Randstad Business Analyst in Phoenix, Arizona

Business Analyst

job details:

  • location:Phoenix, AZ

  • salary:$50 - $54.63 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 12, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Public Administration

  • reference:670615

job description

Business Analyst

job summary:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in conjunction with business end users to identify and document problems and/or processes that need to be corrected or improved, and assist end-users in determining if the problem exists because of missing requirements, application errors, training needs or an ineffective process.

location: Phoenix, Arizona

job type: Contract

salary: $50.00 - 54.63 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Facilitate business process redesign and continuous improvement activities throughout the agency to increase results through proactive systems thinking and comprehensive analysis and design.

  • Lead the collection, definition, validation and management of business system requirements.

  • Gather and document system and business requirements for large, complex projects and translate those requirements to user stories and user acceptance criteria.

  • Create and maintain system requirement documentation and related artifacts such that requirements are traceable to business goals, software features/functionality and test cases/scenarios.

  • Create wireframes and user interface prototypes and review mockups with end users.

  • Record software development needs in the agency's tracking tool.

  • Coordinate the review and user validation of requirements throughout the systems development life cycle, including the use of demos for end users on a regular basis.

  • Collaborate with application developers and business representatives to develop business process designs and data models by defining the responsibilities, operations, attributes, and relationships of one or more business entities.

  • Provide business-consulting support to application developers during the development phase to share critical business knowledge quickly and accurately.

  • Assist end users by documenting the change control process so that software rollouts run smoothly and end users are prepared for the changes.

  • Provide regular updates to the CTO so that the CTO is able to regularly communicate the progress of software development projects to staff and other stakeholders.

  • Evaluate and document the effectiveness of the agency's software development process and make recommendations about how to improve the process.

  • Monitor and ensure business systems standards are being maintained throughout the organization.

  • Guide staff through facets of Agile Scrum development such as writing/collecting user stories, acceptance criteria, prioritizing stories, identifying constraints, sizing/planning sprints, and managing change.

qualifications:

Additional Requirements:

  • Intermediate experience with Windows

  • Advanced experience with Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Word (5+ years)

  • Intermediate experience developing QA Plans (2+ years)

  • Beginner experience with Microsoft SQL Server (preferred)

  • Intermediate experience with Use Case Tools/ UML, Web Design, and Wire-framing tools (preferred)

  • Project Management knowledge and experience a plus

skills: Additional Requirements:

  • Intermediate experience with Windows

  • Advanced experience with Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Word (5+ years)

  • Intermediate experience developing QA Plans (2+ years)

  • Beginner experience with Microsoft SQL Server (preferred)

  • Intermediate experience with Use Case Tools/ UML, Web Design, and Wire-framing tools (preferred)

  • Project Management knowledge and experience a plus

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