Job Description :
Short Description:
. This Business Analyst position is a staff augmentation to serve the IT needs of our Quality of Life agencies.
Complete Description:

Our area supports more than 300 systems for Quality of Life (QOL) agencies which impact the environment, natural resources, public health/safety, and agriculture and agritourism economies. Business Analysts fill essential roles in the development and support of mission critical projects in the QOL project portfolio. They also lead business process design, re-engineering, and requirements elicitation that deliver more effective solutions for our clients.
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, independently performs a variety of complicated tasks, a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
. Reviews, analyzes, evaluates, and documents business systems and user needs. Formulates systems and/or solutions to parallel overall business strategies. Experienced with business process reengineering and identifying new applications of technology to address business problems and make business more effective and efficient.
. Familiar with industry standard (including Legacy, Core, and Emerging technologies), business process mapping, and reengineering. Prepares solution options, risk identification, and financial analyses such as cost/benefit, ROI, buy/build, etc. Writes detailed description of user needs, program functions, and steps required to develop or modify computer programs.
. Prepare and document Functional and Technical Specifications for solutions including reporting and data warehouse work. Assist with business intelligence support and enhancements. Develops and/or provides language for Request for Proposals (RFPs Assist in deployment and management of end-user reporting tools and platforms. Work with IT and business project teams to understand reporting and data requirements and propose solutions. Document and provide knowledge transfer to the rest of the Team for all solutions.
. Requires knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the Business Analyst field. Familiar with relational database concepts and client-server concepts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; reports to a manager and typically works with a project manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.