University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Business Analyst

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Shrewsbury
    Job Location 1 month ago(1/23/2020 4:14 PM)
    Requisition Number
    2020-34521
    # of Openings
    2
    Posted Date
    Day
    Shift
    Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Non Union Position -W60- Non Unit Professional
  • Overview

    POSITION SUMMARY:

     

    Under the general direction of the Managing Director, Business Transformation Solutions (BTS) division, this position provides overall, hands-on business analysis on a wide range of initiatives. The Business Analyst main activities will include requirements solicitation, detailed requirements analysis, documenting processes, user acceptance testing, leading post project review and project governance.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

    • Conduct requirements analysis, validation and verification, ensuring that requirement statements are complete, consistent, concise, comprehensible, traceable, feasible, unambiguous, and verifiable. 
    • Requirements are elicited using interviews, document analysis, site visits, business process descriptions, and task and workflow analysis. 
    • Work with stakeholders and project team to develop and implement solutions.
    • Manage requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project. 
    • Manage changes to requirements through effective use of change control processes and tools.
    • Balance technology and business issues as well as communicate appropriately with both technology and business experts.
    • Assist in enforcement of project deadlines, schedules, and methodologies.
    • Perform data analysis using available tools and publish/ design reports as requested.
    • Develop workflows, use case diagrams, flowcharts, and other analysis-type documentation. 
    • Perform industry research to clarify, define, or satisfy technology or business process issues.
    • Monitor and manage project scope and enforce change management.
    • Identify, document, and resolve project issues.
    • Develop contingency plans where appropriate.
    • Set and continuously manage project team and client expectations.
    • Participate in post project evaluation including a root cause analysis of significant opportunities for improvement. Imbed key learnings into process for future projects.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in business, information technology or related field
    • 5 - 7 years of progressive experience in analytics or technology
    • Experience in business case development
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and Visio
    • Proficient in critical thinking and problem solving
    • Must have a natural analytical mindset and be able to communicate complex concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Ability to interact effectively with different business departments, team members, and external clients at all levels.
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity and drive results.
    • Solid interpersonal skills and the ability to influence others.
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
    • Ability to travel.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience as an external consultant.
    • Technical writing skills.

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