Randstad Business Analyst IV in Houston, Texas
Business Analyst IV
date posted:Thursday, May 17, 2018
- 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
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.
Resources should be a Business "Systems" Analyst that has extensive knowledge and applied understanding related to the following:
Asset Information 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