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Senior Business Analyst/Data Analytics May

Company: Kyyba
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
Position Summary: Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) is seeking a talented senior level Senior Business Analyst/Data Analytics to lead a highly complex Data Centric system development. Ideal candidate must have prior exposure working with data centric applications and business reporting while working with very large datasets. Candidate will be responsible to collect business intelligence requirements to build and maintain a data analytical platform that will require data cleansing, building a complex business intelligence model that will ultimately provide access to data visualization and predictive modeling tools.
The ideal candidate will have strong experience working as a conduit between the business and the development team to identify and document requirements. The ideal candidate must conduct thorough business process analysis to understand and develop use cases and user stories and manage requirement changes. The candidate should have strong communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, problem-solving skills. Furthermore, the Senior Business Analyst/Data Analytics must possess a strong technical acumen with the ability to translate information and research into non-technical language as necessary to effectively communicate across teams. The Business System Analyst would also help with software QA through different phases of software development, Dev, Test and Production releases. The candidate should be able to work on multiple projects at the same time and handle multiple timelines.
Candidate must possess:

  • Good knowledge of business operations.
  • Good leadership skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to create business requirements specifications.
  • Ability to work between functional and technical teams.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. This contract position is a hybrid position and may have the opportunity to renew starting next fiscal year, July 1, 2023. Responsibilities/Experience/Qualifications: Primary Responsibilities
    • Partner with business and technical groups and actively engage in strategic initiatives requiring complex analytic models and solutions.
    • Independently lead requirement gathering sessions to help design and implement a business intelligence system that would ultimately ingest large data per business and data cleansing rules and will enable business to extract business intelligence as defined in the business model.
    • Execute business analysis tasks and strategies to achieve overall project business analysis goals, in line with current EEA IT BA methodology and responsibilities.
    • Facilitate successful delivery of project requirements to meet project specifications.
    • Work with business users to research, understand, and document and business processes and requirements using common tools such as JIRA, VISIO, SharePoint, MS Office Suite.
    • Must have thorough knowledge of product life cycle management concepts.
    • Coordinate and interact with designers and developers on data quality and data management.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders on data maintenance and planning processes to ensure data integrity and security.
    • Experience handling large volumes of data and knowledge of various data analytics tools.
    • Knowledge of Power BI or any other data visualization tool is a must.
    • Support implementation of new data analytics tools.
    • Using agile methodology, create and maintain business requirements documentation.
    • Create clear, organized user stories. Document detailed system specifications.
    • Collaborate with UI/UX designer to develop UI specifications.
    • Perform software QA through Development, Test and Production release phases.
    • Create test cases during development process.
    • Work with development team to analyze bugs and errors found.
    • Document test results for development team and application stake holders.
      • Perform other duties related to software delivery as needed, including training end users.
        • BS/MS or a minimum 4-year degree in a related field.
        • 8+ years of relevant hands-on experience working in software development as business analyst.
        • Must be highly organized with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and great attention to detail.
        • Proven skills in breaking down and optimizing complex business processes.
        • Proven experience leading and documenting requirements-gathering sessions and developing user stories.
        • Strong working knowledge of software development, Waterfall and Agile (Scrum, Kanban) methodologies.
        • Demonstrated ability to prepare User Stories, Process Flows, BRDs, FRDs, Use Cases and Data Mapping documents.
        • Must be able to communicate with non-technical (business) and technical (development team) audiences.
        • Certified Business Analyst Professional or Certified Scrum Master is preferred but not required.
        • Experience with Jira is preferred. Experience with Smartsheet is a plus.
        • Some background in environmental issues, energy, or government experience preferred but not required.

Keywords: Kyyba, Boston , Senior Business Analyst/Data Analytics May, Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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