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Green Key Resources is currently in search of a Sr. Business Systems Analyst for a Consumer Services Company. This position can sit in Chicago, IL / Washington, DC or Orlando, FL. Candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the US (sponsorship is not available). Qualified Candidates must have 5 years of experience as a Technical Business Analyst, including SDLC experience with?Agile and Waterfall methodologies and experience?illustrating requirements, developing process diagrams, page?wireframes and/or page mock-ups.? Summary?of Position: The Senior?Business Analyst is responsible for?documenting and managing business requirements, specifications,?business?processes changes and recommendations related to the proposed solution?using?industry?standard analysis techniques such as?data flow modeling, workflow analysis, user?stories, business requirements documents, and use cases. The Senior Business?Analyst will advise business and technical teams on options, risks, and costs?of implementing requirements and solutions. The Senior?Business Analyst will frequently interact with the business stakeholders to?understand the processes associated with?each functional area and their?interactions with the various systems. Additionally, the Senior Business?Analyst must be able to?communicate requirements to the technical teams.? The Senior?Business Analyst must have the ability to influence teams as well as the?ability to act as a project manager or quality?assurance tester based on?project demands. Principal?Duties: Work with?business stakeholders to identify, assess and document business and technical?requirements, considering the?implications to the current state?environment.??Work with a Manager or Lead?Business Analyst to also consider the future state?environment.??Exceptional attention to detail is?demonstrated. Conduct user?workshops to understand and define requirements.??Document requirements using format(s)?appropriate for?initiative, such as user stories, business requirement?documents (BRDs), process/workflow diagrams, mock-ups, etc.??Is?comfortable challenging business?stakeholders and able to provide alternate solutions when necessary. Understand?application system data relationships.??When applicable, develop and run SQL queries to facilitate this?understanding. When appropriate?to help illustrate requirements, develop process diagrams, page wireframes or?page mock-ups.??Mentor new?or less?experienced Business Analysts as needed. Understand the?high level business strategy and apply this knowledge to creation of roadmaps?and prioritization of?requirements/user stories. Facilitate?solution design sessions and decisions utilizing a solid grasp of business?initiatives. For Waterfall?initiatives, when a Project Manager is not available, create and maintain?project plans, track and report on initiative?progress, and manage?issues/risks. For Agile efforts, function as a proxy for the product owner as?needed to create and?maintain a backlog of groomed and prioritized user stories?for all assigned Agile teams. Acquire an?understanding of business drivers and priorities through engagement with?business stakeholders.??Apply knowledge?gained to help prioritize requirements/user stories across initiatives/backlogs?in partnership with business stakeholders. Engage with?business stakeholders in the day-to-day functioning of Agile teams to?communicate and resolve blockers,?reprioritize user stories and communicate?iteration statuses to a broader group of stakeholders. Participate in?the various processes of an Agile team that support product delivery (daily?stand-ups, sprint/release planning,?solution demos, etc.). Exhibits deep?understanding of a business unit within the enterprise and how that business?unit relates to others in the value?chain. Conduct research?and assist with the determination of solution alternatives. Working with?Senior IT staff, assist with the analysis of the impact of the proposed?solution across the infrastructure, application?development and business areas. Contribute a?technical and/or process perspective during design reviews. As needed,?assist Quality Assurance team in translating requirements/user stories into?test scenarios, plans, and/or acceptance?criteria. In support of?the Quality Assurance team, participate in initiative testing as needed. Meet deadlines?in a fast-paced environment. Requirements: 4-year?Bachelor?s degree required in MIS, computer science, mathematics, business or?related fields or equivalent knowledge and/or?work experience. 4?to 7 years in Business Analysis, Quality Assurance, Development, Project?Management or related field. Advanced?knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and?Visio) and working knowledge of various tools?used in managing Agile initiatives?(VSTS/Jira/Rally/etc.). Experience?with more than one software development methodology (Agile, Waterfall, XP,?Lean, etc.). When?assigned waterfall-methodology initiatives, demonstrate capability to complete?business analysis on four to six mid- to large-sized initiatives at any one?time.??When assigned to Agile-methodology?initiatives, demonstrate capability to prioritize and complete?business?analysis as needed in support of a two to three scrum teams.? Demonstrate?ability to persuasively communicate complex business concepts for technical and?non-technical audiences. Strong?interpersonal and diplomacy skills. Strong?communication skills in written and verbal formats; showcases clear and concise?manner. Comfortable?communicating to mid-senior levels of management and business customers. Strong?interpersonal and diplomacy skills; able to elicit cooperation from management?and other departments. Strong?organizational and multi-tasking skills. Strong?problem-solving skills. Advanced?analytical and critical thinking skills. Be able to synthesize data from?various units to create a big picture view of issues.?With a Manager or more?experienced Business Analyst, use this big picture view to deliver strategy?recommendations to influence?technology decision-making. Superior?time management skills. Knowledge?and experience in all phases of the development life cycle. Some?technical skills in SQL, knowledge of development methodologies, and?understanding of QA process. Ability?to work as part of a team and to work independently; a self-initiator,?versatile and assumes risk with responsibility. Ability?to maintain confidentiality of work records. Adaptable?and quickly able to react to change. Strong?business and stakeholder relationship building experience.? Mentoring?development team members in Agile methodologies and processes. Serves as a?champion for Agile delivery methods?across the department and organization. Must?be able to maintain good rapport with all departments. Able?to succeed within a fast-paced work environment. Must?be able to manage multiple initiatives/backlogs while separating mission?critical from the non-strategic initiatives with some?supervision. With?support from management, able to make decisions with regards to complex and/or?difficult problems.??Must be able to work?within established procedures/frameworks to make decisions that positively?impact the department or enterprise. ? Qualified Candidates should send a Word attached copy of their resume to Scott Gilinger at? [Click Here to Email Your Resum?] .