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Business Analyst

Lansing, MICHIGAN |
Post Date: 02/01/21
Job ID: 21-00100
Job Type:

Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Lansing, MI
Duration: 5 months.

Job Description:

This position will serve as a senior level business analyst with the Client Agency Services.

Position will:
  • Facilitate and lead meetings.
  • Elicit and document SMART functional requirements in EPICS. Features, and User Story Format.
  • Develop and document technical system requirements.
  • Review and document business processes such as As-Is and To-Be Process Flows. o Contribute to use case / user stories estimates.
  • Develop use case / user stories documentation.
  • Conduct walkthrough of User Story and Functional Design documentation.
  • Demonstrate skill of complex problem solving, negotiation, and deductive reasoning. o Develop functional design document.
  • Support system design and development.
  • Contribute to the mentoring of less experience Business Analysts on the team.
  • Facilitate the communication of technical terminology at a level appropriate to the audience.
  • Provide direction to software developers.
  • Be self-motivated.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Work with stakeholders and Client the underlying business need.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients.
  • Ensure requirements and business solutions map to a business need.

Highly Desired Skills
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Project, Excel, Word, Access, Office).
  • Knowledge of SQL and databases highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of TOAD or other database querying tool.
  • Experience in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE).
  • Experience using Project Management Institute (PMI) methodologies.

Skills:
  • Experience facilitating requirements gathering sessions and tracing requirements throughout the project.
  • Experience working on Agile and Waterfall projects.
  • Experience developing IT project documentation including EPICS/Feature/user stories, application requirements, and functional designs.
  • Experience using industrystandard methodologies like System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Agile Methodology, and Syst Eng (SEM).
  • Experience creating and documenting workflows such as As-Is and To-Be Process Flows.
  • Experience contributing to EPICS/Features/User stories estimates.
  • Experience with various application systems such as Asset Management, Financial, Licensing, and Permitting systems.