Business Analyst

Hanover, MD
Oct 05, 2022
Oct 08, 2022
Full Time
Description: The Senior Business Analyst engages directly with internal customers to analyze business processes and problems, evaluate system related needs, and help translate those needs to solutions that will provide value to our business partners on our Data Cloud Platform. The Senior Business Analyst is a key member of the Data Analytics development teams, interacting with Business Stakeholders, Product Owners, Developers, QA testers, Design Architects, Scrum Masters, Vendors, and more. Their key role will be to derive and document via user stories the business needs, while proactively managing customer expectations and resolving questions around business and system capabilities, as well as product features and functionality. The Senior Business Analyst will play an intricate role in assessing new business opportunities, raising awareness and understanding with technical team members around the business use-cases, and showcasing the business value from successful implementations. Essential Functions: * Partner with Business Stakeholders and Product Owner(s) as primary point of contact for system related questions and requirements, with ability to guide and escalate across product delivery team(s) as necessary. * Understand the strategic direction of product features and related system and business processes, impacts of changes across the entire application, and the priorities of backlog. Apply knowledge of business and system capabilities to anticipate needs, address issues that arise, and deliver value to our customers. * Apply knowledge of SDLC processes to include system process flows, team reviews of analysis, design, code, test, and deployment, as well as relevant Agile ceremonies for all assigned products. * Communicate shared vision for product quality throughout the product life cycle by documenting use-cases and user stories with clear acceptance criteria and advising test plans/scenarios when necessary. * Raises awareness and facilitates increased understanding of underlying business context with architects and members of the development team. * Partners with business stakeholders to document consumer success stories that illustrate business value and case studies from successful data analytics deployments or data cloud platform enablement. * Improve overall team performance and efficiency by learning new concepts, sharing knowledge gained, and advancing product / project team capabilities through continuous improvement cycles. Skills/Abilities: * Focus on building long lasting working relationships with business partners * In-depth understanding of table structures and database concepts. * Exhibits a strong working knowledge of SQL, Data Profiling, and Analysis * Hands-on experience with writing SQL a must. * Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling preferred * Working knowledge in one of the Cloud Data warehouse Technologies like Snowflake, Redshift, Google BigQuery is preferred * Understanding in one of the enterprises ETL\ELT technologies like Informatica Power center, Matillion,Hevo, Blend or Similar preferred * Experience with one of the Business Intelligence(BI) technologies like Tableau, Power BI, Sigma, Webfocus, Business Objects, DataPipe, Micro Strategy or similar preferred * Collaborative Team Player. The Senior Systems Analyst will work with/help guide teams and collaborate with Product Owners, as well as business and technical stakeholders to understand key business processes and application functionality in order to support translation of business needs to system requirements. * Self Starter. The Senior Systems Analyst should be able to work independently, gathering appropriate knowledge, resources and escalating when necessary. Ability to lead small projects/tasks to completion. * Communication skills. The Senior Systems Analyst will lead meetings and interact with IS and business partners. Strong written communication skills are necessary to prepare user stories, process diagrams, consumer success stories, and other required artifacts. * Critical thinking/problem solving. The Senior Systems Analyst should be detail oriented and have strong analytical skills. They are the subject matter expert assisting the product/project team in system functionality. Minimum Education and/or Experience: * BS/BA degree in related field and/or comparable industry, or related work experience * 5+ years of related Business or Systems Analyst experience to include preparing requirement documentation and acting as a mentor among team members * Experience working in a data analytics or data warehousing related environment * Experience working within an Agile environment preferred Additional Skills & Qualifications: * Understanding Data Models and Business Processes * Able to create Data flow maps * MS SQL Server or Oracle is necessary. * Experience or knowledge in Informatica Power Designer or equivalent tools. * Excellent communication skills to drive conversations with clients and stakeholders * Good presentation skills Skills: Business analysis, Agile, Requirements gathering, Sql, Data Top Skills Details: Business analysis,Agile,Requirements gathering,Sql,Data Additional Skills & Qualifications: Core Competencies: * Customer Service * Building Relationships * Business Knowledge / Organizational Acumen * Self-Motivation/Self Starter * Leading Self and Others * Detail oriented * Functional/Technical system skills Experience Level: Expert Level About TEKsystems: We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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