Randstad Business Analyst IV in Houston, Texas

Business Analyst IV

job details:

  • location:Houston, TX

  • date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Mining

  • reference:621733

job description


  • IT Business Analyst serves as direct liaison to functional process owners in order to translate and prioritize requirements for assigned area project and maintenance work

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for translating high-level business requirements into detailed functional specifications and managing requests for changes to the specifications

  • Assists the business in determining which business requirements can and should be automated and how they are then integrated with other business and technical processes

  • Maintains functional peer relationships and detailed working knowledge of the assigned area?s systems, organization, and business processes

  • Participate in requirements prioritization. - Assist in the definition of project scope and success criteria

  • Perform project management tasks as needed

  • determine, assign, track and manage project tasks, documentation, issues, change requests, status, etc.

  • Partner with development team to provide reporting and status on project deliverables.

  • Coordinate and participate in Testing activities.

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent

  • 10+ years of systems analysis, programming or other IT related experience

  • Complete understanding of the software development lifecycle

  • Strong interpersonal skills - Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills

  • Ability to translate technical information into terms understandable by non-IT savvy personnel

  • Adept at interacting in both business and IT focused discussions

  • Ability to influence and negotiate with clients and suppliers

  • Proficient at operating within a North Americanly distributed team

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products.

Responsibilities :

  • Resources should be a Business "Systems" Analyst that has extensive knowledge and applied understanding related to the following:

  • Asset Information Management

  • Knowledge Management

  • Document Management

  • Technical Records Management and

  • Information Management expertise And how the above correlates to Systems Must know how to do:Data Flow Modeling and Mapping (data inputs and outputs)

  • Work Process Diagrams - Standard Project Stage Gate Deliverables Must understand Systems/Applications Oil & Gas experience important Does not have to have been an IT developer or designer Great communication skills and able to translate highly technical information into simple terms