Business Analyst


Columbia, SC

Industry: Technology


Less than 5 years

Posted 35 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Business Analyst for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Business Analyst

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract 12 Months

"US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time."

Job Description:

Scope of the project:

  • Our client is seeking a Business Analyst - Consultant to assist with implement small to large projects.

Objectives to Be Fulfilled by Candidate:

  • The principal duties of this position are to evaluating agency needs, as-is and to-be business processes, and technical designs to provide analysis and advice on strategies for information technology solutions and non-technical solutions.
  • Functions as a Senior Business Analyst. 
  • The BA will provide detailed analysis and document business processes and requirements.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Serves as a liaison between the business programs community and the IT organization to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
  • Working within a team to build the expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities.
  • Analyzes business partner's operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions.
  • Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology.
  • Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications. Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business.
  • Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation.
  • Requirements development execution, including the elicitation, analysis, specification and validation.
  • Documents and analyzes agency business processes and recommending improvements.
  • Documents and analyzes data requirements and relationships.
  • Participating in the requirements management processes, including change control, version control, tracking and status reporting, and traceability.
  • Provides requirements interpretation and guidance to technical and test teams.
  • Proactively identifying risks, issues, and action items leading to possible solutions.
  • Interacts with internal and external organizations (i.e. vendors, State and Federal government agencies, State providers and beneficiaries, and other stakeholders).
  • Research business rules, requirements, and models.
  • Maintain business rules, requirements, and models in a repository.
  • Other project-related duties.

Required skills (rank in order of importance):

  • 2 years' experience eliciting, mining, and documenting business rules, processes
  • Superb written and oral communications skills, including the ability to write requirements and Use Cases.
  • Very Strong proficiency in English is required.
  • Experience and ability to obtain business processes and requirements information by interviewing business personnel and by mining laws, regulations, and policy documents.
  • Knowledge of formal business process documentation.
  • Understanding of business modeling techniques, including the use of graphical process flow software
  • Ability to effectively communicate to executive management, line management, project management, and team members.

Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):

  • Familiarity with Behavior Driven Design practices
  • MMIS experience (project or operations)
  • Jira or another similar system
  • Familiarity with Gherkin or similar BDD language.

Required education:

  • Bachelor's degree.