business organizations; successful experience in working with diverse groups of people in a problem-solving environment

Preferred qualification:
•Experience with functional and technical aspects of major enterprise business systems and related technologies.
•Understanding of capabilities, features and limitations of system development tools
•Thorough understanding of planning, analysis and testing techniques required to support such systems
•Extensive knowledge/ experience in functional business areas, such as finance, accounting, information technology and trading operations
•Ability to act in a consultative role to understand functional business processes, related information technology needs and to develop solutions and delivery proposals
•Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and priorities
•History of applying varied approaches to solve complex business support challenges of significance to the organization
•Advanced knowledge of standard business tools such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• English (Fluent)
Basic qualification: •High school diploma Preferred qualification: •Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in business or computer science

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
•Partners with business unit personnel at multiple locations to understand business needs and translate those needs into functional requirements
•Collaborates closely with remote IT teams and technology partners to refine and validate functional requirements, and transition into technical requirements for software development
•Develops, in partnership with business stakeholders, acceptance criteria and test cases and facilitates user acceptance testing
•Researches, identifies, and documents current system and business process functions (AS IS) and partners with business stakeholders to map these processes into future state software (TO BE)
•Gains a robust understanding of company business concepts and processes in order to support efficient development of functional and system requirements
•Works effectively in a multicultural project team with stakeholders around the globe, and manages multiple concurrent requirements and development streams
•Builds, organizes, and maintains logical linking of functional requirements as mapped to business processes
•Collaborates with business process teams to translate developed functionality into real-world application through training and documentation

Additional Responsibilities:
•Other duties and projects as assigned.

    Experiences
    Basic qualifications:
    •3-5 years of strong technical or operational experience in financial or trading systems and a successful history of project plan completion
    •Experience analyzing, implementing and supporting enterprise reporting architectures and related technologies
    •Experience in participating in cross-functional project teams environment; ability to perform in various roles from individual contributor to a leadership role; ability to contribute to planning, organization and managing of project teams using a structured delivery methodology
    •Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other business organizations; successful experience in working with diverse groups of people in a problem-solving environment

    Preferred qualification:
    •Experience with functional and technical aspects of major enterprise business systems and related technologies.

      Skills
      •Understanding of capabilities, features and limitations of system development tools
      •Thorough understanding of planning, analysis and testing techniques required to support such systems
      •Extensive knowledge/ experience in functional business areas, such as finance, accounting, information technology and trading operations
      •Ability to act in a consultative role to understand functional business processes, related information technology needs and to develop solutions and delivery proposals
      •Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and priorities
      •History of applying varied approaches to solve complex business support challenges of significance to the organization
      •Advanced knowledge of standard business tools such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
      •Excellent verbal and written communication skills

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Fluent)

        Required
        Education
        Basic qualification: •High school diploma Preferred qualification: •Bachelors’ or Master’s degree in business or computer science

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