Senior Project Analyst

Employer
Icma Rc
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 22, 2017
Function
Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Requisition Number IT Post Date Title Senior Project Analyst City Washington State DC Description Reach Your Peak with ICMA RC a FINANCIAL SERVICES LEADER in public sector employee retirement products and services Headquartered in Washington DC our Financial Services Corporation manages over billion in retirement plan assets for more than one million participant accounts We are constantly looking for ways to create new opportunities to serve our participants We have an extraordinary talent base and invite you to consider joining ICMA RC s Information Technology team This position is responsible for Senior Project Analyst applies extensive knowledge of systems analysis concepts practices and procedures They assists in the evaluation of application systems requirements and processes in the implementation of efficient and cost effective application solution Provides functional and technical expertise to formulate recommendations and solutions to achieve business strategies and meet client needs Reviews analyzes and evaluates business systems business requirements and user needs Identifies and formulates system designs to parallel client requirements and overall business strategies in accordance to IT standards and procedures Contact between clients application programmer analysts and IT management facilitating meetings and other communications as needed The Senior Project Analyst is responsible for the writing and maintenance of project documentation as well as obtaining client and IT management approvals They perform analysis and troubleshooting of production issues by identifying problems root causes and recommending remedies Ideal candidate should have Project Management background with ability to perform PM and Analyst duties Essential functions for this role include a Gathers and documents business requirements from business users and or clients using various techniques such as process flows business rules use cases and business specifications as appropriate for the situation a Translates business requirements into technical requirements and design for programmers a Determines nature and scope of changes to existing applications for enhancements and other changes a Assists with business impact assessments communicates priorities project status plans and issues to management a Provides high level estimates for work requests submitted to IT for evaluation a Identifies and recommends improvements to new and existing applications a Ensures that systems documentation is updated according to standards a Defines tests plans and scripts and perform functional testing and may coordinate user acceptance testing Works with clients project managers developers and DBA s on a frequent basis a Stays up to date on the latest IT trends in requirements gathering analysis and documentation a Stays informed on the latest technology trends in the industry a Assist with coaching and mentoring Business Analysts in best practices requirements gathering and creating deliverables a Works with IT Risk Management to help define create and maintain IT policies and procedures a Other duties as assigned Requirements If you have the following credentials we encourage you to apply a BA BS or equivalent work related experience a years of experience in the development of specifications for the constructing of application systems Ideal candidate is a person who has a strong programming background and has subsequently progressed into business and systems requirements gathering and analysis a Strong written and oral communication skills including project related user interview skills a Strong understanding of different requirements gathering practices and the ability to apply this understanding to generate appropriate functional non functional and technical requirements a Effective interpersonal skills a Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks simultaneously within time requirements a Strong SQL Skills a Familiarity with mainframe technologies preferred a Knowledge of object oriented methodology preferred a Understanding of client server and internet based technologies preferred a Experience with Omni DC and OmniScript preferred a Certifications required PMP a plus For your well being we offer a solid compensation and benefits package that features a competitive salary a straight forward incentive plan that rewards results and ak Plan For your career we offer tuition reimbursement professional development courses seminars career enrichment assignments mentoring programs and a record of enterprise growth that creates continuing opportunities for career advancement Consider ICMA RC and respond in strictest confidence ICMA RC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace Minorities and women are encouraged to apply We look forward to hearing from you