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Business Analyst with Media Experience

Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Midtown, NYC

Job Type: Contract

Duration: Long term

Contact Info: Steve LoBasso - [email protected] - 201-786-2420

●  The Business Analyst has primary responsibility to be the functional subject matter expert for the current Program Tracking System and the future state Wide Orbit Programming System.

●  He/she will collaborate with all Business stakeholders to understand the business process workflows and strategy.

●  The Business Analyst will help define the project implementation objectives and deliverables according to approved project frameworks, including both Agile and traditional project management approaches.

●  He/she must be able to take an active leadership role in working with technical resources in IT to develop, implement and maintain solutions to meet the current and future strategy.

●  Finally, the Business Analyst must be able to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and work across the organization to execute the project.

Business Analyst Duties and Responsibilities:

●  Facilitate and participate in requirements gathering and design sessions

●  Create requirements definition documentation and functional specifications

●  Develop future state business process flows detailing key business processes as planned in the new system

●  Develop use cases to support application, design, development, testing and training

●  Assist in the development of training documentation in conjunction with the vendor

●  Assist in development of detailed test plans in conjunction with the quality assurance team

●  Partner with the QA team to ensure full testing and verification of all functionality documented in business requirements. Provide guidance on the functionality where required to ensure full understanding of the areas to be tested.

●  Review software and reporting after delivery of items in business requirements in order to ensure that the delivered product meets the requirements

●  Assist in data conversion and migration planning and documentation in conjunction with the MTS teams

●  Participate in the migration and conversion testing from the legacy system to the new system

●  Validate and Obtain Sign-Off on Functional Requirements/Specifications and Solution Designs

●  Track and report on project progress against BA defined requirements throughout project life cycle.

●  Assist project managers in the day-to-day aspects of managing projects, such as developing project plans, communicating to team members, managing the project schedule, developing and posting status reports, and checking on the quality and timeliness of work.

●  Provides ongoing support by responding to basic inquiries regarding specific implemented systems or processes and facilitating the necessary troubleshooting.

●  Understand and follow the project management frameworks for project delivery.

●  Facilitate the creation of well-defined business requirements and a functionality backlog.

●  Assist in Sprint and Release planning and management.

●  Developing level of effort estimates for development.

●  Coordinate participation of different tech and business groups in requirements gathering, specifications, design, development and implementation of key projects.

●  Identify and report all project risks and issues identified during engagement.

●  Assist in establishing contingency plans and corrective action

●  Report weekly status on progress of all tasks assigned

●  Participate in all status and steering committee meetings as requested


Job Requirements

Qualifications:

●  At least 5 years' experience in a business analyst role.

●  Understanding of current business analysis tools.

●  Understanding of project management methodologies, tools and techniques.

●  Understanding of the applications environment and the project life cycle, processes and methodologies.

Experience with:

●  Agile or Lean methodologies and software engineering practices

●  Supporting Projects within a media company and/or in an online businesses environment.

●  Working with software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product developers and QA teams.

●  Driving Quality Assurance (QA) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) cycles

●  Experience with system data migrations.

●  Experience with Incident, Configuration, and Change management, ideally using ServiceNow.

Preferred Specific Project Related Requirements:

●  Leading large complex program scheduling systems launch and migration projects.

●  Strong understanding of the program scheduling linear/non-linear distribution workflow processes.

●  Strong experience leading business requirements analysis.

●  Strong experience managing end-user systems training cycles.

●  3 years of experience dealing with external service providers who deliver services for software, cloud, Saas solutions.

●  Willingness to travel domestically and potentially internationally.

●  Experience with the Wide Orbit Program / WHATS'On program scheduling systems preferred.

Education:

●  Bachelor's degree or equivalent, minimum.

All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.

