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State of New Jersey
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6 Months
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24 Sep 2012
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Short Description:


Business Analyst with 5+ years experience.


Complete Description:


?              Understand the Client’s business requirements and business process flows and then translate them into comprehensive, accurate and quality software requirements/specifications

?              Collect and analyze the project’s business requirements and transfer that knowledge to the Systems Development team

?              Evaluate data collected through Interviews, business process analysis, surveys and or JAD (Joint Application Development) sessions

?              Provide suggestions to the Application Development team during the development stage of the software to ensure the Client’s business needs are met

?              Prepare accurate and detailed Requirements documents, User interface guides, and functional Specification documents

?              Communicate effectively with DHS Business Clients and IT staff on functional requirements like Business Rules, Screen layouts, data mapping analysis, system interfaces and GUI designs

?              Document the acquired results of the analysis and workflows as well as obtain sign-off from the appropriate client

?              Translate the Business Requirements into System Specifications, documenting data/table requirements, screen layouts, report format and contents, system functional capabilities, etc.

?              Escalate any Project related issues or potential impediments to a Project’s schedule or deliverable

?              Develop, document and execute test cases and scripts and coordinate UAT Testing with the Business Users

?              Coordinate with the Business and IT teams who are involved in the Testing process and are responsible for validating test results and or follow up on any outstanding testing issues

?              Document and manage any Change Requests related to the working Project

?              Assist the PMO office in the introduction of any new software or technology tools, Templates, Policies, Procedures, and or best practices

?              Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and keeping abreast of state of the art practices

?              Performs any other duties as assigned by Management




?              Familiar with developing systems via a structured SDLC methodology

?              Excellent communication skills (verbal and writing) for conducting interviews, running JAD Facilitation sessions, and conducting team meetings

?              Experienced writing Test Scripts, conducting Test runs and coordinating UAT testing with Business Users

?              Advanced skills in MS Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Visio

?              Ability to document and analyze complex business processes and propose redesigns or areas for improvement

?              Familiar with working in a PMO office and their Tools, templates, best practices

?              Ability to make effective decisions under pressure

?              Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information



?              Excellent communication skills verbal and written

?              Excellent analytical skills for presenting business and or technical solutions

?              Quickly understands business/process issues and is a good problem solver

?              Strong inter-personal skills and is a Team player

?              Creates enthusiasm among Team members

?              Manages Client expectations effectively

?              Possesses solid negotiation and persuasion skills

?              Comfortable giving Executive level presentations



?              BA degree from an accredited 4 year institution

?              MBA degree preferred

?              Minimum of 5 years Business Experience as a Business Analyst, Process Analyst or Business Systems Analyst



Prior experience functioning as a business analyst supporting application development efforts

Required 5 Years


Prior experience working with Structured Methodologies (Waterfall, etc)

Required 5 Years


Develop cases and scripts for UAT testing

Required 3 Years


Prior experience facilitating JAD Sessions

Required 3 Years


Solid experience preparing accurate and detailed Requirements documents, and functional Specification documents

Required 5 Years


Familiarity with ASP.NET, SQL Server or Visual Studio 2010

Highly desired


Experience working in a PMO office and their Tools, templates, best practices



Strong verbal and written communication skills