Require candidates who have at least 5 years of active professional experience with direct involvement in business analyst discipline. Along with hard skills in business analysis, candidates must be assertive and confident to analyze and communicate gaps and concerns to business members and technical team when working on business requirements. Candidates must have delivered BA artifacts such as user stories, use cases, process flows, activity diagrams, wireframes and other common BA output (context diagram, DFD, BRD, class diagrams, etc).

Candidate must be familiar with business analysis common requirements models such as the following:
Role Based Matrix, Actor Tables, Glossary, Context Diagram, ERD Data Model, Class Model, Data Dictionary, Event Response Tables, State Diagrams, Business Rules, Decision Tables, Process Maps, Use Cases, and Activity Diagrams

Candidates must be proficient in the use of Microsoft tools like Excel, Word, Power point, and Visio. Candidates must have worked in Share Point environment for document management and versioning.

The candidate may be required to provide examples of their artifacts (ex. process flows using Visio) during the interview process. It is a big plus if the candidates have work experience in an Agile environment using tools such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) or Rally , Jirra/Visio

Candidates are expected to elicit requirements, analyze complex business flows and rules, present complex ideas in a simplified way, conduct discussions on business topics, challenge ideas, propose new ideas, recommend process improvement, conduct process modeling, and write uprequirements in the required format as defined by the project team.

Candidates must be able to work as a team with other business analysts, business team members and technical team. Candidates must have work experience in dealing with senior member of the business units (within the organization) and product owners that require excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Candidates must be comfortable working with difficult stakeholders and opinionated developers and architects during the development lifecycle.

Candidates must be able to work in a dynamic and fast pace project cycle along with a short learning curve. It is expected for the candidate to be able to pick up on the business knowledge quickly and able to research independently on ideas and concepts that will assist with the BA work scope.
Candidates are expected to be able to work independently with minimal supervision or work with the assigned team to elicit, analyze and produce requirements artifacts that are clear to enable technical work and testing.

Candidates must be able to provide additional clarifications to the technical and testing team so that the business solutions can be properly developed and tested to support the requirements.

Candidates must have participated and/or led JAD sessions for requirements gathering. The candidate will provide requirements artifacts using Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio and other tools like TFS and Rally. The candidate will share and manage the requirements, and will be required to conduct meetings with counterparts in different locations using video, Sametime/other IM platform, and teleconference. The candidate will also serve as liaison between the business area and the Information Technology (IT) Area where the candidate is able to articulate the business intent to the technical team, and at the same time, able to communicate the technical constraints to the business team. This will be done in a face-to-face sessions, demonstrations in front of other teams, and presenting in front of other project members using videos and projectors.

Thank you,
Senthil Kumar
952 221 6247

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