Technical Business Analyst (5744 )

IT North Mankato, Minnesota


Position at The Occasions Group, Inc.

The Occasions Group (TOG) is seeking a Technical Business Analyst to work directly with accounting, customer service, and operations teams to provide requirements gathering, technical support and consulting in delivering software enhancements needed to produce TOG products. In addition, this person will work directly with TOG development teams located both in the US and abroad to deliver upon those requirements and technical needs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with business leaders and company employees to gather and define business and functional requirements.
  • Creation of detailed specification which align business and customer needs with accounting and production capabilities.
  • Offer additional insight to companies to help them see fuller scope of project.
  • Work with technical leaders to define project tasks and establish project schedule.
  • Evaluate and determine business value of impending project.
  • Assist project team in defining overall project goals, how to achieve them and maintain project schedule.
  • Ensure project results are being achieved – test and make sure project requirements have been met.
  • Communicate project status to I.T. and business leaders.
  • Follow-up with successes and failures of the project for continuously improve.
  • Maintain an awareness of corporate technology and other initiatives in order to meld with corporate direction and utilize other resources/solutions that are already available.
  • Be aware of technology and features that customers and end users are requesting and pass them on to IT leaders and team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience in a Business Analyst or related role
  • Attention to technical detail
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Organized, accountable and positive attitude
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • IT background (general)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people
  • Energetic, self-motivated and deadline-driven team player who is not afraid to present new ideas.
  • Seeks a position where the team will be highly productive but have fun doing it.
  • Desires to be on a team that promotes respect and wins in the marketplace.