Business Systems Analyst
Business Systems Analysis includes consulting with business partners to define requirements and develop solutions, alternatives and estimates (Business Engagement Consultants). Also includes translating client business requirements into specific technology systems, applications or process designs for large complex IT solutions and integrating architecture (Solution Consultants), as well as assuring the integration of corporate business application architectures. RESPONSIBILITIES AND FUNCTIONS o The role of the Business Systems Analyst is to consult with business partners (internal/external) to understand their strategic direction, priorities and needs and to define requirements, o Collaborate with the different cross-functional team members to develop solution alternatives and provide estimates, o Work closely with the Enterprise Architects to align designs that enable the achievement of strategic business outcomes, o Assess IT impacts and risks, and provide participation in the overall design and documentation of application/data/technical architectures. o Once a solution (internally developed, vendor supplied, or a combination of each) has been approved, the Business System Analyst shall prepare, present or collaborate on all required artifacts and deliverables to the Project Management team that is responsible for the development and implementation of the solution. o Collaborate with business PM/Project Team to develop as necessary o Concept Document o Business Proposal o Develop estimations o Cost-benefit and return on investment analyses for proposed systems to aid management in making implementation decisions (as needed) o Collaborate with business clients, decision makers, system owners, end users and project team o Identify, define and document business objectives, goals, success measures and metrics o Identify, define and document business, functional, non-functional, system, user, financial and operational requirements and rules o Identify business and operational process and document workflows o Review current systems and document gap analysis for future systems as necessary o Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems o Identify, establish and document scope and parameters of systems analysis in order to define outcomes criteria and measure-taking actions o For existing systems where BSA resource has been newly assigned to capture enhancements, work with development team to understand the current system, limitations and scope to better capture the need for new enhancements/changes/bug-fixes o As per business need, develop retro requirements document for existing applications o Collaborate with project team o To review and design concept work of new systems o Develop high-level design documents o Document technical design for solution integration and implementation Position Requirements o Experience with core software applications, including, Visio, RoboHelp, Photoshop, irise, MS SQL, Oracle would be a plus o Excellent communication, writing skills, and interpersonal skillsLogical and efficient o Keen attention to detail o Result-oriented with strong analytical skills and a proven approach to problem solving o Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required o Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment o Experience with project management methodology and requirements documentation tools o Ability to work well with people from different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience o Strong project management skills o Professional integrity and ethics o Ability to adapt quickly o Ability to be assigned to multiple projects simultaneously o Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing o Strong analytical and organizational skills o Ability to conduct design sessions virtually as well as in a conference room setting o Ability to work independently with limited supervision o Ability to interview various business clients, decision makers, system owners, end users to understand the process and business requirements o Knowledge of office automation, data processing techniques and practices, forms and records management o Excellent knowledge of prevalent technology o Extensive practical knowledge in importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts o Expert level knowledge of Microsoft Office and demonstrated PowerPoint experience in presentation creation o Ability to create simple prototypes and simulations Prefer Bachelor's Degree Business Administration/Health Administration or Computer Science. Equivalent proven work experience with some technical training and some college will be considered. Certified Business Analysis Professional preferred 5+ years of business systems analysis experience, at least 3 in the health care services area Top 3 - 5 Daily responsibilities: Collaborate with different cross-functional team members to develop solution alternatives and provide estimates. Create document artifacts required for all stages of the SDLC. This may also include retro-documentation if need be. Identify business and operational process, document workflows and requirements. Collaborate with internal and external project team members to translate business and functional requirements to technical requirements. Please refer to "responsibilities and functions" for additional details on expectations. Top 3 - 5 Required Skills: Technical background (new technologies preferred), Excellent communication (written/spoken) skills, Analytical and problem solving skills, dedication and integrity Desired skills: Health care background is a plus Soft Skills: Listens well, Critical thinking, Team player to empower the department, Relates well to people Provides options (part of the solution, not the challenges) # of people supervised: None, this role does not have any direct reports. Size of the team: The BSA resource will be working with multiple project teams to support multiple projects. Project teams can vary between 5 to 10 people, on some occasions can exceed this (depending on the scope of the project). Stage of the project: There are multiple projects that are concurrent. Stages of these projects can vary within the SDLC.
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