Job Description :
Title: Business Analyst with BI
Location: Cupertino, CA(locals)
Duration: Long term

Work with users to understand their needs and articulate that through requirement and functional specifications, and through playback sessions
Interpret business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements
Perform data analysis pertinent to the business problem and develop knowledge of a specific business domain over time, and become a SME
Evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, and distinguish user requests
Collaborate with Business, PM, and Technology team to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs
Serves as the conduit between the users and the development team
Attend design reviews conducted by technical team and ensure that business requirements are being met
Perform QA to ensure the solutions are tested properly and signed off by key users
Develop and maintain project documentation including requirements, functional specifications, test plans, presentations, user documentations and training materials
Mandatory Skills:
Minimum five years of experience performing BA role preferably on BI projects
Experience in working directly with Business stakeholders as representative of IT team
Analytical with ability understand and interpret the business data
Strong oral and written communication including ability to create Keynote/PowerPoint presentations and good in negotiation
SQL querying experience is a must
Team player (very important) and be able to work independently with little supervision.
Data warehouse tools and technology such as Business Objects, Oracle, Teradata
Experience in working with onsite-offshore teams
Preferred Skills:
Experience in one or more of Sales, Finance, Retail and CRM domains
B.S / B Tech & M.S/ M Tech
* 7 plus years