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IT Proj Mgr/Bus Analyst w/User Experience Design

Job Description





Job Description:


 


 


 




 


a.


What is to be done:  Take responsibility for management and oversight of selected IT projects.  The Project Manager/Business Analyst will perform needs analysis, write the requirements specification documentation for the software developer, perform application testing and work with the end users during implementation. 




 


b.


List essential functions of the job (in order of importance):


 




 


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Participates in project scope definition and definition of project requirements   Identifies key project risks and potential liabilities and drives management decisions on how to deal with them. Learns the business processes and how they interact with our systems.




 


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Prepares project plan and is responsible for project updates and communications, as well as ensuring that timely and effective decision points occur.  Participates in BIT (Business Information Technology) meetings or other project/resource evaluation meetings.




 


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Plans and manages activities of resources (developers and/or outside vendors). This may include preliminary table design, writing SQL queries to obtain data, as well as GUI design.   Performs testing throughout the project.  Organizes and monitors the individuals within the test groups.   Manages project activities and expenses to meet budget, timeline, milestone and resource objectives.  Tracks, reports and resolves issues arising, involving other managers where appropriate.




 


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Ensures successful project implementation, training, documentation and deployment.




 


5.


Ongoing support and project work responsibility to support business activities.  Additionally, provide support and project work related to our proprietary software as well as integrated, outside solutions. 




 


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Provide second level support as needed.




 


7.


Take on additional responsibilities as assigned by management.




 
 
Production Goals/Standards to Meet: 
 

  1. Document business and system requirements appropriately for each group of people so that the programmer can code the solution and the customers can understand what is being delivered and an appropriate test strategy can be applied.


 

  1. Test all software changes before release.


 

  1. Perform second level maintenance activities as they pertain to data, system issues and general user questions.


 

  1. Communicate so that there are no surprises to managers higher in the hierarchy.


 
Set realistic deadlines and keep them.

Job Requirements





 


a.


Education:


College degree preferred, with an emphasis in IT and/or Business




 


b.


Experiences (work or education):


2-3 years experience in a technical environment, with an emphasis on working with end users. Hands on experience working with software and data analysis.   Requirements analysis of business accounting data, meeting facilitation, requirements analysis and budget management. Experience with web application development from design to testing.




 


c.


Characteristics:


Highly talented, passionate, self-motivated Project Manager/Business Analyst, who is resourceful, has natural trouble shooting/problem solving skills, excellent communication skills, is able to keep focused with minimum guidance, and is comfortable under pressure.




 


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Skills Needed:


Proficient in SQL, with the aptitude to understand table structures. Knowledge of Excel, Visio, relational database query & data analysis, as well as basic Unix commands.  Possesses self-initiating leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, exceptional problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Skilled at prioritization of tasks to maximize productivity with a working knowledge of project management software.  Experience with User Experience Design.



Job Snapshot

Post Date 7/11/2014
Location Phoenix, AZ
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Design
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 34620
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