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Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager Combo -- Direct Hire

Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager Combo -- Direct Hire

Job Description

Ref ID: 04040-133811

Classification: Project Leader/Manager

Compensation: $77,727.99 to $95,000.00 per year

A Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager will be the bridge between business users and software developers, and therefore is responsible for translating business needs into succinct analysis, design, user requirements, and testing deliverables. This person may also act as a team lead for custom software development and/or vendor implementations. Candidate must be able to effectively manage small teams of 2-3 people. ***For confidential searches please send resume directly to jelle at or call him directly at 713-993-1888***

Job Requirements

Responsibilities Analysis and Design Understand and communicate complex subject matter to all levels Implement working solutions through the system development life cycle: analysis, design, development, testing Revise and/or develop new business processes to align with new technology Project Management Manage projects to successful completion with limited direction Complete work within assigned deadlines Proactively identify, document, and resolve issues Technology Serve as point of contact for the development team whenever requirements need to be clarified Interface with development team during development to validate the solution against the requirements Understand and interpret the impact technological decisions have on project goals and objectives Testing and Implementation Develop and implement test plans based on business requirements Train users during system acceptance testing Manage implementation of new/upgraded systems for several business cycles, until steady state is reached including software testing and user training Prepare User Documentation/Operating Procedures as necessary Required Skills Education Bachelor Degree in MIS, Computer Science, or Business 5+ years experience in IT analysis, management, and/or development Highly motivated self-starter with an ability to proactively communicate issues, status, questions, and knowledge Excellent communication skills with a flexible attitude Business, Analysis and Design High Level knowledge of the system development life cycle (SDLC) Significant knowledge of Power and Gas industry (Wholesale and/or Retail) Knowledge of trading and risk management business processes (front to mid to back office process understanding) Experience with the following software would be considered a plus: enterprise trading and risk management (ETRM), power scheduling, retail billing Knowledge of some ISO/RTO processes and procedures desired (e.g. PJM, ERCOT, MISO, NYISO, NEPOOL, California) Ability to evaluate the business implications of system development and maintenance issues Demonstrates strong customer service skills Project Management Experience in leading small teams and managing projects to successful completion Ability to work with limited direction on projects and complete work within assigned deadlines Ability to provide reliable and informative project status to supervisors and clients Willing to travel to fulfill business requirements Technology Desire and aptitude to learn and understand new and emerging technologies Knowledge of SQL a plus Competency in modern client DBMS tools desired Knowledge of relational database designs and implementations

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Robert Half Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In 2014, our company once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of 'World's Most Admired Companies.' (March 17, 2014).

Apply for this job now or contact our branch office at 1.800.793.5533 to learn more about this position.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $77,727.99 - $95,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Information Technology, Design
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Computer Hardware, Computer Software
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 04040-133811
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Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager Combo -- Direct Hire

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