Business Analyst

Business Analyst

by Brian Borsa|September 22, 2010

We are seeking a Business Analyst for the following contract opportunity.



The objective is to improve the quality of company’s application software development lifecycle which includes an iteration on improving the quality of project requirements.


This iteration will be considered complete when recommendations on improvements to software development processes have been determined, piloted on one or more projects and rolled out for all application software projects.



What specific outcomes will result from this iteration?

§  Improved quality of project requirements



What are the tangible outputs of this iteration?

§  New processes and templates for gathering requirements

§  Pilot projects to validate the new processes and templates

§  Training on the new processes and templates



What is within the iteration’s boundaries?

§  Processes and templates for requirements

§  Deployment to all application software development projects relating to reports, interfaces, conversions, enhancements, forms and workflow




Knowledge & Experience

§  Experience in collecting and documenting project requirements

§  Experience in facilitating meetings

§  Experience with requirements traceability

§  Experience with various methodologies, including Waterfall and Agile

§  Ability to create systematic and manual operations procedures in both technical and user-friendly language.


Personal Attributes

§  Able to exercise independent judgment and take action on it

§  Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills

§  Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

§  Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail

§  Highly self motivated and directed

§  Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks

§  Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required

§  Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language

§  Strong customer service orientation

§  Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment


Role & Responsibilities

§  Assist in recommending appropriate processes and templates for gathering project requirements

§  Act as the Business Analyst for a project to pilot the new requirements processes and templates

§  Train internal staff on the new requirements processes and templates

§  Mentor internal staff on the general responsibilities of the Business Analyst role, as well as the importance of the BA role  

§  Responsible for the quality of the project iteration’s deliverables

§  Coordinate and work with other technical staff as needed.


To apply for this job email your details to brian@cycle3it.com

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