Senior Business Analyst – Data Governance – Detroit, MI- 12 months Contract
The Senior Business Analyst Data Governance will become part of Technosoft Corporation’s Data Management practice. You will be responsible for coordinating business analysis services on our full life-cycle application development projects with our Data Management clients. You will be the primary liaison interface with our client business subject matter experts for managing requirements and explaining solutions. You will also be the liaison with our technical teams to ensure our solutions meet our client’s business needs. On smaller engagements, you will perform on-site project management and user acceptance coordination duties. On larger engagements, you will manage other analysts.
The focus of this position is to work closely with the client stakeholders to gain an in-depth understanding of their requirements and processes and to communicate these requirements to the technical team. You will also need to develop an understanding for the Data Governance domain and the technology solutions we work with.
The Senior Business Analyst will work with the Solution Architects and Developers to understand how the technology solutions can meet client requirements.
The Senior Business Analyst will work with the Client Engagement Leads to perform project management functions such as updating work schedule, managing actions items, communicating status, issues, and risks, and facilitating meetings.
The Senior Business Analyst will be trained in the various data governance solutions and should be able to understand and contribute to analyst level configurations in these tools.
Typical technologies involved in this practice include: Collibra Data Governance Center; IBM Information Governance Center; IBM Information Analyzer; Informatica Enterprise Data Catalog, Informatica Data Quality, Talend, Alation, Infogix.
The ideal candidate will have a strong and a broad business acumen, strong interpersonal skills, quick ability to learn new business domains, business analysis experience documenting business process and translating them into application requirements, project management experience.
Create and maintain simple project schedules to organize client stakeholder meetings and deliverables
Schedule and facilitate client stakeholder meetings to illicit requirements and clearly document business and systems requirements
Document requirements and system specification documents
Manage customer relationships and expectations by developing a communication process to keep others up-to-date on project results, issues and risks
Effectively communicate with both business and technical stakeholders
Maintain project documentation; manage project scope; adjust schedules when necessary; determine daily priorities; ensure efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones; and follow proper escalation paths.
Provide project level analysis producing required project analysis documentation (business requirements, scope matrix, use cases, sequence diagrams, future state proposals, UAT plan)
Drive the timely resolution of issues
Identify, create and facilitate solution designs conducting business and systems process analysis and design at a complex level
Collaborate closely with developers to implement the requirements, provide necessary guidance to testers during QA process
Assist with onsite User Acceptance Testing
10+ years experience eliciting requirements on business process application development projects
Demonstrated leadership in managing requirements gathering with business subject matter experts
Project management experience maintaining sprints, coordinating schedules, and creating required documentation
Strong interpersonal skills and experience building relationships
Must have experience working on large scale projects
Technology skills relevant to data governance such as SQL, Collibra DGC, Informatica, IBM IGC, Talend, Oracle DRM, and Alation, Infogix
Proficiency with SQL for analysis
Experience with Visio, Project, and other Microsoft desktop applications
Experience working with the Financial Planning, Accounting, Data Governance, or Data Quality business domains is desired.
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