Sr. Business/Data Analyst

Consulting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Description

The position requires a highly seasoned Senior Business Analyst, with strong abilities in the areas of requirements discovery, analysis and formulation of well-defined requirements specification. Experience working in multiple projects conducting business analysis, requirements management and thorough understanding of BABOK and Agile methodologies is highly desirable. 

Job Requirements:

  • Understand and analysis the current state ad hoc reporting capabilities leveraged by business
  • Gain alignment on information strategy and architecture direction
  • Utilize experience in requirements definition to formulate the requirements
  • Directly work with business and IS to formulate functional and non-functional requirements and socialize the benefit realization of proposed solution
  • Accountable for the user requirements and clarifications
  • Consolidate ideas and feedback from multiple business stakeholders and serve as the single authoritative source for requirements to the design team
  • Forecast the potential risks, dependencies and work with PMO to mitigate/resolve them
  • Develop deliverables for the proposed solutions
  • Understand expectations set with client and communicate strategically
  • Develop ad hoc reporting use cases and demonstrate them to customers and project teams
  • Facilitate business discussions and work IS/IT stakeholders to drive decisions on Naming conventions, Business definitions, Folder structures, UI customization/branding, security requirements and related artifacts
  • Build relationships and work collaboratively
  • System documentation, requirements and testing experience
  • Data, system, and defect analysis experience
  • Requirements planning/ JAD session facilitation experience
  • Strong data profiling skills (SQL skills a must)
  • Able to lead others and have strong communications skills
General Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in computer science or related technical field
  • 2-4 years of experience in business/system/data analysis
  • Ability to analyze and formulate business requirements
  • Requirements elicitation, analysis, and management
  • Conduct and document requirements through workshops
  • Hands-on SQL experience
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized with outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Structured techniques for documentation, analysis, evaluation/validation of gathered requirements, including:
    • distinguishing requests vs. needs
    • distinguishing requirements vs. solutions
    • classifying and prioritizing requirements
    • eliciting and clarifying scope boundaries for the solution
  • Formulate and define system scope and objectives through IS collaboration
  • Adapt to working in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Partner (Liaison) with client, IS and project team
  • Effective verbal/written communication
  • Understanding on Life Sciences Commercial - Commercial Insights and Operations
Benefits:
  • Great Culture focused on our customers and team members
  • Datastrong offers a compensation plan consisting of a competitive base salary and an uncapped bonus
  • Health coverage with Vision and Dental options
  • Flexible spending account options
  • 401k plan offerings
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Free lunch Fridays!!