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Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical
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Techlink

TechLink is an IT services company that provides consulting, right to hire, and direct placement services to major companies across the country. Our corporate headquarters are located in Mahwah, New Jersey. Learn More

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Steve LoBasso
(201) 786-2400
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Job Description

Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Midtown, NYC

Job Type: Contract

Duration: Long term

Contact Info: Steve LoBasso - [email protected] - 201-786-2420

●  The Business Analyst has primary responsibility to be the functional subject matter expert for the current Program Tracking System and the future state Wide Orbit Programming System.

●  He/she will collaborate with all Business stakeholders to understand the business process workflows and strategy.

●  The Business Analyst will help define the project implementation objectives and deliverables according to approved project frameworks, including both Agile and traditional project management approaches.

●  He/she must be able to take an active leadership role in working with technical resources in IT to develop, implement and maintain solutions to meet the current and future strategy.

●  Finally, the Business Analyst must be able to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and work across the organization to execute the project.

Business Analyst Duties and Responsibilities:

●  Facilitate and participate in requirements gathering and design sessions

●  Create requirements definition documentation and functional specifications

●  Develop future state business process flows detailing key business processes as planned in the new system

●  Develop use cases to support application, design, development, testing and training

●  Assist in the development of training documentation in conjunction with the vendor

●  Assist in development of detailed test plans in conjunction with the quality assurance team

●  Partner with the QA team to ensure full testing and verification of all functionality documented in business requirements. Provide guidance on the functionality where required to ensure full understanding of the areas to be tested.

●  Review software and reporting after delivery of items in business requirements in order to ensure that the delivered product meets the requirements

●  Assist in data conversion and migration planning and documentation in conjunction with the MTS teams

●  Participate in the migration and conversion testing from the legacy system to the new system

●  Validate and Obtain Sign-Off on Functional Requirements/Specifications and Solution Designs

●  Track and report on project progress against BA defined requirements throughout project life cycle.

●  Assist project managers in the day-to-day aspects of managing projects, such as developing project plans, communicating to team members, managing the project schedule, developing and posting status reports, and checking on the quality and timeliness of work.

●  Provides ongoing support by responding to basic inquiries regarding specific implemented systems or processes and facilitating the necessary troubleshooting.

●  Understand and follow the project management frameworks for project delivery.

●  Facilitate the creation of well-defined business requirements and a functionality backlog.

●  Assist in Sprint and Release planning and management.

●  Developing level of effort estimates for development.

●  Coordinate participation of different tech and business groups in requirements gathering, specifications, design, development and implementation of key projects.

●  Identify and report all project risks and issues identified during engagement.

●  Assist in establishing contingency plans and corrective action

●  Report weekly status on progress of all tasks assigned

●  Participate in all status and steering committee meetings as requested


Job Requirements

Qualifications:

●  At least 5 years' experience in a business analyst role.

●  Understanding of current business analysis tools.

●  Understanding of project management methodologies, tools and techniques.

●  Understanding of the applications environment and the project life cycle, processes and methodologies.

Experience with:

●  Agile or Lean methodologies and software engineering practices

●  Supporting Projects within a media company and/or in an online businesses environment.

●  Working with software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product developers and QA teams.

●  Driving Quality Assurance (QA) and User Acceptance Testing (UAT) cycles

●  Experience with system data migrations.

●  Experience with Incident, Configuration, and Change management, ideally using ServiceNow.

Preferred Specific Project Related Requirements:

●  Leading large complex program scheduling systems launch and migration projects.

●  Strong understanding of the program scheduling linear/non-linear distribution workflow processes.

●  Strong experience leading business requirements analysis.

●  Strong experience managing end-user systems training cycles.

●  3 years of experience dealing with external service providers who deliver services for software, cloud, Saas solutions.

●  Willingness to travel domestically and potentially internationally.

●  Experience with the Wide Orbit Program / WHATS'On program scheduling systems preferred.

Education:

●  Bachelor's degree or equivalent, minimum.

All offers of employment at TechLink, Inc. are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Background checks will include: Social Security Verification, Prior Employment Verification, Professional References, Educational Verification, Criminal History, Motor Vehicle Records and e-verify.

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