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Business Systems Analyst-Senior

Ascent Services Group

Job Description

Job ID: 21-09825
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Type: 6 month Contract
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Summary:
The purpose of this role is to act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations to provide business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing the technical analysis of business requirements (including translation into functional requirements), problem solving and troubleshooting as part of a larger project team. Accountable for ensuring that clear, concise requirements have been captured. Participate in testing, drive issue resolution, support the implementation check-out process, and develop all procedural documentation and manuals.

Responsibilities:
  • Understanding the business processes and the interdependencies of various systems in use.
  • Facilitating interactive discussions with the business unit and technology teams in order to achieve alignment on defining requirements.
  • Gathering, analyzing, documenting, and translating business requirements into functional specifications that can be used to design and implement solutions to meet the business objectives.
  • Managing the change control and traceability processes for requirements.
  • Collaborating with architects to ensure alignment of requirements with system capabilities.
  • Analyzing complex system and system-related problems for the business unit and making recommendations for improvements or new designs.
  • Identifying potential solutions for the business and providing input into any risks and issues.
  • Creating and implementing test plans (schedule, approach, cases, scripts, and conditions, etc.), including production check out and measuring testing performance results.
  • Ensuring the testing environment has sufficient test data to carry out the full test plans.
  • Ensuring all quality standards and techniques are followed, including compiling and publishing artifacts and deliverables of the Project Management Methodology using the Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods as required.
  • Updating/creating user and technical documentation procedures and manuals, operational support documentation, and archival of project documentation.
  • Identifying and communicating risks, issues and potential solution strategies along with providing status updates to the portfolio/project manager and/or senior leadership.

Qualifications:
  • Solid understanding of the processes and systems in use (or the ability to quickly acquire the knowledge).
  • The ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization and external partners as required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in effectively influencing decision making at various levels of the organizations.
  • An attention for detail with the ability to translate for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with requirement and process tools (e.g. Visio, Provision, DOORS, Client Quality Center, etc.).
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines.
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use statistical analysis and modeling.
  • BA and/or BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Asset Management business, including equities, bonds, derivatives, and institutional reporting. This position will be doing analysis, requirements, and mapping for Client Reporting related to the BMO Acquisition. Preferred experience asset management accounting and performance, institutional client reporting and Aladdin.

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Location US-MN-Minneapolis
Employment Type Contractor
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type IT & Technical

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Job Description

Job ID: 21-09825
Job Title: Business Systems Analyst
Type: 6 month Contract
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Summary:
The purpose of this role is to act as the liaison between the business and IT organizations to provide business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing the technical analysis of business requirements (including translation into functional requirements), problem solving and troubleshooting as part of a larger project team. Accountable for ensuring that clear, concise requirements have been captured. Participate in testing, drive issue resolution, support the implementation check-out process, and develop all procedural documentation and manuals.

Responsibilities:
  • Understanding the business processes and the interdependencies of various systems in use.
  • Facilitating interactive discussions with the business unit and technology teams in order to achieve alignment on defining requirements.
  • Gathering, analyzing, documenting, and translating business requirements into functional specifications that can be used to design and implement solutions to meet the business objectives.
  • Managing the change control and traceability processes for requirements.
  • Collaborating with architects to ensure alignment of requirements with system capabilities.
  • Analyzing complex system and system-related problems for the business unit and making recommendations for improvements or new designs.
  • Identifying potential solutions for the business and providing input into any risks and issues.
  • Creating and implementing test plans (schedule, approach, cases, scripts, and conditions, etc.), including production check out and measuring testing performance results.
  • Ensuring the testing environment has sufficient test data to carry out the full test plans.
  • Ensuring all quality standards and techniques are followed, including compiling and publishing artifacts and deliverables of the Project Management Methodology using the Capability Maturity Model integrated (CMMi) methods as required.
  • Updating/creating user and technical documentation procedures and manuals, operational support documentation, and archival of project documentation.
  • Identifying and communicating risks, issues and potential solution strategies along with providing status updates to the portfolio/project manager and/or senior leadership.

Qualifications:
  • Solid understanding of the processes and systems in use (or the ability to quickly acquire the knowledge).
  • The ability to lead, influence, communicate and interact with people of all levels across the organization and external partners as required.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in effectively influencing decision making at various levels of the organizations.
  • An attention for detail with the ability to translate for the business or technology in order to facilitate effective collaboration.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with requirement and process tools (e.g. Visio, Provision, DOORS, Client Quality Center, etc.).
  • Ability to handle changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and work within tight timeframes and deadlines.
  • Solid analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use statistical analysis and modeling.
  • BA and/or BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Asset Management business, including equities, bonds, derivatives, and institutional reporting. This position will be doing analysis, requirements, and mapping for Client Reporting related to the BMO Acquisition. Preferred experience asset management accounting and performance, institutional client reporting and Aladdin.

Job Requirements

 
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