Senior Business Analyst (Contract)

Location: Aliso Viejo, CA

Skills: BA, BSA, Agile, JAD, SDLC, excellent communication skills

Job Description
Why you want to work here:
  • Want to work for the least stressful employer in the US? That’s right, our client was recently given that distinction!
  • Company offers a collaborative and collegial work environment.
  • Employees are given a voice at the table, and there is opportunity to work on cutting edge programs and projects!
What You Will Do
  • Liaise with business areas in their interaction with IT and others within the PMO in support of work requests and approved projects
  • Work to deeply understand existing business processes and cross-departmental interactions. Analyze, identify, and document requirements as required
  • Work with business leads and subject matter experts to understand/document current state as well as any existing challenges in infrastructure
  • Prepare comprehensive future state documentation for business processes/requirements, including visual models
  • Review and approve functional design definitions such as Application Requirements (AR) deliverables
  • Prepare for, lead, and/or participate in Requirements Elicitation or Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions
  • Select and evaluate vendors where appropriate (including preparation of RFI/RFP deliverables, coordinating demonstrations, preparing documentation, etc.)
  • Act as primary point of contact during development in clarifying business requirements, resolving issues, and making recommendations
  • Support user acceptance testing via test planning and developing and executing test scenarios and/or test scripts
  • Support user training and rollout as necessary to ensure effective adoption and utilization of the solution
What Gets You the Job
  • 3+ years’ experience in full life cycle business analysis, including working independently on large, complex projects that deliver or enhance production software systems
  • Ability to analyze complex business system requirements in a wide range of functional areas and to work with others to develop solutions
  • The ability to exercise judgement and initiative on all tasks with minimal level of supervision and direction
  • Stellar communication skills (written, verbal, and presentation) with the ability to clearly convey ideas to technical and non-technical personnel on all levels of management
  • Ability to function as team lead on almost any project and to mentor other less experienced business analysts
  • Able to independently coordinate many diverse and complex activities to accomplish a goal
  • Able to develop new formats as needed, for presenting data to drive understanding and decision making.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of system development life cycle (backing up Project Manager on an as-needed basis)
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred
Keywords: BA, BSA, Agile, JAD, SDLC, excellent communication skills

Compensation: $67.00 Per Hour

For immediate consideration please click Apply or email resumes to:

Alison Randall

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