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Senior Business Analyst

VanderHouwen

Job ID: 53055

Senior Business Analyst
Our client is looking for a Senior Business Analyst to join their team. This Business Analyst should have strong requirements analysis skills working in the Agile product development world. Should have at least intermediate level of experience using SQL queries to perform data analysis needed to write strong technical requirements. Should be able to guide Engineers and QA alike on how technical and business aspects of functionality.

Senior Business Analyst Responsibilities
Understand the entire lifecycle of a class action or similar matter, with emphasis on complex or significant cases. 
Determine what data is required based on functional requirements and define how that data and business rules will translate to internal applications. 
Develop and publish technical specifications, technical requirements, and other documentation, as required. 
Design data mappings and transformations which will be used to drive ETL procedures. 
Using tools such as Excel, SQL Server, Oracle, and others, directly query, assess, and analyze data to ensure requirements are being met. 
Serve as liaison between Client Services (business) and Software Development (technical) to keep production work flowing smoothly. 
Help guide and mentor less experienced BAs in this capacity. 
Work with Technical Project Managers to ensure all required steps and actions are captured in project plans, and that project timelines seem reasonable. 
Lead, conduct, or consult in user acceptance test exercises to ensure results are acceptable and meet requirements. 
Participate in creating and observe software development standards, processes, procedures, methodologies, etc., according to departmental policies and conventions. 
Interact and correspond professionally with team members, project management, clients, and other stakeholders. 
Account for and accurately log time against project work. 

Senior Business Analyst Qualifications
Four-year college degree or equivalent industry experience.
5+ years experience as Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Process Specialist, or other roles where business functional requirements are captured and decomposed. 
Proficient in MS Office tools, particularly Excel. 
Experience with relational databases and the ability to read and write moderately complex SQL.
Understanding of data modeling and data organization. 
Ability to analyze data sets from external sources and map to an established relational data model.
Understanding of and experience with extract, transform load (ETL) concepts, tools, and practices.
Ability to work in an environment with deadlines and shifting priorities. 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; ability to adjust for the intended audience. 

Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
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.