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Sr. Business Analyst - REMOTE

  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia, 30009
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Come work for this global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services to be a part of building a better working world for customers and communities.

Position: Sr. Business Analyst

Location: Remote

Term: 8 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a deep contextual understanding of the services areas to which assigned and the underlying business objectives of those service areas.
  • Serve the assigned service areas by representing their business objectives when interfacing with the other project team members and by ensuring that their business objectives are a primary component of the delivery.
  • Build the foundation for the development effort by capturing the business context - problem, current state, desired future state, objectives, business needs and impacted user groups.
  • Develop requirements (business, user and technical requirements — functional and non-functional) and establish traceability to the business vision.
  • Manage requirements through the project lifecycle by establishing and maintaining agreements between the customer and the project team.
  • Play a critical communications role by interacting with user (business domain) and with IT and testing personnel.
  • Ensure requirements are specified in a manner suitable for the intended audience and are understandable, unambiguous and capable of being implemented and tested.
  • Navigate the IT team and business sponsors through a level of ambiguity including business process change; build organization and structure to requirements to drive out and define detailed requirements efficiently.
  • Work with project manager and the business customer(s) to define stakeholder requirements.
  • Understand project technology and define how the requirements gathering will be conducted (i.e. elicitation, analysis, specification and validation).
  • Facilitate requirement meetings; demonstrate extensive experience in facilitating sessions (20+ people). Use techniques to define scope and requirements during the lifecycle of the project
  • Write and review business, user and non-functional/system level requirements in the form of Use Cases and similar structured requirements documentation.
  • Ensure change control and change management procedures are followed within the project team as they relate to requirements.
  • Understand business case and project scope.
  • Ensure high quality business analysis standards are met as prescribed by Information Security through the effective implementation or use of approved processes, methodologies and deliverables.
  • Document “as is” and “to be” business process maps.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Project Management or Business Administration, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7 years in a large corporate IT environment.
  • 5+ years as a business analyst across various IT disciplines; InfoSec a plus, but also, infrastructure deployment, application development, large RFP’s, proofs of concept, etc.
  • 10 to 15 years in a corporate IT environment.
  • Other relevant experience in a related technical field (application development, deployment/implementation and infrastructure).
  • Significant work experience IT infrastructure and security projects.
  • Flexibility to work outside typical hours, as required of a globally dispersed team.
  • Flexibility to travel on a very limited basis.

Even better if you have:

  • CBAP certification.
  • Familiarity with the IIBA (BABOK) Practice Standards.
  • Familiarity with ITIL v2 or 3.
  • Experience in supporting a professional services and/or global IT organization.
  • An understanding of Information Security tenets and priorities.
  • Work experience in a professional services industry.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!