This position will lead complex projects that may span multiple divisions and include one or more of the following: multiple components; complex interface or conversion components; business process improvement; data and analytics or workflow analysis; and/or involvement of new development platforms.
Business Analyst Responsibilities
Lead and manage projects utilizing company development methodology and project management best practices.
Analyze business processes and existing functionality. Strategize and develop recommendations for business solutions that increase internal efficiencies and/or enhance customer experience.
Contribute to the development of the Information Services (IS) corporate project plan by representing project recommendations from stakeholders and acting as a liaison from the IS division.
Support leadership by providing technical advisement on evaluation of current processes.
Provide change management leadership for business systems improvement projects.
Negotiate revision of goals, objectives, and deadlines with project sponsors and functional partners when necessary.
Develop, deliver, and oversee training for internal and external project team members and stakeholders.
Provide ongoing technical support for the production environment. Diagnose and provide resolution for production application questions and issues.
Understand, advocate, apply, and explain the company brand.
Cultivate an awareness and understanding of the latest industry standards and trends in the areas of technology, project management, business analysis, and business process improvement.
Participate in negotiations with solution providers/vendors acting as technical advisor to ensure solutions meet business requirements. Perform feasibility analysis of selected solutions prior to final selection.
Provide tactical and operational support for the Analytics and Data Governance body.
Translate operational and commercial requirements from functional partners into technical requirements against which data engineers, business intelligence analysts, and data scientists can execute.
Business Analyst Qualifications
Five or more years of business analysis and project management experience.
A bachelor’s degree in business administration, communications, computer science, engineering, economics, or related field is preferred.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.