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Senior Business Systems Analyst
Software Specialists | Columbia, South Carolina
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Job Description

Sr. Business Systems Analyst

Columbia, SC

1 year+ contract with annual extensions & option to hire

*Due to security clearance eligibility requirements, only US citizens can be considered for this role. The clearance can be obtained after an offer of employment is made and is not a prerequisite.

Responsibilities:

  • Define customer needs in technical and business contexts.
  • Ensure the proposed technical and business solutions meet the customer's objectives for the work effort.
  • Looking for candidates that clearly define their experience in writing business requirements.
  • Most candidates submitted in the past have been those who do a great deal of monitoring/testing of a product already defined. The manager is looking for experience from those who do the actually defining of a business problem/solution.
  • Elicit and document user requirements to meet a business objective. Identify and validate requirements and organize the information into a logical document that is understood by the customer and Information Systems.
  • Guide both technical and customer departments in the development of the systems that support the business solution.
  • Ensure the accurate deployment of solutions through review of problem logs, assisting with test plans and test matrices, and other analysis activities.
  • Validate the business need for solutions to business problems and process improvements

Breakdown of Responsibilities:

  • 25% Elicit and document user requirements to meet a business objective. Identify and validate requirements and organize the information into a logical document using business analysis models that is understood by the customer and Information Systems.
  • 5% Mentor less experienced business systems analysts.
  • 30% Respond to questions and ensure understanding of why the business solution was chosen. Guide both technical and customer departments in the development of the systems.
  • 10% Facilitate the transfer of knowledge about the "big picture" direction of the business units to others who support them.
  • 10% Ensure the accurate deployment of solutions through review of problem logs, assisting with test plans and test matrices, and other analysis activities.
  • 10% Provide input on the business direction for system changes.
  • 10% Validate the business need for solutions to business problems and process improvements.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Six years of IT Business Analysis in health care, insurance, or other related field
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or a total of eight years of work-related experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • MS Visio and MS Project

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Software Specialists

SCS, Inc. has for thirty years successfully provided a wide range of businesses with effective software solutions. SCS principals authored software which evolved into nationally recognized financial packages. SCS focuses on mid-range markets, but its expertise and support expands to multinational corporations, Fortune 500 companies and large government entities. SCS's President was elected President of the prestigious Software Council of Southern California in 1998, acknowledging decades of solid SCS accomplishment. SCS is the largest Navision Solution Center in the West US and is among the leading Solution Centers for Navision Software worldwide. We have implemented and customized Navision Software in over 350 companies in over 20 different industries.

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