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Business Analyst


Reference Number: KCMNBA2033

Business Analyst
experience  Not Disclosed
location  St. Paul, MN (100% Remote)
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - State
duration  $40/hour - $45/hour
Job Description

Description of Project

The client is seeking one full-time resource to work directly with the finance division to assist managing a variety of system modernization project requests.

Business Analyst

The following document contains the samples tasks and qualifications for this client Event.

Sample Tasks

Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, event lists, business analysis, competitive product analysis, task and workflow analysis, and/or viewpoints.
Write requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely. Represent requirements using alternative views, such as analysis models (diagrams), prototypes, or scenarios, where appropriate.
Decompose high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements specifying an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
Identify the current- and future-Client business processes; define quality attributes, external interfaces, constraints, and other nonfunctional requirements.
Lead requirements analysis and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable, and that they conform to standards.
Participate in requirements prioritization and facilitate the negotiation of requirements amongst multiple stakeholders.
Analyze and document business requirements and required data to deliver work products throughout the project life cycle.
Translate business requirements to System/Functional specifications, and pass them on to Application Developers.
Coordinate Business Validation to verify that a set of end-to-end business processes function as intended.
Work with the product manager or project sponsor to document the product’s vision and the project’s scope.
Participate in peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents and work products derived from those documents to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.
Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project.
Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
Identify ways to assist product management in product planning through requirements development and analysis. Propose new product features and updates.
Provide knowledge transfer.


Minimum Qualifications

Five (5) years’ experience Business Analyst role
A Master’s degree substitutes for three years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree substitutes for two years, or an Associate’s degree substitutes for one year
Two (2) engagements lasting more than six (6) months in Business Analyst role
Two (2) engagement lasting more than six (6) months in Project Manager role

Desired Skills

Experience with all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Lead BA experience
Bachelor’s degree in Information Services
Business Analyst Certification (IIBA certification or equivalent)
Demonstrated ability to provide leadership, support and assistance in directing and managing program/project development from beginning to end
Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate program/project plans, expectations, updates, progress, issues, and successes in a timely fashion

At a high level, the resource will:

Gather and document requirements from the business and external partners
Work with developers to manage ticket backlog and assignments
Set up formalized scrum team structure
Provide gap analysis with business leaders to come up with strategic roadmap
Lead team meetings and track status of work on projects
Oversee that deliverables on projects are being met

Note :

The work is expected to be done remotely.
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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