Gravity IT Resources

Job Title: Sr. Business Analyst (CBAP Highly Preferred) 

Location: Deerfield Beach, FL

Job-Type: Contract

Referral Fee: +/- $250 plus +/- $90/Month

Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. (we are open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements).

Position Overview:

Gravity is looking for a Sr. level Business Analyst responsible for understanding business change needs, assessing the business impact of those changes, capturing, analyzing and documenting requirements and supporting the communication with and delivery of solutions to the stakeholders.

 

Our client is a $17B, Fortune 200 company in the automotive retailing, distribution and services industry. They are currently ranked in the Top 20 companies to work for in the US by Fortune Magazine, Top 20 best companies for diversity and have an amazing work culture and impressive long-term growth prospects.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Elicit, understand, interpret and represent functional and nonfunctional requirements to include business and stakeholder requirements, data and information requirements, data integration, metadata, data quality, service levels and performance
  • Plan and facilitate requirements elicitation sessions using a variety of techniques such as joint application design (JAD) sessions, interviewing, brainstorming, job shadowing, and other requirements elicitation techniques
  • Function as liaison between information systems group, vendors, business groups and other departments as needed
  • Apply judgment in interpreting and delivering business solutions that optimize the user’s experience
  • Articulate technology in terms stakeholders can understand, and conversely articulate business concepts and processes to the technical team
  • Analyze, categorize, document, and validate requirements to the appropriate level of granularity so that technical teams are able to translate to system design
  • Work with quality assurance and business teams in defining the QA strategy, test plans and use cases for QA activities
  • Communicate planned and unplanned activities to appropriate parties as needed
  • Anticipate and understand the impact of changes in business objectives and its effect on project scope as well as the downstream impact

Required Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 7 or more years of professional experience in the business analysis discipline
  • Experience working in the lending or financial sector highly preferred.
  • CBAP and/or CDMP or CBIP certification(s) is preferred
  • Experience with source system data analysis and understanding of various data and file structures (flat files and RDBMS) is a plus
  • Experience working with SQL is a plus
  • Experience on projects involving data analysis, data mapping, data integration and/or data warehousing (Source to target mapping)
  • Experience working on Agile based projects
  • Knowledge of data profiling, cleansing and data conversion processes, techniques and/or tools is a plus
  • Experience working on projects with third-party vendors

 

Competencies/Capabilities:

  • Working knowledge of multiple areas of business analysis (concepts, principles and practices)
  • Understanding of project management principles
  • Understanding of data management principles and practices
  • Understanding of data modeling concepts and techniques
  • Understanding of technology concepts, trends, and capabilities
  • Understanding of software development lifecycle and models/methodologies
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, leveraging both logic and creativity
  • Excellent written and oral communication, as well as, good organizational and presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships within and between individuals and cross-functional teams
  • Strong facilitation and meeting management skills
  • Ability to understand the unique needs of the customer and translate to actionable results while delivering high quality outcomes
  • Ability to influence and motivate individuals and teams to drive mutually beneficial outcomes
  • High achievement orientation with a willingness to learn
  • Ability to think abstractly, identify patterns, and generate ideas and solutions
  • Strong desire to understand the organization, its industry, and associated strategies
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Good process-orientation with the ability to understand and reengineer existing business processes to recommend new processes and procedures
  • Proactively accept and manage change to accomplish positive outcomes
  • Understands and demonstrates the company’s core values of Communication, Consideration, Cooperation, Accountability and Innovation
  • Skillful at applying business and technical skills to drive innovation and performance improvement
  • Ability to deliver superior customer service
  • Strong time management skills

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