JOB SUMMARY: Understands business needs and defines technology and services requirements to maximize value under occasional guidance. Uses analysis techniques to lead change activities. Implements small projects or components of large projects.
KeyFunctions and Expected Performances:
3 or more years of experience in BusinessAnalysis or related field
Demonstrate the ability to interactdirectly with business stakeholders/subject matter experts to interpret,translate, organize, and simplify business requirements
Experience working with JIRA orother agile software programs
The ability to create User Storiesand Requirements
Experience working with complexsystems in a fast-paced environment
Understands various projectmanagement and software development approaches is helpful, particularly Agile
Ability to adapt to rapidly changingpriorities and subject matter
Strong self-organization andself-management skills, with emphasis on self-initiation and follow through
Excellent written and oralcommunication skills
Organizational Impact:Executes job responsibilities with the understanding of how output would affectand impact other areas related to own job area/team with occasional guidance.
ProblemSolving/Complexity of Work: Analyzes moderately complex problems usingtechnical experience and judgment
Breadth of Knowledge:Has expanded knowledge gained through experience within a professional area
Team Interaction:Provides informal guidance and support to team members
Provides leadership, expertise and guidance on strategic business change projects.
Provides business/systems analysis for Medium/Large applications and systems
Leads business change and defines business requirements and processes on projects.
Works closely with Project and Business Stakeholders to develop, refine, and communicate business and technical requirements
Serves as a resource to testing and user support teams on expected system behavior
Core Capabilities: Supporting Colleagues
Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas
Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships
Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences
Core Capabilities: Delivering Excellent Services
Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them
Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions
Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness
Core Capabilities: Ensuring High Quality
Performs excellent work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly
Ensures continuous improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them
Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring
Core Capabilities: Managing Resources Effectively
Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure
Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area
Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities
Core Capabilities: Fostering Innovation
Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches
Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges
Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements
Business Analysis: Takes basic business concepts and turns them into meaningful requirements. Participates in reengineering of processes. Communicates with customers and users to determine what their requirements are. Develops and specifies requirements in enough detail to allow them to be successfully implemented by a project team. Create Mock Ups of screen designs and reports for basic business systems.
Business Knowledge: Understands customers^ business operations beyond single issues driving a project. Demonstrates the ability to apply functional business knowledge to successfully meet work objectives. Has worked closely with knowledgeable users and customers in meeting their business needs. Demonstrates a good sense of the business when dealing with others. Critically evaluates the customer implications of technological advances. Knows and monitors the competition. Able to interpret business data.
Business Requirements Definition: Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate knowledge of Business Requirements Definition in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Able to identify potential problems through basic analysis and develop appropriate test cases to assure effective testing of the application. Can analyze a Business Requirements Definition to determine processing flow, testing scenarios and user requirements. Familiar with the steps necessary to complete a Business Requirements Definition for more advanced systems.
Feasibility/Cost/Benefits Analysis: Has written an entire feasibility study for a small system or has written several descriptive sections of studies for a large system, such as the statement of the business problem and business function description. Has participated in detailed analysis through meeting with users. Has an understanding of how to formulate cost of an operation.
Project Management Methodology: Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate knowledge of project management methodologies in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Is attentive to existing methodologies, and may recommend improvements to existing methodologies within the work area. Has a clear understanding of the benefits that include reduced risk of project failure, increased efficiency/productivity, improved quality and improved communications. Capable of successfully applying the methodology for a small project.
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