Job Description

Reference # : 20-00314Title : Business Analyst
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 04/16/2020 / 04/16/2022
The Senior Business Analyst will direct and guide the preparation and analysis of various Department of Early Childhood Education (DECE) projects and define, document, and validate processes and business rules to identify business and system functional requirements that support and meet key business objectives. S/he will conduct meetings and any other activities necessary to elicit, define, document, prioritize, and validate business and functional requirements. In addition, s/he will create business and functional requirement documents, process maps, reports, studies, survey findings, and other business analysis artifacts. Performs related work.

Develops requirements specifications according to standard templates, using natural language, for medium to enterprise-level systems.
-Serves as a subject matter expert and performs functions for urgent, high visibility, high-profile, and strategic projects to ensure accuracy and completeness while meeting challenging deadlines.
-Creates and implements Requirements Management Plan, including identification of stakeholders, decomposition of the project scope into manageable units, identification of requirement attributes for traceability, requirements prioritization, and reporting.

Elicits requirements using interviews, customer documents, workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, analysis of business rules, scenarios, process maps, workflow analysis, and any other business analysis techniques for both new and existing processes and procedures.
-Critically evaluates and analyzes information gathered from multiple sources, reconciles conflicts, and distinguishes user requests from underlying actual needs.
-Breaks down highly complex concepts into smaller, comprehensible concepts for analysis to ensure appropriate level of communication and understanding for project stakeholders.
-Proactively plans and facilitates discussions, brokers issue resolutions, and articulates decision points.
-Determines whether proposed solutions meet project objectives and solves underlying business problems.
-Recommends and implements process improvements within assigned areas of involvement to continuously improve quality.
-Works with product managers, users, and various stakeholders to define concepts, processes, and requirements.
-Produces the following deliverables: wireframes, mockups and prototypes; functional requirements documents; use cases and business process flows; UI Designs; requirements traceability matrixes; business case and decision memos; end user training guides and run books; work breakdown structures; critical path analysis; risk registers.


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