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Title: Business Analyst
Location:
Minneapolis MN
Duration:
3 Months

Overview: 

Responsible for working directly with operating or business service groups to coordinate, plan, and implement strategic initiatives to achieve company goals. Responsible for one or more IT projects at a time, which typically impact one or two business functions.

Responsibilities: 

  • Accountable for business analysis activities for initiatives, including:
    • Identifying business and functional requirements
    • test cases
    • Complete training
  • Handle business relationships with assigned counterparts in business and/or operating groups
  • Create business requirements and test plans for assigned initiatives
  • Partner with business and IT owners to assist with business case definition and project chartering
  • Proactively identify key issues and assist the project manager in mitigation and resolution
  • Partner with the project manager to transition new solution capabilities to the appropriate application owner and/or support team
  • Engage with cross-functional business teams to ensure access to subject matter experts (SME’s)
  • Cultivate business relationships across the organization to promote the Portfolio Management capability
  • Effectively work and build relationships with those of diverse backgrounds and organizational levels
  • All other duties or special projects as assigned

 Experience: 

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to clarify complex and ambiguous business needs
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to cultivate relationships and create a high-performing culture at all levels of the organization
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues and provide innovative solutions
  • Ability to balance conflicting priorities in high-pressure, high-stress situations
  • Strong understanding of confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal, collaboration, and active listening skills
  • Ability to communicate portfolio management concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • High degree of initiative, dependability, and ability to work with little supervision
  • Active listening skills and effective communication, including an openness to diverse input and feedback

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum four years of IT and business/industry work experience, with 3 years of business analysis
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Process Modeling tools, creating flow charts and diagrams
  • Previous experience providing business analysis for IT projects in a dynamic environment
  • Previous experience with process improvement efforts
  • Exposure to various SDLC methodologies and tools including, but not limited to, Agile, Waterfall preferred
  • Experience with ‘build’ and ‘buy’ IT projects (software as a service/Saas, mobile apps, custom build solutions and large ERP systems) preferred
  • Familiarity with IIBA, CBAP, or other industry-leading methods preferred

 

On-Demand Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All wage/salary ranges are dependent on experience, educational requirements, and other job-related criteria.


    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Minneapolis
    • Date posted: