Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Business Analyst, Senior to join our team at our client’s site in San Ramon, CA.
1) Proven technical experience.
2) Creative approach to problem solving.
3) Ability to communicate effectively with all levels and team members.
BA/BS in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience. MBA, CPA, CMA desired.
Demonstrated course work and/or training in programming languages used for client applications and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
7 to 10 years of experience in similar or related job functions.
Demonstrated participation in projects of medium to high complexity.
Demonstrated leadership role in medium to high complexity projects.
Expert technical knowledge of one or more functional areas in client business applications, CC&B, SAP, etc.,
Project Management skills sufficient to coordinate multi-organizational projects.
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. .
1. Advance Excel (must)
2. Advance PowerPoint (must)
5. Python (plus, not required)
Advanced Power BI development skills/experience
The Senior Business Analyst acts as the business expert filling a liaison role between the IT development group and business units for development, enhancement, and implementation of new and/or existing systems. Additionally this position provides data and reporting solutions to satisfy informational and performance metrics needs for one or more business functions. Responsibilities Provide expert consulting to the client, to identify and satisfy client business needs. Analyze end-to-end business processes and information needs of varying complexity, encompassing one or more Company business functional operations and potentially external entities. Understand the client's current and future business environment, effectively anticipate, identify, and fully meet all business needs. Propose, evaluate and document alternatives that will provide the most effective solution to solve business problems including delivery of new business initiatives. Anticipate client concerns and questions and provide timely, professional, and client-focused communications via meetings, status reports, phone, and email and follow through with results. Prepare communications and make presentations on system enhancements and/or alternatives. Provide client support on the effective use of production systems. Research potential system issues in transaction processing and data quality. Provide timely responses for client inquiries. Work with team members, supervisor, and client organizations as appropriate to ensure smooth system operations to minimize impact on business operations and enable the business to achieve results. Lead and/or support recovery of production system issues, including business process recovery. Define and document business requirements. Prepare functional specification documents for one or more applications or one or more system functions. Prepare business cases in support of business initiatives. Prepare technical specification documents. Prepare and/or review test plans and perform quality reviews on test results. Perform functional integration testing of transactional processing, data extracts, and reporting. Comply with SOX documentation and other standard process requirements as appropriate. Configure system parameters or soft tables to enable application functions to perform per specifications. Develop queries to extract data or create operational reports using production databases. Perform unit, string, and functional integration tests to ensure application solutions and reports satisfy defined functional and/or technical specifications. Conduct all work safely and promote safe work practices. Attend all safety meetings and training sessions. Comply with all Utility safety best practices and safety accountability model.
Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.
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