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Business System Analyst/Business Analyst

Business System Analyst/Business Analyst

Job Description

The IT organization is looking to add a Business Systems Analyst with project management experience. You will work with the technical development team to successfully analyze business requirements for the planning Cognos and BI systems. Also, to manage Cognos system related project and daily support. Position requires to work with off shore development team and also need to take some responsibilities for the development. 

The Business Systems Analyst works with other project resources to research, evaluate, document, design, test, and implement technological solutions that enhance the value of the company’s product and business systems. Through these efforts, the Business Systems Analyst helps the company leverage new and existing technologies to improve the quality of system deployment, the efficiency of product delivery and the effectiveness of information analysis.

-(85 - 90%) Researching, evaluating, documenting, designing, testing, and implementing new systems or improvements to existing systems. System implementation and support activities include the following:
-Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems requirements and, with this information, works with development team to develop or modify information systems.
-Acts as a liaison for information systems to customers to provide education, resolve questions, assess customer needs and recommend changes.
-Validates system functionality with end users.
-Coordinates analysis and alignment of business and customer needs and documents requirements.
-Works in some phases of systems analysis and considers the business implications of the applications Cognos and BI Business Object 
-Creates functional specifications, including screen and report mockups. Deep data source analysis and architect. 
- Performs ad hoc data analysis and problem investigation as needed.
- Performs and documents data configuration, data analysis, business and system process analysis tasks.
-Performs data and/or functional testing work with business owners in Unit Acceptance testing
-May also have project management involvement as follows:
-Gathers time and resource estimates for requested enhancements from Cognos Planning, budgeting and BI business object systems and other affected areas.
-Manages project documentation including business cases, statements of work, and requirements specifications
-10 – 15%) Supporting departmental activities and responsibilities in terms of systems management and process support.

This position is not responsible for the work of others within the department. However, this position is expected to coordinate activities with end users, such as the gathering of functional requirements. Technical Specification document. This position will required some development work as well as project management work. Further, as the Cognos / BI analyst come project manager expert on campus, this position will collaborate with management and functional leaders to Planning and budging skills as a core competency across campus offices. This includes suggesting and helping to implement data model and report tool adoption strategies and training that empower users to connect with their data and answer broad business questions.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will need the following:
-Growing understanding of business and operational systems and models.
-Knowledge of application tools, BI, Planning tools, budgeting tools and databases.
-Proficient personal computer skills, including Microsoft Office.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Strong organizational skills
-Effective problem-solving and issue resolution capabilities
-Knowledge of software development processes.
-Strong Data analytics and data architect experiences
-Previous related analysis experience
-Strong experience Cognos planning and budgeting system, development experience is preferable
-Experience in defining interface solutions with other systems 
-Good understanding of Margin Analysis, Profit & Loss Analysis and Budgeting
-Finance background desirable

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

-Experience with systems development and customization tools.
-Exposure to technologies relevant to the department.
-BI system Business Object or any other Enterprise BI tool 
-Ability and willingness to analyze large amounts of data
-Ability to define and document requirements
-Must be very detail oriented
-Must have experience working in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment and have the ability to multi-task
-Prior data mapping experience
-Ability to interface and communicate with all levels of management and internal and external customers.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Information Technology, Other
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 4 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Electronics
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID lfATR98639
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Business System Analyst/Business Analyst

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