Job Description :
Business Analyst
Saint Louis, MO
Full Time/Contract

1. Business Analyst
2. Healthcare domain- Payer
3. Agile, SDLC
4. Web / digital

Sr. Consultant/Manager Qualification:• Bachelor’s Degree in relevant industry field (Required)
Masters in Business Administration, Finance or Engineering (Preferred) Responsibility: Problem and Scope Definition:-
Support formulation of problem statement and definition of scope
– Drill down beyond the problems surface to understand root cause
– Construct problem statement including problem description
– Identify key stakeholders and construct stakeholder analysis i.e. how they are affected
– Contribute to project planning and effort estimation within scope
– Support the identification of risks and mitigation approaches
Requirements Gathering:-
Demonstrate exceptional requirement-gathering skills, leveraging clear direction from engagement management
– Support requirement gathering sessions
– Organize and sequence requirements into a user requirements document
– Write well-formed, validated requirements and manage changes
– Use appropriate tools to record, track and manage requirements
Business Analysis:-
Review and analyze relevant documentation to ensure the understanding of an organizations function and capabilities
Conduct relevant research to increase understanding in support of developing comprehensive solutions
Logically structure recommendations and supporting data to formulate a solid, logical and understandable business case
Utilize appropriate business modeling techniques to represent and graphically depict various activities, processes and data. These could include:
– Business process modeling
– Process flow modeling
– Data flow modeling
– Stakeholder analysis

Engagement Delivery:-
Demonstrate excellence in delivery of all solutions/recommendations, including supporting artifacts, on time and with high quality
Deliver exceptional engagement support, including development and management of project plan(s) as needed
Develop high-quality deliverables that are “review-ready” the first time
Proactively share ongoing point of view and perspectives
Display strong listening and communication skills when interacting with client and team

Thought Leadership:-
Conduct market research and/or engagement-specific inputs for service offerings e.g. case studies etc.
Research industry trends and support innovative ideas for practice thought leaders
Support in the development, research and design of consulting and domain mindshare such as: articles, whitepapers, collateral development, eBooks, info graphics, leadership forums, collabortory sessions, Yammer, etc.

Business Development:-
Support Cognizant leadership in the development of RFI''s, RFP''s and Service offerings

Customer Relationship Management:-
Build and maintain strong relationships at different levels of the client organizations

Practice Development:-
Support practice building initiatives as planned by practice leadership

Revenue Management:-
Ensure utilization targets are achieved by seeking opportunities for one self, internal or external as required

Knowledge Management:-
Assist in creating client and/ or practice related materials (deliverables, solutions, industry best practices, standards and other knowledge artifacts) to Cognizant''s knowledge management repository