Job Description :
Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Springfield, IL
Duration: 12+ Months
Interview: F2F
Full time/Permanent

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”


· Performs analyses of complex business operations and, using tools authorized by the Agency, develops requirements and specifications for the creation of client/server and/or Internet based computer systems including determining buy versus build options, preparing cost/benefit and feasibility studies, creating architectural prototypes and specifying conversion requirements for legacy systems;
· Creates implementation plans following the approved software development methodology;
· Acts as a project team leader on complex projects, offering technical supervision over lower level data processing staff in implementing a complex, integrated systems project;
· Independently plans, develops and implements techniques for gathering and interpreting data;
· Establishes and maintains professional relationships with pertinent process / system owners and other stakeholders in order to promote an effective partnership between the technical and business components of the Agency;
· Investigates and analyzes assigned business processes to determine and document the specific system requirements;
· Utilizes system/functional decomposition, flowcharting, storyboarding, interviews and related system analysis techniques to create a detailed specification of complex work processes. This may include preparation of process flow diagrams, task descriptions, document and data flows, identification of decision points/criteria, workflow analysis and determination of process interdependencies;
· Investigates and documents business processes to determine computer system requirements;
· Prepares a description of complex systems; Develops work plans, cost estimates and analyzes alternative approaches; Makes recommendations on system construction options;
· Participates in the analysis and design of common infrastructure components used by development staff in the creation of software applications;
· Serves as business/technical lead to identify potential project strategies, prepare resource plans, develop project schedules, prepare cost estimates, perform analyses of alternative solutions, identify best practices, and prepare concise recommendations regarding the best overall business approach.

Education, Experience and Skills

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related fields (or equivalent certifications, knowledge)
· 5+ years of application analysis experience with an emphasis

Technology Platforms / Tools and Languages:
· Microsoft Office
· Microsoft Visio