Business Analyst 3
Location: Herndon, VA
Business /Data Analyst III is responsible for leading the Business/Data requirements gathering work. The candidate works directly with internal customers to understand the business environment and needs. Identifies and documents relevant design, process and specification details.
Understand business context, problems and communicates them clearly in written and oral format.
Work with the business users and leads to understand & document data requirements
Understand existing and target state architecture, data events and data flows.
Work with data modelers to ensure that the data model meets business requirements
Perform detailed data analysis
Provide detailed business and data requirements including complex data mappings
Answer questions and scenarios that may come up as the developers and testers work off the business requirements.
Create process flows, presentations and reports to document recommendations and deliver them to the business stakeholders.
Performs detailed analysis of complex business processes, data requirements and proposes solutions.
Work with business leads and users to ensure alignment to industry data standards and identify any potential data gaps
Develop test plans, test cases, procedures, and documents given business requirements and design documents.
7+ years of experience in documenting business and data requirements for systems development projects.
7+ years of experience in a consulting environment with a focus on business and data analysis.
Excellent knowledge of the Agile Framework and systems development life cycle.
SQL and Oracle experience required.
Understands basic relational databases as well as user interface design.
Must have a firm understanding of data, database concepts, and data quality practices
Prior experience in MS-Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Access), Visio
Experience with Business Objects, Tableau, or other business intelligence software is a plus
Demonstrated experience executing data quality processes a plus
Ability to function independently on projects.
Exceptional organizational skills, analytical skills, strong written and verbal presentation skills.
Knowledge of Rally, Doors, ALM, JIRA is a must
Mortgage and/or Financial Industry experience a plus