logo

View all jobs

IT Business Analyst

Santa Barbara, CA · Information Technology
"The business analyst is a subject matter expert and supports the business areas with technology needs, education and provides daily operation production/support. The business analyst is also a critical member of the project team for IT projects as an advocate for the business.

• When participating in projects, the business analyst must be excellent at gathering the requirements, know what questions to ask to clarify information, be able to write them in a clear, concise manner and be able to convey this information to individuals not as familiar with the business, and to the PM's in order for the PM to execute the project.
• The business analyst will be responsible for describing and communicating the value of a project in terms of both its benefits and costs in terms used by the business community that will effectively obtain leadership’s understanding, support and approval of the project.
• Prepares requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations
o To perform business analysis including workflow analysis, business information requirements and models.
o To help define scope and objectives.
o To break down high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements.
o To write requirements specifications according to templates, using natural language simply, clearly, unambiguously, and concisely.
o To work under general direction and to work closely with applications development staff and business staff to advise them on complex business issues.

Primary Duties
• Research, analyze, and document all scope and requirements impacting business functional areas
• Develop use cases and document business models to communicate both *as-is* and *to-be* requirements
• Interact with development team(s) to translate business and functional requirements into technology solutions
• Integrate with other analysts, engineers, or management for technical validation
• Participate in the evaluation of change requests in terms of their feasibility, validity, and project impact
• Evaluate existing system processes and perform feasibility and impact analysis for new projects and enhancements • Assist in quantifying the financial and operational impact of implementing new or modified business processes (time, cost, benefit, ROI)
• Establish and maintain strong relationships with Business customer(s) to foster trust and enable opportunity to be a trusted advisor
• Examine and respond to all relevant business rules relative to enhancements and/or modifications
• Participate in Requirements Validation and User Acceptance sessions for confirmation prior to deployment of enhancements
• Assist in the development of acceptance criteria to confirm accuracy of deliverables in accordance with requirements • Assist the Application Manager, other management and senior technical personnel with ongoing strategies in support of the business
• Maintain good understanding of SOX, PCI and other compliances policies and ensure that project activities, including UAT, are carried out in compliant fashion"
More Openings
Real Estate Loan Funder
Dermatologist
Share This Job
Powered by