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IT Business Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, 60606
  • Salary: $120000 - $135000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in filling an urgent Direct-Hire role where you will work onsite 3 days a week in a beautiful office located in Downtown Chicago (2 days remote).

Are you a IT Business Analyst who is frequently looked upon as a trusted advisor?  Do you have experience working on software, software evaluations, research and LOVE writing and soliciting business requirements from stakeholders?  Have you worked within both Agile and Waterfall methodologies as well as written manual test plans and test cases?

Do you work well in an unstructured scheduled environment?

If the answers are yes, this job is yours!

Required Skills

  • 8 years BA experience
  • 4 years IT
  •  Will be working on software, Software evaluations, Research, and new solutions evaluations, some projects will be technology agnostic
  • Writing and soliciting requirements
  • Understanding of basic SQL
  • Should have understanding of both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Must be able to write manual test plans and test cases
  • Looked upon as a trusted advisor (not just as a global business analyst)

Personality traits – Very important

  • True Customers of the client
  • Speak the language of the stakeholders and proactive
  • Doesn’t get overwhelmed by unstructured time
  • Heads down research and analysis
  • Digging through data, recommendation
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Won’t get deterred by first roadblock – willing and open to ask questions to seek out solutions and additional information (True problem solvers), will figure things out, resourceful
  • Balance between being assertive and confidence, taking a white glove approach
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Critical thinkers
  • People to see the larger picture (not get lost in the details)
  • Champion of the PMO organization


Power BI, Power Apps, Power Automate

Jira / Rally

Azure DevOps

PPM Pro (Planview product)

Title:  Financial Applications Lead


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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