Business Analyst

RiverPoint    Kansas City, MO
Job Description
United States citizenship or lawful permanent resident alien status with at least three or more years of United States residency from the date of legal entry to the United States is required for this position. Job Summary: The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is seeking a Business Analyst. This role interacts with various stakeholders, including subject matter experts, executives, operational users, etc. and technical staff to analyze, elicit, and document requirements associated with defined system scope and objectives for technical solutions. Highest levels partner with previous audiences to establish project vision and drive scope, including determination of appropriate technology solutions. Key Activities:
  • Analyzes proposed enhancements to technology solutions and provides written recommendation on feasibility of incorporating or enhancing technology solutions based on impacts to other stakeholders and technology solutions.
  • Facilitates and/or leads the development of requirements to include planning and determining elicitation approach.
  • Identifies changes to scope and resulting impacts to requirements, other technology solutions, and stakeholders. Initiates actions in response to changes.
  • Identifies gaps or underlying issues through analysis of requirements to ensure identification of risks. Discusses potential resolutions with senior staff and provides options to stakeholders.
  • Facilitates communication between developers and stakeholders at various levels of the organization. Responds to questions from development staff and stakeholders regarding requirements, functionality, and data.
  • Develops presentation materials and conducts presentations for management or subject-matter-experts related to functionality.
  • Typically leads development of requirements for enhancements or new functionality for portions of larger projects. Projects vary in duration. Demonstrates awareness of risks, and ability to identify and offer solutions to mitigate risks.
  • Ability to understand concepts or problems from the business perspective to effectively guide the analysis and development of requirements, and define appropriate solutions. Applies strong understanding of SDLC, including how it related to the various software development methodologies and processes (e.g., agile, RUP, waterfall, scrum) to deliver functionality. Understands moderately complex to complex technical concepts.
  • Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree specializing in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and related experience required.
  • Three to five years business analysis experience with elicitation, defining scope, creating documentation, and collaborating with technical staff.
  • Proficient computer skills in programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, Internet, and e-mail programs.
  • Strong analytical ability.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a team environment.
  • Broadened nature of interaction to consult and make sound recommendations. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid working relationships and offer strong customer service.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong meeting facilitation skills.
  • Completion of business analysis training courses and progress toward business analysis certification preferred.

  • Sat, 12 Jan 2019 05:39:13 GMT

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